New Delhi: The Arvind Kejriwal-led Delhi government on Thursday made a big announcement regarding the class 9 and class 11 examination. During a live interaction with students, Delhi Education Minister Manish Sisodia said that that the class 9 and class 11 examinations stand cancel. “We reviewed about examination & admission process & took some important decisions. Class 9 & 11 examinations which were postponed earlier have now been cancelled,” Delhi Education Minister Manish Sisodia Also Read - Delhi Metro Latest News: Services on Green Line To Be Regulated From Tomorrow | Check Timing, Other Details Here

Sisodia announced this during a live interaction with students on suggestions for the assessment criteria for class 10 board exams which were cancelled on Wednesday by the CBSE. Also Read - This Delhi Restaurant is Offering Special Discount to Vaccinated Customers

Considering marks of mid-term exams, evaluation of worksheets, open-book exams and viva voices were among the suggestions received by Sisodia regarding assessment for class 10 exams. Also Read - Arrangements in Final Phase to Make Sputnik V Vaccine Available in 9 More Cities Across India: Dr Reddy’s

“The class 9 and 11 exams in government schools have been cancelled. Whatever criteria the board decides for evaluation of class 10 students, we will adopt the same for class 9 and 11 too,” he said.

“I will convey the suggestions received from the students to higher authorities including the CBSE,” he added. Asked about class 12 exams, Sisodia said, “I still feel the exams should be cancelled but the CBSE has said that it will review the situation on June 1. I request the students to be patient and not let it affect them”.

The CBSE on Wednesday cancelled class 10 board exams and deferred class 12 exams in view of the surge in coronavirus cases. While the situation will be reviewed in June for conducting class 12 exams, the result for class 10 will be declared on basis of an objective criteria to be decided by the board.