CBSE Makes Big Announcement on Changes in Evaluation For New Academic Session

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CBSE Releases Evaluation Criteria for New Academic Session

CBSE is known for changing its syllabus almost every year and shifting the focus gradually to a more practical approach. For the academic session of 2021-22 CBSE has released new evaluation criteria for classes 9 – 12.

CBSE Releases Evaluation Criteria for New Academic Session

CBSE introduced changes in the existing Competency-Based Education or CBE on April 22 as new evaluation criteria, CBSE has been gradually changing the pattern of CBE since 2019 and this academic year there are going to be more changes in the evaluation criteria. 

In the letter addressed to the heads of schools affiliated by CBSE, it was stated that from the year 2021 – 22 for classes 9 – 12 there will be 30% in Class 9 – 10 & 20 % in class 11- 12 will be CBE questions.  “More competency-based questions or questions that assess the application of concepts in real-life or unfamiliar situations will be part of the question papers of Classes 10, 12 board exams and Classes 9, 11 final exams” released in the notification by the CBSE. 

Exploring the New Evaluation Criteria 

Along with the CBE questions, there will be objective questions i.e. Multiple choice questions & short/long questions also. Here is a tabulated representation of the new pattern of evaluation Criteria: 

Classes CBE Objective Type Questions Short/Long Questions
Class 9 – 10 30% 20% 50%
Class 11 – 12 20% 20% 60%

The changes have been introduced to develop skills like creativity & critical thinking that are necessary among students at the present age. With the new evaluation criteria released, students who have their concepts cleared & have not just mugged up the whole syllabus would perform better. CBSE will also release a sample paper of all subjects that will help to understand the new evaluation criteria & pattern.

Also Read: CBSE Board Exam 2021- Latest News and Updates

CBSE Official Notification for New Academic Session 

CBSE official notification on new evaluation criteria
Credits – CBSE
CBSE official notification on new evaluation criteria
Credits – CBSE

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