CBSE to make major changes in 10th & 12th Examination

Ramesh Pokhariyal NishankAll National News 
  • HRD will change the manner of CBSE 10th and 12th examination to be held in 2020.
  • Human Resources Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank said will have 25% of aim questions in the paper

The Union Ministry of Human Resource Development said on Monday that the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) will change the way of 10th and 12th examinations. Human Resources Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank said that the board will take this step to end the rote tradition and enhance thinking and reasoning skills in the students. They will do these changes during the 10th and 12th examinations in 2020.

Nishank gave information about the change of CBSE board in the Lok Sabha in response to questions from MPs Keshari Devi and Chirag Paswan. The total number of students of class 10th and 12th of CBSE is around 32 lakhs across the country.

There will be an internal assessment of subjects without practical examination.

Nishank said – The board will emphasize changes like reducing the number of questions, increasing the number of aim questions, internal choice and an internal evaluation of every subject. It will give students an internal option in 33% of all questions. The number of aim questions with one number will remain 25% in the question paper. The marks of the internal assessment of each subject will be 20%. These will be subjects in which there is no practical examination.


Earlier, Union Minister of Human Resource Development (HRD) Dr. Ramesh Pokhriyal on Thursday said the CBSE has increased the fee of Class 10 and 12 board exams for 2020 from Rs 750 to Rs 1,500, for all students except the schools of Delhi government.

“The CBSE has increased exam fees of Class 10 and 12 board exams 2020, on no profit no loss principle, from Rs 750 to Rs 1,500, for all categories of students, including SC/ST candidates for all schools in whole of India, except schools of Delhi government,” the minister said in a written reply to a question in the Rajya Sabha.

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