Take the pledge to vote

For a better tommorow#AajSawaroApnaKal
  • I agree to receive emails from News18

  • I promise to vote in this year's elections no matter what the odds are.
  • Please check above checkbox.

    SUBMIT

Thank you for
taking the pledge

Vote responsibly as each vote counts
and makes a diffrence

Disclaimer:

Issued in public interest by HDFC Life. HDFC Life Insurance Company Limited (Formerly HDFC Standard Life Insurance Company Limited) (“HDFC Life”). CIN: L65110MH2000PLC128245, IRDAI Reg. No. 101 . The name/letters "HDFC" in the name/logo of the company belongs to Housing Development Finance Corporation Limited ("HDFC Limited") and is used by HDFC Life under an agreement entered into with HDFC Limited. ARN EU/04/19/13618
LIVE TV DownloadNews18 App
News18 English
donald trump india visit
donald trump india visit
News18 » India
1-min read

CBSE Relaxes Exam Norms for Children of Military Personnel Fighting 'Terrorism, Left-wing Extremism'

After the Pulwama terror attack, the CBSE had in 2019 decided to extend certain exemptions to wards of martyrs of Armed forces and paramillitary forces, Controller of Examinations Sanyam Bhardwaj said.

PTI

Updated:January 27, 2020, 5:12 PM IST
facebookTwitter Pocket whatsapp
CBSE Relaxes Exam Norms for Children of Military Personnel Fighting 'Terrorism, Left-wing Extremism'
Representative image.

New Delhi: The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has decided to extend the relaxation in norms for children of armed forces personnel and those who died fighting terrorism and left-wing extremism for the upcoming board exams for class 10 and 12.

After the Pulwama terror attack, the CBSE had in 2019 decided to extend certain exemptions to wards of martyrs of Armed forces and paramillitary forces, Controller of Examinations Sanyam Bhardwaj said.

"In 2020, the CBSE has decided to extend relaxations to the wards of armed forces and paramillitary forces who are fighting terrorism and left wing extremism for the country and are martyred in the line of duty during this period," he said.

"Wards appearing for class 12 or 10 examination in 2020 and wish to change their centre of examination in the same city, they would be allowed to do so. It will also be permissible if they want to change the examination centre to some other city," he added.

The board has directed that if students have missed their practical examination, the same should be conducted as per their convenience by April 2, 2020 and if the students wish to appear in examination in a subject offered later, they will be permitted to do so.

"The candidates are required to make these requests to their schools which will then forward them to concerned CBSE regional office," Bhardwaj said.

The CBSE Class XII Board exams will be held from February 15 and conclude on March 30, while the Class X Board exams will be held from February 15 to March 20.

Get the best of News18 delivered to your inbox - subscribe to News18 Daybreak. Follow News18.com on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, Telegram, TikTok and on YouTube, and stay in the know with what's happening in the world around you – in real time.

Read full article
Next Story
Next Story

facebookTwitter Pocket whatsapp

Live TV

Countdown To Elections Results
To Assembly Elections 2018 Results