CBSE has released guidelines to conduct CBSE class 10th and 12th exams 2021 and standard operating procedure guidelines for schools to follow.
The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has begun preparing to conduct the upcoming CBSE class 10th and 12th Examination 2021. The Board had been thinking of coming up with strategies to conduct examinations while maintaining the necessary safety protocols such as social distancing and other precautions to minimize any risk amidst the outbreak of COVID-19. Class 10th exam has been cancelled, and the class 12th exam has been postponed until any further notice due to an increase in Covid cases.
Table of Contents
- CBSE 10th & 12th exams 2021 - Expected seating arrangement
- CBSE 10th & 12th exams 2021 - SOP guidelines
- CBSE 10th & 12th exams 2021 - Other important updates
Check-Out of Expected Seating Arrangements for CBSE 12th Exams 2021
As per the media reports, 12 students will sit in a room, and the twelve benches and chairs will be kept in such a way as to maintain social distancing. There must be at least 6 feet distance between students in the revised seating arrangement. Therefore, it is advised to mark the seats that students can occupy. Moreover, if there are single-seater benches, then space between the desks to maintain social distancing of 6 feet in the classroom will be sufficient. Similarly, teachers should maintain such social distancing norms in staff rooms, office areas, and other public interaction places.
SOP Guidelines for CBSE 12th Exams 2021
CBSE has sent the Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) guidelines to all CBSE schools. CBSE is collecting details from the affiliated schools about the area, the number of rooms, the capacity of rooms etc., to plan properly. SOP guidelines contain content such as SOP safety protocols before and after schools' opening, social distancing norms followed in schools and various annexures. It is advised that schools must follow these norms strictly and responsibly.
CBSE 10th & 12th Exams 2021 - Other Important Updates
The Board has reduced the CBSE Syllabus by 30%, and it has been confirmed on the official website. CBSE has released the new CBSE syllabus 2021 for class 10th and 12th. Due to the increase in Covid cases, class 10th exams have been cancelled, and class 12th exams have been postponed until further notice. These CBSE sample papers are based on reduced CBSE syllabus 2021, and with the help of these papers, students can easily understand the difficulty level of the questions and examination patterns.
Increase in Number of CBSE Examination Centers
CBSE will increase the number of examination centres to conduct the board examination in 2021 smoothly and safely. All the CBSE examination centres' information will be available on Google Maps to make it convenient for students to track the CBSE examination centres' location.