The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) will roll out major improvements in class 10 and class 12 board tests from this year onwards, the Parliament was educated on Monday. Addressing a question in the Lok Sabha, the Minister of Human Resource Development (HRD) said the ‘Board has taken many measures to make students stress-free’.
CBSE Class 10th, 12th new exam pattern, marking scheme, pass marks
CBSE, educated the HRD to serve, gives pre and post assessment tele counseling facilities through the incorporated cost-free helpline. Understudies can likewise sign on to cbse.nic.in and interact on test-related issues. The Board has published material on the best way to be stress-free and various techniques to avoid anxiety.
- Changes in question paper: Students will get an extra 15 minutes for perusing the question paper before they start to compose the appropriate answers. The question paper will likewise have 33 percent choices and more questions on high-demand thinking abilities in contrast with addresses dependent on repetition memorization. This, said Pokhriyal, will guarantee a move from content-based testing to critical thinking and competency-based testing.
- Internal assessment: Instead of being of 100 marks, the theory exams will be for 80 marks. Internal assessment will add up to 20 marks altogether in subjects where there is no practical assessment. While for those having down to earth tests, the marks assigned to the theory were at that point lesser. This has likewise changed the passing marks criteria of the board, consequently. The CBSE has just released the practical examination schedule.
- Lesser number of questions: To guarantee that understudies, not the paper to be too long to even consider competing in the stipulated time of three hours, the board has also reduced the number of questions. CBSE has also given internal choices to understudies in any event 33 percent questions in every single significant subject, the Lok Sabha was informed.
- Change in marking scheme: The Board will offer the need to inventive, right and applicable answers given by students other than the ones referenced in the marking scheme. This has been done to encourage understudies to have better theoretical comprehension and to have the option to conquer issues identified with repetition learning and repetition assessment, the minister said.
- Two-level mathematics: The board has chosen to present two degrees of assessment in Mathematics for the understudies of Class 10 to cater for various types of students and permit various degrees of testing; this also aims to decrease by and large student stress levels.