New Delhi: The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) on Friday announced that the results for class 10 and 12 exams will be declared by July 15.
According to Exam Controller Sanyam Bhardwaj, the exams which were pending due to the COVID-19 situation have been cancelled.
"Results will now be declared following an alternate assessment scheme. Class 12 students will get an option to appear for exams later to improve their score. However, for students who chose for sit for exams, their marks in the exams will be treated as the final score," Bhardwaj said in an official notification.
"Class 10 students will not get the chance to appear for improvement exam. Their result declared by the board shall be treated final," he added.
On Thursday, the Centre had informed the court that the remaining CBSE and ICSE Board examinations for classes X and XII, scheduled to be held in July, have been cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The examinees of class XII students of CBSE Board will however have the option of either taking the exams later or to move ahead with the assessment based on their performance in the last three internal exams. The re-exam option will not be available to class X students.
The option of re-examination would not be available to the ICSE Board students -- neither class XII, nor class X.
A bench headed by Justice A M Khanwilkar took note of submissions of Solicitor General Tushar Mehta, appearing for the Centre and the CBSE, that Class X and XII board examinations scheduled from July 1-15 have been cancelled.
He said a scheme has been formulated to give options to students of XII only -- for re-examination or assessment based on past performance.
The CBSE said the re-exam would be conducted when the situation becomes conducive and the option to take up the re-exam would not be available to class X examinees.
SC also permited CBSE to go ahead with its assessment scheme to award marks to students for cancelled exams.