Supreme Court Will Hear Plea for the cancellation of class 12 board exams today.
- The Supreme Court of India will hear a request made by defense attorney Mamta Sharma to cancel the 2021 level 12 CBSE exams today. The Supreme Court has filed a petition calling to cancel the class 12 board exams from CBSE and ICSE.
- Judges AM Khanwilkar and Dinesh Maheshwari plan to hear the petition. In the request, the defender asked the Supreme Court to instruct the National Prosecutor’s Office to announce the 12th board exams within a certain period based on the “objective methodology.”
- At the same time, the hashtags “#cancelboardexams” and #Modijisave12thstudents continue to be popular on Twitter and Instagram. This raised safety concerns for thousands of students, who pleaded with the government that if they had to take the test, they could become infected with COVID -19 due to the increasing number of coronavirus cases.
- However, the Supreme Court will also hear another request from a Kerala teacher to oppose the cancellation of the board examination. At, Tony Joseph, a senior math teacher, said that canceling the test was an unfair decision for students. “Class 12 exam is an integral part of the life of a student and important for admission to higher educational institutions….”.
- 300 class 12 students also sent a petition to the Chief Justice of India, NV Ramana, to reverse the decision of CBSE to conduct the offline examination during the pandemic. The student petitioned the Supreme Court to direct the government and to provide an alternative assessment program.
- CBSE recommends taking the exam between July 15 and August 26, and the results of the exam will be announced in September. The committee responsible for the decision has also proposed two options: regular tests on 19 major topics at designated centers or short-term tests at the student’s school.
- “We have received suggestions and comments from more states, and there is a consensus among states that the test should be conducted” As the minister said earlier, an informed. The cooperative decision will be announced before June 1, 2021.