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Board exams to begin on Mar 1, date sheet out

Exams   Write Comment 2nd January, 2013

School / University: DPS Rohini School

Paschim Vihar - Delhi - (India)

Board exams to begin on Mar 1, date sheet out Times of India2-January-2013New Delhi: The 2013 board exams by Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) will start on March 1. The board announced the datesheet for the exams on Monday. While a majority of Class X students will sit for the school-based exams based on Continuous and Comprehensive Evaluation (CCE) system, over 8 lakh students are going to appear for the senior secondary exams.    For Class XII, the exams will start on March 1 with english core, elective and functional. For commerce stream candidates, the next subject will be business studies on March 6, while humanities students will sit for their history exam on March 4. The science subjects will start from March 5 with physics. Mathematics is being scheduled for March 20. The Class XII exams will end on April 17.    Class X boards will commence with painting, followed by mathematics on March 2 and end on March 15 with home science.    According to CBSE sources, the results for Class XII boards are likely to be declared earlier this year and also re-evaluation of answer sheets for the Class XII science students will be done on priority and those results too would be declared by June 30, 2013. This has been done so as to facilitate smooth conduct of the Joint Engineering Examination as well as the counselling, because only the top 20 percentile scorers their respective Class XII boards or other qualifying examination and those who have appeared in JEE (advanced) are eligible for admission to the Indian Institute of Technologies. Also the merit list of the JEE (main), which is for admission to National Institutes of Technology and other central government funded technical institutions, will give 40% weightage to class XII board results. Information gathered from Internet Click Here