With an alarming surge in COVID cases across the country, CBSE has postponed the Class 12 board exams and cancelled the Class 10 board exams. Considering the safety of students and teachers, several states started postponing the board exams scheduled between April and June. States like Rajasthan, Himachal Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Punjab, Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, Telangana and Haryana have cancelled and/or postponed the board exams. Some board are reviewing the situation of Coronavirus and will soon take a decision in this regard. Explore the list of board exams postponed 2021 due to the rising number of COVID-19 cases.
Board Exams Postponed 2021 List
Jammu & Kashmir Board Exams Postponed
The JK Board has postponed the annual exams 2021. The new dates will be released after reviewing the situation.
Punjab Board Exams Postponed
Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh tweeted, "Amid the continuing #Covid19 surge, it is unsafe for our children to take Board examinations. We have decided to promote all Class 5, 8 & 10 students without examinations. Class 12 State Board examinations have been postponed & will be conducted later once the situation improves."
Amid the continuing #Covid19 surge, it is unsafe for our children to take Board examinations. We have decided to promote all Class 5, 8 & 10 students without examinations. Class 12 State Board examinations have been postponed & will be conducted later once the situation improves. pic.twitter.com/MHIhqOUVJe— Capt.Amarinder Singh (@capt_amarinder) April 15, 2021
Meghalaya Board Exams Postponed
Chief Minister of Meghalaya Conrad Sangma tweeted, "Reviewed the #COVID19 situation in the State. Govt. has decided that the MBOSE exams for Class XII will be held as scheduled. Health Dept. has been instructed to intensify efforts to execute the vaccination drive & also increase the number of vaccination centres."
Reviewed the #COVID19 situation in the State. Govt. has decided that the MBOSE exams for Class XII will be held as scheduled. Health Dept. has been instructed to intensify efforts to execute the vaccination drive & also increase the number of vaccination centres.@drharshvardhan pic.twitter.com/muy5TwK26f— Conrad Sangma (@SangmaConrad) April 14, 2021
Uttar Pradesh Board Exams Postponed
The CM Office, Uttar Pradesh tweeted, "In view of the COVID situation, schools from class 01 to class 12 should be suspended till May 15. No examination will be conducted during this period. The 10th and 12th examinations of the Secondary Education Council should be conducted after May 20:UP CM Mr Yogi Adityanath
कोविड संक्रमण के दृष्टिगत कक्षा 01 से 12वीं तक के विद्यालयों में 15 मई तक पठन-पाठन स्थगित रखा जाए।— CM Office, GoUP (@CMOfficeUP) April 15, 2021
इस अवधि में कोई परीक्षा आयोजित नहीं की जाएगी।
माध्यमिक शिक्षा परिषद की 10वीं और 12वीं की परीक्षाएं 20 मई के बाद आयोजित की जाएं: #UPCM श्री @myogiadityanath जी
Haryana Board Exams Postponed
DPR Haryana tweeted, "Big news: Haryana Board's 10th exam has been cancelled on the lines of CBSE. The state government has also postponed the examinations of class 12."
बड़ी खबर: CBSE की तर्ज पर हरियाणा बोर्ड की 10वीं की परीक्षा को रद्द कर दिया गया है. राज्य सरकार ने 12वीं की परीक्षाओं को भी स्थगित कर दिया है. pic.twitter.com/pEqCRKTWOI— DPR Haryana (@DiprHaryana) April 15, 2021
Odisha Board Exams Postponed
The Odisha Government has decided to postpone both Class 10th and Class 12th board exams in the wake of the Coronavirus pandemic.
ସେହିପରି ରାଜ୍ୟ ମାଧ୍ୟମିକ ଶିକ୍ଷା ବୋର୍ଡ ଦ୍ବାରା ୩ ମଇ ୨୦୨୧ରେ ଅନୁଷ୍ଠିତ ହେବାକୁ ଥିବା ପରବର୍ତ୍ତୀ ଦଶମ ଶ୍ରେଣୀ ପରୀକ୍ଷାକୁ ମଧ୍ୟ ସ୍ଥଗିତ ରଖାଯାଇଛି । ମହାମାରୀ ସ୍ଥିତିରେ ଉନ୍ନତି ଆସିବା ପରେ ପରୀକ୍ଷା ସମ୍ବନ୍ଧୀୟ ନିଷ୍ପତ୍ତି ନିଆଯିବ।— I & PR Department, Odisha (@IPR_Odisha) April 15, 2021
Rajasthan Board Exams Postponed
Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot tweeted, "In view of the second wave of Coronavirus, the State Government has decided to postpone the Class 10th and 12th board examinations to be conducted by the Rajasthan Board of Secondary Education, Ajmer."
कोरोना संक्रमण की दूसरी लहर को देखते हुए राज्य सरकार ने एक महत्वपूर्ण निर्णय लेते हुए राजस्थान माध्यमिक शिक्षा बोर्ड, अजमेर द्वारा आयोजित की जाने वाली 10वीं एवं 12वीं बोर्ड की परीक्षाएं स्थगित कर दी हैं।— Ashok Gehlot (@ashokgehlot51) April 14, 2021
Other Board Exams Postponed
- Himachal Pradesh
- Madhya Pradesh
Earlier, Prime Minister Narendra Modi along with the Union Education Minister Dr Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank chaired the high-level meeting to review the examinations scheduled in the coming months in wake of rising COVID cases. The CBSE has postponed Class 12 exams scheduled to be conducted from May 4th to June 14th. It has cancelled the Class 10 board exams scheduled to be held from May 4th to June 7, 2021. The Board has also announced that students who are not satisfied with the marks allotted will be given an opportunity to sit in the exam as and when conditions are conducive to hold the exams.