Hours earlier than a gathering to be chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi relating to the Class 12 Board exams, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal Tuesday requested the Centre to cancel the exams and consider college students on the idea of previous efficiency.
“College students and their dad and mom are fairly fearful concerning the Class 12 Board exams. They need that with out vaccination, the exams shouldn’t be performed. I attraction to the central authorities to cancel the category 12 exams. They need to be evaluated on the idea of their previous efficiency,” Kejriwal tweeted at 3:34 pm.
Earlier, Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia had additionally demanded the cancellation of Class 12 exams.
A gathering chaired by PM Modi on the problem started at 5:30 PM Tuesday.
In keeping with authorities sources, he might be briefed on all attainable choices which have emerged following intensive discussions with all states and different stakeholders.
The CBSE had introduced cancellation of Class 10 exams and postponement of Class 12 exams on April 14 in view of the surge in Covid instances.
The Ministry of Training had not too long ago sought detailed recommendations from the states and Union Territories on the problem.
The CBSE had proposed two choices – Examinations for 19 main topics be held within the “current format” and at designated examination centres, or examinations of shorter durations (90 minutes) to be held in personal colleges as a substitute of designated centres.
The Indian The Press Reporter had reported that almost all states had chosen the latter choice, together with Uttarakhand, Andhra Pradesh, Arunachal Pradesh, Sikkim, Gujarat, Uttar Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh, Chandigarh, Assam and Tamil Nadu.
States like Kerala, Assam, Delhi, Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, Haryana and Meghalaya had urged the Centre to vaccinate academics and college students on precedence.
Delhi and Maharashtra had been among the many few states which didn’t help going forward with the examinations.
The Supreme Courtroom is presently listening to a petition by SC Advocate Mamta Sharma looking for cancellation of Class 12 exams. The matter might be heard on June 3. Round 7,000 dad and mom have additionally moved the SC, looking for cancellation of the exams.
(with PTI inputs)