New Delhi: Results of the Central Board of Secondary Examination (CBSE) exams for Classes 10th and 12th will be announced by the third week of May. CBSE secretary Anurag Tripathi gave this information through a press release on Thursday.
Tripathi said that the examiners were constantly working to evaluate the copies. “We hope that the evaluation process will end by 15 April,” he said.
The CBSE is evaluating 1.70 crore copies this year at 3,000 centres in the country. A teacher evaluates 25 in 8 hours per day on an average.
The board has worked on time management, the use of technology and the responsible role of all employees to successfully complete the examination. Apart from this, the students have not been troubled due to scientific methods used in the preparation of the papers.
The CBSE said that 213 subjects and 55 skill subject exams were conducted smoothly this year. 21,000 schools across the country are affiliated with this board.
The CBSE said that more than 31 lakh students were registered for the 10th and 12th examination. Out of this, 18,27,472 students are from the 10th and 12,87,359 students are from 12th standard. Standard 12 registered the highest number of students who took physical education as a subject: 7.28 lakh.
CBSE emphasis on experiential education
The CBSE indicated further a number of changes in academic reforms. The board secretary said that it would emphasize on impassive education. Educational reform is the priority of the board. “We are going to make many changes in it,” Tripathi said.
UP had maximum examinees
The highest number of board examinees are from Uttar Pradesh: 33,86613. While most students of Delhi appeared for the examinations, their number is 2,72,271.
Pupils hardly interested in art, culture and services
In the 12th class, fewer than 10 students took exams in Carnatic music, Mohiniattam dance, health care management, theatre studies and library and information science.