Over 35 Lakh Appeared For CBSE 10th, 12th Term 2 Exams

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  • The board exams will be conducted following Covid precautions.
  • Board is paying Rs 5 per candidate for sanitization.
  • Class 12 examination will be conducted for 51 days.

New Delhi: The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) is conducting the Class 10 and Class 12 term 2 exams 2022 commencing from Today, April 26th. The students took 10th exam in Painting, Rai, Gurung, Sherpa, Tamang, and Thai papers, while 12th exam in Entrepreneurship, and Beauty and Wellness papers. Over 35 lakh students are taking the 10th, 12th exams this year, 21 lakh (21,16,209) students will appear in Class 10 exam, while 14 lakh (14,54,370) students will appear in the Class 12 exam in 6,720 centres.

The students are required to carry their term 2 hall tickets at the exam centre and need to follow the COVID-19 guidelines. The students need to carry a face mask, and hand sanitisers at the exam centre and should follow the mandatory COVID-19 social distancing guidelines. As per the COVID-19 guidelines, only 18 students are allowed to sit for the examination in one room with three rows and six students in one row during the term-2 board exams. CBSE said that even if a student tests positive for COVID-19, then such a candidate will be allowed to take the exam in an isolated exam centre.

“For this purpose, CBSE is paying Rs.5, 000 to each examination centre for the purchase of an Infrared Thermometer and also paying Rs 5 per candidate per day for sanitization of school every day and for making arrangement of masks, sanitiser, soaps etc. to ensure cleanliness at the examination premises,” a CBSE statement issued in this regard said.

In a live webinar on modalities for term 2 exams 2022, CBSE said, “Those who have missed either term 1 or term 2 exams will receive a grade based on their performance in one of them.” However, if the student fails to appear for both term-1 and term-2 exams conducted by the CBSE, then he/ she will not be allowed to sit for compartment exams this year and will have to appear for the exam next year, board clarified.

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