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Govt ramps up centres for pending class 10, 12 board exams to 15,000

The HRD ministry has already announced that students will appear for exams at schools in which they are enrolled rather than external examination centres

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BS Web TeamPTI New Delhi
Pending class 10 and 12 board exams will be conducted by CBSE at 15,000 centres across the country instead of 3,000 centres planned earlier, said Union HRD Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal on Monday.

The exams, which were postponed due to a nationwide lockdown imposed on March 25 to contain the spread of Covid-19, will now be held from July 1 to 15.

"The class 10, 12 exams will now be conducted at over 15,000 exam centres across India. Earlier, CBSE was slated to hold exams at only 3,000 centres," Nishank said.

The decision has been taken to ensure social distancing at

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First Published: May 25 2020 | 2:58 PM IST

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