The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) is set to make the Class X
board examination optional for students who will continue in the same school for
the senior secondary level.
Courtesy: Star News
The Board has decided to introduce the grading scheme at Secondary level for
classes IX & X from the current academic year 2009-10. Accordingly, the
“Statement of Subject wise Performance” to be issued by the Board w.e.f. the
Class X Examination 2010 will have only grades. Similarly, the schools are
also directed to introduce the above Grading Scheme in the evaluation of their
students in Class IX under the scheme of CCE as detailed in the Circular No. 39
dated 20th September, 2009.
"This grade system will effective from year 2009-10 in schools and we
will think of doing thing in our state boards, "Kapil Sibbal said"
This mean all those students who are sitting in this year CBSE board exam
will be declared Fail or Pass on the basis of new grading system.
State government and all CBSE affiliated schools are agreed with this
Government released system.
New Grading System For CBSE Class 10th: (Grades will be decided
according to the subject)
There are 9 categories in this grading system:
"A1 Grade" (100% to 90%)
"E Grade" (0 to 20% marks)
Students will get "A1 Grade" if they collected 100% to 90% marks
in exams, And others will be declared pass those who earn less than this in
board exams. Student would have to give Compartment exam if they earn "E
Grade" in two subjects then they can step in next class.
All those students who earn "E Grade" in three subjects will be
considered as Fail in board exam.