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Complete Explanation of New scheme of Assessment for Class 10th and 12th Board Exams (2021-22)

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New Exam Pattern for 10th and 12th board for 2021-2022 complete explanation

The special scheme of Assessment for Board exam of Class X & XII for the session 2021-2022 was released via a circular on July 5, 2021.The scheme divides the academic year 2021-22 into two terms with approximately 50% syllabus in each term.

The syllabus for 2021-22 will be rationalized or reduced, the details of which will be informed by CBSE through its upcoming circulars. As the result of 2021-22 session will be based on both term 1 and term 2, students have to sincerely study for the whole year and preparing only in the last 2-3 months will not be sufficient.

Clarification on Uncertainties

Situation A. If schools are open for both the terms

  • Term 1 and Term 2 examinations will be conducted at schools and centers respectively.
  • Theory marks will be distributed equally between the two terms.

Situation B. If schools remain closed for 1st term and opens for 2nd term

  • Term 1 will be conducted online or offline from home. (MCQs)
  • Term 2 will be conducted at centers as per the guidelines issued under the scheme.
  • Weightage of Term 1 exam for final score will be reduc4ed and weightage for Term 2 will be increased for declaration of Final result. For now the exact weightage is not decided for both the in this situation.

Situation C.  If school opens for Term 1 and Remains close for Term 2

  • Exams will be conducted for Term 1 (MCQs) + Internal Assessments will also be taken
  • Result will be based on the performance of students in Term 1.
  • In case the situation is not conducive for normal descriptive examination, a 90 minute MCQ will be conducted at the end of Term 2 also.

Situation D. If school remains close for both the Terms

  • Both the term exams will be conducted in Offline/ online manner from home.
  • Result would be computed on the basis of Internal assessment/ practical/ project work and theory marks (i.e. the marks obtained from the exams conducted from home )

Points to be considered

  1. 1.The syllabus for this session is not reduced till now as per CBSE.
  2. 2.Internal assessments, practical and project work will have an important role in your final result.
  3. 3.Schools will continue teaching in distance mode or online mode till the authorities permit offline mode for teaching in schools.



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