May 24, 2021, 5:09 pm
The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) will announce the CBSE Class 12 exam dates and the mode of board exams on June 1.
The education ministers and education secretaries of States and Union Territories, chairpersons of state examination boards and stakeholders were present in the meeting. Union Ministers Prakash Javadekar, Smriti Irani and Sanjay Dhotre also attended the meeting.
Union Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal has requested the state governments to send their detailed suggestions/feedback on conducting CBSE exams for Class 12 and entrance examinations for professional courses by May 25.
He said that the government is committed to the "safety, security, and future" of students.
"I am confident we will be able to arrive at an informed, collaborative decision regarding the Class 12th board exams and remove the uncertainty among students’ and parents’ minds by informing them of our final decision at the earliest. I want to reiterate that both students’ and teachers’ safety, security, and future are supremely important to us," the union minister said.
"I thank all the Chief Ministers, Education Ministers, and officers associated with the world’s largest education system for participating in the high-level meeting chaired by Minister of Defence Rajnath Singh Ji. As envisioned by the Prime Minister, the meeting was extremely fruitful as we received immensely valuable suggestions. I have requested the State Governments to send me their detailed suggestions by May 25," tweeted Pokhriyal after the meeting.
"As envisioned by the Hon’ble PM, the meeting was extremely fruitful as we received immensely valuable suggestions. I have requested the State Governments to send me their detailed suggestions by 25th May," he added in the series of tweets.