Haryana Class 12 Board Exam 2021 cancelled
CHANDIGARH [Maha Media]: The Haryana government has decided to cancel the Class 12 exams conducted by the state board, Education Minister Kanwar Pal said on Tuesday. The decision came shortly after the central government announced cancelling the CBSE Class 12 board exams amid the COVID-19 pandemic. "We have also decided to cancel the Class 12 board exams in the state which were to be conducted by the Haryana Board of School Education," Pal told PTI over the phone.
"We are going with the decision taken by the Centre and have decided to cancel the board exams," he said.
The State Board will take steps to compile the results of Class 12 students and modalities for this will be worked out soon, he added. The decision to cancel the CBSE exams was taken at a high-level meeting chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. "Government of India has decided to cancel the Class XII CBSE Board Exams. After extensive consultations, we have taken a decision that is student-friendly, one that safeguards the health as well as future of our youth," the prime minister tweeted after the meeting.