Priyanka has said, “It is completely irresponsible for boards like CBSE to force students to sit for examinations under the prevailing circumstances.” Board exams should either be canceled or rescheduled or they should be arranged in such a way that there is no need for the physical presence of children at crowded centers. “
Apart from this, the Congress leader said, “When the corona is wreaking havoc on our country again, the extra pressure of examination is going to affect the mental health of the children.” Priyanka has also said that our education system should have its perspective There is a need to make a lot of changes.
According to media reports, keeping in mind the corona virus epidemic, more than one lakh students of class 10th and 12th have signed petitions and requested the government to cancel the board examinations in May or to make them online. Meanwhile, the hashtag ‘Cancell Board Exams 2021’ is also trending on Twitter.
However, the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) and Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations (CISCE) have said that adequate arrangements have been made for the safety of the students and all the guidelines of COVID-19 will be followed during the examinations.
Generally, the practical examinations of the board begin in January and written examinations begin in February and end in March. Due to the epidemic, the examinations have been delayed and now these examinations are to be held in May-June.