The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has made major changes in the 10th and 12th syllabus for the academic session 2021-22. Under this, the board examinations for the batch of 2021 will be conducted in 2 times.
CBSE said in the circular issued on Monday that the academic session of 2021-22 has been divided into two terms. 50% of the syllabus will be covered in each term. The first term exam will be held in November-December and the second term in March-April. These term exams will be for 90 minutes. Its notification will be issued this month.
CBSE Board Has Issued Special Assessment Scheme For 10th 12th Examinations, Academic Session 2021 22 Will Be Divided Into Two Parts
Marksheet Will Be Prepared On The Basis Of Both The Term
The board will conduct examinations at the end of each term on the basis of the divided syllabus. The board will prepare the question papers and send them to the schools. The process of evaluation of answer sheets will also be decided by the board itself. These examinations will be conducted under the supervision of center superintendent and observers sent from outside. The final mark sheet will be prepared on the basis of the marks secured by the students in the first and second term.
Simultaneously, the Internal Assessment for 9th-10th (whole year irrespective of Term I and Term II) will consist of 3 periodic tests, student enrichment, portfolio and practical work, speaking and listening activities. The Internal Assessment for 11th-12th (across the year except for the duration of Term I and Term II) will consist of Topic End or Unit Tests, Research Activity, Practical Work and Project Work.
Decision Due To Corona
CBSE has also asked schools to prepare student profiles. Schools will prepare the profile of the students and create a digital format for all the assessments done during the year. The board has said that schools will continue to teach in distance mode until individual teaching in schools is allowed.
CBSE has taken this decision in view of the Corona epidemic. Regarding the plan for the 10th-12th board examinations of 2022, CBSE said that efforts will be made to make internal assessment and project work more reliable and valid. Earlier, the board had also canceled the 10th-12th examination to be held this year due to Corona.
What Will Change With The New Assessment Scheme For Class 10th And 12th?
The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) on Monday, July 05, 2021 released a Special Assessment Scheme i.e. New Special Assessment Scheme. This scheme is to be implemented in the upcoming academic session 2021-22 of CBSE. Here in this news, you are being informed about the changes that will come from the new scheme. With this new scheme CBSE will change from the way of teaching in schools to the examination system. Before knowing about the scheme, it is important to know why this new scheme was needed.
In fact, the Covid-19 pandemic has created uncertainty regarding the board examinations for the last two years. Both the students and the education sector have suffered a lot due to the lockdown imposed to prevent the global infectious pandemic. Under the new scheme, the examinations and evaluation work will not be affected and will not have to be changed frequently even during future epidemics like Corona.
Understand what will change in these points
➡The academic session will be divided into two parts, with a 50 percent syllabus in each session.
➡The first term examination will be held in November-December, the second term examination to be held in March-April.
➡ CBSE will rationalize the syllabus of class 10th and 12th for 2021-22.
The new syllabus for the session 2021-2022 of CBSE may be notified by the end of July.
➡ Efforts will be made to make the internal assessment / practical project work more reliable and valid as per the guidelines and moderation policy announced by the Board to ensure proper fixation of marks.
➡ The board will also provide additional resources like sample assessment, a question bank, teachers training, etc. for a more reliable and valid internal assessment.
➡ Until the authorities allow in-person teaching in schools, schools will continue to teach in online mode.
➡ For Classes IX – X Internal Assessment (whole year irrespective of Term I and Term II) will consist of 3 Periodic Tests, Student Enrichment, Portfolio and Practical Work / Speaking – Listening Activities / Project Tasks.
➡ For Classes 11th – 12th Internal Assessment (across the year except for the duration of Term I and Term II) will consist of Topic End or Unit Tests / Exploratory Activities / Practicals / Projects / Projects.
➡ A profile of the student will be prepared for all the assessments done by the school during the year and its evidence will be saved in digital format.
➡ CBSE schools will also be provided with the facility to upload internal assessment marks on the CBSE IT platform.
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