New Delhi. In the case of CBSE and ICSE 10th and 12th term examination, the Supreme Court refused to conduct the hybrid examination, saying that there will be no change in the examination mode and the examination will be conducted in offline mode only. The court said that since the examinations have already started, it would not be appropriate to disturb the examination at this stage. The COVID precautionary measures are already being taken by the government and the examination centers have been increased from 6,500 to 15,000. The duration of the exam has been reduced from 3 hours to 1.5 hours.
The Supreme Court said that the officers should do their work well by not playing with the education system. it’s too late now. This last minute chore should be discouraged. It is not possible to conduct the examination of 34 lakh children in such a chaotic manner.
Actually, some students have filed petition in Supreme Court against offline mode only. Students have also asked for the option of online examination. 6 students of class 10th and 12th have filed the petition. It has demanded immediate instructions to conduct the examination in a hybrid manner. CBSE exams have started from 16th November. ICSE exam will start from 22nd November. It was said in the petition that the risk of infection of Kovid-19 will increase rapidly due to offline examination.