ICSE Board Exam 2021: As per the latest update, the Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations (CISCE) has written to Chief Ministers of all the states seeking permission to reopen ICSE Schools from 4th January 2020 onwards. CISCE has asked state governments to allow schools to be reopened so that Class 10 and Class 12 students to participate in practical work, project work, SUPW work and for doubt clearing lessons. Schools affiliated to CISCE and other state and central boards were closed in March, following the centre’s nationwide COVID-19 lockdown.
School Reopening amid COVID Guidelines
In the formal request handed over to the Chief Ministers of different states, the CISCE Board has said that ICSE Schools which have been closed for nearly 8 months now, need to be reopened for academic activities, keeping in mind the upcoming Board Exams. Moreover, the board has also said that if allowed to reopen, schools will follow all safety guidelines and SOPs prescribed by the governments. Currently, most of the CISCE / ICSE schools affiliated to the board have continued with the teaching-process in an online, offline or blended manner.
ICSE and ISC Board Exams Likely in April – May 2021
Along with writing to Chief Ministers of the states, the CISCE Board has also written to the the Chief Election Commissioner of India, requesting him to share dates for state elections to be held in April-May 2021. Based on the election schedule, the CISCE Board will compile the ICSE board exam 2021 and ISC board exam 2021 dates and avoid clash with assembly elections. The assembly election dates have been asked by the Board “to ensure that there are no clash of dates, interruption of the examinations or any inconvenience that may be faced by candidates taking these examinations.”