New Delhi: Union Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ met with students on Friday and addressed their concerns about the CBSE and other entrance exams.
Pokhriyal stated that students who wish to take the exams offline will be able to do so in August. “Students who wish to appear for exams will be able to do so in August,” he said in his livestreamed address.
He said this while speaking to students about their questions about CBSE marking schemes and other exam-related issues.
Furthermore, the Education Minister stated that the government’s top priority is the health of students. “Students in grades 10 and 12 will be evaluated using an objective scheme that will benefit them. Students who are dissatisfied with the results will be given the opportunity to retake the exams “He stated.
Following the cancellation of the board exams on June 1, the Central Board of Secondary Education recently announced the marking scheme for Class 12 students. According to the finalised marking scheme, students will be evaluated based on their performance in Classes 10, 11, and 12.
According to the board’s policy for class 12 results, the theory paper evaluation formula of 30% weightage will be given to class 10 marks, 30% weightage to class 11 marks, and 40% weightage to class 12 marks obtained in unit test/mid-term/pre-board examinations.
The CBSE scheme goes on to say that for class 10, 30% of the marks will be based on the average theory component of the best three performing subjects out of the main five subjects.
According to the evaluation criteria announced for class 10 students, while 20 marks will be assigned to each subject for internal assessment, 80 marks will be calculated based on the students’ performance in various tests or exams throughout the year.
While schools have until June 30 to submit class 10 grades, the deadline for collecting class 12 grades is July 15.
However, a decision on whether or not to hold NEET, JEE, and other entrance exams is still pending.