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 Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has started accepting the application forms for Class 12. Students who are aiming for the board examinations as private candidates can register for the exam. The last date to submit the application form is September 30, 2019.
Students have to register online and pay the prescribed fee amount through online mode. The Class 12 exams will be held in February/March 2020. Candidates should note that there is a late fee for applying between October 1 and 15, 2019.
Students who have failed in 2019 and placed in the compartment can register online. Candidates are advised to check the complete details on CBSE's official portal.6 September 2019
The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has increased the exam fee for Class 10th and 12th. The Board has released a notification regarding the increase of exam fee. The revised fee is applicable across the country.
The Board has defended the increase of fee by adding a statement that, ''This increase is after a gap of 5 years.'' It has also added, ''The fee has been increased for all categories of students in all affiliated schools of CBSE in India and abroad by a resolution of the governing body of the Board.''
The revised fee for all students in the country is Rs 1500 (or Rs 300 per subject). However, there is no fee for visually impaired students. The NIOS charges Rs 1800 for male candidates, Rs 1450 for females and Rs 1200 for SC/ST candidates secondary level.13 August 2019
The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) is drafting the exam schedule for the next year’s board examinations. Sources suggest that the Board has already scheduled the dates for the CBSE Class 10 and 12 Board Exams 2020. The Board is planning to conduct the practical examinations for Classes 10 and 12 in December 2019. However, the written examinations will begin from February 2020.
CBSE has also confirmed that the main subjects will be held first compared to vocational subjects. The exam dates for the subjects would be based on the number of students registering. The Board is also planning to conduct the examinations from February.
There is no official announcement yet regarding CBSE Class 10 and 12 board exams 2020 dates. The Board will release the exam dates during the final week of November.2 August 2019
The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has ordered to its affiliated schools to not entertain any request for a subject change in Classes 10 and 12. The CBSE has also framed Standard Operating Procedures for schools to deal with the requests related to the subject change in Classes 10 and 12.
The CBSE said that Classes 10 and 12 are a two-year course and schools should give inputs in Classes 9 and 11. This will help students in the next class. Many students want to change their subjects when they move to Class 10 and 12 on various grounds. Hence, any request regarding change will be accepted when they made before July 15 of the academic session.
If a student or parent wants to change the subject, they should submit an official request along with supporting documents regarding the reason behind the move. The schools need to analyse the reason behind the subject change. They should also consider the performance in Classes 9 and 11 before taking the decision.31 July 2019
The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has announced that one period of sports for each day is compulsory for Classes between 1 and 12 from academic session 2019-20. The intention behind the dedicated sports period is to increase the health and physical education of the students including the life skills in all the affiliated schools.
The curriculum consists of four strands such as individual and group activities, sports, health education and social empowerment. Yoga also introduced as a skill subject for the new academic session besides artificial intelligence and early childhood care. CBSE said that the physical education session will provide better stress management for children to create a better environment for learning.25 July 2019