CBSE board examinations for class X to return from 2017-18
New Delhi: After a gap of seven years, the governing body of Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) on Tuesday green signalled the restoring of the Class X board exams from 2017-18 session.
The weightage division will be 80 percent board-based while 20 percent will be through internal assessments.
Furthermore, CBSE’s three language formula will be continued. Students studying Sanskrit in class 8th will have to carry on with the same till class X board examinations.
The students presently in class X, however, will continue as per the current format.
Earlier, in an attempt to reduce the pressure of board examinations on students, the CBSE board examinations were scrapped in 2010 under Continuous and Comprehensive Evaluation (CCE). Students were given an option to go for school examinations in 2010-11 academic session.