The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) canceled class 10 examinations and postponed class 12 examinations because of increasing COVID-19 cases. The Delhi govt education department has written to the CBSE board requesting the timeline for this cycle is assessed. With schools asked to provide marks for class 10 students to the CBSE in less than a month as Delhi swivels under the current Coronavirus crisis.
The CBSE has disclosed its process through which students of class 10 will be evaluated in the absence of board exams this year. This comprises result panels in individual schools working to draw up norms where the requisite review has not taken place in the year and executing the specified moderation process. The finalization of results by schools is to be achieved by May 25, and the marks are provided to CBSE by June 5.
Heads of schools have put forward questions about the timeline, asserting that it will be extremely difficult to follow particularly with a large number of staff members also falling ill during this virus.
Delhi’s education department has composed a letter to the CBSE Controller of Examinations requesting that the timeline be evaluated. keeping in view the ongoing circumstance involving its emotional ramifications, and deployment of teachers for various duties, and enforcement of lockdown.
The letter mentioned that Delhi govt school teachers and other staff such as data entry operators are nowadays involved in door-to-door surveys and, monitoring, contact tracing the activity of dead bodies, screening at the airport, COVID protocol enforcement, and vaccination activities. Presently, 76 government schools are also operating as vaccine centers.