According to sources, a panel constituted by the CBSE is yet to submit recommendations for the criteria for assessing standard 12 students, whose examinations have been canceled in view of the COVID-19 epidemic.
A 13-member panel constituted by the board for this purpose will submit its report by Monday. However, it is likely to take several more days to finalize the criteria.
The panel did not submit its report, a source said. Extensive discussion has been held with a fair and objective criterion. Final recommendations will be made shortly.
“A majority of panel members are in favor of giving weight to classes 10 and 11 in addition to the pre-board and internal examinations of Class 12, however, the final call is pending and a report will be submitted in a few days,” the source added.
The apex court had on June 3 given the central government two weeks to formulate properly defined objective criteria for class 12 assessment.
The CBSE on June 4 formed a 13-member committee to work on the criteria. The panel was given ten days to submit its report.
Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia has also written a letter to Union Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ suggesting that the results of standard 12 students, whose exams were canceled due to the COVID-19 epidemic, should be tabulated considering the marks obtained during the class. 10, 11 and pre-board exams.
Amid the ongoing epidemic across the country, the government canceled the CBSE Class 12 board exams on June 1, with Prime Minister Narendra Modi stressing that the decision was taken in the interest of students, and the unrest among students, parents and teachers must be taken into account. The end.
The decision was taken at a high-level meeting chaired by Modi in which it was decided that the CBSE would take steps to coordinate the results of Class 12 students as per the time-bound objective criteria.
The meeting also decided that if some students wish to take the exam, they will be provided such option by CBSE and when the situation becomes favorable.
Examinations were to be held in May-June and were postponed in view of the second wave of epidemics. The CBSE has already canceled the standard 10 board exams and announced an alternative marking policy.
According to the policy, 20 marks for each subject will be for internal assessment per year, while 80 marks will be calculated based on the performance of students in tests or examinations during the year.
The schools which have taken tests and examinations during the year will have weight in terms of maximum marks – Periodic Test / Unit Test (10 marks), Half Yearly Examination (30 marks) and Pre-Board Examinations (40 marks).
For Class 10, schools have been asked to submit tabulated marks by June 30 and the results are expected to be announced in July.
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