UP Board Exam Dates: The Uttar Pradesh Secondary Education Council (UPMSP) on Wednesday announced the dates for the board examinations for class 10 and 12th for 2021. According to UPMSP, high school, intermediate examinations will start from April 24. The full date sheet is available at upmsp.edu.in.
More than 56 lakh students will sit
This year, more than 56 lakh (56,03,813) students have applied to sit for class 10 and 12 examinations. There are 29,94,312 students in high school and 26,09,501 students in intermediate examination. The examinations will be in two shifts morning and evening. The morning shift will be from 8 am to 11:15 am. So at the same time, the evening shift will be from 2 pm to 5:15 pm. These shifts are for both 10th and 12th standard examinations.
Because examinations are taking place in the midst of epidemics, special precautions will be followed. Students must wear masks in the examination. According to the official notice, students will be required to cover their mouth and nose with a mask. Students and their accompanying parents have to follow the rules of social distancing during the examinations.
High school exams will end on May 10, while intermediate exams will end on May 12.
The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) released the 10th and 12th date sheets earlier this month. The examinations will be held from May 4 to June 10. Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank released the datesheet through a video message and also wished the students all the best for the examinations. Now the datesheet is available on the official website of CBSE cbse.nic.in. In 2020, the exam schedule was 45 days, in 2021 it is 39 days. According to this, in 2021 it will take six days less to do the examinations. However, the board claims that it has given students enough time to prepare between the two main subjects. Due to the epidemic, the syllabus was reduced by 30 per cent for both class 10 and class 12.