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Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank’s Live Interaction With Teachers Postponed to December 22, 2020

Union Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal was scheduled to interact with teachers today, however, the interaction with the teacher on the issues of CBSC Board exam 2021 has been deferred to December 22, 2020.

Education Minister informs about his postponed interaction through a tweet in which he said, “Teachers, I am looking forward to having an insightful interaction with you all on December 22 at 4 pm. Please share your queries/suggestions with me using #EducationMinisterGoesLive.’

He asked the school teachers to share their doubts, suggestion, queries, and concern regarding the conduction of the CBSC Board exam 2021, your queries and concern will help us to discuss the issues and resolve the matter in the webinar. Teachers are invited to share their views by using #EducationMinisterGoesLive.

The Ministry of Education has also confirmed the information about the postponement of the Webinar by sharing the news on its twitter handle.

“Considering the overwhelming response, the date has been revised. Union Education Minister Shri Dr.RP Nishank will go #live on December 22 at 4 PM on twitter or facebook to discuss your concerns regarding the board #exam. Till then keep sharing your queries regarding exam using #EducationMinisterGoesLive.” Ministry of education tweeted.


On Wednesday, Education Minister announced the dates of the JEE Main exam which will be conducted in multiple shifts from the next year. The exam is scheduled to be held from February 23 to 26, March 15 to 18, April 27 to 30, and May 24 to 28, 2021.

Earlier, Mr. Nishank stated that the syllabus cut of board exams can not be ruled out but the decision will be taken only taking a note of the situation. He said it is not necessary to pursue the previous timetable and the exam schedule can be postponed due to the COVISD-19 pandemic.

He also highlighted that as no schools have been opened so far, there can be an alternative to practical exams if the situation continues. Till then parents, teachers, students, and other educational institutions who find uncertainty or facing problems over exam can ask their queries by using #EducationMinisterGoesLive.

Earlier Mr. Nishank went live with the student on December 10 to discuss upcoming entrance and board exam including JEE Main 2021 and NEET 2021.

Teachers of various schools have been asking question on the clarification of exam and practical examination 2020. In order to satisfy their question, Mr Pokhriyal was to hold the live session with teacher today. They also requested to Education minister to give the marks of practical exam to the students on the basis of their year-end assignment or performance.


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