Twitter's Sigh Of Big Relief Over CBSE's Decision On Board Exams

Twitter's Sigh Of Big Relief Over CBSE's Decision On Board Exams

The decision on the CBSE board exams came amid a surge in the COVID-19 cases. (Representational)

The CBSE Class 10 exams have been cancelled and Class 12 exams have been postponed in view of the surge in the COVID-19 cases across the country.

The Central Board of Secondary Education exams for Class 12 were scheduled from May to June. A decision on the revised dates will be announced on June 1, said Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank. The announcement was made following a meeting of Prime Minister Narendra Modi with the Education Minister.

As soon as the news came out, most of the Twitter users, including political leaders, parents and students, welcomed the decision.

"I am glad that the exams have been cancelled/postponed. This is a great relief for lakhs of students and their parents," Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal wrote on Twitter.

Delhi Education Minister Manish Sisodia said, "It's a big relief to 30 lakh students, their parents and teachers. Cancellation/postponement of CBSE exam for 10 and 12 was being demanded by all of us for many days."

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