The Punjab School Education Board (PSEB) has postponed the PSEB Class 10 and Class 12 Board Examinations 2021 due to the rise in Coronavirus cases in Punjab. The candidates appearing for the Punjab Board Class 10 and 12 exams can visit the official website www.pseb.ac.in to check the complete revised schedule.
The PSEB Class 10 board exam 2021 was scheduled to be held from 09 April 2021 and the Class 12 board exam was scheduled to be held from 22 March 2021. But as per the latest revised schedule, the PSEB will now conduct examinations for Class 10 from 04 May 2021 to 24 May 2021 and for Class 12 from 20 April 2021 to 24 May 2021.
Around 6.40 lakh students are scheduled to appear for the Punjab Class 10 and 12 board examinations 2021. According to Janak Raj, Controller of Punjab School Education Board, the examinations will be conducted from 10 AM to 2 PM for the duration of 4 hours.
The number of COVID-19 cases has increased in the past few days in Punjab. A total of 197755 cases have been reported as of March 15 in the state with 11550 active cases.