Rise In Physically Impaired Students At CBSE Exams

Rise In Special Students @CBSE Boardexam
CBSE (Central Board of Secondary Education) Board has revealed that the number of children with physical issues have taken up challenges to appear for class 10 and class 12 exams. Compared to the last year, there is rise in Physically challenged students in the North Zone.


Regions in North includes Chandigarh, Punjab, Haryana, Jammu and Kashmir and Himachal Pradesh while these special children include the visually impaired, dyslexic, hearing and speech impaired, Physically handicapped and spastics.

An official from CBSE RJ Khanderao said, "The board has made some revisions in the examination structure for the special children, making it more friendly, which has motivated these students. Also, this is a sign that seeing other students working hard, these kids also demand equal education now."

However, there has been a rise of 7.15% in boys appearing in the class 10 boards from the regions mentioned above where as 6.06% hiked among girls. In class 12 there is a rise of 15.59% among boys and 15.39% among girls.

Check the below table which explains the detailed stats of the class 10 and class 12 students in both General and specially impaired students taking up their CBSE board examination.

Specially Impaired students
Class 2012 2013 Increase or Decrease
Class 10 Students 2881 3051 1.7% Raised
Class 12 Students 1783 2418 6.3% Raised
General Students
Class 10 Students 11.8 lakhs 12.6 lakhs 6.7% Raised
Class 12 Students 8.15 lakhs 9.4 lakhs 15.5% Raised

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