CBSE Class X, XII second-term board exams begin
Class 10 and 12 CBSE board exams for the second term began on Tuesday across India and abroad. Many Okhla –based students will be taking their papers on Wednesday for Class 10.
The first-term exams were conducted in November in a truncated format with multiple-choice questions. The exam duration was one-and-half hours.
“The class 10 examination will be conducted for 29 days, concluding on May 24. The class 12 examination will be held for 51 days and will be over on June 15. In class 10, CBSE will conduct examination for 75 subjects and in class 12, 114 subjects. The total subjects for examination conducted by the CBSE would be 189,” a senior board official said, reported the PTI.
“The CBSE has made elaborate arrangements for the conduct of examinations in India and 26 countries. Since the exams are being conducted after Covid, the board has made all arrangements for its smooth conduct. Because of Covid, these examinations are being conducted in April, May and June 2022,” the official said.
“As of now, these students will have to appear next year either as a regular or private candidates but we are still working on modalities to see if any solution can be provided to such students,” the official added.
The board has written to the students and parents to follow the Covid protocols strictly.