Tribune News Service
New Delhi, 14 October
The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) on Thursday said the first-ever board exams for classes 10 and 12 will be conducted offline in November-December and the date for the same will be announced on October 18.
The board said that the exam will be of objective type and the duration of the test will be 90 minutes.
In view of the winter season, the examinations will start from 11.30 am instead of 10.30 am.
All the exams will be conducted in offline mode.
Dividing the academic session, holding two term-end exams and rationalizing the syllabus was part of the special assessment plan for class 10 and 12 board exams in 2021-22, announced by the CBSE in July in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic. did.
“After the conduction of Term-1 examination, the results in the form of marks obtained will be declared. After the first term, no student will be placed in the pass, compartment and required repeat categories. CBSE Controller of Examinations Sanyam Bhardwaj said that the final results will be declared after the first and second term exams.
“Practical examination or internal assessment will be completed before the first time examination in schools is over. The allotted marks will be 50% of the total marks and will be mentioned in the syllabus. Schools will be informed about the complete scheme separately so that they can make necessary preparations.
Bhardwaj further said that the second session exam will be conducted in March-April, 2022 and will be objective or subjective-type, depending on the Covid situation in the country.