CBSE Board Exams to start in March 2018, No proposal to Advance Boards. An official source from the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has said that class 10 and 12 final board exams will be conducted in March 2018, earlier CBSE was examining a plan to advance the board exams to February 2018. The Central Board of Secondary Education is also working to reduce the duration of the final board exams; currently, it takes at least 45 to 50 days.
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Earlier in June this year, the CBSE was examining a proposal to conduct final board exams in February instead of March so that the examiners can have more time to check answer copies. It was a part of the plan to make evaluation process error free.
The year 2018 will also mark the return of the compulsory CBSE Class 10 board exams for the students who are studying in more than 18,000 CBSE schools across the country. Now the class 10 students will no longer have an option to choose between the board exam and school exams.
CBSE Board Exams will start in March 2018 - Know what CBSE officials said
A senior official from the CBSE has said that we are hoping that class 10 & 12 board exams to be started by the first week of March 2018, but due to Holi, the board exams might not get started from 1 March 2018 but these things are being finalised by the CBSE. He also said that we are trying to conduct the final board exams in a shorter time period; it will definitely give evaluation process more time.
The sources from the board also said shorter time period of the final exam can bring forward the result date. Normally CBSE class 10 & class 12 board exams, results are out in the 3rd or 4th week of May. Details on exam duration couldn’t be known as the SBSE board has to fix the reduced time yet.
CBSE Board Exam Registration Statistics
This year around 1.1 million students have registered themselves for the CBSE class 12 exam, whereas, last year 1.067 million students were registered. It is an increase of 2.82% in comparison to last year. The number of schools and centres registered for the Class 12 exam were 10,678 and 3,502 respectively.
Exams for Other Boards are likely to be delayed due to polls
Due to polls, the Board Exams Schedule for the CISCE, as well as some state boards, can be delayed. All the boards are waiting for the election commission to declare the poll schedule for Karnataka, Nagaland, Tripura and Meghalaya. After declaration polls schedule, CISCE and the board of some state will only be able to slot the exam dates.
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