December 2, 2020 11:00 am

CBSE Class 12 Results 2017 to be delayed due to HC order on moderation policy

Court ruling has created apprehension whether now CBSE would be able to release CBSE Class 12 Results 2017 on time, there is no official confirmation yet

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On Tuesday Delhi High Court directed the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) to continue with its moderation of marks policy for Class 10 and Class 12 board examinations for this year. This has created apprehension whether now CBSE would be able to released on time. According to many reports board was likely to announce the on May 24. There is no official confirmation from board as to when the results would be announced.

Quoting a sources, OneIndia reported that a majority of the evaluation work and processing of result data was done excluding the moderation policy marks. “However, now post the order of the Delhi High Court, the CBSE Board would have to adjust the final marks for CBSE 12th Results 2017 again,” reported online portal.

Earlier a bench of acting Chief Justice of Delhi High Court Gita Mittal and Justice Pratibha M Singh passed an interim order directing the CBSE to continue with the policy which was in place when the examination forms were submitted by the students last year.

“Rules cannot be changed after the game has begun. These children, who have worked so hard and have burnt the midnight oil, are entitled to some stability and the only stability they know is the system. Do not instil insecurity in them. Don’t do it (withdrawal of the policy) this year,” the Division Bench of the Court said.

According to report over 10,98,891 students have appeared for the class 12 exams across the country. Once announced, the result will be available at the official website of the board –

In light of court ruling, Union HRD minister Prakash Javadekar has called a high-level meeting to deliberate on the court ruling. It will be attended by CBSE chairman Rakesh Kumar Chaturvedi and Department of School Education and Literacy secretary Anil Swarup, among others, said reports.

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