New Delhi, 3rd June 2021: Prime Minister Narendra Modi surprised students and their parents on Thursday by joining the virtual meeting. The meeting was convened by the Ministry of Education. PM Modi spoke to the students and tried to address the problems that they were facing regarding the cancellation of CBSE’s 12th Board examination.

Question regarding marking of results for the students?

The biggest question faced by the students and their parents is- on what basis will the results of the students be prepared? Its rules have not been clarified yet. CBSE Secretary Anurag Tripathi said that it will take two weeks to decide the scoring criteria.

Decision to cancel class 12th exam is in student’s interest: Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on Wednesday, said that his government’s decision to cancel CBSE’s Class 12 board exams this year, was taken after an extensive consultation process and was in the best interest of students. He said that this student-friendly decision was taken based on the feedback received by the Central Government from all over the country.

After the Centre decided to cancel CBSE Class 12 board exams due to Corona, several states including Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, and Uttarakhand canceled their board exams on Wednesday, while some others stated that they will make a decision soon. Appreciating the same, PM Modi while replying to several tweets said that the health and welfare of the students is our top priority.

PM acknowledges teachers for supporting students

Responding to a teacher’s post, the PM said, “The teaching community has played an excellent role last year. I would like to appreciate all the teachers for supporting the students and ensuring that the education journey continues even in the new environment.”

The Government of India, on Tuesday, announced the cancellation of Class XII CBSE board exams. The decision was made in a meeting chaired by the PM. He tweeted that the Government of India has decided to cancel the CBSE board examinations of class XII. After extensive deliberations, we have taken a student-friendly decision, which protects the future and the health of our youth. Earlier on 14th April, the central government had decided to cancel the 10th board examination.