(CBSE 2010) Important Information Regarding 2010 Examinations

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IMPORTANT INFORMATION REGARDING 2010 EXAMINATIONS

Class XII Student will appear for the first time in Graphics Design Course (Code NO – 71) and Heritage Crafts (Code no 70). Sample Question papers in both the subjects have been posted on the Board’s website www.cbse.nic.in. All students of Class X in the current academic year will be taking the CBSE Board’s Class X 2010 Examination. The weightage of the school based assessment will remain the same as per past practice, i.e. 20% each in the subjects of Science, Social Science and Mathematics.

The new Grading system has been introduced at Secondary School level (for Classes IX & X) effective from 2009-10 Academic Sessions. The details of grading scheme have been circulated to school via circular no 39 & 40 available on website www.cbse.nic.in.

The New Scheme of Grading has been introduced with the aim that :

It will minimize misclassification of students on the basis of marks. It will eliminate unhealthy competition among high achievers. It will reduce societal pressure and will provide the learner with more flexibility. It will lead to a focus on a better learning environment

Operational Modalities

The student’s performance shall be assessed using conventional method of numerical marking. The ‘Grades’ shall be awarded on a nine point scale to indicate the subject wise performance.

Courtesy: CBSE.NIC.IN