Dates for class 10 and 12 CBSE board exams have been released. The Union Minister of Education, Dr. Ramesh Pokhriyal Nihsak released the dates for the much-anticipated CBSE Board exams 2021 on the eve of New Year. As of now, the minister revealed in a tweet that the exams will commence from May 4 and end before June 10.


● The CBSE board exams 2021 for classes 10 and 12 will begin on May 4.
● The CBSE board practical exams 2021 will begin on March 1.
● The CBSE board exams will have 33 percent internal choice with 30 percent of the reduced syllabus

Through a live Twitter session, the minister further notified that the CBSE practical exams will be held on 1st March and the CBSE Board exam 2021 result will be declared by July 15. The CBSE board exams will have 33 percent internal choice with 30 percent of the reduced syllabus, the Minister added.

Following the announcement of commencing the CBSE Board Exams 2021 from May, the central board of secondary education (CBSE) issuing a statement said, "Schools will be allowed to conduct Practical/Project/Internal Assessment of Class 10 and Class 12 from 1 March 2021 to the last date of conduct of theory examination of these classes. Date sheet of both Class 10th & 12th will be issued soon."

Given that now the mode of examination is confirmed as being offline, students are sure to be looking for online platforms to guide them in their board Exam preparation strategies as well as for clearing their confusions and doubts. Filo is one such platform where CBSE Board Toppers Studying in Various Delhi University Colleges are mentoring the students distressed about the board Exams. Link

Normally, the CBSE board exam dates are usually announced by November in the previous year but this time there has been a big delay in the announcement and a lot of confusion regarding the CBSE Board Examination 2021, owing to the Covid-19 pandemic situation.

This delay resulted in numerous speculations of whether the CBSE board exams 2021 would be canceled or whether a further syllabus reduction is on the cards after CBSE reduced the syllabus for class 10 and 12 students by 30% for the board exams 2021.

Students in general have not been able to attend schools ever since the lockdown started back in March 2020 and as such are rendered without proper guidance since there have been no physical classes and lessons. In such a situation, most have looked to online sources Such as YouTube, FILO and others for study material, tips, motivation and guidance.

Regarding the speculations of Cancelling the CBSE Board exam 2021, Dr. Pokhriyal said that the board exams would not be held online and hinted that no further syllabus reduction would be carried out. He ruled out the possibility of Claiming it might result in students facing a lot of trouble in getting jobs and perusal of higher education in near future.

The year “2020” has been especially hard for students who could not attend schools since the month of march back in 2020 and had no physical interactions with teachers. The Classes were held in an online mode and as such there has been a rise in the online educational Platforms. The FILO APP has proved to be one such platform where students from IIT’s and the top colleges of the North Campus , Delhi University are mentoring students appearing in the recent CBSE Board Exams. Whether it is concept clarification, exam preparation strategies, or simply a confidence-boosting session, these highly efficient Mentors are available 24/7 to cater to students queries, either through a phone call or a video call. No matter which part of the country, Filo is equally approachable to all. The best part is that the subscription to this APP for a student is completely FREE.

Given the previous year was very perilous and hard especially for the student community, Filo APP has turned out to be the perfect and an improved alternative of a Crash Course, where students not only learn to maximize the efficiency of the time but also enhance their self-studying capabilities.