New Delhi: All the students who were getting ready to appear in their Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) class X and Class XI examinations, the board has decided to conduct annual exams from March 9th.
The CBSE board keeping elections dates in mind has decided to conduct annual examinations of Class X and Class XI from 9th March, a day after voting for the last phase of upcoming assembly polls in the five states will end.
It is expected that near about 16,67,573 students will appear for the CBSE class X examination that would end on 10th April.
Whereas for class XII board annual examination in which near about 10, 98, 420 students are expected appear will end 29th April.
According to CBSE official statement released, the final examinations of the class X and class XII will start from March 9th keeping in view of the five states assembly elections being practiced in Punjab, Goa, Manipur, Uttarakhand and Uttar Pradesh.
The voting is scheduled in some constituencies of Uttar Pradesh and Manipur on 8th March.
The CBSE said in a statement, the board has given careful consideration of the situation before postponing the exams by a week which will give little bit more time to the students for preparation.
The board has also made all efforts to maintain time gap between the major papers and ensure that the students appearing for Joint Engineering Exam and upcoming National Eligibility cum Entrance Test complete the CBSE exams in advance of these entrance exams.
The results of the class X and class XII will be declared on its scheduled time.