This is the second year in a row, the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) will not release merit list for classes 10 and 12.
The last time the Board had announced class 10 and 12 exam toppers was in 2019. In class 10 exam, 97 students were in top three positions and in class 12 a total of 23 students were in top three positions.
In 2020, the board could not conduct the exams completely due to COVID-19 pandemic. In many centres in north-east part of Delhi, the exams had to be stopped due to a riot.
Last year, the exams were only held for the papers scheduled between February 15 to March 20, while papers were scheduled till April. On March 23, Prime Minister Narendra Modi had announced nationwide lockdown to contain the spread of the coronavirus and the boards exams had to be stopped.