CBSE board exam 2020: CBSE Class 10, 12 Exams 2020: The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has been instrumental in making the teaching-learning process enjoyable also burden-free for students. During the last two to 3 ways, the board has brought several big and also small changes that will come into effect during board exams in 2020 and 2021.
Nevertheless, among the many changes that were brought by the CBSE, the increase in the board examination registration fee was the biggest and major change. Now, let’s have a look at the developments that were introduced by the CBSE that students must know.
CBSE Board Increase In Registration Fee:
The CBSE had notified an increase in the examination fees for Class 10 and Class 12 and registration fees for Class 9 and Class 11 and migration fees.
While the fees for usual category students during Classes 10 also 12 were doubled of Rs 750 to Rs 1500 for five subjects, the Scheduled Caste (SC) including Scheduled Tribe (ST) students, who were paying Rs 375 earlier, will presently pay Rs 1200 for five subjects, as through the current norms of CBSE.
Furthermore, the migration fees which were Rs 150 earlier, have been increased to Rs 350. Besides, students who did not pass their examinations and seek readmission will now have to spend Rs 5,000.
CBSE Board No More Subject Change For Class 10, 12:
The Board newly directed its affiliated schools not to consider each request for a subject change in Classes 10 plus Class 12 on account of parents or students making their own systems to study. To deal with the requests for a subject change in classes 10 and 12, CBSE has framed Standard Operating Procedures for schools.
However, any request for change of subjects will be accepted provided such a request has been made before July 15 of the academic session, as per the revised norms of the CBSE.
According to CBSE, classes 10 also 12 are a two-year course. Schools are required to counsel students within opting as subjects in classes 9 & 11 which they would like to proceed in the next class and are available in the school.
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Less Number Of Questions, Increase In Objective Questions:
In a major change brought by the CBSE in the exam pattern of Classes 10 and 12 this year, the board has planned to reduce the number of questions in the majority of subjects and provide more options in selecting question to answer. This means the length of question papers will comparatively shorten.
Besides, the board is mulling to increase the number of objectives (one-mark) questions which range from 16.25% to 95% in some subjects up from 10-12%, said a Times of India report.
In some subjects like English (language also literature) during Class X & Hindi, History also Biology during Class XII there will be further two-mark questions & fewer five to eight-mark ones added TOI.
New Rules CBSE Registration For Classes 9 and 10
CBSE has already started the registrations of students of classes 9 and 11 for the 2019-2020 session from August 8. The CBSE Board has opened the registration method for two months in advance instead of in October. CBSE has advanced the registration process in order to streamline the examination related methods and provide enough time for all activities in schools & in the Board. The registration process will continue until September 2019.
CBSE New Rules For Class 10 – Major Changes
Before getting into the details of CBSE New Rules for Class 10, let’s have an overview of major changes proposed by the officials:
- FAQs on Two Levels of Mathematics
- Experiential Learning from 2019-20 session
- No more subject change for Class 10
- Less number of Questions, Increase in Objective Questions
- Two Level Mathematics for Class 10
- CBSE New Exam Pattern: Major Changes In CBSE Exam Pattern
- New registration process
- Increase in the registration fee
- CBSE Board asks schools to report cases of short attendance
CBSE New Exam Pattern For Class 10 Maths
|Maths CBSE Exam Pattern 2018-2019||CBSE New Exam Pattern For 2019-2020 – Maths|
|The question paper consists of 30 questions divided into four sections A, B, C & D.i. Section A comprises 6 questions of 1 mark each.ii. Section B comprises 6 questions of 2 marks each.|
iii. Section C comprises 10 questions of 3 marks each.
iv. Section D comprises 8 questions of 4 marks each.
There is no overall choice. Nonetheless, an internal option has been provided in two questions of 1 mark each, two questions of 2 marks any, four questions of 3 marks each & three questions of 4 marks each. You have to attempt just one of the options in all such questions
|The question paper consists of 40 questions divided into four sections A, B, C & D.i. Section A comprises 20 questions of 1 mark each.ii. Section B comprises 6 questions of 2 marks each.|
iii. Section C comprises 8 questions of 3 marks each.
iv. Part D includes 6 questions of 4 marks each.
There is no overall choice. Nonetheless, internal options have been provided in two questions of 1 mark all, two questions of 2 marks all, three questions of 3 marks each & three questions of 4 marks each. Candidates must attempt only one of the alternatives in all such questions.
Apart from that, the board has included two levels of Mathematics exam during students of Class 10. – Standard plus Basic Mathematics. The existing syllabus for Mathematics will be known as Standard syllabus while the easier syllabus will be known as Basic. Students who fail to pass in the Mathematics exam can opt for Basic Mathematics exam as it will be easier than the Standard Mathematics. But students who choose Basic Mathematics will not be able to choose Mathematics subject in their higher studies.
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CBSE New Exam Pattern For Class 10 Social Science
|Social Science CBSE Exam Pattern 2018-2019||CBSE New Exam Pattern For 2019-2020 – Social Science|
|i. Questions from serial number 1 to 7 are very short answer type questions. Each question carries one mark.ii. Questions from serial number 8 to 18 are 3 marks questions. The answer to each of these questions should not exceed 80 words each.iii. Questions from serial number 19 to 25 are 5 marks questions. The answer to these questions should not exceed 100 words each.|
iv. Question figure 26 is a map question of 5 points with two parts -26 A from History (2 marks) & 26 B from Geography (3 marks).
The question paper has 26 questions in all. All questions are compulsory.
|i. Questions from serial number 1 to 20 are objective type questions. Each question carries one mark. Answer them as instructed.ii. Questions from serial number 21 to 28 are 3 marks questions. The answer to each of these questions should not exceed 80 words.iii. Questions from serial number 29 to 34 are 5 marks questions. The answer to these questions should not exceed 120 words each.|
iv. Question figure 35 is a map question of 6 points with two parts – 35 a. of History (2 marks) & 35 b. from Geography (4 marks)
The question paper has 35 questions in all. Internal choice is given in each section.
CBSE New Exam Pattern For Class 10 Science
|CBSE Exam Pattern 2018-2019 – Science||CBSE New Exam Pattern For 2019-2020 – Science|
|i. Question numbers 1 and 2 (Section A) are one mark questions. They are to be answered in one word or in one sentence.ii. Question numbers 3 to 5 (Section B) are two marks questions. These are to be answered in about 30 words each.iii. Question numbers 6 to 15 (Section C) are three marks questions. These are to be answered in about 50 words each.|
iv. Question numbers 16 to 21 (Section D) are 5 marks questions. Those are to be satisfied in about 70 words each.
v. Question numbers 22 to 27 (Section E) are based on practical skills. Each question is of two marks. These are to be answered in brief.
Internal choice is given in sections B, C, D and E.
|i. All questions in Section A are one-mark questions comprising MCQ, VSA type and assertion-reason type questions. They are to be answered in one word or in one sentence.ii. All questions in Section B are three-mark, short-answer type questions. These are to be answered in about 50 – 60 words each.iii. All questions in Section C are five-mark, long-answer type questions. These are to be answered in about 80 – 90 words each.|
This question paper consists of a total of 30 questions. Internal choice is given in each section.
CBSE New Exam Pattern For Class 10 Language Subjects
|CBSE Class 10 Language Exam Pattern 2018-19||CBSE Class 10 New Exam Pattern 2019-20 for Languages|
|No Internal Assessment||80 Marks Theory Exam20 Marks Internal Assessment|
Here are the new rules for CBSE Registration:
1. In 2020, the CBSE board exams for classes 10 and 12 will be conducted via 16 regional offices of CBSE which have to send the new school codes to all schools. Henceforth, schools will need to use these codes for communication with CBSE.
2. All CBSE schools will want to register themselves before online registration submissions. Schools require to use their ‘Affiliation Number’ as the user ID. Schools can take the password of the concerned local office, following which they should change the password & protect it.
3. Schools require to ensure both are attending the CBSE rules in terms of candidate registration, classroom availability, including the number of teachers. The teacher-student ration should be 1:30 and the number of class sections cannot exceed the number permitted by CBSE.
4. Class 9 also class 11 exams have to be conducted internally through the schools.
5. Schools can complete the registration process by individual entry or by uploading a filled-in Excel file provided by the online registration system.
6. Schools should give the signed copy of finalized data of Registration of class 10 and 12 to the concerned regional office only also not to CBSE, Preet Vihar, Delhi.
7. During the case of any trouble during registration or payment refund issues, schools should contact their concerned regional office of CBSE.
8. As per ‘The Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act 2016’, CBSE is extending several exemptions/concessions to candidates with disabilities. Check details here: http://cbse.nic.in/newsite/attach/CWSN%20April%202019.pdf.
9. Individually those students whose names are submitted through the online registration method will be allowed to appear for the February-April 2021 board examinations during classes 10 and 12.
10. CBSE schools have to update student data proceeding OASIS before registration.
How students and schools need to update data on online portal for CBSE Registration ‘OASIS’:
- Only those TGTs/PGTs who are teaching Classes IX-X/XI-XII respectively should be shown as TGT/PGT to ensure the appointment of eligible evaluators for quality evaluation.
- The full names of all the teachers shall be filled in the OASIS and not abbreviations.
- CBSE has recently amended its affiliation Bye-laws which in addition to making a minimum of 5 days of in-service training programs per year of teachers mandatory. Accordingly, each of the private independent schools affiliated to CBSE is required to pay a minimum Training Development fee of Rs 10,000 (schools located in India) / Rs.50000 (schools located abroad) annually to CBSE from the session 2019-20 onwards.
- All independent schools situated in India have to deposit Sports Fee of Rs.10,000 along with the registration fee. This fee will be collected through the online system by default. No separate sports fee is required to be sent by the schools situated in India.
- CBSE has prescribed a scheme of studies and schools are required to offer the subjects in adherence to the Scheme of Studies only.
- Details of all students should be submitted only in one lot for each fee slab. Partial submission of data will be not allowed in a fee slab. Meaning thereby, in each slot only one list of the students will be accepted
- Schools shall have to upload the photographs and signature of their bonafide students in Class IX/XI registration before final submission
11. Online submission of CBSE registration shall close at 5:00 pm on the designated dates. Schools should complete the work enough before time to bypass delay due to server or internet issues.
12. Schools should submit data under OASIS without each penalty till 30.9.2019, following which, a penalty as applicable in 2018 shall be imposed.
13. Of this year onwards, students won’t be provided to update their documents in the hard copy of CBSE Registration. This is the responsibility of the schools to ensure that the correct data is uploaded.
How schools can ensure that CBSE Registration data being submitted is correct:
- CBSE Registration details will be provided to the students and the parents in the form of a registration card by the school to confirm the correctness of details.
- The List of Candidate (LOC) will be based on the data provided in the Registration record. Parents will sign the LOC as a confirmation of the correctness of data.
- Parents will sign an undertaking at the back of the Class X and XII certificate that they have checked the data and found correct.
14. Schools should check the following data submitted by students for CBSE Registration when uploading the information:
- The spelling of the name of the student/mother/father/guardian is correct and is as per the Admission and Withdrawal Register maintained by the school. The full names should be used and not abbreviations to avoid later confusion
- Date of Birth is correct and is as per Admission and Withdrawal Register maintained by the school
- As per Examination Bye-Laws, schools need to ensure that the student, while seeking admission in a class, satisfies the requirement of age limit (minimum and maximum)
- Subject combinations are correct and as per Scheme of Studies
- Subject codes should be chosen carefully and especially in the following subjects:
- in Class 9: Hindi – A (002), Hindi – B(085), Urdu A(003), Urdu B(303), Mathematics Standard(041), Mathematics Basic(241).
- in Class 11: Hindi Core(302), Hindi Elective(002), English Core(301), English Elective(001) Sanskrit Core(322), Sanskrit Elective(022), Urdu Core(303), Urdu Elective(003)
15. Here are the points schools need to remember while submitting student names for CBSE Registration as per the CBSE notification:
- Every affiliated school shall present a list of the number of students and their particulars in respect of Classes IX, X, XI & XII at the time of the beginning of an academic session in the manner prescribed by the board.
- No affiliated school shall present the candidates to the Board’s examination who are not on its rolls.
- No affiliated school shall present the candidates to the Board’s examination who are enrolled in an unaffiliated School/Branch.
- No affiliated school shall present the candidates to the Board’s examination who are on its roll but have not attended the school regularly or do not meet the requirement of minimum attendance for appearance in the Board’s examination.
- Every affiliated school shall sponsor regularly it’s bonafide and eligible students in Boards Class X and Class XII examinations from the year mentioned while granting affiliation/up-gradation regularly without break or inform with reasons thereof in writing well in time about the non-sponsoring of the candidates.
- The school affiliated to the Board shall not send candidates for the examination of each other Board/University. It shall prepare candidates for the Secondary and Senior Secondary examinations of the CBSE only.
CBSE board asks schools to report cases of short attendance
The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has made it necessary while all the schools to report cases related to short attendance immediately also the board will take the final call in the same.
All cases of short attendance of students will presently have to be compulsorily reported to the CBSE by schools along with supporting documents including a final call on the related will be taken through the board in accordance with bye-laws.
According to over board officials, an analysis of the result of 2019 indicated that students whose attendance had been condoned have worked poorly in the examinations prompting the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) to prepare Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for trading with students having short attendance.
CBSE Rules for attendance
Rule 13 of the Examination Bye-Laws of the Board specifies the attendance qualifications for a student to be eligible to appear for the Class X also XII examinations of the CBSE while Rule 14 of the Examination Bye-laws states the percentage of attendance up to which it can be considered for condonation also grounds for its consideration.
CBSE New Rules for Class 10 – FAQs on Two Levels of Mathematics
Q.1. What is the difference among the Standard Level also Basic Level of Mathematics in class X Board examination to be held in 2020?
Ans: The existing Mathematics examination is the Standard Level Examination. Standard-Level & Basic-level Question papers shall be based on a similar syllabus. Nonetheless, the Standard-Level Mathematics assesses higher Mathematical abilities compared to Basic-Level. Therefore, the complexity level of Mathematics – ‘Basic’ is less than that of Mathematics-‘Standard’.
Q.2. Are we increasing the burden on the child by introducing the concept of two Levels of Exams in Mathematics?
Ans: No, because the option to pick either Level is with the student. Further, the syllabus prescribed by CBSE will remain the same for both levels.
Q.3. Will this lead to dilution of Mathematics syllabus/teaching?
Ans: No, the idea is to make the evaluation more students centric and reduce the pressure on the student who doesn’t want to pursue Mathematics after class X.
Q.4. Can a student opt for both Standard Level and Basic Level Exams?
Ans: No. There is just one choice, either Mathematics-Standard or Mathematics-Basic.
Q.5. If a student has registered for the Basic Level Exam but wishes to appear for the Standard Level after the declaration of result, can he/she do so?
Ans: Yes. He/She can look in the Standard Level at the Compartment examination if he/she wishes to do so after passing the Basic Mathematics Examination.