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Changes in School examination Pattern

CBSE will also allot 5% of every major subject, such as English, Hindi, mathematics and physics, on questions pertaining to the cultural, environmental and social ethos of the country.

“Our existing educational system needs to be strengthened to deliver values enshrined in the Constitution. The curriculum needs to assign more weightage to value based questions,” said Ram Shankar, joint director, CBSE.

CBSE also plans to implement the ‘open book testing’ method for classes 10 and 12 from the next academic session.

New CBSE test will assess application skills

City schools affiliated with the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) will introduce a new test for Class 11 students in January 2013, which will assess students’ application skills.

According to the circular issued by the board on August 1, a detailed note on problem solving assessment (PSA) will be issued before September. More than 40 schools in Mumbai are affiliated to CBSE.

CBSE will provide evaluated Answer Sheets for class Xth and XIIth Board examinations

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) is providing photocopies of Evaluated Answer Book(s) to students who have appeared for their Board Examinations in 2012. However, standard Xth students will get their evaluated answer sheets only after information regarding marks has been blocked out, keeping in line with the Board’s grading policy where actual marks are not disclosed.