COVID: CBSE issues directive to students; invigilators to use masks

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The HRD minister said that efforts are being made to ensure that the result is declared by July-end.

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has directed board examination centres to ensure sitting arrangement with adequate distance between students to contain the coronavirus spread.

“It shall be responsibility of examination centre’s to ensure that candidates for board exams are seated at distance of one metre from one another. For wherever the size of room doesn’t permit that, the examinees can be split into other rooms.”

“The exam invigilators should wear masks or cover face with handkerchiefs during exams,” CBSE Controller of Exams Sanyam Bhardwaj said in an advisory.