New Delhi: Keeping in mind the competitive examinations such as NEET, JEE etc, the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) is likely to conduct class 10, class 12 board exams 2021 earlier than expected. However, no official announcement has been made in this regard from CBSE. Also Read - 26-year-old MP Doctor Dies of COVID-19, Cyclone Nivar Blocked Lung Transplant Hope From Chennai

Meanwhile, it has been reported that CBSE has completed the process of list of candidates, examination forms (LOC). Besides, several schools affiliated with the board are also following their time table and are trying to complete the syllabus so that the crucial board examinations could be held on time. Also Read - Centre Asks States, UTs to Take Steps to Reopen Medical Colleges From or Before Dec 1

Reports had claimed that the board will either shorten the syllabus or delay the exams by 45 to 60 days since the normal classes across the country were suspended for more than 7 months in the wake of the novel coronavirus. Also Read - Naveen Patnaik Writes To PM Modi Urges Centre To Issue Timeframe for CBSE Exam 2021

Earlier, the CBSE had postponed the Central Teacher Eligibility Test (CTET) due to pandemic, scheduled to be held on July 5, 2020. The examination will now be held on January 31, 2021.