CBSE Class 10, 12th exams postponed: The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) exams of 2016-17 for Class X and Class XII will end on April 10 and 29 respective. So, the Joint Engineering Exam (JEE) and National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) will be held later only. Check the detailed announcement of CBSE class 10 and 12th exam time table.
The board announced the Class X and Class XII examinations on Monday, January 9. The Exams are started from March 9 due to the assembly elections in five states. Goa, Punjab, Manipur, Uttarakhand and Uttar Pradesh elections are started from February 4, 2017.
CBSE Class 10, 12th exams will be held from March 9
The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) said that they have made all possible efforts to maintain reasonable time gap between the major papers. Also, they ensured that the students appearing for Joint Engineering Exam (JEE) and National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) complete the board examinations ahead of these entrance exams.
CBSE said in a statement, “We gave careful consideration to the situation before postponing exams by a week, which will now allow students to get more time for preparation.”
The Chairman of CBSE said that there would be no delay in the declaration of the results as “the board has adopted several IT initiatives which will aid in faster result processing.” to Times of India.
The five states assembly elections are the reason behind this schedule of CBSE Class 10 and 12 board exam dates in 2017. The Polls between February 4 and March 8, to avoid the clash, the board announced this schedule.