Board exams cancellation won't have much impact on admissions in JNU, Jamia
NEW DELHI [Maha Media]: University will wait for the CBSE criteria to carry out merit-based admissions.
The cancellation of the board, exams will not have much of an impact on JNU, Jamia Millia Islamia and the IP University here since they conduct entrance tests, while the Delhi University and the Ambedkar University will wait for the CBSE criteria to carry out merit-based admissions.
The government on Tuesday decided to cancel the CBSE Class 12 board exams in view of the COVID-19 pandemic, with Prime Minister Narendra Modi asserting that the decision was taken in the interest of students and that the anxiety among the students, parents and teachers must be put to an end. The Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations (CISCE) also decided to cancel the Class 12 board examinations this year in view of the COVID-19 situation, according to its secretary Gerry Arathoon.
Delhi University's (DU) acting vice-chancellor PC Joshi said discussions will be held with the admission committee and the academic council of the university to finalise the process of admission to the undergraduate courses. Nearly 98 per cent of the applicants to the DU are Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) students.