CBSE irresponsible to hold exams: Priyanka Gandhi
‘It is irresponsible on the part of the CBSE to force students to appear for Board exams’,
Congress basic secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Friday, April 9, 2021, stated it was irresponsible on the a part of the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) to hold board exams below the prevailing circumstances and requested it to both reschedule or cancel them.
In a collection of tweets, she stated examination strain as well as to the pandemic will affect psychological well being of the scholars and famous that the schooling system ought to begin reflecting sensitivity and compassion in direction of youngsters.
In December 2020, the CBSE had announced the schedule, by which exams will begin by May 4.
On Wednesday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi even held pariksha pe charcha (dialogue on exams) by way of video conferencing to inspire the youngsters who’re taking this yr’s X and XII board exams.
“It is downright irresponsible of boards like the CBSE to force students to sit for exams under the prevailing circumstances. Board exams should either be cancelled, rescheduled or arranged in a manner that does not require the physical presence of children at crowded exam centres,” Ms. Vadra stated.
“While corona is ravaging our country again, the added pressure of exams is bound to affect the mental health of children. Our education system needs to drastically alter its attitude and start reflecting sensitivity and compassion towards children rather than just talk about at their conclaves and conferences,” she added.