CBSE officials denied any change in plan 'yet' and reiterated that the arrangements are being made to ensure social distancing by increasing examination centres by over 50 per cent.
Warning that conducting the exams may contribute to the large-scale spread of the virus, he said the centres could emerge as major hotspots.
The fake circular also announced that the dates of results for Classes 12 and 10 exams will be 11 and 13 July respectively. However, the results are tentatively expected on July 15.
For class 10, the science exam has been deferred to May 21. Earlier, it was scheduled for May 15.
This year, class 12 exams will be conducted in two shifts and will continue till June 11.
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CBSE board exams will be held physically, dates to be announced on December 31: Union Education Minister
Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal 'Nishank' said that CBSE board examination will not be held online and the examination will be held in adherence to Covid-19 protocols.
The single judge had said that like regular students, those who appeared for improvement exams would also be entitled to avail the scores as per the assessment scheme.
The pandemic has hurt all sectors with uncertainty as to when everything will get back to a semblance of normality remaining.
The board said that examinees will carry hand sanitisers and wear face masks in view of the COVID-19 pandemic.