Several students and parents on social media platforms have been requesting CBSE to conduct class 9 and 11 exams in online mode. Several petitions regarding the same are being circulated to gather the attention of government officials.
The board exams for students of classes 10 and 12 will be conducted in a written format, CBSE has announced. After this announcement, students of classes 9 and 11 are continually pushing for the conduction of online exams.
The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) clearly stated that exams for classes 9 and 11 will not be conducted in online mode. Citing coronavirus risk, several students believe that schools are ‘not equipped’ to conduct offline exams and the conduction of online exams will be safer and would put less academic pressure on the students.
Taking to microblogging site Twitter, several students, using the hastag #OnlineExamsfor9thand11th, had pushed for the conduction of online exams. Some students also suggested…