The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) stands tall at the first position above other central and state boards in the country. This national-level board is backed by the government and schools affiliated to CBSE should follow the curriculum of the NCERT.
The prime focus of CBSE is on reforms in examinations and evaluation practices and skill learning by adding job-oriented and job-linked inputs. It is also responsible for prescribing conditions of examinations and conducting public examination at the end of Class 10 and Class 12 to grant qualifying certificates to successful candidates of the affiliated schools.
The marks of Class 12 impact a student's academic and professional career to a great extent. Students can choose the stream depending upon their desire and eligibility to pursue undergraduate courses. Every year, CBSE conducts the examination for Class 12 between March and April. The results are declared in May/June. The board also conducts the supplementary examinations in June/July.
Annually, the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) conducts the board examinations between February and March. Over 10 lakh candidates appear for the examination every year. Most of the Class 12 students get confused with the grading system followed by the CBSE. The grading system is the same as Class 10. The board will put all the students in a rank order and will award grades as follow.
CBSE will make the minor variations in the proportion of candidates to adjust ties. All the students will be getting the same grade in case of a tie. The smaller segment will go with the larger if the number of students at a scoring point needs to be divided into two segments.
The board will use the method of grading in subjects where the number of candidates who have passed is more than 500. CBSE has clearly stated that the grading would be adopted on the pattern of grading and distribution in other similar subjects if the total number of candidates passing in a subject is less than 500.
The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has released a notification regarding the introduction of Python language in the Class 12 Computer Science paper. This will come to effect from the academic year 2019 examination. CBSE had stated it has also been brought to the notice that a few schools have also continued teaching Python language in the session 2017-19.
''In order to enable the students offering Computer Science irrespective of the programming language to appear for the Class 12 examination in 2019, the CBSE will be administering, the question papers in the subject of Computer Science on the basis of 2018 having sections i.e. C++ and Python and candidates be directed to attempt any one section,'' CBSE said in the official notice.
Students have to note that they can mention the section attempted on the title page of the answer book. The Class 12 Computer Science paper will be held on March 28, 2019. The CBSE has released the Class 10 and 12 date sheet recently. The Class 12 exams will be conducted between February 15 and April 3, 2019.
The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has decided to monitor the attendance of students of all its affiliated schools. It has issued a new set of instructions to schools and made it mandatory to share the attendance report of its students. Based on the attendance, the Board will decide on allowing the students to appear for the examinations it is responsible for.
The Board took this decision because the recent result indicated that students with low attendance performed badly in the examinations. The CBSE has also developed the Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) to deal with low-attendance cases.
HRD Minister has announced the new exam schedule for pending papers of Class 12 board exams. The Class 12 board exams 2020 include students across the country including North East Delhi. The exams will be held between July 1 and 15.
The Class 12 board exams will be held only for 22 subjects. The board exam timing is 10.30 am to 1.30 pm. The board is also conducting the Class 10 exams simultaneously in North East Delhi region deferred due to violence in February.
The Board has postponed the Class 12 board exams due to the nationwide lockdown caused by the outbreak of Coronavirus (COVID 19) pandemic.
18 May 2020
The Government has appointed Manoj Ahuja as the new Chairperson of Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE). He is a 1990 batch IAS officer from Odisha cadre. He replaces Smt Anita Karwal, IAS as CBSE Chairperson.
Before taking over CBSE Chairman post, Manoj Ahuja is Special Director, Lal Bahadur Shastri National Academy of Administration, Department of Personnel and Training.13 May 2020
The CBSE has started the Class 12 board exams 2020 evaluation work from May 12, 2020. It has released an official notice accordingly.
The official notice reads, "Ministry of Home Affairs has granted special permissions for the operation of 3000 CBSE affiliated schools, selected as evaluation centres, for the limited purpose of work associated with the evaluation of answer sheets and transportation of answer sheets to the residences of evaluators except in the area falling in the containment zone. It has further been directed that evaluation centres and regional offices, CBSE shall ensure observation of national directives for COVID-19 management."
The Board has postponed the Class 10 annual board exams due to nationwide lockdown caused by Coronavirus pandemic. The pending papers will be held between July 1 and 15, 2020.13 May 2020
Human Resources Development (HRD) Minister Dr Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank has announced the pending papers of Class 12 board exam dates 2020. The pending exams will be held between July 1 and 15, 2020.
Earlier, the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has postponed the Class 12 board exams due to the outbreak of Novel Coronavirus (COVID 19) pandemic.
One should note that CBSE Class 12 board exams 2020 will be held only across the country. However, Class 10 will be conducted only for students from North-East Delhi.8 May 2020
The CBSE has clarified that Class 12 board exams will be held after analysing the situation after lockdown. The Board has issued the notice to put an end to several speculations regarding the board exams.
The notice reads, "With regards to the conduct of Class X examinations several queries are being received by the CBSE. In this context, it is once again reiterated that remaining examinations of Class X as stated in the Press Release dated 01.4.2020 will be conducted by CBSE. It is once again clarified that adequate time of 10 days will be given to all stakeholders before starting the examinations. Therefore, there is no change in the position of holding board examinations and the position continues as per the information given vide press release dated 1.4.2020."
It also reads, "It is also informed that examinations of all the subjects of Class X and XII as mentioned in Press Release will be conducted after assessing the situation after the lockdown is over."29 April 2020