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CBSE increases number of centers for students to practice social distancing during exams

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) is planning to host the exams in 12,000 new centers in addition to the existing 3000 centers. The total centers come around to be 15000. This change in the measure has been revamped to ensure that the norms of social distancing are being followed.

“The centers are being fixed to the resume the pending exams in the month of July” said the minister of Human Resource Development, Ramesh Pokhriyal. He also added to the note that all the safety measures will be followed in the exam centers. The students will be spaced well. Gloves and masks are mandatory. Also the students have to undergo thermal checkups before they enter the exam hall.

In a recent note to the press, the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) stated that no examination center shall fall under the containment zone. Also, students will be provided with transportation facilities if they find difficulty in reaching the center.

CBSE has been ordered to conduct the remaining exams from July 1 to 15. The class 10 may schedule the exams only for those students in north-east Delhi, who were unable to attend due to riots. For class 12, the paused exams will be resumed.

Also the paper corrections shall be continued for the written exams and the results shall be published towards July end.

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