For years, 12th the exams have held significant importance in the lives of many Indian parents, and it continues to, but in 2020, there is a different spin on things. Amidst going through the pandemic, India has been in lockdown since March 2020 as a protective measure to avoid the potential spread.
The 12th board exams were scheduled to be conducted in February and March. However, all the exams scheduled after March 18 had to be postponed due to the pandemic.
This self-quarantine initiative changed the scenario for the students of 10th and 12th class with its unprecedented impact of board exams being postponed midway. Thousands of these students following the outbreak of coronavirus have been anxiously wondering what the future holds for them along with many unanswered questions.
Here are some of the common questions and answers for the concerned:
Recently, as Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) announced 10th and 12th Result 2020 date which will be out by July 15, 2020. The results released on 13th July 2020.
For the unattended exams, the results will be declared based on performance in the appeared subjects and performance in internal/practical/project assessment. These students will also be allowed to appear in the optional examinations conducted by CBSE to improve their performance if they desire to do so.
For the students of both classes 10 and 12, who have completed all their examinations, Since the CBSE board exam results 2020 have been released on the basis of an alternate merit system. Even though, all the students can check the results online, there are chances of not being satisfied with the alternative assessment system, so here are details on how the result was actually calculated.
For students who have appeared in the examinations in more than 3 subjects, the average of the marks obtained in best three performing subjects will be awarded in the subjects whose examinations have not been conducted.
For those students who have appeared in the examinations in only 3 subjects, the average of the marks obtained in the best two performing subjects will be awarded in the subjects whose examinations have not been conducted.
For those students of CBSE class 12, most of which are from Delhi, who have appeared in the examinations in only 1 or 2 subjects, the results will be declared based on performance in the appeared subjects and performance in internal/practical/projects assessment.
While the students who have appeared in 3 subjects and who appeared in 1 or 2 subjects will also be allowed to appear in the optional examinations conducted by CBSE to improve their performance post the pandemic situation is over, if they desire to do so. Result of these students will also be declared along with other students.
Breaking the uncertainty of the past few months, while the board exams for several subjects had to be postponed in Northeast Delhi in February month as the region experienced violent riots. The remaining CBSE 10th and 12th CBSE examinations for the northeast Delhi students will be conducted by the bench post the situation due to the coronavirus pandemic becomes conducive.
Students can access their mark sheet, once they are made available, through Digilocker App. Students are urged to download the app and register on it to access the mark sheet.
Well, the situation is different this year, several universities, college, school, board exams, common entrance exams and competitive exams schedule across India have been disrupted due to the pandemic. While the students stranded in Kota were brought home in lockdown by government trains preparing for the university entrance exams, JEE Main which was scheduled for April is scheduled to be conducted in September and NEET scheduled for May will also be conducted in September. The intermediate exams in colleges and universities have been cancelled and UGC guidelines have said that the final year exams will be conducted before September 30. Across India, different states including Maharashtra, Odisha, Madhya Pradesh, Punjab and Haryana have announced the cancellation of all the exams including the fail year in universities and colleges in the state.