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Due to the on-going lockdown to prevent the coronavirus in the nation, the central government has asked the CBSE to promote all students from class 1st to class 8th. The Ministry of Human Resource Development has advised the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) to promote all students from first to eighth grade in the next class without examination.
Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank says that in view of the current scenario, CBSE has been advised to promote all students from first to eighth grade in the next class. The education minister gave this information through several tweets. He said that the students of class 9th should be promoted to the next class on the basis of school assignments while the students from the first to the eighth grade will be promoted to the next class without examination.
Education Minister Ramesh Pokhialal Nishank wrote in a tweet “Due to the ongoing #COVID19 situation & keeping in mind the academic future of students, I have advised CBSE conducting board examinations only for 29 main subjects that are required for promotion & maybe crucial for admissions in HEIs”.
All schools and colleges are closed and many competitive examinations have also been postponed. In view of the lockdown, many state governments have already announced to pass students from first to eighth grade without examination.
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