CBSE To Stop CLass X Board Exams From 2013

Posted by:
 
No More Class X Board exams From 2013

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has declared that there will be no common board exams for class X from 2013 onwards.

The CBSE had introduced continuous and comprehensive evaluation method last year which made the board exams optional. The initiative was taken to ease the students from the pressure of board exams. The students were also given an option to choose among school based program or board exams.

However, the board has decided to completely replace the board exams with school based program from 2013 onwards by making it mandatory. Surprisingly, very few students chose school based examinations conducted in March, 2011. More than 90% students in Andhra Pradesh opted for board exams. School based examination received very poor response at national level as nearly 6 lakh students opted for board exams out of a total of 9 lakh students.

The apprehension regarding the credibility of school based examinations compared to those of CBSE board exams is one of the probable reasons for students not preferring school examinations. However, the figures have improved this year in Andhra Pradesh with about 40% students opting for school examinations.

CBSE has decided to randomly verify the corrected answer sheets in order to ensure that assessment has been fair. Moreover, it has also decided to provide question papers to the schools for school based examinations so that only the assessment part is done at school level.

Write a Comment


Introduction to Acoustics online course by...

Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology offers online course on...

Top 10 preferred educational destinations for...

In today's competitive world, it is all-important that students choose the...

Calcutta University offers LL.M admission 2014

Faculty of Law, Calcutta University invites applications from the eligible...

ICAI announces Chartered Accountants Final...

The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI), New Delhi will...

How to adapt yourself with New CAT 2014 exam pattern?

This year, there are changes in the Common Admission Test (CAT) entrance exam pattern. Like last year, IIM Indore will conduct the CAT exam and...

Online course on Mathematical Biostatistics Boot Camp 2

Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health gives online course on Mathematical Biostatistics Boot Camp 2, which is a part of the "Data...

Course Finder

Location
Course