CBSE Exam Pattern
CBSE Exams going to be easy from now!!! Central Board of Secondary Education has made some changes in the CBSE Exam Pattern for class 10th and 12th. Students who are preparing for CBSE Board Exam they should go through the Latest Paper Pattern to check the newest changes. The board makes changes in the difficulty level of questions, so candidates check the new marking scheme and section wise questions through this page. All the newest details of CBSE Exam Pattern 2017 are available here. Please have a look:
Central Board of Secondary Education is very popular Board of Education for public and private schools. Because of this change, CBSE introduced the ‘open book exam’ pattern for class 10th and class 12th exams from the academic education. The officials of CBSE has been decided to issue the new paper pattern which is the Higher Order Thinking Skills (HOTS) system to check the analytical power of students rather than the current rote-based methodology. Check further details of CBSE paper pattern through this page of recruitmentresult.com.
CBSE Exam Pattern
According to the new format, now the maths question paper also includes the question of 2 marks. So, now candidates can easily secure good marks in one of the toughest subject. Check the below table:
|Marks||No. of questions|
|Old format||New format|
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According to the new Paper Pattern, Marks/grades shall be awarded for individual subjects to the students and the aggregate marks shall not be given.
- Assessment of theory/practical exams in external subjects shall be in mathematical ratings. Moreover to mathematical scores, the board shall indicate grades in the marks sheets released to the applicants in case of subjects of external exams. In case of internal assessment subjects, only grades shall be shown.
- For external examinations, board decide Letter grades on a nine-point scale and for internal examination of Class X the assessment shall be made on a five factor range I.e. A,B,C,D & E.
- The grades shall be derived from marks in situation of subjects of external examination. In situation of internal assessment, they shall be granted by the schools.
- The qualifying marks in each subject of external examination shall be 33% at Secondary/ Senior School Certification Exams. However at Senior School Certification Examination, an applicant must obtain 33% marks in the theory and 33% marks in the practical independently in addition to 33% in total, in order to qualify in that subject.
- For awarding the grades to the students, the Board arranges a rank order and will award grades as follows:
- A-1 Top 1/8th of the pass candidates
- A-2 Next 1/8th of the pass candidates
- B-1 Next 1/8th of the pass candidates
- B-2 Next 1/8th of the pass candidates
- C-1 Next 1/8th of the pass students
- C-2 Next 1/8th of the pass students
- D-1 Next 1/8th of the pass students
- D-2 Next 1/8th of the pass students
- E Failed candidates
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CBSE Board Exam Marking Scheme
Scheme of Examinations (Senior School Certificate Examinations)
- The Board will perform Board shall in all topics except General Studies, Work Experience, Physical and Health Education, which will be evaluated internal by the schools.
- Schools In all topics analyzed by the Panel, a student will be given one exam each holding 100 marks for 3 hours.
- A candidate may get an additional subject which can be either a language or another elective subject.
Scheme of Examinations (Secondary School Examinations)
- Assessment in the pursuing subjects will be given by the schools themselves in terms of grades on a five point scale (i.e. A, B, C, D & E).
- Schools are supposed to maintain general records of student’s achievement and progress and internal assessment will be given to the candidates on the basis of these records.
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Marking Scheme for class 12th:
|Types of Questions||VSA- 1 mark||SA-2 mark||LA-I- 4 mark||LA-II- 6 mark||Total Marks|
|Higher Order Thinking Skills||–||3||1||–||10|
Difficulty level in Question Paper
|Level of Difficulty||Easy||Average||Difficult|
|Weightage in %||20||60||20|
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Pass Criteria (Senior School Certificate Examination/ Secondary School Examinations)
- A Pass Certificate of the Board will be given to those eligible students who gets a grade greater than E in all subjects of internal assessment. If candidate fail in the external examination, then he/she will be able to qualify this exam within one year not more than it.
- Candidates, who get a grade higher than E (i.e. at least 33% marks) in all the five subjects of external examination or at the compartmental examinations will be assumed, passed in the examination.
- The qualifying marks in each subject of external examination shall be 33%. However applicant must obtain 33% marks in the theory and 33% marks in the practical independently in addition to 33% in total, in order to qualify in that subject.
- No overall division/distinction/aggregate will be given to the students.
- If candidates studying any additional subject, the following condition will be applied:
- A language offered as an additional subject may substitute a language in the event of an applicant failing in the same offered after alternative the applicant has English/Hindi as one of the ‘languages’.
- An optional subject offered as an additional may substitute one of the optional subjects offered by the applicant. It may also substitute a language offered after alternative the applicant has English/Hindi as one of the ‘languages’.
- Additional language offered at optional level may substitute an optional subject offered after replacement; the number of ‘languages’ offered shall not exceed two.
- If students are not given one or more subjects of internal examination he/she will be able for appearing in external examination.
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