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Skill Education

At Secondary Level, a Skill subject may be offered as additional sixth subject along with the existing five compulsory subjects. If any student fails in any one of the three elective subjects (Science, Mathematics and Social Science), then it will be replaced by the Skill subject (offered as a 6th subject) and result of Class X will be computed based on best five subjects. However, if you desire to reappear in the failed subject, you may appear along with the compartment examination.

Skill Education

To make the new generation more creative, innovative and physically fit, and to keep pace with the global developments and requirements at workplace, CBSE is introducing three new subjects namely Design-thinking, Physical Activity Trainer and Artificial Intelligence at Class XI from the Session 2020-2021.

The National Curriculum Framework 2005 has recommended Art as a subject at all stages covering all four major spheres, i.e. music, dance, visual arts and theatre. It also states the importance of India’s heritage crafts, both in terms of their economic and aesthetic values, should be recognized as being relevant to school education.

CBSE support material contains quick revision notes, books, sample questions and other material.

In order to upgrade the skills and proficiency of the young generation and also to provide them awareness to explore about various career options, the CBSE has started offering 15 Vocational Courses in different sectors at Secondary level and 40 courses at Senior Secondary level. Many of these courses are offered in collaboration with the professional organisations.

The CBSE has changed assessment structure for the boards according to which students appearing for the class 10 boards will have to study for the entire syllabus. They are required to score 33% in both theory and internal assessment to pass.

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has decided to drop some academic electives and vocational subjects from the Class 12 syllabus. The Board has decided to take this decision due to fewer takers every year.

From the academic session 2017-18, compulsory board exams will be introduced for all students of class 10. In the exams, 80 percent weightage will be given to the marks scored in the examinations while 20 percent weightage will be given to school-based evaluation.

As per the new CCE (Continuous & Comprehensive Evaluation) system of evaluation in CBSE, only grades are displayed in your progress card. However, marks are given while evaluating the answer sheets and these marks are then converted into grades at later stage.

The fourth edition of the Students' Global Aptitude Index (SGAI) will be conducted on 16 November, 2013 (Saturday).

CBSE Results: When will CBSE results get out?

CBSE result for class X board exam is expected to be declared in the third week of May 2013. The class X board exam were conducted during March 2013. Last year, class X result was declared on 24th May, 2012. Class X board exam result is declared by CBSE for those students who had opted external exam. For students who opted school based internal assessment, their respective schools will declare results along with the external exam result.

CBSE Board results are out! If you are not satisfied with your performance, you can apply for rechecking and verification of marks. You need to apply online for verification of marks.

All India Level Boards

  • Central Board of Secondary Education, Delhi
  • Council for Indian School Certificate Examinations, New Delhi
  • National Open School, New Delhi

Model answers or best attempted papers of Class X Board exam

CBSE support material contains quick revision notes, sample questions and other material.

Frequently asked questions by CBSE about Open Text Based Assessment (OTBA) for Classes IX and XI.

In 2012, the HRD Ministry planned to introduce open book examination. The CBSE also recommended that multiple modes of assessment need to be provided to cater to the varied abilities of individual strengths of learners.

JNVST 2013

Government of India (GoI) started Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas (JNVs) in accordance with the National Policy of Education 1986. The JNVs are located in 27 States and 7 Union Territories. These are co-educational residential schools fully financed and administered by the GoI through an autonomous organization, Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti. Admissions in JNVs are made through the Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya Selection Test (JNVST) at Class VI. Students of the JNVs appear for X and XII class examinations of the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE).

CBSE introduced Problem Solving Assessment (PSA) Test for Classes IX and XI standard students. The first CBSE PSA test was held on 14 February, 2013. The second such test (CBSE PSA 2014) was conducted on 18 January 2014.

CBSE proficiency test measures an individual’s abilities and skills in a domain or subject to know how well he or she has learned, understood and internalized the related concepts and principles. The proposed Proficiency Test will focus on assessing students abilities and skills to apply knowledge and understanding of any subject to new and unfamiliar everyday life situations.

CBSE Proficiency Test is optional and students appearing in class X exam are eligible to take the test. CBSE conducted the first Optional Proficiency Test in the subject of English, Hindi, Mathematics, Science and Social Science for Class-X students in the month of July, 2011 as a part of ongoing examination reforms.

CBSE support material contains quick revision notes and sample questions.

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) is providing scholarship to the meritorious single girl students, who have passed Class X exam with at least 60% marks or 6.2 CGPA and are continuing their further school education of Class XI and XII.

Learning the basic concepts of economy and financial markets at the school level will help you in your future. Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) in association with National Institute of Securities Markets (NISM) conducts the National Financial Literacy Test (NFLT). It will be held for the first time in January 2014.

CBSE conducts Group Mathematical Olympiad based on which successful candidates are sent to the International Mathematical Olympiad. A maximum of 30 students from CBSE group are selected (strictly in order of merit) to participate in Indian National Mathematical Olympiad (INMO) conducted by National Board of Higher Mathematics (NBHM). Selection at the National level leads to  the participation at the International Mathematical Olympiad.

CCE or Continuous and Comprehensive Evaluation is an evaluation format for Class IX and X students. The students are given grades instead of marks throughout the year on the basis of tests, quizzes, projects, etc. Under CCE, an academic year is divided into two terms of six months each.

Only those candidates who have applied for verification of marks and photocopy of the evaluated answer sheet are eligible to apply for revaluation or challenge the marks awarded to any question in the following subjects only - English Core, English Elective, Functional English, Hindi Core, Hindi Elective, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Business Studies, Economics & Accountancy.

Model answers or best attempted papers of Class XII Board exam

Year-wise number of students registered, appeared and passed in CBSE Class X board examinations.

NTSE is conducted by the NCERT (National Council of Educational Research and Training). National Talent Search Scheme was started in 1963 with the objective to identify talented students and nurture them.

The exam is for students studying in class X. On the basis of the National Talent Search Examination, 1000 scholarships are awarded. The amount of scholarship is Rs.1,250 per month for class XI and XII and Rs.2,000 per month for under graduates and post graduates.