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NIOS has canceled the 10th and 12th exams that we’re supposed to be held in July-August due to Covid-19. PSEB too cancels exams.

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The National Institute of Open Schooling (NIOS) has cancelled the 10th and 12th March-April 2020 board examination all together. Earlier it was officially t said that the exams had been postponed for July-August 2020 which were postponed once again due to the COVID-19 situation. On the 11th of July 2020, Saturday, an official statement confirmed that the exam has been cancelled fully.

According to a notification that had been released by the institute, the 10th and 12th class students will be assessed based on their past performance in the academic year 2019-2020 which has been done in accordance with the recommendations of Result Committee. If the students are not satisfied with their result, they will have an option to appear for the next scheduled exam or on-demand exam to improve their scores.

The notification said students with past performance in four subjects will be awarded marks which will be the average of the best three performed subjects as theory performance. This is what the said notification read, “For all learners who were to appear for the first time and their Tutor Marked Assignment (TMA) and/or practical marks are available, their performance will be calculated based on the basis of available TMA and/or practical marks.”

Similarly, the Punjab government too has cancelled the remaining examinations of the 12th class students this year. This too had been postponed due to the pandemic in the country and now has been cancelled. The official decision had been tweeted on the 10th of July 2020, Friday.