Amidst the rise in COVID-19 cases in India, the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) had earlier cancelled the Class 10 exam and postponed the Class 12 exam. However, due to the ongoing pandemic, theory exams for class 12 were also cancelled.
The board will soon decide on a ‘well-defined objective criterion' to evaluate the students.
Speaking about the assessment, CBSE Secretary Anurag Tripathi told Dainik Bhaskar, “The criteria has not been decided yet. This will take two weeks. Once the criteria are decided, data will be collected from all the schools under the CBSE board, then the assessment data will be uploaded. This will take a long time. It is not possible to give a definite date yet but let’s assume that the criteria will be circulated in two weeks.”
He also said that a 12 member committee comprising of Vipin Kumar, Joint Secretary Education, Commissioners of Kendriya and Navodaya Vidyalayas, and representatives from the CBSE, and UGC among others has been constituted to decide on the criteria for the results. The committee is supposed to submit its report within 10 days.
Class 10 assessment Pattern
As board exams have been cancelled due to the Covid-19 situation, Class 10 students will be assessed out of a maximum of 100 marks for each subject, with 20 marks for internal assessment and 80 marks which were allotted for year-end board exams. The results of CBSE Class 10 students will be declared on June 20, 2021, announced the board
The CBSE board said 20 marks for internal assessment conducted by affiliated schools will be as per the existing policy. The 80 marks will comprise 40 marks for pre-board examinations conducted by the school, 30 marks for half-yearly or mid-term examinations and 10 marks for periodic tests or unit tests conducted by the school in the academic year.
Class 12 assessment pattern
The CBSE has constituted a 13-member committee to decide an objective criterion for alternate assessment for class 12 and is contemplating two options. The first one is to evaluate them based on marks obtained in Class 9,10, 11 final exams. The second is to consider the Class 10 board exam results along with Class 12 internal assessments.
In case a student is not satisfied with his class 10/12 marks he will be given the opportunity to appear for the exam when the situation becomes conductive.
The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) asked schools to conduct their pending class 12 practicals and internal assessments in online mode, and submit the marks by June 28 2021.
Result of Class 10
The CBSE Class 10 result 2021 which were to be announced by June 20 is now expected to be out by July.
Result of Class 12
Since the board extended the date of submission for class 12 internals, the result will be declared only after the evaluation is complete. CBSE Secretary Anurag Tripathi while speaking to ANI said that they are trying to get the result out in the shortest possible time so that students may not face any issues while applying to foreign institutes.