CBSE Board Exams Update: The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) on Thursday announced the CBSE Class 10 12 Term Exam Dates (Tentative) to be held in two terms in offline mode, with further classification of examinations into minor and major subjects. The CBSE Class X XII Date Sheet will be announced on 18 October 2021, the board informed.
Issuing an official circular pertaining to the CBSE Class 10 12 term exam dates, the CBSE said, "Term-I examination will be conducted in the month of November-December 2021, and it will be an objective type examination and the duration of this examination would be 90 minutes."
The Term-2 examination will be conducted in the month of March-April 2022, the Board added, which will be of subjective/objective type of examination as per the condition of COVID-19 in the country.
All CBSE Class 10 12 term examinations will be conducted in offline mode, and the CBSE Class X XII Date Sheet will be announced on October 18, 2021.
The circular has also stated that the CBSE Class 10 12 term examinations are further classified, and will be held under two categories - minor subjects and major subjects instead of a single board exam to avoid learning loss of students.
The CBSE is offering a total of 114 subjects in Class 12, and 75 subjects in Class 10. Implying that it has to conduct the examinations for a total of 189 subjects requiring a duration of 40-45 days.
"Therefore, to avoid learning loss to students, the CBSE has decided that subjects offered by CBSE will be divided into two parts - minor subjects and major subjects. As major subjects are offered by almost all the affiliated schools, hence, exams of these subjects will be conducted by fixing date sheet as done earlier," the circular read.
"Regarding the minor subjects, CBSE will make a group of schools offering these subjects and thus more than one paper would be conducted by CBSE in the schools on a day," the circular further stated.
As per the CBSE circular, the examinations for minor subjects will be conducted first, followed by examinations for major subjects. The Class 10 12 Date Sheet will be released on 18 October 2021
CBSE Class 10 12 Term Exam Dates And CBSE Class X XII Date Sheet Details
|Event/Exam||CBSE Class 10 and Class 12 Term Examinations|
|Organising Body||Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE)|
|CBSE Exam Phases||Term I and Term II|
|CBSE Class 10 12 Term Exam Dates (Tentative)||November-December 2021 (CBSE Term I) and March-April 2022 (CBSE Term II)|
|Examination Type||Objective Type(Term I) and Subjective/Objective Type (Term II)|
|CBSE Class X XII Date Sheet release||18 October 2021|