The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) said that the first term board examinations of class 10th and 12th will be conducted in offline mode in November-December. According to news agency PTI, the exam dates will be announced on October 18. The board also said that optional questions will be asked in the first term board exams of class 10th and 12th and the exam will be of 90 minutes. CBSE further said that in view of the winter season, the exam will start from 11.30 am instead of 10.30 am.
The board had earlier in July announced a special assessment scheme for Class 10 and 12 board exams 2022, which included bifurcation of the academic session, two term-end exams and simplification of syllabus.
CBSE Examination Controller Sanyam Bhardwaj said, “After the conduction of Term-1 examination, the results will be declared on the basis of marks obtained. After the first term no student will be placed in pass, compartment and required repeat category. Final result will be declared.” Will be announced after the first and second term exams.”
To avoid the loss of studies, the board has divided the subjects into two groups – minor and major. CBSE is offering 114 subjects for class 12 students and 75 subjects in class 10. If it conducts all the subjects of class 10 and class 12 in one go, it will take 40-45 days to complete.
“Since the major subjects are offered by all the affiliated schools, the examinations for these subjects will be conducted by fixing the date sheet as before,” the circular said.
It said, “In respect of minor subjects, CBSE will form a group of schools offering these subjects, so that more than one paper will be conducted in a day by CBSE in these schools.”
Sanyam Bhardwaj said that after the Term-1 examination, no student will be given a “pass” or “compartment” result.
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