CBSE to increases number of competency-based questions by 10 percent – India Today

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As per an official statement, the number of competency-based questions for the classes 10 and 12 students will be increased by 10 percent every year in phases, along with introducing improvement exams from 2021 onwards.

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The CBSE board exams are getting closer, day by day. CBSE will conduct the board exams from May 4, 2021, to June 10, 2021. Practical exams for the same will start from March 1, 2021, in the respective schools.

According to an official notification, CBSE will increase the number of competency-based questions by 10 percent for the students of classes 10 and 12. With this, the board will also introduce improvement exams from 2021 onwards.

Last year, CBSE introduced the MCQs or application-based questions. And, from this year, CBSE has decided to increase the number of MCQs. Further, the board has also reduced the syllabus by up to 30 percent for the 2020-2021 academic session for classes 9 to 12.

New National Program Framework ( NCF) fundamentals will be released and should be developed during the next academic session i.e. 2021-2022. The level of these MCQs are expected to be tougher in the exam

CBSE will provide more internal options in the question paper. As per information, these internal options in all sections have been increased by 33%.

CBSE will also offer Mathematics and Hindi in two levels to reduce stress for students, but for the academic year 2021-2022, they will introduce English and Sanskrit language papers in two levels.

The skill test will begin on March 1, giving students plenty of time to prepare. However, the council has yet to release the date sheet.

Read: Schools to reopen for classes 9 to 12 in Jammu divisions summer zone from February 1

Read: Maharashtra board exams 2021 to be held in April, May for classes 10 and 12

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