The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) is going to conduct the examination for class 10th and 12th boards from March 2018. Earlier there were reports that the exams would be conducted in the month of February. But now as per the sources, the class 10th or 12th exams are likely to be conducted from February 26 or 27. Sources say that as per the pattern of the date sheet of class 10th and 12th, it is possible that due to the festival of Holi the exams would start from February 26th or 27th 2018.
Holi would be celebrated across the country on March 1 and March 2. If the board examinations are starting in March, then they can be pushed to March 3, 2018. Sources say that the exams might also get further delayed as there would be weekend immediately after the festival of Holi.
Experts say that its the 2 days of the festival which can’t be ignored, However, to compensate these 2 days the whole date sheet is going to be affected. The boards will be delayed for 2 days further. But in all likelihood, the exams are going to start from the month of February 26th or 27th 2018. Still, these dates are just tentative.
How CBSE does Designs the Date sheet for Board Examinations
As per a Senior Officer who shared that the CBSE board mindful of the festival which is falling in between the examination. The board would ensure that the students should not be overstressed. And it will try to make a gap between examination and the festival of HOLI.
However, the date sheet for Class12th cannot be delayed much. As many, other entrance exams would follow in the following months. The entrance exams for Engineering and Medical would start in the month of April. JEE Mains would start by April 8th, 15th, and 16th, 2018.Often CBSE tries to wrap up the science exam of 12th in the march itself.
CBSE however, has not declared the date sheet for class 10th and 12th 2018. It was understood earlier that the CISCE and CBSE will hold the date sheet till the polls date does not come in some of the states of India. It is said that the date sheet would be out in the month of January and the practical exams would be by 15th January.