The CBSE plans to vary the question paper pattern of sophistication X and XII exams from 2020 as a part of a revamp that conjointly includes holding line of work subject tests earlier (in February) and early declaration of results.
Officials said the new communication pattern would take a look at students on analytical talents and scale back the scope of memorisation. “The queries are additional within the nature of problem solving. there'll be additional short queries (between one to five marks). the strain would get on inquiring vital thinking talents and take a look at actual learning outcomes instead of permitting students to get high marks by virtue of memorisation,” aforementioned a senior HRD ministry official.
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The board has conjointly submitted new ‘CBSE bylaws’ to the ministry for approval, in line with that the main target throughout affiliation/renewal of colleges are on the educational quality of establishments.
CBSE also seeking to change its bylaws
The board can bank on reports of recognising authorities—state education departments— for review of schools’ infrastructure. “The proposals can take another three-four month to crystallise. However, the board is already operating toward the changes within the pattern of queries from 2020,” aforementioned the official.
CBSE is additionally trying to finish all exams in March to allow longer for analysis, and to declare results earlier. MHRD sources said that CBSE is probably going to schedule the Board exams in 2 elements — line of work and non-vocational subjects—for this. “The exams for line of work subjects, wherever the number of scholars is considerably lower, may be conducted in Feb so the exams for alternative subjects may be completed inside fifteen days within the month of March,” the official said. Ministry officers that the proposals on examination schedule were still at the discussion stage and “nothing has been crystallized thus far”. CBSE is additionally seeking to vary its bylaws, which is able to impact the foundations of affiliation for faculties.
The projected bylaws can lay stress on educational quality of colleges, like quality of academics, learning outcomes and pedagogy. Also, the board won't conduct review of the school’s physical infrastructure. “State governments and alternative agencies conduct inspections throughout granting of recognition of colleges. To repeat it'd be a waste of your time and resources. Instead, CBSE can place to use its resources in mensuration the educational quality,” the official aforementioned.