Over 30 lakh students are appearing in Class X and XII board exams conducted by the Central Board of Secondary Education started from today.
The Class tenth exams will end on 20th March whereas Class twelveth exams will continue till the 30th of March. This year more than 18 lakh students are appearing for Class tenth and over 12 lakh are appearing for Class twelveth CBSE board exams in the country.
CBSE has made special arrangements for conducting hasslefree board examinations this year. A day before the exams, CBSE Chairperson Anita Karwal wrote an open letter to parents with words of advice.
This letter can be seen on the CBSE website. The letter to the parents is meant to ease the stress and give some last-minute tips. It asks parents to lead their children to become innovators and entrepreneurs and not to compare them with others.
Speaking to students appearing for Board exams Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his ‘Pariksha Pe Charcha’ discourse had earlier said —
Our correspondent also spoke to Dr. Sanyam Bharadwaj, Controller of Examinations, CBSE.