The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) in India has decided to waive examination and registration fees for Class 10, 12 students who have lost parents due to the coronavirus pandemic.
The decision was taken as a special measure for Academic Session 2021-22, keeping in view the impact of Covid on students.
The schools while submitting the list of candidates for class 10 and 12 examinations will provide the details of these students after verifying the genuineness.
CBSE had earlier unveiled a special assessment scheme for class 10 and 12 board exams for the academic session 2021-22 in view of the coronavirus pandemic.
“The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted the country adversely and keeping In view of its impact on students, CBSE, as a special measure for Academic Session 2021-22, has decided that neither the examination fees nor the registration fees will be charged by the Board from the student(s) who have lost both parents or surviving parent or legal guardian/adoptive parents due to COVID-19 pandemic” reads the circular.