CBSE Board Exam 2020 Update: Now that the dates for the pending board exams for class 10th and 12th students have been announced by the CBSE, students are getting busy with their preparations. But there are some issues being faced by a certain section of students due to the problems caused by the nationwide lockdown. Check | CBSE Class 12th Improvement Results 2020 (Released): Apply For Verification

One of the biggest problems that the students had been facing was how to travel to their examination centres which are often located at faraway locations during all the lockdown restrictions. In order to answer this issue, the CBSE Board allowed the students to appear for their board exams at their own schools where they are enrolled in. Direct Link to Check | CBSE 12th Result 2020

But despite this decision made by the CBSE, a large section of students had been facing problems as they were now living in different districts as compared to the districts in which their schools are located. A large number of these students used to live in hostels in different districts and had to vacate the hostels due to the lockdown. Many such students are in fact living thousands of miles away from their schools.

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Addressing the problems being faced by such students, the HRD minister earlier in the day tweeted that, “Students who are currently not in the same district as their board examination centre, we have a major announcement coming their way this evening. Stay tuned!.” This got the expectations of the students rising and finally, in the evening the HRD Minister announced the decision of the government to allow students residing in different districts to appear for their CBSE Board Exams 2020 in that district only without any need to travel to their school districts. Now, the government has finally made an important decision that will certainly bring a sigh of relief to such students. Check >> CBSE Exam Dates 2020: Class 10th and 12th Board Exams


CBSE Board Exams 2020: Students Must Get In Touch With Their Schools

The HRD Minister, Mr Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank, announced that the government has decided to allow such students to appear for their pending board exams in the district they are presently residing in. These students have been informed to get in touch with their schools and submit their requests for permission to appear for the board exams in the district they are presently residing in. The schools will, in turn, get in touch with the CBSE and make the necessary arrangements accordingly. The HRD minister specifically stressed that the students must remain in touch with their schools in the first week of June so that the change in the examination centre can be processed without any problems.

CBSE Board Exams 2020: Focus Must Now Be On Preparations

Summing up his address to the students, the HRD minister congratulated the students and their parents for showing immense courage in the time of crisis and uncertainty. He asked the students to focus on preparations for their exams with the help of available learning resources, including eLearning platforms. In the coming days, students can expect certain important announcements regarding the CBSE Board Exams 2020. So, regularly visiting the CBSE website is highly recommended.


There is an important update announced by the HRD Minister, Mr Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank. As per his latest announcement, the Central Board of Secondary Education has shortlisted 12,000 more examination centres for conducting the pending CBSE Exams 2020. Previously, the government had identified 3,000 examination centres for conducting the exams but now that 12,000 new centres have been added to the list, the total number of examination centres stand at 15,000 for CBSE Exams 2020. Check | CBSE Class 12th Improvement Results 2020 (Released): Apply For Verification

In order to minimize the risk facing the students during the exams, the government had decided to allow the students to appear for the CBSE Exams 2020 at their schools instead of different examination centres.

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The standard practice of neutral examination centres will not be followed to minimize the travelling requirements for the students. While making the announcement, the minister had earlier tweeted that, “CBSE has given students the opportunity to take the exam in their own schools. Earlier, only 3,000 examination centres were identified, but now there will be an examination in about 15,000 examination centers. The new examination centres have been added to strictly follow the social distancing norms.

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CBSE Exam 2020: Safety Guidelines Issued By The Government

As the CBSE Exam 2020 is being conducted during the looming threat of the Coronavirus pandemic, strict safety guidelines have been issued by the government. Check Latest >> CBSE Results 2020 Likely By July End: HRD Minister

  • Social distancing will be observed during the exams strictly. Students will be made to sit farther away from each other.
  • Using hand sanitisers and wearing of face masks will be mandatory for all the students and teachers.
  • Students will also have to undergo thermal screening before entering the exam hall.

CBSE Exam 2020: Special Arrangements Made For Students

In addition to allowing the students to appear for the CBSE Exam 2020 in their own schools, various other special arrangements have been made for the students. The respective state governments have been asked to make special arrangements for the transportation of students to and from their homes to the examination centres. There are strict guidelines from the home ministry to ensure that no examination centres fall in the containment zones. This is another reason behind an increase in the number of examination centres.


In the meantime, CBSE is continuing the evaluation process for the subjects for which the exams have already been conducted. After these pending exams are conducted, their answer sheets will also be evaluated along with and the results can be expected by the end of July 2020.

Students are advised to plan their preparations according to the exam schedule and adhere to the safety guidelines specified by CBSE to avoid any inconveniences.