The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) on Saturday introduced a coverage for tabulation of marks for sophistication 10 board exams which have been cancelled in view of the COVID-19 pandemic state of affairs within the nation.
According to the coverage, whereas 20 marks for every topic might be for inner evaluation as yearly, 80 marks might be calculated on foundation of the scholars’ efficiency in numerous checks or exams all year long.
“The weightage in terms of maximum marks for schools which have conducted the tests and exams through the year will be — periodic test/unit test (10 marks), half-yearly exam (30 marks) and pre-board exams (40 marks),” CBSE Examination Controller Sanyam Bhardwaj stated.
The board has requested faculties to type a outcome committee consisting of principal and 7 lecturers for finalising the outcomes. Five lecturers from the college ought to be from Mathematics, Social Science, Science and two languages, and two lecturers from neighbouring faculties ought to be co-opted by the college because the exterior members of the committee.
“In the pandemic situation, delivering fair and unbiased results to students on time is a challenging task. But the Board is confident that every school leader and every teacher of CBSE affiliated schools will complete this process with the highest degree of professionalism, consistency, and care to ensure accurate and fair results. Schools will also have to ensure that the marks awarded by them should be in consonance with past performance of the school in class 10 board exams,” he stated. “Schools are expected to provide a fair and objective assessment of the student and have been given the autonomy and flexibility to do so. However, to take care of the variations in school level evaluation processes, there is a need to standardize the scores across schools through a process of moderation of marks,” he added.
The CBSE has additionally warned faculties towards indulging in unfair and biased practices for evaluation or they’ll have to face penalty or disaffiliation.
The board stated that the outcome might be introduced by June 20.
“he schools will form eight-member result committees by May 5. The provision for school-wise distribution of marks as well as finalisation of rationale document will happen by May 10. For candidates who have not appeared in enough tests through the year, the schools will conduct online or telephonic assessment for them by May 15 and will have to finalise the result by May 25,” Mr. Bhardwaj stated.
The controller stated that the marks may have to be submitted to the CBSE by June 11 and the outcome might be declared by June 20.
The CBSE had on April 14 cancelled class 10 exams and postponed class 12 exams in view of surge in COVID-19 circumstances. The choice was taken at a high-level assembly chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
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