Following the violent riots in Northeast Delhi, Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) had to postpone CBSE class 10 and 12 boards exams for February 26, 27, 28 and 29, 2020. Displaying concern over the safety of the students, Supreme Court ordered the central board to update on the changed schedule of board exam, for next 10 to 15 days. However, CBSE has displayed concern over further delay of the examination.
In the recently issued public notice, the board expressed that delaying the examination further can hamper class 12th students chance to get admission in professional courses, like engineering, medical. law, etc. Most of the entrance examinations, including Joint Engineering Examination Main, is scheduled to be held in month of April. Delaying the exam any more shall lead to anxiety among the students, who will have to appear for entrance and board exams in the same month. Read: CBSE asks NTA to postpone JEE Main 2020, NEET 2020 to avoid clash with new board exam dates.
Urgent Notice by CBSE Displaying Concern Over Delay in Board Exams 2020
What About Students Who Are Unable To Appear For Exam?
The board ensured that it has been in contact with Delhi police, who ensured that the situation is now under control. Hence, the exam can be conducted smoothly now. For the two categories of students – those who are appearing for the exam scheduled from tomorrow and those who may face some difficulty in appearing in the examinations due to difficult circumstances, the board has decided to take the following steps –
- CBSE will conduct the exam for both Class 10th and Class 12th in the North East district of New Delhi from March 02, 2020, as per the schedule given in CBSE date sheet 2020.
- Considering situation, the Board is also preparing to hold the exam at a later date for students who are unable to appear in exams from March 02, 2020, to March 07, 2020.
In this situation, students who would not be able to appear for the exam due to the current situation in North East Delhi are advised to contact their respective school Principals.
It was observed that shifting board examination centres at this time is not a viable option and the Delhi High Court on Friday asked the police to ensure proper security at the centres in the violence-hit North-East district of the national capital.
CBSE Examination Center Locator App – CBSE ECL
In the midst of all this, you shall have CBSE Examination Center Locator App or CBSE ECL on the Google Play Store for Android phones. Through this app, you can get the full traffic details, the best route to take to reach the test centre, etc. It is free of cost and can be a handy app for the students. After that you have downloaded the CBSE ECL app, you need to select the option for Class 10 or Class 12 within the app and then add the roll number as provided in your admit card. After this, the app will show the student’s registered details, upcoming examination schedule as well as the examination center details.
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