Board Exams 2022: Supreme Court Agrees To Hear Plea Demanding Alternative Assessment

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CBSE, CISCE, Term 2 Board Exams 2022: The Supreme Court on Monday agreed to hear a plea which seeks the cancellation of physical exams for Class 10 and 12 to be conducted by all State Boards, CBSE, ICSE. The Chief Justice of India NV Ramana accepted the request made for the urgent listing of the writ petition, saying, “the matter will now be heard before the bench of Justice AM Khanwilkar.”

The students have approached the top court seeking intervention against the board exams scheduled to be conducted by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), Indian Certificate of Secondary Education (ICSE), National Institute of Open Schooling (NIOS), and other state boards.

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The plea filed by the class 10 and 12 students of over 15 states sought an alternative assessment method for the upcoming board exams. Last year, CBSE, CISCE, other state boards decided to evaluate students on the basis of alternative assessment criteria, students were evaluated on the basis of internal exams and a formula devised by the board.

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has announced the dates for class 10 and 12 term 2 exams. The term 2 exams will be held from April 26. Meanwhile, the Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations (CISCE) is likely to conduct the ICSE Class 10 and ISC Class 12 exam in the last week of April. The detailed time table, CISCE in a statement has said, will be released shortly.

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