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December 14, 2020

Union Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal will be conducting a live session on December 17 with teachers from across the country in view of the board exams of classes 10 and 12 to be held next year. He will be taking in suggestions and clearing doubts regarding the same.

The webinar with teachers will be conducted on December 17 at 4 pm. The education minister has asked all teachers to send in their queries regarding the upcoming board exams on social media using #EducationMinisterGoesLive.

The Ministry of Education had earlier conducted a live webinar on December 10 addressing students’ concerns regarding the upcoming board and competitive exams. There were many questions raised by students regarding the conduct of JEE, NEET and CBSE board examinations amid the Covid-19 pandemic.

He said that the syllabus and exam pattern for JEE, NEET 2021 exams will be released soon and there are no plans to cancel exams.

He also spoke about the CBSE board exam 2021, dates for which will be announced much before the commencement of exam. The reduced syllabus of CBSE is available on their website: The syllabus has been reduced by 30 percent.

CBSE practical exam will be held at the school level. In case, schools are not able to conduct practicals due to the pandemic, alternative solutions will be made. If similar conditions continue, an extension of board exam dates will be considered.

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