Cancellation Of CBSE, CISCE 10th, 12th Term 2 Exams 2022
CBSE Class 10, 12 Term 2 Board Exams 2022: In the wake of rising COVID-19 cases across Delhi-NCR, students have urged the Union government, Ministry of Education to cancel CBSE and ICSE Class 10,12 Board examinations.
Students and parents have taken to their respective social media handles with their demands for canceling the board exams. “India has once again started reporting a surge in covid 19 cases in that case irresponsible to hold CBSE board exams.
Students’livesmatter”,astudenttweeted.Fortheunversed,the CBSE and ICSE both have shifted to the two-term board-exam pattern from the academic year 2021-2022 onwards, owing to the pandemic situation.
The CISCE ICSE, ISC semester 2 exams 2022 is scheduled to commence from April 25, while CBSE term 2 exams will be held from April 26. Sukamal Jha, a student of the Kendriya Vidyalaya told Careers360 that he is worried about appearing for the term 2 12th exam from April 26 in a fear that he might get affected with Covid-19 again.
“I got affected with COVID-19, a month before the term-1 exam last year and have suffered a lot. Though I have taken vaccines, the fear of getting affected with COVID-19 again is hampering my preparations. I am not mentally stable to appear for the term-2 exams, requesting CBSE to cancel the board exams, and find an alternative route for evaluation,” Mr. Jha said.
Another student Soumen Banerjee demanded to conduct the term-2 examinations in home centres, saying “We should avoid travelling when Covid-19 is at its peak. Board exams in home centres will help students to avoid travelling long, thus reducing the risk of getting infected with COVID-19.”
This is not the first time CBSE students have asked the board to cancel board exams 2022. Earlier this year in February, students had asked the board to defer the exam. Taking to Twitter, candidates had claimed that they had six months to prepare for term 1, while they got only two months to prepare for 50 per cent of the syllabus for final exams.