The Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations popularly known as CISCE Board has introduced few changes in the marking scheme of students appearing for Indian School Certificate (ISC) i.e. Class 12 Board exams with effect from next academic session. Somewhere around 2000 schools across India are affiliated to the national level private, Board of School education in India. Every year CISCE conducts examinations for Classes 10 (ICSE) and Classes 12 (ISC).
New Marking Scheme for ISC Board
As per the newly introduced certain changes, ratio of the marks distributed between theory exam and practical exam will be 70:30 respectively. As per the present scheme the theory exams and the practical exams were both held for 50 marks each.
Subjects in which it is applicable
The above mentioned changes will be witnessed in subjects namely, Computer Science, Fashion Designing, Physical Education, Indian Classical Music (Hindustani), Indian Classical Music (Carnatic style) and Western Music.
Duration of the Exam
Moreover both the papers theory and practical will be held for duration of three hours from now onwards.
Gerry Arathoon who is the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of CISCE said, “Taking into consideration the requirements of the universities and that of the children these changes have been introduced. Every concerned school has been informed through circulars issued by the board and have been assigned the task to inform students and parents.”
The ISC exams were being held in 52 written subjects of which 15 are Indian languages, 8 are foreign languages and 3 are classical languages
Region wise Result of CISCE 2015: (India) Southern Region: 99.08 per cent Western Region: 97.47 per cent Northern Region: 96.04 per cent Eastern Region: 95.86 per cent
- Pass percentage of CISCE 2015: 96.28 per cent
- Total number of candidates who appeared for CISCE 2015: 71,141
- The number of schools that presented candidates in India & Abroad for the ISC Examination: V909