Among the very important changes being introduced by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) for board exams 2020, is the positive news that this time the board will announce results within 20 days of conducting the exam. By shortening the wait for board results, the board will immensely help lessen tension and anxiety among young students who spend sleepless nights wondering how their exams went.
Until a few years ago, students of classes 10th and 12th had to deal with butterflies in their stomach for several days after exam. But with the gradual improvements in examination system this trend is changing. Last year, CBSE declared the results in a record 28 days.
In order to further reduce the gap between exams and results, the board will increase the number of evaluators that are the teachers for checking board exam papers, as well as evaluation centers. The centers are so set up by the board that ensure complete security and order of evaluation.
CBSE is yet to announce the CBSE 10th, 12th date sheet 2020. Last year the exam dates were announced on December 23, which was much earlier than the previous years. This time, if the pre-poning trend continues, then the time table might be released even earlier, in beginning or mid of December itself.
As per reports, CBSE will conduct practical exams from the 3rd week of January and the main board exams will then start in the month of February. The board as well as NTA will coordinate to ensure that the joint entrance examination dates do not clash with board exam dates.
The national board of education is also taking several steps to put a stop to the various malpractices adopted in practical examinations. In this regard the board will from now onwards record videos in the practical exam.
According to the CBSE examination controller Swayam Bhardwaj “Sometimes students get full marks in practical exams without even appearing for them. This happens only by the help of the schools”. Additionally those schools will also be recognized who without any proper lab facilities conduct the practical examination.
Authorities will also investigate details of registered students like name and attendance. Any discrepancy will provoke the relevant committee to take action against the school.
Another major policy that is proposed to be adopted by CBSE, as told to media by expert Dr. Sanjay Parashar is “in case of a medical emergency a student can take the practical examination in the next batch also”. Board is also planning to launch a pilot project in Delhi this year wherein practical examination will be conducted in the centers outside school. This will be done to eliminate such cases where school teachers would collude with external examiners to give students full marks.
All the initiative require a great amount of teachers which needs their relieving order from the respective school. This time CBSE will take action against the schools who are not allowing the teachers, as whomsoever the board will ask to present themselves for duty have to report at the respective centers. Now, if such teachers are not relieved, the school’s recognition will be cancelled.