CBSE to hold Board Exams for Class 10, 12 in two terms

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Image: Twitter/CBSE
Image: Twitter/CBSE

New Delhi : The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has announced that the board examination from Class 10 and Class 12 will be held in two terms for the academic session 2021-22.

According to the board, the first term of the examination will be held in November-December and the second term will be held in March-April.

The Board also said that the syllabus for the 22-21 academic session will be divided into two terms with 50 per cent syllabus in each term.

“Syllabus for Board examination 2021-22 will be rationalized similar to that of last academic session to be notified in July 2021,” the Board was quoted as saying by news agency ANI.

CBSE also notified that the majority of government and private schools have demanded rationalization of the syllabus. These schools said that rationalization of the syllabus is important as they don’t have enough time for organising online classes.

The CBSE said that the academic session has been divided into two terms to increase the probability of having a Board conducted class 10 and class 12 exams at the end of the academic session.

CBSE said that the schools will be notified about rationalized syllabus soon.

The Board will also release guidelines for internal assessment for all subjects for the session 2021-22. According to the Board, it will also provide additional resources to make internal assessments more reliable.