A Covid revision for 2022: Decode CBSE plans two Board exams with a reduced syllabus

CBSE board exams 2022

If you are appearing for CBSE board exams in 2022, here’s what you need to keep in mind

1. Academic session to be divided into 2 Terms with approximately 50% syllabus in each term.

2. The syllabus for the Board exams 2021-22 will be rationalized

3.Classes IX-X: Internal Assessment (throughout the year-irrespective of
The term I and II) would include the three periodic tests, student enrichment, portfolio
and practical work/ speaking listening activities/ project.

4. Classes XI-XII: Internal Assessment (throughout the year-irrespective of The term I and II) would include end of topic or unit tests/ exploratory activities/practical/ projects.

5.CBSE will ease schools to upload marks of Internal Assessment on the CBSE IT platform.

6.The Board will organize the Term I Examination in a flexible schedule to be conducted between November-December 2021.

7.The Question Paper will have Many Choice Questions (MCQ), including case-based MCQs and MCQs on the assertion-reasoning type. The duration of the test will be 90 minutes. They will cover only the rationalized syllabus of Term I only (i.e. approx. 50% of the entire syllabus)

8. The CBSE will send Question Papers to schools along with a marking scheme.

9. The Board would organize Term II or Year-end Examination based on the rationalized syllabus of Term II only (i.e. approximately 50% of the entire syllabus).

10. This examination would be held around March-April 2022

11.The paper will be of 2 hours duration and have questions of different formats (case-based/ situation based, open-ended- short answer/ long answer type).

12. If the situation is not conducive for regular descriptive examination, a 90-minute MCQ-based exam will also be conducted at the end of Term II.

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