The Supreme Court refused to allow CBSE and CISCE to provide the option of hybrid medium (online or offline) instead of only offline medium for students appearing in class 10th and 12th board examinations.
CBSE,CISCE 10th 12th Board Exam Latest Update: Supreme court CBSE and and CISCE 10th and 12th board exams (10th 12th Board Exam) Hybrid medium instead of offline mode only for students appearing in (Online or Offline) refused to provide the option. The top court said it would not be appropriate to obstruct the process at this stage. The Supreme Court said that the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) The first session of examinations have started from November 16, while the Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations (CISCE) The examinations for the first semester of the board examinations are to start from November 22.Also Read – If there is no ‘skin to skin contact’ then there is no sexual harassment, know what the Supreme Court said on this decision of Bombay High Court
of CBSE Solicitor General Tushar Mehta, appearing for him, told a bench of Justices AM Khanwilkar and CT Ravikumar that all precautions have been taken to conduct the board examinations through offline mode. The number of examination centers has been increased from 6,500 to 15,000. The bench said it “expects and believes” that the authority will take all precautions and measures to ensure that nothing untoward happens to anyone during the examination. Also Read – Bureaucracy has developed inaction, wants to leave everything to court: Supreme Court
The top court was hearing a petition filed by six students appearing for the board examinations. in the petition CBSE and CISCE Was requested to direct the Board to issue a revised circular to conduct the 10th and 12th board examinations in hybrid medium instead of only offline medium amid the Kovid-19 pandemic. Also Read – Lakhimpur Kheri Case: SC said, investigation will be done under the supervision of former judge Rakesh Jain; Three IPS inducted in SIT
During the hearing, senior advocate Sanjay Hegde, appearing for the petitioners, told the bench that he was not opposed and his only request was to provide the option of hybrid medium to the students appearing for the board examinations. Hegde said that according to experts, there is a possibility of spreading the virus in such a place where many people gather. Mehta said that about 34 lakh students will appear in the 10th and 12th board examinations. “The CBSE exams have already started on November 16,” he said. He said that the authorities have taken care of the concerns expressed about the possibility of spreading the corona virus.
The bench asked Hegde, ‘Let us be very practical about this. The exams have already started. Now how can it be made online? Senior advocate said that the situation of Kovid-19 keeps on changing and students should be given the option of taking board examinations through hybrid medium. To this the bench said, ‘It is too late now. Examinations cannot be changed at this stage. Exams have started.