The CBSE class X and class XII exams have been postponed in view of the upcoming Assembly elections in five States.
The CBSE class X and Class XII Board exams will now begin from March 9 .
The Election Commission has recently announced Assembly election schedule for Punjab, Goa, Manipur, Uttarakhand and Uttar Pradesh.
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The CBSE exams for class 10 will continue till April 10, while class 12 will end on April 29 .
In a release, the Board has said that they have "made all possible efforts to maintain reasonable time gap between the major papers and also ensured that the students appearing for Joint Engineering Exam (JEE) and upcoming National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) complete the CBSE examinations ahead of these entrance exams" .
Source: E-Pao (TSE)