CBSE Board Exams Not To Be Held In February 2021, Dates To Be Announced Soon: Education Minister
CBSE Board Exams Not To Be Held In February 2021, Dates To Be Announced Soon: Education MinisterUnion Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’.

Union Education Minister Dr Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank on Tuesday (22 December) said that the Central Board for Secondary Education (CBSE) will not conduct the class 10 and 12 examinations in February and that the dates for the exams will be decided soon after discussion with the stakeholders.

Pokhriyal, while virtually interacting with teachers from across the country, said that the CBSE is making necessary preparations for conducting the 2021 examinations.

As far as the final dates for the examinations are concerned, Board exams will not be held in the month of February and CBSE will very soon announce the dates after discussion with the stakeholders, Pokhriyal said, according to a statement by the Ministry of Education.

Meanwhile, regarding the schedule and syllabus of the entrance examinations, the minister said that the syllabus of JEE (Main) 2021 examination will remain the same as it was last year.

However, in order to overcome the impact of reduction of syllabus undertaken by some Boards, the question papers for JEE (Main) 2021 will have 90 questions (30 question each in Physics, Chemistry & Mathematics), out of which the candidate will have to answer 75 questions (25 questions each in Physics, Chemistry & Mathematics), he added.

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