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.
The CBSE has released an important notice regarding the academic calendar 2020-21. The board has stated that NCERT will be developing the new academic calendar.
The new academic calendar 2020-21 will be developed by NCERT that will attain learning outcomes in a joyful manner. The upcoming CBSE academic calendar 2020-21 will focus on the ways and means to use technology to aid and facilitate this process of learning.
Students of Class 11 and Class 12 should visit the official website to access the CBSE academic calendar 2020-21 pdf.6 April 2020
The CBSE has released an important notice for students. The notice has listed important points regarding Arogya Setu App, General measure to enhance the body's natural defence system and light candle at 9 PM on April 5, 2020, for 9 minutes.
AROGYA SETU APP: This App has been developed to fight against COVID -19 which is useful for students, parents, teachers, other staff and their family members. This App can be downloaded on iOS and Android.
The Board has also issued a brochure regarding immunity boosting. The notice is available only on the official website of CBSE.4 April 2020
The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has donated Rs 21,00,000 to the PM CARES Fund to fight against the Coronavirus (COVID-2019). The Board has donated the fund from all employees who have voluntarily come forward to donate their salary. The Group - "A" Employees have donated two-day salary and Group - "B" & "C" Employees, one day salary to Prime Minister's Citizen Assistance and Relief in Emergency Situations Fund (PM CARES Fund).
Interested students/parents can contribute to PM CARES Fund to fight against Novel Coronavirus.30 March 2020
The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has postponed the board exams for Class 12 due to the Coronavirus (COVID19) outbreak. The Board has postponed all the Class 12 examinations scheduled between March 19 and 31, 2020. The Board has said that the new exam dates will be released after March 31.
Students are advised to check the official website of CBSE regularly to track the latest developments. All the education institutions, schools and colleges have closed the campuses due to Coronavirus epidemic.18 March 2020
Coronavirus has recorded its biggest jump in India with over 28 cases. After several enquires from students and parents regarding the ongoing issue related to Coronavirus, the CBSE has decided to allow the face masks and sanitizers inside the Class 12 examination centres. The Board has allowed these items if students desire.
The HRD Ministry and CBSE have released important advisory guidelines for schools across the country regarding Coronavirus. The Class 12 students can access the above link for preventive measures along with do's and don'ts of COVID19.5 March 2020