CBSE Exam 2021: Notice on Term 1 exam duration, imp instructions issued

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The Class 10 term 1 exam will be begin from November 17 and Class 12 will commence from November 16 onwards.
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Guwahati: The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has issued detailed guidelines to conduct offline Term 1 exam inations for classes XII and X.

The Class 10 term 1 exam will be begin from November 17 and Class 12 will commence from November 16 onwards.

Physical offline examinations will be conducted for 19 subjects in Class XII and 9 subjects for students in Class X. Exams for the rest of the subjects will be held in groups.

The examination will be objective type and the duration of the exam will be for 90 minutes. The exam will start from 11.30 am instead of 10.30 am keeping in view the winter session. Candidates will get 20 minutes reading time before the start of the exam instead of 15 minutes for all categories.

Along with the exam duration, CBSE has also released important instructions for candidates who will appear for the exam.

The exams will commence at 11:30am instead of the usual 10:30am, given the winter schedule, and will be held for 90 minutes with an additional time of a half hour.

Observers will be appointed by the city coordinators- one for every 500 students and 2 for more than 500 students taking the exam. The coordinators will also ensure the presence of observers as per the decided schedule and scale.

Practical or internal assessment work will be completed as per the circular issued by the Board on July 5, 2021 and the marks will be uploaded on the official website of CBSE by December 23, 2021.

In case, the marks are not uploaded by the schools upto December 23, 2021, the Board can take action against the schools which includes ₹50000/- fine imposed for considering the marks submitted by the schools after last date.

The Board will conduct capacity building programmes like webinar for preparations of conduct of exam, webinar on evaluation, training programmes and videos.

CBSE will supply customized OMRs online to the exam centres having the details of the students permitted to appear in the exam for all subjects. Schools will be allowed to download the OMRs for both Class 10, 12.

Students will get separate sheet for rough work at the exam centre.

Schools will have to strictly follow the COVID19 instructions issued by the Board to the CS for conduct of the exam.

As per the official notice released by the Board, the roll numbers of the students and the detailed guidelines will be uploaded on or by November 9, 2021.

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