CBSE to evaluate 10th, 12th Class students on performance of previous papers | KNO

‘Results to be declared by July-15’
CBSE to evaluate 10th, 12th Class students on performance of previous papers | KNO

Kashmir News Observer (KNO)

Srinagar, June 26 (KNO): After cancelling the 10th and 12th standard examinations in wake ongoing Coronavirus pandemic, the Central Board of School Education (CBSE) on Friday said the students of twin classes will be evaluated on their performance of previous papers for which the examination has been already held. The CBSE authorities also said that the results based upon the previous performance will be declared by July-15. In a notification available with the news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO), CBSE controller of examinations, Sanyam Bhardwaj said that that keeping in view the requests received from various State governments and the changed circumstances as on date examinations for classes 10th and 12th which were scheduled from July-1 to 15 stands cancelled. He said that the assessment of the performance of students in the cancelled examinations will be done based on the assessment scheme as suggested by the competent committee of the CBSE for declaration of result for both the classes. “Results based upon the assessment scheme will be declared by July-15 so that candidates can apply and seek admissions in higher education institutions in India and abroad based thereon,” Bhardwaj said. He, however, also said that “for 12th standard, CBSE will conduct an optional examination in the subjects whose examinations were scheduled to be conducted from July-1 to 15 as soon as conditions are conducive as assessed and decided by the Central Government.” Bhardwaj said that the candidates whose results will be declared based on the assessment scheme will be allowed to appear in these optional examinations to improve their performance if they wish so. “However, the marks obtained by a candidate in these optional examinations will be treated as final for those who have opted to take these examinations,” he said. The CBSE controller of examinations also said that “for candidates of 10th standard, no further examinations will be conducted and the result declared by CBSE on the basis of assessment scheme and that will be treated as final.” The notification also reads that the results of students of both 10th and 12th standards, who have completed all their examinations, will be declared based on their performance in the examinations. “The students who have appeared in the examinations in more than three subjects, the average of the marks obtained in the best three performing subjects will be awarded in the subjects whose examinations have not been conducted,” CBSE notified. Bhardwaj said that those students who appeared in the examinations in only three subjects, the average of the marks obtained in the best two performing subjects will be awarded in the subjects whose examinations have not been conducted. “There are very few students of 12th standard mainly from Delhi who have appeared in the examinations in only one or two subjects. Their results will be declared based on performance in the appeared subjects and performance in internal, practical or project assessment,” he said. Bhardwaj said that these students will also be allowed to appear in the optional examinations conducted by CBSE to improve their performance, if they desire to do so, “Result of these students will also be declared along with other students”, he added—(KNO)