The Supreme Court on Friday issued notice to CBSE on petitions filed by Class 10 and 12 college students, who’re seeking cancellation of compartment exams, to be performed for those that have failed or are seeking enchancment in topics they appeared.
A 3-judge bench headed by Justice AM Khanwilkar issued the notice on the petitions filed by college students led by Anika Samvedi. The Court directed CBSE to file its response by September 7 and posted the matter for listening to on September 10.
Close to 1.5 lakh college students of Class 10 and round 87,000 college students of Class 12 are supposed to seem in these exams.
The petitioners had filed a illustration earlier than the CBSE to cancel the exams, nevertheless it was rejected on August 6. Fresh petitions have been filed towards this determination of August 6.
Appearing for CBSE on Friday, Advocate Roopesh Kumar stated that the compartment exams are seemingly to be performed by September finish and all needed precautions will probably be taken. He additional stated that the board intends to have 1278 examination centres this time, in contrast to 575 final yr. Kumar additionally stated that CBSE will make preparations to seat solely 12 college students in a single classroom this yr due to the pandemic.
The Court directed CBSE to put this on affidavit earlier than the following date of listening to