Edited by Maitree Baral, New Delhi
The date sheet of the class 10, 12 term 1 board exams will be released on October 18, the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) said on Thursday. First, examinations of minor subjects will be held, thereafter, examinations of major subjects will be conducted, the board added.
All the exams will be held in offline mode.
This year, the Board has divided the academic session into two parts with approximately 50% syllabus in each term. “This is done to increase the probability of having a Board conducted classes X and XII examinations at the end of the academic session,” the Board had said in July.
Each exam will be of 90 minutes duration. The exam will start at 11.30 am instead of 10.30 am, keeping in view of winter session, the board has said. The reading time will be 20 minutes instead of 15 minutes for all categories of candidates.