The CBSE has revamped its evaluation scheme for sophistication 10 and 12 board exams to be performed in 2024 by introducing extra A number of Selection Questions (MCQs) and lowering the weightage for questions requiring brief or lengthy solutions, in accordance with officers.
The transfer is aimed toward progressively aligning evaluation with the Nationwide Schooling Coverage (NEP) 2020 suggestions, they mentioned.
The change, nevertheless, may be restricted to 2023-24 educational session solely because the board exams are prone to be reformed subsequent yr with the introduction of latest Nationwide Curriculum Framework (NCF).
“The Nationwide Schooling Coverage, 2020, has affirmed the necessity to transfer from rote studying to studying extra targeted on growing the inventive and important pondering capacities of scholars to fulfill the challenges of the twenty first century proactively. The board is initiating modifications within the examination and evaluation practices for the tutorial session 2023-24 to align evaluation to Competency Targeted Schooling,” mentioned Joseph Emanuel, Director, CBSE (Teachers).
“Subsequently, within the forthcoming session a better variety of Competency Primarily based Questions or questions that assess utility of ideas in real-life conditions shall be a part of the query paper,” he added.
At school 10, 50 per cent questions shall be competency-based within the type of MCQs, case-based questions, source-based built-in questions or every other sort. The weightage for such questions within the final educational session was 40 per cent.
The target questions will now essentially be MCQs with 20 per cent weightage.
The weightage for brief reply and lengthy reply sort questions has been decreased to 30 per cent from 40 per cent final yr.
Equally, in school 12, 40 per cent of the questions shall be competency targeted within the type of MCQs, case-cased questions, source-based built-in questions or every other sort.
The weightage for such questions within the final educational session was 30 per cent.
At school 12 too, the target questions will now essentially be MCQs with 20 per cent weightage. The weightage for brief reply and lengthy reply sort questions has been decreased to 40 per cent from 50 per cent final yr.
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