Covid-19 : Due to the spike in corona cases, students and parents all across the country are demanding for the exams to cancel. A large group of parents filed a petition against conducting CBSE exams in July in pandemic situation in Supreme Court.
HRD Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal conducted review meetings with CBSE, NTA, and the School Education and Literacy department of MHRD. CBSE, NEET and JEE all were supposed to be conducted in July, but corona cases rising rapidly becoming a risky time for students. Amid all these, #NoExamsInCovid are trending over Twitter. Memes are being shared for cancellation of exams.
The student body, National Students’ Union of India (NSUI), has demanded the cancellation of ICAI CA and ICSI CS exams 2020 which are scheduled from July-end to mid-August.
CBSE had informed the Supreme Court that a decision would be made on the CBSE exams in July within June 23.HRD Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank has been holding regular consultations on the issue, as well as demands for postponement or cancellation of the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) and JEE (Joint Entrance Exam), entrance examinations for admission to medical and engineering courses.
Any further postponement in the CBSE’s school Board examinations will also lead to further delays in college admissions and the higher education schedule for the next academic year, said an official. If the examinations are cancelled internal assessment scores may be considered instead, along with the student’s performance in the examinations already completed.
However, students are sharing memes on social idea for expressing their views on exams. We can only wait for further announcements.