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56.4% happy with govt's decision to cancel Class XII board exams
56.4% happy with govt's decision to cancel Class XII board exams

New Delhi, June 3 (IANS) The IANS-CVoter CBSE Snap Poll conducted in the aftermath of the Union governments decision to cancel Class XII board exams in view of the Covid-19 pandemic has found that as many as 56.4 per cent of respondents are happy with the government decision.

Notably, while several states like Rajasthan, Goa, Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat and Uttarakhand have cancelled the Class XII board exams, Chhattisgarh is holding offline exams. Others, including Karnataka and Odisha, are yet to announce their final decision on the matter.

The majority of the respondents said that while career is important for the students, health risks should be avoided keeping in view of the spread of the deadly virus in the country, stating that conducting offline exams can prove fatal at this juncture.

A total of 60 per cent of those surveyed said that cancelling Class XII exams can have an adverse impact on the career of the students and to avoid such a situation, the government should opt for alternate mechanism like digital mediums to conduct various exams.

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