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CBSE has announced the conditions for changing the exam centres for the pending class 10 and class board exams. According to the board, no changes in exam centre will be allowed within a district. The board exams were postponed due to the outbreak of the COVID-19 outbreak and will now conduct exams from July 1 to July 15.
The board informed that the change in the exam centre will be allowed only in the district in which the applicant has moved to and in which the board is having affiliated schools. In cases, where a student is presently residing and there is no CBSE-affiliated school, an exam centre in the neighbouring district will be allotted to the student. However, in the containment zone, no examination centre will be permitted.
Students Who Need Scribe Facility Can Skip Pending Board Exams
CBSE released an official notification stating that children with special needs who need scribe facility can skip pending class 10 and 12 board exams as it will be difficult to follow social distancing norms and the board will be releasing their results as per an alternative assessment scheme.
In cases of the CBSE schools falling in containment zone on the respective date, examination centre of the students of these schools will be allotted outside the same. The board clarified that the change of exam centre in the same district will not be allowed for the pending board exams. Delhi will be considered as one district and the change of exam centre from one district of Delhi to another district will not be permitted.
The board will accept the requests of candidates for change of the examination centre only through their schools. It will be the responsibility of the school to contact their students and gather information whether they have shifted to other districts and would like to avail the facility of changing the exam centre to their present district of stay in India.
The CBSE class 12 pending board exams will take place across the country but the pending class 10 exams will only be conducted in North East Delhi. Also, the candidates who were studying in India have moved to other countries can appear for the pending exams from any district in India. In the case of children with special needs availing the facility of scribe does not wish to appear for the pending exams due to social distancing norms, in such case, the result will be announced as per the assessment scheme decided by the CBSE.
The schedule for the pending class 10 and 12 board exams has been decided in order to ensure that they are completed before national levels entrance exams such as JEE Main and NEET UG.
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