COVID-19: CICSE to conduct class 10, 12 compartment exams from Oct 6 to 9

New Delhi, September 23

The Council for Indian School Certificate Examinations (CICSE) will conduct compartment and enchancment exams for sophistication 10 and 12 from October 6 to 9, the board introduced on Wednesday.

The outcomes might be declared on October 17, it stated.

“Candidates must reach the examination centre well ahead of time to ensure staggered movement and smooth entry to avoid overcrowding. While candidates are required to carry masks and sanitiser, use of gloves is optional,” CICSE Chief Executive and Secretary Gerry Arathoon stated.

The board introduced outcomes for sophistication 10 and 12 exams in July however determined towards bringing out a benefit record this yr due to “exceptional circumstances”.

While the board recorded a cross share of 99.34 per cent for sophistication 10 exams, up by 0.eight per cent from final yr, the cross share for the category 12 exams stood at 96.84 per cent, recording a marginal improve.

The board needed to cancel its pending exams given the spike in COVID-19 circumstances and the outcome was calculated based mostly on an alternate evaluation scheme determined by it.

Under the scheme, candidates had been assessed based mostly on the very best three share marks obtained in topics for which board exams had been performed. The marks of their inner evaluation in addition to venture work had been taken under consideration.

The exams, which had been earlier postponed because of the lockdown to include the unfold of coronavirus, had been scheduled to be performed from July 1 to 14.

The CICSE had later introduced that class 10 and 12 college students can select to not seem for the pending board exams and be marked as per their efficiency in pre-board exams or inner evaluation.

However, the exams had been cancelled given the spike in COVID-19 circumstances. PTI


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