The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has decided to give 15 percent relaxation on the attendance of students who will be appearing for the classes 10 and 12 board exams 2021. This relaxation of attendance will be implemented on students who have been unable to take the online classes due to technical reasons and their schools have not been able to provide them with the needed facilities during the Covid-19 lockdown.
To appear in the CBSE class 10, 12 board exam 2021, students are required to have at least 75 percent attendance in school. The board has so far allowed the exemption of attendance in a case of sickness.
This relaxation on attendance will apply to students for lockdown and Unlock-4 only. Students must note that there were lockdown and unlock-four from April to September.
During this time, the students depended only on online classes and those who have not been able to attend school, will be given exemption in attendance.
According to the board, this exemption is only for the 2021 board examination.
CBSE exam controller Sanyam Bhardwaj said that many children could not do online classes due to Covid -19. In such a situation, the exemption will be given this time in school attendance.
Source: India Today
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