CBSE Class 10 Board Exam: Assessment scheme revised

Meanwhile, the new assessment scheme would be applicable from commencing academic session 2017-18.

CBSE Class 10 Board Exam

CBSE Class 10 Board Exam

 

 

 

 

 

In a bid to bring about changes in the school curriculum, the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has announced to remodel assessment scheme of Class 10 Board examination.

According to reports, the change in assessment would apply for schools offering vocational subject as compulsory subject under National Skills Qualifications Framework (NSQF) scheme.

Meanwhile, the new assessment scheme would be applicable from commencing academic session 2017-18.

Read: CBSE scraps academic electives, vocational subjects from Class 12  

Excerpts from the CBSE notice:

“The examination from academic year 2017-18 and onwards will be conducted according to the new model. Under the new scheme, students will have to study six subjects instead of the usual 5 subjects in class 10.”

More on the report:

  • As per the new scheme students will have to study two language papers, science, social science, mathematics, and additional vocational subject
  • If a candidate fails to pass in any one of the three elective subjects, i.e. science, social science, mathematics, and then it will be replaced by the vocational subject (offered as sixth additional subject)
  • The board exam result will be computed accordingly

Note: If a candidate desires to reappear for the failed subject they can appear in the compartment examination later on.’

Read: CBSE Boards 2017 : Steps suggested by DPS Sushant Lok to ease exam pressure

Marks distribution:

All the candidate will have to score 33 per cent in both board exam, and practical exam respectively to pass the subject.

This scheme of assessment has been introduced for 13 different subjects in vocational studies

source”india today

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