“For those ICSE students who decides to skip the offline examinations when they are held, the CISCE will develop a fair and an unbiased criterion while preparing the results of such candidates,” said chief executive and secretary of the Council, Gerry Arathoon.
The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) on Wednesday had announced the postponement of one board examination and the cancellation of another following a meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Both the exams were slated to begin on May 4.
The CBSE has decided that the situation will be reviewed on June 1 by the Board. A notice of at least 15 days will be given before the start of the examinations. For the students of class X, the Board exams were cancelled. The results of Class X students will be prepared on the basis of an objective criterion which is being developed by the Board. Any candidate who won’t be satisfied with the marks will be given an opportunity to sit in an exam as and when the conditions are conducive to hold the exams.
John Rafi, the principal of La Martiniere for Boys School said that situation is uncertain and unfortunate. “The students are bearing the brunt. They have been waiting for the examinations to go ahead. Now there is no surety. The dilemma and stress is high on the candidates. Looking at the massive COViD surge, the Council has to put safety first,” he added.