CBSE Board exam schedule may delay university calendar, hit study abroad options


The delay in CBSE board exams by practically three months may have a cascading impact on larger schooling calendar in 2021, together with these of IITs, and can be more likely to affect study abroad options of Indian college students.

The union government-controlled CBSE has introduced that Class 10th and 12th board examinations might be held from 4 May to 10 June and outcomes might be declared by 15 July. This was finished to accommodate the training loss in 2020 on account of covid-19 affect on faculties which remained closed from mid-March.

The choice of the central board is more likely to be thought-about by different state boards as effectively, as there’s a rising demand throughout states to delay board exams this 12 months. This successfully will alter the educational calendar of 2021 as universities, engineering faculties, and different larger schooling establishments might want to modify to a brand new feeder expertise pipeline.

For instance, within the tutorial 12 months of 2018-19, Delhi University had issued the primary cut-off for admission to Undergraduate Courses on 19 June after finishing the preliminary admission course of. But this 12 months, outcomes of CBSE and a few state boards exams will not be possible by mid-July.

In 2018-19 tutorial 12 months, IITs had introduced the outcomes of JEE Advanced on 10 June, 2018 after completion of the JEE Main and ensuing admission course of for JEE Advanced exam.

While India’s larger schooling sector might want to modify to the adjustments, plans of scholars who aspire to study abroad on the UG stage will get impacted as admissions in a number of key nations occur a lot earlier although their semesters begin late.

India being a key supply vacation spot for overseas college students, the alterations will have an effect on overseas universities as effectively. For instance, India is the quantity two vacation spot after China from the place US universities get their college students. As per official information, not less than 193,124 Indian college students had been pursuing schooling in US universities. Countries like Australia, UK, Canada, New Zealand and others additionally get a large variety of overseas scholar’s pool from India.


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