The Council of Indian Faculty Certificates Examination (CISCE) might be setting-up the query papers for sophistication 9 and 11 exams centrally. The query papers for all main topics together with English, arithmetic, science and different topics might be ready by the board and identical query paper might be circulated all through all faculties, nevertheless, the checking might be achieved internally by respective college lecturers.
Speaking to indianexpress.com, CISCE chairperson, Gerry Arathoon mentioned, “By preparing the question paper centrally we are making students ready for their upcoming boards. No student who is appearing for board exams should feel like they are appearing for something new. The uniform question paper will also help the teacher in understanding the pattern and hence teach accordingly. Before appearing for boards, students will be familiarised with the exam pattern, way to attempt it etc.”
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The query papers, nevertheless, for the minor topics resembling bodily schooling, arts and many others might be set by respective college lecturers. Promotion from class 9 to 10 and sophistication 11 to 12 might be based mostly on the cumulative common of marks obtained in each the annual examination and unit assessments. The latter might be performed by the respective faculties, as per the earlier guidelines.
The transfer, as per board, “Will help maintain uniformity across shools and standardise the level of teaching across India in CISCE-affiliated schools.”
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On questions of including strain on the scholars, Arathoon mentioned, “There is no panic or need to feel scared, students should approach these exams like a sample paper for the final boards. With this move, the board is trying to help students prepare and score better for their board exams.”
The CISCE board exams 2020 for sophistication 10 and sophistication 12 (ICSE and ISC) might be performed in February-March 2020. Exams for sophistication 9 will start from February 10 and conclude on February 26. The examination will of two hours and an extra 15 minutes be given to candidates to learn the query paper.