The Supreme Court heard a plea relating to Class 12 board exams at this time. The plea, filed by advocate Mamta Sharma, calls for class 12 board exams to be cancelled. The SC at this time adjourned the plea for Monday.
The matter got here up for listening to earlier than a bench of Justices A M Khanwilkar and Dinesh Maheshwari. At the outset, the bench requested petitioner Mamta Sharma whether or not she has served the copy of the plea to the counsel representing the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE).
When the petitioner stated she’s going to serve the copy of the petition to the events, the bench noticed, “You do it. We will have it on Monday i.e May 31.”
Most states need Class 12 board exams, some have a rider: first vaccinate all academics and college students “We permit the counsel for the petitioner to serve an advance copy of the petition to respondents namely the central agency, counsel for the CBSE and the Council for the Indian School Certificate Examination,” the bench stated.
The petition has arrayed the Centre, the CBSE and the Council for the Indian School Certificate Examination (CISCE) as respondents within the matter. During the listening to carried out by video-conferencing, Justice Maheshwari noticed that the CBSE is more likely to take a name on this concern on June 1. The counsel representing the council for the Indian School Certificate Examination (ICSE) advised the bench that because the apex courtroom is listening to the matter, the excessive courts mustn’t cope with it.
“In view of the unprecedented health emergency and rising numbers of the COVID-19 cases in the country, the conduct of examination, either offline or online or blended in upcoming weeks is not possible and delay in the examination will cause irreparable loss to the students as time is the essence in taking admission in higher education courses in foreign universities,” the plea learn.