#Ramesh Pokhriyal

The CBSE exams were going to take place in May and June this year. (Photo Credit: Money Control)

  • CBSE exams for class 10th have been cancelled amid rising COVID-19 cases in India
  • The exams were going to start in May this year until June but have been cancelled
  • There were rising concerns related to offline exams amid which the Ministry of Education declared to cancel the exams and postpone class 12th exams

Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank was Uttarakhand's chief minister from 2009 to 2011. (Photo Credit: Twitter/ @DrRPNishank)

  • Nishank Pokhriyal is also known as Ramesh Pokhriyal, who is from Paurhi Garhwal in Uttar Pradesh
  • He is the union minister of education in Narendra Modi's cabinet
  • Pokhriyal represents Haridwar parliamentary constituency in Lok Sabha

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
PM Modi's 'Pariksha Pe Charcha' will be held in March. (Photo credit: PTI)

  • 'Pariksha Pe Charcha 2021' will also include parents and teachers
  • Union Education Minister said registration process of fourth edition of interaction has started
  • The resgitration will conclude on March 14

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Union Education Minister Ramesh Pohriyal released the CBSE board exam date-sheet at 5pm on February 2, 2021. (Photo credit: PTI)

  • CBSE has released the date-sheet for class 10 and class 12 board examinations
  • The board exams will begin from May 4 and conclude on June 11
  • Class-XII examinations would be conducted in two shifts

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
While the datesheet was awaited for quite some time, students on Twitter showed mixed reactions to the date sheet. (Photo credit: PTI)

  • Dr Ramesh Pokhriyal, Minister of Education, announced the datesheet for CBSE board exams for class 10 and class 12
  • The exams will begin on May 4 and end on June 7 for class 10 and June 11 for class 12
  • Some students were happy with the schedule while some were worried and expressed concerns


.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Appearing candidates can check the datasheet here or can visit the official website of Central Board of Secondary Education. (Image courtesy: PTI)

  • Union Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal on Tuesday announced CBSE board exam schedule for class 12
  • The CBSE has not offered many study leaves to the students as it did in previous years owing to the pandemic prompted delay
  • The board exams will commence with the English Language paper on May 4

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
The CBSE class 10 board exams 2021 will be conducted between May 4 and June 7.(Photo credit: Envato Elements)

  • Students have been given enough study breaks between their main papers
  • The CBSE date-sheets for classes 10 and 12 were announced on Tuesday
  • Exams for both the classes will be conducted offline

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Usually, written exams begin in February and conclude in March, however, this year, the exams are delayed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. (Photo Credit: Unsplash)

  • The exams are scheduled to begin on May 4, 2021
  • The exams for class 10 will conclude on June 7
  • Exams for class 12 will end on June 10

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Last year, a total of 105 toppers from CBSE and universities got the chance to watch the parade from PM's box. (Photo Credit: PTI)

  • The students will also get the chance to interact with Union Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal
  • 50 students from schools and 50 from higher education institutions have been selected
  • Due to COVID-19 safety norms, gravity-defying stunts by motorcycle-borne men will be missing at the parade this year

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
A teacher takes a class at a Rajkiya Sarvodaya Bal Vidyalaya as schools reopened in Delhi on Monday. (Photo Credit: PTI)

  • Education Minister was addressing a webinar with students of the Kendriya Vidyalaya across the country
  • He had recently announced that CBSE Class 10, 12 board exam will start from May 4
  • The students asked the minister to postpone JEE Main and NEET 2021