NS Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) Will release datesheet for both class 10 and class 12 on Monday – October 18. This year the board will conduct only MCQ exam, that too only for major subjects. The duration of the exam has also been reduced to 90 minutes. CBSE has released the list of subjects which it considers as major subjects and exam will be conducted for these subjects only.
“CBSE is offering 114 subjects in class 12 and 75 subjects in class 10. It will be around 40-45 days if all subjects exam is conducted. Therefore, in order to avoid the learning loss of the students, CBSE has decided that the subjects offered by CBSE will be divided into two parts – Major subjects and Minor subjects, Major subjects offered by almost all affiliated schools. That is, the examination of these subjects will be conducted by fixing. Datesheet,” CBSE said in an official notice.
According to the reports, the skill course exam will start from November 15, while the main theory exam will start from November 24. The picture will be clear on Monday. Students can check the datesheet at cbse.nic.in. It will be Term-1 exam in which 50% syllabus will be asked. this year, CBSE will conduct two board exams.
The Term 1 exam to be held in November-December will be an objective type paper to be conducted for a duration of 90 minutes. Term 2 exam will be held in March or April and will have both objective and subjective type of questions. With more objective type questions this year, teachers fear that students may get less marks as there will be no step marking.
There will be only 50% syllabus in the exam. It is as per the new pattern of the exam. Both Term Marks and Practical will be counted to prepare the final result. The exam will be conducted for the duration of 90 minutes. Keeping in mind the winter season, the examinations will start from 11:30 am instead of 10:30 am. Considering the new format, students will be given 20 minutes of reading time. Usually, the reading time is only 15 minutes.
After the Term 1 exam is conducted, the result will be declared in the form of marks obtained. No student will be placed in the Pass, Compartment and Required Repeat category after Term 1. The final results of class 10 and 12 will be declared after the examination of term 2. Both the results combined will consider the pass or compartment status. In the first term result, only individual marks will be issued.
Practical or internal assessment or project work will be completed in schools before the end of Term-1 examination. According to the new pattern, the practical section will be 50% of the total marks allotted to the subject. Schools will have to upload the marks obtained in practical separately. CBSE had created an online portal for this last year.