CBSE revises date sheet for Class XII Board Examination 2019

CBSE Class XII Board Examination 2019 – The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has revised the date sheet for Class XII Board Examination. To check the revised date sheet, the candidates are advised to visit the official website, cbse.nic.in, as per India Today report.

New Dates

  • For the candidates appearing for the CBSE Class XII Board Examination in Philosophy/Entrepreneurship/Human Rights/Theatre Studies/Library and Information Science, the revised date is April 4, 2019
  • For those appearing in Informatics Practices/Computer Science Examination, the new date is April 2, 2019
  • Earlier, the Computer Science Examination was scheduled to held on March 28, 2019
  • Apparently now, the Class XII Board Examinations will begin on February 15, 2019, and end on April 4, 2019

A slew of developments marked the phenomenal changes that took place over the years in shaping up the CBSE to its current status. The Uttar Pradesh Board of High School and Intermediate Education was the first Board set up in 1921. It has under its jurisdiction Rajputana, Central India and Gwalior. In response to the representation made by the Government of United Provinces, the then Government of India suggested to set up a joint Board in 1929 for all the areas which were named as the ‘Board of High School and Intermediate Education, Rajputana’. This included Ajmer, Merwara, Central India and Gwalior.

Exponential Growth

The Board witnessed humongous growth and expansion at the level of Secondary education resulting in improved quality and standard of education in institutions. But with the advent of State Universities and State Boards pan India, the jurisdiction of the Board was confined only to Ajmer, Bhopal and Vindhya Pradesh later. As a result of this, in 1952, the constitution of the Board was amended wherein its jurisdiction was extended to part-C and Part-D territories and the Board was given its present name ‘Central Board of Secondary Education’.  The Board was finally reconstituted in 1962.

Objectives

  • To define appropriate approaches of academic activities to provide stress-free, child centred and holistic education to all children without compromising on quality
  • To analyse and monitor the quality of academic activities by collecting feedback from different stakeholders
  • To develop norms for implementation of various academic activities including quality issues; to control and coordinate the implementation of various academic and training programs of the Board;
  • To organise academic activities and to supervise other agencies involved in the process
  • To adapt and innovate methods to achieve academic excellence in conformity with psychological, pedagogical and social principles
  • To encourage schools to document the progress of students in a teacher and student friendly way
  • To propose plans to achieve quality benchmarks in school education consistent with the National goals
  • To organise various capacity building and empowerment programmes to update the professional competency of teachers
  • To prescribe conditions of examinations and conduct public examination at the end of Class X and XII
  • To grant qualifying certificates to successful candidates of the affiliated schools.
  • To fulfil the educational requirements of those students whose parents were employed in transferable jobs
  • To prescribe and update the course of instructions of examinations

Cohesive Focus

  • Innovations in teaching-learning methodologies by devising students friendly and students centred paradigms
  • Reforms in examinations and evaluation practices
  • Skill learning by adding job-oriented and job-linked inputs
  • Regularly updating the pedagogical skills of the teachers and administrators by conducting in-service training programmes, workshops etc.
  • To affiliate institutions for the purpose of examination and raise the academic standards of the country

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