The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has not yet decided to return to the practice of conducting 10th and 12th class board examinations once a year in the 2022-23 academic year, the news agency reported. PTICiting officials.
“The decision to conduct board exams in two positions was taken in light of the unprecedented situation caused by the epidemic where for the 2020-21 academic year, students had to be assessed using an alternative assessment scheme as no board exams could be conducted. The move was announced as a one-time measure. “It simply came to our notice then.
“A decision will be made in due course on whether to extend it to the new academic session,” he added.
A recent report states that students in grades 10 and 12 will have to take only one board exam from next year.
“Even though NEP 2020 is in favor of a two-term test, it has been decided to switch to the previous practice and hold a set board test at the end of the academic year. Stakeholders have also suggested a test policy,” an official was quoted as saying recently. Hindustan Times.
The National Education Policy (NEP) 2020 recommended a move to split the academic session for grades 10 and 12 into two.
Under the split term system, the first term board exam was held in December last year and the second term board exam is scheduled to start on April 26.
This comes at a time when the University Grants Commission (UGC) has asked all central universities to use CUET scores for admissions to various undergraduate courses except for some activity-based programs such as performing arts and physical education only.
The UGC announced last month that the Common University Entrance Test (CUET) score, and not the grade 12 score, would be mandatory for admissions to 45 central universities and that universities could set their minimum eligibility criteria.