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Over 22.5 lakh students to appear in CBSE board exams 2014

More than 22.5 lakh students will be sitting for the CBSE board exams this year for the session 2013-2014 starting from tomorrow, March 1. The total number of students registered for class X are 13, 28970, an increase of 5.54% from previous year. Similarly 10,29874 students registered for class XII, an increase of 9.32% from previous year.

This year CBSE has provided facilities to schools to generate online admit card for their regular students.

CBSE has also decided set the number of chances for compartment for class XII to three and the number of attempts for ‘improvement of performance’ for class X is set to one. However, for candidates who have appeared for the 2012 examination or before and placed in the category COMPARTMENT/ELIGIBLE FOR IMPROVEMENT OF PERFORMANCE shall get upto five chances.

Some Statistics

No. of Registered Candidates:

Examination

Category

2013

2014

% Increase

Secondary School Examination Class X

Boys

748720

793940

6.04

Girls

510482

535030

4.81

Total

1259202

1328970

5.54

Sr. School Certificate Examination Class XII

Boys

554674

603064

8.72

Girls

387361

426810

10.18

Total

942035

1029874

9.32

Total Number of Schools and Centres

Class X

No. of Schools

11863

12871

No. of Centres

2992

3253

Class XII

No. of Schools

7917

8602

No. of Centres

3039

IMPORTANT INFORMATION:

>       This year CBSE has introduced facilities to schools to generate online Roll no. wise List of Candidates appearing in Class X/XII examination 2014. School has also generated online Admit card for their regular students appearing in 2014.

>       Number of chances for Compartment (Class XII) and Improvement of Performance (Class X)

a)      The number of chances for Compartment for Class XII are Three.

b)      The number of attempts for Improvement of Performance for Class X is one. The candidates shall appear for the Improvement of Performance attempt to be conducted by the Board in July/ School by July, as per the option exercised for the Main examination held in March the same year.

However, for candidates who have appeared for the 2012 examination or before and placed in the category COMPARTMENT/ELIGIBLE FOR IMPROVEMENT OF PERFORMANCE shall get upto five chances.

>       Introduction of Value Based Questions in all major subjects for classes X and XII up to 3-5 marks. The Board has decided to follow an interdisciplinary approach in value education where values are intermingled with the content of all the major subjects in classes IX to XII. The questions will be based on content and analysed on the basis of the values it reflects.

>       Modified syllabus-2014 and SQP with Sample Questions based on values in the subject English (Elective), English (Core), English (Functional), Hindi (Elective), Hindi (Core), Mathematics, Biology, Physics, Chemistry, Accountancy, History, Geography, Business Studies, Entrepreneurship and Economics to be used for Board Examination for Class XII, March 2014 were made available vide Circular No. Acad-74/2013.

> Similarly, Modified syllabus-2014, Design of assessment and sample questions including questions based on values in the subject Hindi (A), Hindi (B), English (Communicative), English (Language and Literature), Mathematics, Science, Social Sciences and Communicative Sanskrit to be used for Summative Assessment-II March 2014 Class X were made available vide Circular No.Acad-73/2013.