The ICSE and ISC exams were postponed taking into account the existing situation of covid-19. However on 22nd May the official notice of dates of remaining exams conducted for ICSE and ISC exams was released. It was announced that the ICSE exams are scheduled between the dates July 2 and July 12. The ISC exams are scheduled between the dates July 1 and July 13.
About the announcement on ICSE and ISC exams:-
The awaited news for ICSE and ISC students is finally out, when CISCE released the official notice of the timetable for the exams. The ICSE and ISC exams which were scheduled from March 19 to March 31st had to cancel some papers in the wake of covid-19. The revised dates for conduction of exams are in the first two weeks of July.
It was announced that the ICSE exams are scheduled between the dates July 2 and July 12. The ISC exams are scheduled between the dates July 1 and July 13. The 8 papers of ISC and ICSE’s six papers of class 12th were pushed and now the timetable is finally released. The first paper of ICSE is scheduled as Geography H.C.G. Paper 2, whereas for ISC it is Biology (Paper 1) Theory, according to the revised timetable.
The norms and precautions to be followed for ICSE and ISC exams:-
The education council has advised all the students to observe social distancing while appearing for the exams. They have been instructed for wearing masks, carry sanitizers as well as carry their own stationery. They have been told to wear gloves, however that’s not compulsory.
The examination centers are also told for maintaining staggered timings for students’ exit as well as entry. This has been advised with a view to prevent overcrowding and other mismanagements at the exam centers. These guidelines and other precautionary measures are advised to follow effectively to combat against the highly infectious covid-19.
The views of parents on the rescheduled timetable of ICSE and ISC exams:-
Some of the parents in the city have expressed their concern over the risk of their students to go out in red zones. They even expressed their concerns as the exams are scheduled after 2 months from now and thinking of the situation at that time. They further stated that the State Government should consider these points in mind before taking any decision.