Well, the State Board has made these changes in order to help students for the JEE (Joint Entrance Exam) for Engineering admissions, which is to be conducted by the Union Ministry of Human Resources and Development. On Wednesday, the State cabinet has approved the ministry of higher and technical education's proposal to become part of JEE from the academic year 2014-15.
The Maharashtra State Board of Secondary and Higher Education chairman Sarjerao Jadhav said "There is need to provide sufficient conceptual background of Chemistry which will help the students while appearing for different common entrance tests at the state and national level. The new syllabus will equip them to meet the challenges of academic and professional courses like medicine, engineering, technology and more after the Class 12.
The state board has has changed various topics, particularly in subjects such as Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and Biology which are the main key subjects for any entrance test. According to the Board, the new syllabus aims to enhance creative thinking among students.