CISCE to conduct postponed Class X & Class XII exams within 6-8 days, including on weekends

Kolkata: The Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations (CISCE) is all set to conduct the postponed ICSE Class X and ISC Class XII examinations within a period of 6-8 days, including Saturday and Sunday.

As per a press release issued by the CISCE on Friday, the board shall conduct the ICSE Class X and ISC Class XII- 2020 for all the following subjects:

ICSE Year 2020: Geography- H.C.G Paper-2, Biology- Science Paper 3, Economics Group III Elective, Hindi and Art Paper 4 (total 6 subjects)

ISC Year 2020: Biology Paper 1, Bossiness Studies, Geography, Sociology, Psychology, Home Science Paper 1, Elective English and Art 5 (total 8 subjects)

All these exams will be conducted within a period of 6-8 days including Saturday and Sunday.

The press release further said that the board will announce the schedule of the re-exams as per the directives of the central government on the lockdown and will be communicate the same to school principals over email and through the CAREERS portal of the Council.

“This time may be utilized by the schools to make all the necessary arrangements and also enable the students to revise for their remaining papers,” said Gerry Arathoon, chief executive and secretary, CISCE.

Meanwhile, the schools have been asked to give provisional admission to the ICSE students into Class XI, subject to the ICSE results. “The schools may also begin or continue online classes for them while awaiting the conduct of the remaining papers. Similarly, the ISC students may also start or continue with preparations for the various entrance examinations during this interim period,” he added.

CISCE press release

Notably, the CISCE had postponed the exams due to the ongoing lockdown in the wake of coronavirus outbreak.

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