CBSE Postpones Todays Board Exams in Northeast Delhi, Schools in Area to Remain Closed

Kusum Tewari

New Delhi: All private and government schools in violence-affected Northeast Delhi will continue to be closed on Wednesday, Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia said on Tuesday.

Sisodia, also the Delhi Education Minister, said all internal examinations have been postponed by schools.

“In violence-affected Northeast district, schools will be closed tomorrow as well. Internal examinations have been postponed. Have requested CBSE to postpone the board exam as well,” he said in a tweet.

The Central Board of Secondary Examinations (CBSE) said it will postpone the exams scheduled for Wednesday.

The CBSE said it took the decision “based on the request of the Directorate of Education and the government of Delhi and to avoid inconvenience to students, staff and parents”.

Class 10 exams have been postponed in the subjects of English Communicative, and English Language and Literature. For Class 12, the subjects are Web Application (Old), Web Application (New), and Media.

The list of centres where board exams have been postponed are given below:

Delhi schools list 1

The CBSE board exams have been postponed at a total of 86 centres in Northeast Delhi.

Delhi schools list 2

However, the exams in the rest of Delhi will be conducted as scheduled, said the CBSE, adding that the new date will notified shortly.

As tension smouldered in the national capital’s northeast, violence cut a swathe through several localities, including Chand Bagh and Bhajanpura, with stones and other missiles hurled and shops set ablaze.

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