Date Sheet for CBSE Class X, XII Examinations to be released by January 2019

Anita Karwal, Chairperson of the Central Board of Secondary Examination (CBSE), informed Indian Express the date sheet for the Class X; XII examinations should be released within the second of January next year. The date sheet for the Council for Indian School Certificate Examination (CISCE ICSE ISC) examinations are already out; the students are now waiting for the date sheet for the CBSE examinations, the official told the daily.

Karwal said the date sheet for the CBSE Class X, XII examinations 2019 would be released within the second week of next year, and all students who will take the examinations can check the schedule through the official website, cbse.nic.in. The Board has already released a list of vocational subjects that are scheduled to be held from February-March next year.

Apart from the 40 different vocational subjects, the board will conduct exams for Typography and Computer Applications (English), Web applications, Graphics, Office Communication, etc. in February as these subjects have a more significant practical component and shorter theory papers. The schedule and date of the examinations will be released soon.

Extension

The Board has also extended the passing criteria for Class 10 students. From the coming academic year 2019, the students need to get a minimum of 33 per cent marks in theory, and practical combined to declare pass in the subject, noted the report.

“It has now been decided to extend the same passing criteria henceforth for the students of secondary classes i.e. candidates appearing for Class 10 examination 2019 onwards will have to secure 33 per cent (both taken together) in the subjects to be eligible to pass the subject,” citing the statement from the Board, the report concurred.

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 a variety of educational 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 programmes 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
  • To affiliate institutions for examination and raise the academic standards of the country

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.
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