CBSE releases detailed assessment policy for class 10th promotion

In the last month, The Central board of secondary education or CBSE announced to cancel the 10th board exams and postpone 12th boards exams due the situations of Covid-19 pandemic across india. Later, the board announced that class 10th results will be prepared on objective-based criteria and now the board has released a detailed guidelines for the same.

Class 10 Assessment Criteria

According to the new criteria created by the board, students of class 10 will be evaluated on the basis of marks obtained by the students in tests and exams conducted during the academic year at the school level. The class 10 students will be assessed with 100 marks for each subject. 20 marks will have to be submitted by the schools as internal assessment while 80 marks will be based on the scores in the tests, half-yearly exam or midterm exams and pre-boards.

If the schools have conducted more than one test/exam within each category the result committee may fix the weightage to be given for each test/exam within the category subject to the overall maximum marks for the category.

Criteria for Compartment Exams

The compartmental exams will be conducted by the schools when the COVID-19 situation is normal. According to the CBSE, the compartment exam will be objective paper-based and the schools will have the option to conduct the compartment exam online or offline depending on the situation. After the results are declared, the schools will conduct objective type offline/online compartment exams based on the sample question papers provided by the board.

Criteria for Admission in Class 11

The students who fail to qualify for the CBSE class 10 exams based on evaluation criteria will also be permitted to continue with the class 11 admissions without sitting for the compartmental exams. If the students are not able to meet the qualifying criteria they may be allowed to continue in class 11 until the declaration of the results of the compartmental exams by the CBSE.