CBSE today announced that in view of the impending state elections in five states, the board exams for class X and XII will be held from 9th MArch, 2017. The five states that are going for elections include Goa, Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Punjab and Manipur.
The new dates give the student a much required breather of an additional of 1 week. A total of 16 lakh students across 3974 centers are appearing for Class X board exams. Nearly 10.98 lakh students are writing Class XII exams across 3503 centers across the country.