Class X board examination Rules for academic year 2017-2018

Class 10th Board Examination of with effect from academic year 2017-2018

Highlights of the CBSE circular dated 31.01.17

  1. No Semester System: Board exams will take place at end of the year.
  2. 100% Syllabus: No division of syllabus for SA I and SA II. Full syllabus exam once at the end of the session.
  3. Marks will be awarded: Like class XII 9 Point Scale will be used for grades and also marks will be awarded.
  4. 80 Marks Exams: Now board exam will be of 80 Maximum marks for all subjects.
  5. 33% passing marks: Now students have to score 27 or more to out of 80 to clear the exam for each subject.
  6. 20 Marks Internal Assessment: Formative Assessment is discontinued.
  7. Periodic Tests: 10 Marks of Internal Assessment are from periodic tests. Total 3 tests will be conducted in an academic year for each subject. Average of best two will counted in Internal Assessment out of 10 marks.
  8. Notebook Submission: 5 Marks of Internal Assessment are from notebook completed and checked, for each subject.
  9. Subject Enrichment Activities: 5 Marks of Internal Assessment Subject Enrichment Activities, as follows:

Language 1 (English) – ASL

Language 2 (Hindi/Punjabi) – ASL

Science – Practical Lab Work

Maths – Maths Lab practical

Social Science – Map and Project.

FIT/ICT – Practical Exam

  1. Sixth Additional Subject: 40 Marks Board Exam and 60 Marks Practical, in case of FIT/ICT.
  2. Co-Scholastic Activities: No grade up-scaling based on co-scholastic activities.
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