CBSE Defers Board Exams In View Of Elections


New Delhi, January 9: The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) on Monday said that its exams for class 10 and 12 will begin on March 9, a day after polling for five assembly elections end.

“Class X and class XII exams to now begin from March 9 in view of the state assembly elections in five states,” CBSE said.

“Gave careful consideration to situation before postponing exams by week which will now allow students to get more time for preparation,” the board said.

Earlier, CBSE had planned to hold the board exams from March 1st, 2017, and had also written to the Election Committee to keep in mind the schedule of board exams at the time of setting dates for assembly polls.

The assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh will be held in seven phases between February 11 and March 8, while Punjab and Goa will go to polls together on February 4, Uttarakhand on February 15 and Manipur in two phases on March 4 and 8, with counting to be held on March 11.

Wefornews Bureau

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