New Delhi, 04 June: The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) on Friday constituted a 13-member committee to decide the criteria for evaluation of students in the cancelled Class 12 Board examinations. This committee will submit its report in 10 days.
CBSE’s Controller of Examinations Dr Shyam Bhardwaj issued a notification stating that in view of the uncertain circumstances due to Covid-19 and the feedback received from various stakeholders, it was decided not to conduct CBSE’s class 12 board examinations this year. It was also decided that CBSE would take steps to prepare the results of class 12th students according to the appropriate criteria in due course.
“In such a situation, a committee has been formed to fix the criteria. The committee will submit its report within 10 days from the date of issue of the order. The committee will be informed about the schedule of the first meeting shortly,” he added.
In this committee, Joint Secretary in the Ministry of Education, Udit Prakash Rai, Director of Directorate of Education, Nidhi Pandey, Commissioner of Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan, Vinayak Garg, Commissioner of Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti, representative of the Chairman of University Grants Commission, Director of Education Department (School Education) Rubinderjit Singh Brar, DDG Statistics in Ministry of Education PK Banerjee, Representative of Director of NCERT, 2 representatives on behalf of schools, CBSE Director (IT) Antriksh Johri, Director of Academics, CBSE Joseph Emmanuel and CBSE Controller of Examination Shyam Bhardwaj are included.
It is noteworthy that on June 1, Prime Minister Narendra Modi had announced the suspension of CBSE Class 12 Board examinations on the basis of suggestions received from various stakeholders including states in view of Corona.