HRD Ministry assessing situation, announcement on CBSE exams soon #coronavirusnewstolive - May 8, 2020 26 0 COMMENTS
NEW DELHI:The Ministry can be chalking out a plan for modalities of evaluation in locations the place the sensible scenario doesn’t allow conducting exams.
The HRD Ministry is deliberating upon whether or not or to not conduct pending class 12 board exams for college kids in CBSE colleges overseas and is speaking to ambassadors or international schooling ministers to reach at an affordable answer in view of the COVID-19 scenario of their respective nations.
The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) had final month introduced that it’ll not be conducting the pending exams in international nations. However, a number of representations and questions have been obtained from college students who’re involved about their future prospects together with admissions in international universities.
According to officers, HRD Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ has sought suggestions from representatives in several nations concerning the present scenario there and feasibility of conducting pending exams.
“Considering the different situation at different places, having a common solution is not practically feasible. However, if the situation has improved in some countries, it would be better to conduct exams at least there. For example, we have a school in Japan, if the situation is better in that particular area, the exam can be conducted,” a senior HRD Ministry official instructed PTI.
“Modalities are being worked out for both the situations. That if exams can be conducted in some places, how will they be conducted and if not what will be the assessment pattern. We will soon have a final decision on all these aspects,” the official added.
Information on this regard was additionally shared by the HRD Minister in a web-based interplay with college students on Tuesday.