CBSE Pass marks revised: New circular for class 10 and 12

2020 CBSE passing marks revised for classes 10 and 12. From now, as per the latest CBSE circular students of class 10 and 12 will now have to clear each components separately by obtaining 33 percent marks in each of them.


In assessment patterns for class 10 and 12 examinations the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has introduced some changes. For both classes the revised list of assessment has been released by the board. According to it is mandatory for every students to pass in each section of assessment per subject. But CBSE has not yet announced the dates for the examinations yet, they have only announced the dates for pre-board examinations.


According to the revised assessment students will be assessed on the basis of marks scored in the board exams as well as Internal Assessment that incorporates the marks obtained in the practicals and projects. Internal assessment will be out of 20 marks and a student must obtain 6 marks in it to pass the internal assessment.


What are the new changes in CBSE assessment for class 10 and 12 exams?

As per the new scheme of CBSE it is necessary for each students to get minimum of 33% pass marks even in the internal assessment. The whole assessment will be held by the corresponding teachers of the school but CBSE will appoint board supervisors to oversee the complete process. For students attending for CBSE class 10 exams, the pass marks will be 33 percent together. And the students attending for CBSE class 12 in 2020, the pass percentage of 33 in the internal assessment would also be applicable.


For CBSE students appearing in class 12 exams, along with subjects such as Hindi, English, Maths have also been added in the point of Internal Assessment. Students must attend a written examination for 80 marks and must obtain a minimum of 33 percent out of total 20 marks in the internal assessment.


According to the released revised list of the board it is mandatory for students to pass in each section of assessment per subject. Two or three assessment components are there for every subjects. They are theory and practice or internal assessment or project.


So as per the new circular students pursuing in class 10 and 12 need to clear each component separately by acquiring 33 per cent marks in each of them. The assessment is divided into theory and practical parts for most of the subjects. While the theory calculates for 80 marks and the practical is for 20 marks.


As per this new circular, candidate must score 26 marks in the theory out of 80 and 6 marks to pass in the internal assessment out of 20.a similar type 6 mark passing rule is applied to project work as well. A candidate must score 23 marks in theory for the subjects where theory paper is for 70 marks. Also, a student need to score 9 out of 30 to pass in practicals.


The Central Board of Secondary Education has also announced that pre-board exam for 2020 will be held between December 16 to December 30. Exams will be conducted in single shift.


Source: Internet