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CBSE releases revised class 10, 12 board exam dates

March 5, 2021

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has revised the board exam dates for classes 10 and Class 12 students. According to the new date sheet, class 12 Maths paper, which was scheduled for June 1, will now be held on May 31. While the Physics exam will now be held on June 8, instead of May 13. Candidates can find the revised date sheet in the official website: cbse.gov.in

Class 12 Geography paper will be now held on June 3. Earlier, the paper was scheduled for June 2. There will be no exams on May 13, 14 for Class 12 students.

For class 10 students, the Science exam will be held on May 21 (earlier scheduled for May 15) and the Maths paper will now be conducted on June 2 (earlier scheduled for May 21). Other class 10 exams that have been rescheduled include French, German, Arabic, Sanskrit, Malayalam, Punjabi, Russian and Urdu.

Class 10 theory exams will begin on May 4 and end on June 7 while class 12 papers will begin on May 4 and continue till June 14. As per the old date sheets, the exams would have ended on June 11.

CBSE had allowed schools to start practical exams, internal assessments and project evaluations from March 1.

Earlier, the education minister Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ had announced that the syllabus for classes 9 to 12 of CBSE has been reduced by 30% for the academic year 2020-21 due to Covid-19 pandemic outbreak.

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