Students gladly welcome the new CBSE's policy
The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has an important piece of news for class 10 students appearing for their board exams. According to a rule, students who fail in a subject in the board exams, will not have to repeat a year. According to the CBSE’s policy, if a student fails in any one of the three elective subjects (i.e. Science, Mathematics and Social Science), then the failed subject will be replaced by the 'Skill Subject (offered as a 6th additional subject). After that, the class 10 board exam percentage will be calculated on the best of five subjects. Students' interest in skill-based Learning Program, decided by CBSE and has been increasing year after year. In 2020, where 20 per cent of the students chose skill-based subjects, the percentage went up to 30 in 2021. The trend of students has moved towards skill development and even if he or she is not particularly good in bookish studies, they will not be negatively affected. Meanwhile, CBSE will announce the examination schedule for classes 10 and 12 on February 2. When released, CBSE class 10, 12 Board Exams 2021 date sheet would be available on the official website of the board. Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ had earlier announced that CBSE Class 10, 12 Board exams 2021 will be held between May 4 and June 10.