Odisha board announces changes in Class 10 exam 2019

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Odisha : The esteemed state board of Odisha, Board of Secondary Education, has made certain changes in the exam pattern and syllabus for the High School Certificate Examination for upcoming class 10 exams 2019. The changes have been done in the objective part of the question paper, while the subjective part of the question paper will remain unchanged. 

According to the revised exam pattern, the current three Objective sets of question papers will be replaced by four parallel sets of questions. A student will have to achieve a minimum of 15 qualifying marks in subjective and objective papers separately to pass examination in each subject. 

The current distribution of marks will also be changed from 10 & 5 marks to 7 & 8 marks respectively in both Social Science and General Science papers.

Also, the Odisha board has plans to do away with the OMR completely for High School Certificate Examination by 2020. The alternative pattern of OMR (objective) part for High School Certificate Examination - 2020 will be announced soon.

Like previous years, the Odisha Board exams 2019 will be conducted in the month of February/March. And, the results will be declared in the month of May. This year, the results of Odisha class 10 were announced on May 7, 2018.