In the plea seeking extension of college admission deadlines in the wake of the delayed Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) compartment exams, CBSE submitted that it would declare compartment exam results by October 10, thereby giving compartment students a period of 20 days to apply for 2020-21 admissions since UGC is set to close admissions by October 31. .CBSE Compartment Exams: "Academic career of 2 lakh students cannot be hampered", SC directs UGC to not release academic calendar till Sep 24.Appearing for CBSE, Advocate Rupesh Kumar, submitted that the board will declare Class XII results for the compartment students on or before October 10. UGC also informed the Court about the deadline of college admissions and stated that it would wrap up admissions by October 31. Admissions to the vacant seats will continue till November 30 and that provisional admissions will close by December 31, 2020. .[CBSE Compartment Exams] "This is a peculiar year, we have to look at extraordinary solutions": Centre to be served with copy of plea.The court had earlier asked both UGC and CBSE to work in tandem so that the "career of 2 lakhs students" is not hampered. .The counsels mentioned that now students appearing for compartment exams will have 20 days to apply for college admissions post October 10. .Senior Advocate Vivek Tankha, appearing for the petitioners had earlier contended that the compartment exams start from September 22 and end on September 29. Thus, if admissions to colleges are over by the time the results are announced, the students giving these exams would lose out on the opportunity to get admitted for this academic year..Compartment exams to be held by end of September, number of centres increased: CBSE tells Supreme Court.It was argued during the last hearing that there needs to be some solution or direction to the universities so that provisional admissions can be granted to students appearing for the CBSE compartment exams, subject to declaration of the results.However, Justice Khanwilkar noted that since the students writing these exams have no percentage, provisional admission would not be possible. It further noted that CBSE "was not in a position" to act and that some other agency needed to take a call..The petition pertains to CBSE's compartment exams, which will be written by 1,50,198 students from Class X and 87,651 students from Class XII..The plea states that on August 4, the CBSE stated that it would not accept the request of the petitioners to cancel the compartment examinations amid the COVID-19 pandemic..The plea filed through Advocate-on-Record Manju Jetley and Advocates Avishkar Singhvi, Sanjay Kumar Dubey, Tanvi Dubey and Pranaya Goyal, had also sought to quash latest decision of the CBSE to conduct the compartment exams amid the COVID-19 pandemic.