10th-12th CBSE Board Exam: Central Board Of Secondary Education for class Xth and class XII will be starting from march 9th. Earlier the exams were scheduled to start from the first week of march only. But exams have been delayed by a week keeping in mind the Assembly elections in five States of Punjab, Goa, Manipur, Uttarakhand and Uttar Pradesh, a statement released by the CBSE said.
In all 1667573 candidates from Central Board of Secondary Education have registered for the class X exams, up from 1491371 in 2016, while 1098420 candidates have registered for the class XII exams, up from 1065179 in 2016.
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The CBSE said,”The board has made all possible efforts to maintain reasonable time gap between the major papers and also ensured that the students appearing for Joint Engineering Exam and upcoming National Eligibility cum Entrance Test complete the CBSE examinations ahead of these entrance exams,”.
“The board has given careful consideration to the situation before postponing the exams by a week which will now allow the students to get more time for the preparation and ensure uninterrupted sequence of examinations,” it said.