Jat stir: CBSE asks students to reach exam centres before time
By IANS | Published: 19th March 2017 12:05 PM |
NEW DELHI: In the wake of Jat community groups' call for an agitation in the national capital on Monday, the CBSE has advised students appearing for the Classes 10 and 12 Board exams to reach their exam centres well before the scheduled time.
Led by the All-India Jat Aarakshan Sangarsh Samiti (Aijass), groups of Jat community have announced a massive protest in the national capital, including a "siege" to the Parliament House complex, to press for their demand of reservation for the community in government jobs and educational institutions.
The Class 10 exams for painting, Spanish and Russian languages and Class 12 exams for Mathematics, First Aid and Emergency Medical Care, Clinical Bio-chemistry and Microbiology-II, Microbiology (MLT), Health Centre Management, Ophthalmic Techniques-II, Radiograhpy-II (Special Investigation Imaging Radiography) are scheduled for Monday.
"Keeping in view the Jat stir, the students and parents are hereby informed and advised to take necessary measures to reach the examination centres well before the scheduled time to avoid any inconvenience in-anticipation to the gherao," the Central Board of Secondary Education said in a statement.