Centre has convened a high level meeting today to discuss CBSE Class 12 Board exams and other upcoming entrance tests. The meeting, which will be chaired by Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, will be attended by Union Ministers Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank, Smriti Irani and Prakash Javadekar, among others. Education Minister Nishank said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi desires that any decision affecting the career of students has to be taken in consultation with all state governments and stakeholders. Mr Nishank recently held a meeting with the State Education Secretaries in this regard. He said the consultative process will be further strengthened through today’s high level meeting.
All State Government Education Ministers and Secretaries have been requested to attend this virtual meeting and to share their views regarding upcoming examinations. Mr Nishank also sought suggestions from people through Twitter.