NEW DELHI: A new circular has been issued by the Central Board of Secondary Education or CBSE outlining the conditions for passing Class 10 and Class 12. According to the new circular, students must achieve atleast 33 percent marks in theory and 33 percent marks in practical or task or internal evaluation in addition to 33 percent marks in total in each subject for subjects including practical or service work or project work.
According to the Board, according to the pass requirements for Class 10, students must achieve a minimum of 33 percent marks in each subject, together with both theory and functional or internal evaluation, in order to pass the exam. The schools must carry out realistic, plan, internal evaluation, said the Board’s latest circular.
The same shall be reviewed by an External Examiner for subjects with a Practical or Program element. The External Examiner shall be appointed by the Commission. The Auditor appointed by the Division of the NCC shall, however, perform the Practical Examination in Class XII for subject matter. In the case of Class-X, as there is an internal examination, no outside inspector will be named by NCC’s CBSE / Directorate, “the board said.” The same is to be investigated externally by the schools for subjects having an internal test element, “said the board circular.
“Schools may, accordingly, upload the marks to the website after the Practical / Project / Internal Evaluation components for Classes X & XII (as applicable) No demand from the school after uploading the marks will be approved by the CBSE for incorrect marks to be uploaded and thus the same can be corrected.