Vikash Sharma

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) on Tuesday announced the schedule for the conduct of practical examinations/ project/ internal assessment for the session 2022-23.

As per the CBSE notification, the Practical examination will commence on January 2, 2023, and will conclude on January 14, 2023. 

The last date for uploading of marks, internal grades is February 14, 2023.

CBSE has categorically stated that if a student is absent in practical examinations/ project/ internal assessment for session 2022-23, the student will be marked absent in the online system.

In its notice, CBSE has said that in cases where a student is absent on the day of examination due to any reason and his practical/ project/ internal assessment is to be conducted at a different date, he shall be marked as ‘re-sheduled’ instead of ‘asbsent’. The school shall be allowed to re-conduct the pratical examination, project/ internal assessment in respect of students marked ‘re-sheduled’ during the above schedule only.


The normal dates for conduct of Practical Examinations/ Project/Internal Assessments shall be as follows:

Winter Bound Schools: 15th November to 14th December

Regular Session Schools 1st January to 14 th February

If required, any change in the period during which the Practical Examinations/Project/Internal Assessments shall be conducted during a particular session, will be communicated by the Board No extension of the dates shall be considered by the Board.

Regular students: Practical Examinations/Project/Internal Assessments shall be conducted for the regular students sponsored through L.O.C of Classes X and XII, based on the eligibility/bonafide status of the student(s).

The schools shall immediately contact the regional office in case the names of any of the students are missing from the list of students in any of the subjects.

Covid Protocols

The schools conducting Practical Examinations/Project/Internal Assessment shall ensure that all instructions of the Central/State Governments, Local Bodies and other statutory organizations related to containment of spread of COVID pandemic and other communicable diseases are observed to the full extent.

To avoid crowding and social distancing, CBSE has asked the schools to conside splitting the group/batch of students in sub groups of 15 students each. First sub group of 15 students may attend the lab work while the other is doing pen and paper work and vice-versa.

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