New Delhi: The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) will be conducting the remaining board exams for Class 10 and Class 12 at over 15,000 centres across India, Minister of Human Resource Development Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ announced on Monday.Also Read - Students Urge CBSE to Declare Class 10, 12 Term 1 Results After Term 2 Exams | Here's What They Say 

Earlier, the CBSE was slated to hold exams at only 3,000 centres only. Moreover, the pending exams will be held at students’ schools and not at external centres, the minister had announced last week. Also Read - CBSE Class 10, 12 Term 1 Results 2022 to be Out Today? Check List of Websites to Download Score

“Number of exam centres have been increased to ensure social distancing and minimise travel,” HRD Minister Nishank said. Also Read - CBSE Term 1 Results 2021: Class 10, 12 Scores Likely to be Declared on Jan 24 at, Say Reports

The board examinations for remaining papers will commence from July 1 and conclude on July 15, 2020. Reports claimed that the government had directed the CBSE to hold papers before JEE main examinations, scheduled to be held between July 18-23.