The period of testament that was awaited with all anxiety , dawned upon the students of Class 12th lately, with aggrieved precincts forcing students to bang doors of judiciary, in absence of policy, leading to the civil writ petition filed in the Supreme Court by Advocate Mamata Sharma, seeking cancellation of the CBSE and ICSE board exams for this academic session as well. A simultaneous plea, praying for cancellation of state board exams including HSC and NIOS physical exams was filed by Anubha Shrivastava with seven others, in light of the countrywide impact of the dreadfulness carved by the second wave of the COVID-19 across various parts of India.
The first hearing, in which Attorney General K.K. Venugopal kept before the Honourable Supreme Court, the foresight of the central board, to evolve an objective criterion of assessment within two weeks from the date of first hearing which was granted. Resultantly, the policy was presented on 17th June 2021 before the two-judge bench led by Justice AM Khanwilkar and Justice Dinesh Maheshwari, thereby, waving a green flag to the policy, that reflected on the CBSE website recently