The Central Board of Secondary Training (CBSE) is actively contemplating a proposal to evaluate Class 12 college students primarily based on their efficiency within the Class 10 Board examination, Class 11 remaining examination, and the Class 12 pre-board examination.
In keeping with sources within the Training Ministry, the 12-member skilled committee arrange by the CBSE mentioned this feature at a gathering held on Saturday.
“The broad consensus was to consider marks scored within the Class 10 Boards, Class 11 (annual) examination, and Class 12 pre-Boards. There have been variations in regards to the precise weightage to be given to every part. That remaining determination will probably be taken by CBSE,” mentioned a Ministry official who spoke on situation of anonymity.
The three parts will probably be counted in direction of 70 marks meant for concept, the workplace added.
On June 1, CBSE scrapped the Class 12 Board examination because of the second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic. The choice was introduced after a gathering chaired by the Prime Minister. It was justified on the bottom that “college students shouldn’t be compelled to look for exams in such a hectic scenario”.
The choice to scrap the CBSE Board examination was taken regardless of 32 states and Union Territories supporting the conduct of the Class 12 Board examination this 12 months. Of those, 29 states and UTs both supported the curtailed format or agreed to assist the Centre’s determination. Solely 4 states — Delhi, Maharashtra, Goa, and Andaman & Nicobar — categorically opposed pen-and-paper examinations. Following CBSE’s announcement, most states adopted swimsuit and cancelled their Board examinations.
Subsequently, CBSE was tasked by the Supreme Court docket to plan an alternate evaluation scheme in two weeks. The 12-member committee had its final assembly on Saturday, and CBSE will, in all probability, submit its plan to the Supreme Court docket on Monday.
Authorities sources mentioned committee members favoured utilizing the Class 10 Board marks throughout Saturday’s dialogue since that might be an goal reflection of a pupil’s efficiency. “Class 11 efficiency was additionally included in case a pupil didn’t take her Class 12 pre-board too severely. However then Class 12 pre-Board must be taken into consideration because the outcomes are being determined for the Class 12 college students,” mentioned a ministry official.
To maintain inflation of marks in verify, the Board might direct colleges to make sure that the marks awarded to college students are as per the varsity’s Class 12 Board examination efficiency of the final three years.
In keeping with sources, the Training Ministry is actively contemplating conducting the frequent entrance check that was proposed within the new Nationwide Training Coverage for all central universities. The proposal was placed on the again burner because of the disruption brought on by the pandemic. However it might be mentioned with central universities once more.