The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) students, who will show up for board exams in 2020 will observer some big changes in the exam pattern. The board will present an internal assessment in each subject which will facilitate changing the format of question paper for the board exams.
CBSE Board Examinations 2020 New Changes
As per the new rules, CBSE has given more weightage on the internal assessment of the students in the schools, including for subjects like Maths, languages, Political Science. This will clear the way for progressively objective type questions in the board examination paper.
The Central Board of Secondary Education has also released Sample Paper and checking plan for 2020 board tests in its official site — cbseacademic.nic.in.
Why the pattern change?
As indicated by CBSE, the means were taken to prevent students from retaining exercises, create logical aptitudes, thinking capacities and to improve the academic quality of the institutions.
CBSE Board Exam Changes
The 12th standard board test of CBSE will have 25% multiple-choice questions (MCQs). Till 2019, out of 100, 20 marks were saved for internal assessment. Out of the rest 80, presently one should answer only 60 marks of subjective questions — this will assist the students with scoring more marks in the test.
Indeed, even within the subjective type questions, the number of internal options in a question will be increased by 33 percent. This will leave the students with more options to respond to a single question.
Prior subjects of the twelfth standard like Maths, languages, Political Science did not include internal assessment. However, after the changing standards, 10 marks will be taken from the internal assessment and 10 more from school exams.
In English subjects, the 20 marks for the internal assessment will be taken from Assessment for Speaking and Listening (ASL), where the understudies are tried for their English language tuning in and talking aptitudes, however, it will be led by the external examiners.
For tenth standard boards, the 20 marks for the internal assessment have been divided into four parts of 5 denotes each — Periodic Test, Multiple Assesment, Portfolio and Subject Enrichment Activities.
In any case, the useful tests may be directed in the external centers, same as theory exams of 2020 CBSE boards, the board has not finalized on that yet.