CBSE 10th & 12th Update : Practical Exams To Be Re-Conducted For COVID-Affected Students

For Class 10 and Class 12 students who test positive for COVID-19, or get affected by it, schools will conduct practical exams later, but before June 11, the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) said on Thursday.

“If any candidate is absent in practical because of being COVID positive or any family member – mother, father, brother, and sister, etc – is reported COVID positive, schools will conduct practical of such candidates at an appropriate time in consultation with the concerned regional officer but latest by June 11, 2021,” reads the official notification.

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Earlier, in view of the coronavirus pandemic, the CBSE had allowed students to change centers for their practical as well as theory examinations. The board had allowed schools to start practical exams and activities like project and internal assessments on March 1 and these can continue till June 11.

CBSE had earlier asked schools to immediately upload correct marks after completion of practical exams and assessments. However, in the case of students who appear for practicals during re-exam, schools will send their marks to regional officers through manual award lists.

Theory exams for Classes 10, 12 students are scheduled for May-June. CBSE, in March, revised dates for Classes 10 and 12, and as per the new date sheet, Class 10 final exams will begin on May 4 and end on June 7 and Class 12 board exams will be held from May 4 to June 14.

 

2 April, 2021, 11:56 am

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CBSE Board Exam 2021 : 10th, 12th Students Can Apply For Improvement In One Subject, Check Details Here

The Central Board of Secondary Education has made changes to the option of applying for compartment examinations for Class 10 and Class 12 students.

The students will be allowed to improve their performance in only one subject. The compartment examination will be conducted immediately after the main examination.

CBSE will be considering the best of two marks for the final results. Candidates who will improve their performance will be issued a combined mark sheet.

In case the students wish to reappear in more than two subjects, they will have to follow the new guidelines issued by CBSE about the improvement exams. They will not have to wait for an entire year to re-appear for the exams.

These changes have been introduced in line with the National Education Policy- 2020.

Earlier, the candidates had to wait for an entire year to appear for the improvement examination. They would have to sit along with other students appearing in the next year to attempt the improvement exam. The new rule would eliminate the need to wait for a year to appear for compartment exams.

Once the compartment exams would be conducted, the CBSE will be comparing the marks of both the main exams and the compartment exams and releasing the result based on the best of the two scores.

Under the current rules, the Class 10 student who scored Grade D in the five subjects under Scholastic Area A and a qualifying grade sheet cum certificate of performance at the secondary school examination will be allowed to reappear for the exam to improve their scores.

The Class 12 student was allowed to appear for the compartment exams only if they have not pursued their higher studies such as joining colleges or universities.

Previously, those who used to appear for the improvement exams were issued only a statement of marks reflecting the improvement in their performance while the mark sheet would still reflect the older marks.

 

22 March, 2021, 3:50 pm

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CBSE 10th Maths Exam 2021 : Quick Revision Tips With Important Topics To Ace The Exam

We bring here the tips shared by experienced teachers to prepare for CBSE Class 10 Maths exam easily and effectively in the last few days. Check these preparation tips to score maximum marks in the exam.

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) will conduct the Class 10th Mathematics Exam on 21st May 2021 (Friday). Before the exam, it's a crucial time to revise all that you have prepared throughout the year in Maths. Most of the students consider Maths to be the toughest subject, but if prepared thoroughly, this paper can help you increase your overall grade by scoring full marks.

CBSE Class 10 Maths Blue Print 2021:

For all those students who find preparing for the Maths exam the toughest job, the CBSE blueprint comes as the savior as it will help them to concise the huge syllabus of Maths and make preparations easy for them.

CBSE Class 10 Maths Unitwise Weightage

Unit

Title

Weightage

1

Number System

06

2

Algebra

20

3

Coordinate Geometry

06

4

Geometry

15

5

Trigonometry

12

6

Mensuration

10

7

Statistics And Probability

11

Total Marks

80

Internal Assessment

20

Grand Total

100

CBSE Class 10 Maths Marking Scheme: Check the breakup of marks in CBSE Class 10 Maths question paper to formulate the right strategy for writing the exam perfectly.

CBSE Class 10 Maths Marking Scheme 2019

Marks

No. of Questions

Marks

1 Mark

20(16 + 4 case study Questions)

16 + 16 = 32

2 Marks

6

6 × 2 = 12

3 Marks

7

7 × 3 = 21

5 Marks

3

3 × 5 = 15

Total

40

80

  • Keep on practicing with the previous years' CBSE class 10 Maths question papers as it will make you more efficient in decoding the problems asked in the Maths paper.
  • Revise the important formulae and theorems frequently whenever you get time.
  • NCERT is the most important book to ace the examination. Students should focus on completing all the examples and questions from the Class 10 Maths NCERT book.
  • Practice the NCERT Exemplar Problems thoroughly as the questions of high complexity in exams are generally picked from the Class 10 Maths NCERT Exemplar book.
  • Avoid picking any new topic which you have not studied yet.
  • A day before the exam, carefully go through all important formulas, theorems, and identities.
  • Take light food and adequate rest to keep you calm and stress-free.
  • Avoid late-night study just the day before the exam as it will only exhaust your brain making you anxious and nervous.

Topics to revise on the last day before the CBSE Class 10 Maths Exam 2021:

  • Prepare questions of Trigonometry, Mensuration, and Statistics first as questions of high weightage will be asked from these units.
  • Practice questions on Arithmetic Progressions as the paper will have two/three questions from this chapter.
  • Revise important theorems like Pythagoras theorem, Basic Proportionality theorem, and areas of similar triangles. The question paper will surely have two/three questions based on these topics.
  • Practice the questions based on the construction of a triangle similar to a given triangle. One question will surely be asked for three to four marks in the Class 10 Maths paper.
  • Practice the problems based on trigonometric identities as the Maths paper will contain Questions of 7 to 8 marks from this topic.

For example:

  • One question on Probability will also be there in two/three marks questions.
  • Question on Statistics will be there in both three and four marks questions, which is considered to be the easy and scoring part of the exam.
  • Questions based on Mensuration will be there in all sections and asked for the maximum weightage. Keep all the formulas related to surface areas and volumes of solids (mentioned in the syllabus) affirmed in your brain.

For example:

  • One question on ‘Angle of elevation, Angle of Depression’ will surely be asked for four marks in section D of Maths paper.
  • Questions on Linear Equation, like a unique solution, infinitely many solutions, no solution, and questions like finding the value of 'k' will be asked under one/two marks type questions.

Things to Consider During the Examination:

  • In the first 15 minutes before the exam, read all 30 questions in the paper properly and mark them into categories viz easy, manageable, and tough. Then make a rough plan to attempt them starting with the easy questions first.
  • Write the step-wise answer to each question as in CBSE Exams, separate marks are given for each step.
  • In addition to having a correct answer, you will also be assessed by the methods and principles applied in a solution.
  • Feel free to think out your answers on rough paper where you feel stuck or confused. It will help you to understand the question quicker and write a proper solution for it. 
  • Draw graphs and figures wherever required as it can help you to score more marks if you make them with concentration and neatness.
  • Maintain speed and accuracy hand in hand.
  • Spare at least 15 minutes in last to recheck your answers and numbering of questions to avoid any silly mistakes that might take away your important marks.

Analyzing the trends followed in the previous year's CBSE Class 10 Maths papers and the latest examination pattern, experts are expecting the CBSE Class 10 Maths Paper 2021 to be easy, direct, and straight from the NCERT textbook. However, two to three questions may be tricky, but with a clear conceptual understanding, one can easily solve them. So, don't get worried and stressed about your Maths Exam. Rather, make it a fun experience. Stay prepared and alert to crack the exam with flying colors.

Keep Practicing!

 

15 March, 2021, 12:31 pm

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