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Supreme Court Decision on CBSE, ICSE Class 12 Exams 2021: Live Updates

Simran Saini
Simran SainiPublished On: June 01, 2021

Supreme Court will begin hearing on CBSE, ICSE class 12 board exams 2021 today. In the CBSE SC hearing, the bench will consider the petition seeking to cancel Class 12 Board exams.

SC Decision on CBSE CISCE Class 12 Board EXams 2021

A Plea to cancel the class 12 board exams 2021 has been filed in the Supreme by Advocate Mamta Sharma. As per the plea, CBSE class 12 result 2021 should be declared on the basis of objective methodology.  The petition in SC is directed towards the Centre, Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), and the Council for the Indian School Certificate Examination (CISCE). Supreme Court will begin hearing on CBSE, ICSE class 12 board exams 2021 today i.e. 31st May 2021. In the CBSE SC hearing, the bench will consider the petition seeking to cancel Class 12 Board exams.

According to the petition demanding the cancellation of CBSE, CISCE class 12 board exams 2021, it is not possible to conduct the exam due to the second wave of COVID. The plea demands the board to release the result on the basis of objective methodology. The delay in class 12 result 2021 will hamper the admissions of the students applying to foreign universities. Supreme Court is yet to take a decision on the cancellation of CBSE/ CISCE class 12 board exams 2021.CBSE Class 12 Board Exam 2021 cancellation petition hearing has been adjourned to Thursday, June 3.

Live Updates of SC Court Hearing on Petition to Cancel CBSE/ ICSE Board Exams 2021

You can check time-to-time live updates pertaining to the final decision on CBSE, CISCE class 12 board exams 2021 here:

June 2, 8:26 pmClass 12 board exams 2021 have been cancelled.
May 31, 11: 20 amThe Supreme Court today, on May 31 has said the centre that it is free to take any decision and has asked to give tangible reasons.

May 31, 11: 18 am

The SC will resume hearing on the case on June 3. The Centre has sought two days to decide on the conduct of CBSE class 12 board exams 2021
May 31, 11;13 amThe Supreme Court on May 31 adjourned the hearing of the Class 12th board exam matter until June 3.
May 31, 11:11 amSC says that if the Government is not cancelling exams, it must give "tangible reasons". The court will examine the matter once the Centre decides on the Class 12 board exams. 
May 31, 10: 45 am

CBSE Class 12 Board Exam 2021 and ICSE Board exam hearing in the Supreme Court will begin today at 11 am

May 28, 10:29 am

Supreme Court to hear the cancellation of CBSE class 12 board exams 2021.

May 24, 11:24 amAccording to the reports, the tentative timeline of the CBSE Board is a follows:

The first phase of exams could be held from July 15 to August 1 and the second phase from August 8-26. The board exams will also take place on Sundays.

May 23, 4:29 pmThe format and exam timetable for CBSE class 12 board exams 2021 yet to be finalised.
May 23, 4:27 pm

The Ministry of Education announced that the Class 12th board exams will take place. However, the Class 12th board exams will likely be held in a short format type and state boards may take a call on their own whether to conduct the board exams or not.

May 23, 04:22 pmNo final decision on class 12 board exams 2021 till now, state says vaccinate all students and postpone exams till September.
May 23, 04:19 pmThe meeting was chaired by Defence Minister Rajnath Singh and attended by Union Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal, Minister of Women and Child Smriti Zubin Irani, Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar, all State Education Ministers, education secretaries, and chairpersons of the state examination boards, and all other stakeholders.
May 23, 04:15 pmThe High-level meeting called by Education Minister has concluded. Final decision to be announced soon
May 23, 15:50 pmDelhi Deputy CM Manish Sisodia says that conducting class 12 board exams before vaccinating the students will prove to be a big mistake. Vaccination should be the priority. 
May 23, 3:33 pmMost likely the CBSE class 12 board exams will not be cancelled and will be held for subjects that are crucial for admissions.
May 23, 2: 57 pmDelhi Deputy CM, Education Minister Manish Sisodia demands that all the students are vaccinated before CBSE 12 Board Exam 2021
May 23, 2: 20 pmThe virtual meeting regarding the class 12 board exams 2021 continues after two hours of commencement.
May 23, 1:32 pmJharkhand CM Hemant Soren joins the meeting through video conferencing to conduct the CBSE Class 12 Board Exam 2021.
May 23, 1: 29 pm

Union Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal calls for high-level virtual meeting

May 22, 2: 48 pmA high-level meeting will be held on 23rd May with all the States/UT education ministers, education secretaries, and chairpersons of state examination boards as well as stakeholders to discuss the conduct of class 12 board exams 2021.
May 20, 1;41 pmNo decision on CBSE Class 12th board exams 2021 yet, students appeal to PM online to cancel the board exams.
May 18, 11:18 pm

CBSE informs that there is no decision to cancel the class 12 exams 2021.

May 17, 18:34 pm

Students across the country grow anxious as the government has announced no final decision regarding the class 12 board exams 2021.

May 17, 15:35 pmWith the second wave of COVID to stay until mid-June, students and parents want CBSE class 12th board exams 2021 to be cancelled.
May 17, 11:17 pmSC will soon take the final decision on Class 12 board exams 2021
May 17, 11:40 pmHRD Ministry's Decision on CBSE & CISCE 12th Board Exams 2021 likely by May 25

Latest Updates
16th May: Education Ministry to soon announce its decision on the cancellation of class 12 board exams 2021.

Final Decision on CBSE, CISCE Class 12 Board Exams 2021

Final Decision of SC on Class 12 Board Exams 2021To be Notified
Final Decision of CBSE, CISCE on Cancellation of Class 12 Board Exams 2021To be Notified

The plea further stated that.CBSE and CISCE must devise an objective methodology to declare the results within the specified time otherwise it will affect around 12 lakh student and their academic year.

Also, CBSE has rejected the reports suggesting that the class 12 board exams 2021 have been cancelled. The board informed that no decision has been taken regarding the same. Any decision regarding the cancellation of class 12 board exams 2021 will officially be communicated to the public.

Ministry of Education has further clarified that the decision on CBSE class 12 board exams will probably be taken by May 25 instead of in the first week of June.SC is yet to take a decision on the petition filed against the cancellation of class 12 board exams 2021.

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