CBSE Makes a Big Announcement On Board Examination 2022: Launches Special Assessment Scheme Dividing The Session Into Two Parts
CBSE Board Exam 2022 Announcement, LATEST UPDATE:
CBSE makes a big announcement. Central Board of secondary education launches a Special Evaluation Scheme for class 10th and class 12th Board Examinations for the session 2021-22 and divides the session into two semesters. In each semester, 50 per cent of the syllabus will be covered and assessed.
CBSE first term exams will be held in the months of November-December, whereas the second term examination to be organized in March-April.
The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has announced a special assessment plan for next year’s board exams of class 10th and 12th in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic and bifurcated the academic session. The board has also announced plans to rationalize the syllabus for the 2021-22 academic session and make internal assessments and projects etc. more “credible” and “legitimate”.
According to the government order issued by Dr Joseph Emmanuel, Director(Teaching)CBSE, the First Term Exam will be held in November-December, 2021 and the second term exam will be held in March-April, 2022.
The Director explained that how dividing the syllabus into two parts will eventually be very beneficial to the students.
“Syllabus for the academic session 2021-22 will be rationally divided into two terms, for which the help of subject experts will be taken,”
He reiterated why it was necessary to bring a special assessment scheme for the session 2021-22, as this scheme will facilitate the students to sit in the exams.
“Based on the bifurcation of the syllabus, the board will conduct examinations at the end of each term. This has been done to increase the chances of the Board conducting the 10th and 12th examinations at the end of the academic session.”
Emmanuel further elaborated more on how the internal assessment and project-related guidelines will soon be given by the authorities.
“Efforts will be made to make an internal assessment, pilot, project works more credible and legalized as per the guidelines and policy will be announced by the board for the award of marks in a fair manner”.
This scheme has been brought into effect due to the COVID-19 pandemic, which has led to the cancellation of the Board Exams of selected subjects last year and the entire board exams the session 2020-21.
In the meantime, schools shall continue teaching in distance mode till the concerned authorities permit an in-person or regular mode of teaching in schools.