CBSE Has Increased The Number of Optional Question

Another major change in the pattern of the CBSE Class 10th and 12th 2019 question papers. As per the reports, this came to know that this time the question paper will consist of more number of optional questions. Till previous year, the question paper consists of only the long answers as the optional questions. But from now onwards, CBSE is going to provide the optional questions in both short as well as long type questions.

This is going to happen the first time in the CBSE board examinations of class 10th and 12th. This change in the pattern of the question paper makes the board exams more easy for the students for session 2019.

As per the reports, there is a total of 55 subjects which include the optional subjects for 2019 board exams. Out of which 40 subjects are of class 12th and 15 subjects are of class 10th. These subjects consist of total 11 questions as the optional in the entire question paper. While appearing for the exams students can choose their questions from the given set of questions now.

Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has released the sample papers and the marking scheme both for class 12th and 10th. So, students can now check out the new pattern of their question paper by visiting its official website-

From last year students faced difficulty by answering all the questions in the paper. As the long answers had a choice. But the problem comes when students have to answer all the short type questions. So, keeping this in mind CBSE has come up with a new change in the pattern of a question paper. For 2019 board exams students will have the choice to which question they want to answer and which not.

Students Can Now Answer All the Questions in Upcoming CBSE Board Exams. 

Yes, this step definitely brings a smile over the lakhs of faces. CBSE Class 10 and 12 board exams 2019 becomes easy for the students. By increasing the number of optional questions in the paper, CBSE has increased the chances for the students to score more marks. Students will find their board exam question paper more easy as now the choice is providing to the students.

CBSE has also decided to follow the same passing criteria as of 2018. Students need to score a total of 33% including the theory and practical paper. There will be no separate assessment. Students who are going to appear for 2019 board exams note down that their exams will commence after February 15.

The entire schedule of class 10th and 12th is not yet released. It is expecting that by the end of this year i.e by the fourth week of December CBSE will come up with class 10th and 12th date sheet 2019. This year examinations of Vocational subjects will conduct first in the month of February followed by the core subjects examinations in the month of March.

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  1. Is there any update on maths paper of 2 different levels as there was some news in cbse to conduct 2 types of maths paper to the students.

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