CBSE board exams: Check changes in assessment, evaluation process for 2022-23 session

In its latest circular, the CBSE has clarified that a greater number of competency based questions or questions that assess application of concepts in real-life/ unfamiliar situations will be part of the question paper in in the forthcoming sessions.

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In a bid to align assessment to competency based education, the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has made some changes in the examination and assessment practices for the year 2022-23.

In its latest circular, the CBSE has clarified that a greater number of competency based questions or questions that assess application of concepts in real-life/ unfamiliar situations will be part of the question paper in in the forthcoming sessions.

Here are the changes for classes 9 to 12 (2022-23) internal year-end/board examination:

Classes 9-10:

-Competency based questions would be minimum 40%

-These can be in the form of multiple choice questions, case based questions, source based integrated questions or any other types.

-Objective type questions will be 20%

-Remaining 40% short answer/long answer questions (as per existing pattern).

Internal Assessment : No change Internal Assessment: End of year examination = 20:80

Classes 11-12:

-Competency based questions would be minimum 30%

-These can be in the form of multiple choice questions, case based questions, source based integrated questions or any other types.

-Objective type questions will be 20% -Remaining 50% short answer/long answer questions (as per existing pattern).

Internal Assessment : No change Internal Assessment: End of year examination

 “Curriculum document released by the Board vide circular No.Acad-50/2022 dated 28th April 2022 and the forthcoming Sample Question Papers may be referred for the details of changes in the QP design of individual subjects,” CBSE circular added.