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CBSE board exam Term 1 in November to be MCQ-based

CBSE board exam Term 1 in November to be MCQ-based
October 13
12:16 2021

The CBSE 10th 12th Term-1 examination will start from November 15, 2021. The complete cbse 10th date sheet for the same is expected to release by this week at This year, in view of the cases of covid19 pandemic, the CBSE has decided to divide the board examinations into two phases. Term 1 examination for 50% course will be held from November 15 to December 15 (tentatively). These exams will be in MCQ format and students will have to fill OMR sheet.

The CBSE Term 1 question paper will have multiple choice questions (MCQs) which would also include case-based, and assertion-reasoning type MCQs.

Instead of the earlier 3 hours, the duration of each paper would be 90 minutes.

As per confirmed reports, different subjects will have different numbers of questions but the marks for each question would be the same. Students will also have options and wouldn’t need to answer all the questions.

The questions would include case-based, and assertion-reasoning type MCQs as well which would evaluate the students properly on their syllabus content.

The CBSE Term 2 board exam would have subjective questions and the duration of each paper would be 120 minutes.

Each CBSE board exam student would be evaluated on the combination of their results in the Term 1 and Term 2 board exams. Schools will themselves be conducting the CBSE Term 1 practical exams while the CBSE Term 2 practical exams would likely be carried out by the evaluators sent by the board.

As per confirmed reports, CBSE is also thinking of the possibility of conducting the board exams in the home schools of students or in nearby exam centres due to the Covid-19 situation.

The CBSE board exam for Term 1 would be only MCQ-based and an extra circle would be provided for each question on the OMR sheets. Students would be only able to use pens to mark the correct options in the OMR sheets. In case of any mistake, students can strike out the wrong circle, shade the correct circle, and then write the answer number of the correct option in the extra circle provided for each question on the OMR sheet.

CBSE would be using a combination of intelligent character recognition (ICR) and optical mark recognition (OMR) techniques to evaluate such responses.

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