Odishatv Bureau

The Odisha government has revised the syllabus of Class 9 and 10 and introduced Disaster Management and Pandemic Management in the high school curriculum from 2022-23 academic session. The topics have been included in the Geography and Biology books of Class 9 and 10 respectively.

The changes have been effected by the Board of Secondary Education (BSE) in accordance with the instructions of the State government.
The new syllabus has been made available on the official website of the Board of Secondary Education (BSE), Odisha www.bseodisha.ac.in

One can easily log in to the website and access the new syllabus.

The Board has reportedly directed the District Education Officers (DEOs) and the headmasters of all schools to inform the students about the new subjects.

Earlier, speaking to media, School and Mass Education Minister Samir Ranjan Dash had informed, “We have already been through three phases of Covid-19 pandemic and there are talks about the fourth wave. To keep the students aware of the pandemic and make them mentally prepared for the future, topics on Covid-19 will be included in class 10 syllabus."

“Similarly, the climate change has emerged as a global threat. To make students aware, topics on climatic change will be included in the class 10 syllabus,” Dash had added.

"Due to the pandemic situation, 75 per cent syllabus was taught in the previous years. But, from the current academic session, 100 per cent syllabus of class 10 students will be covered and the Matric examination will be conducted accordingly," said the Minister. 

Earlier, the Board of Secondary Education (BSE), Odisha had notified the scheme of assessment, syllabus breakup for 2022-23 academic session which was approved by the School and Mass Education Department in June 2022.

As per the official notification, the academic session for 2022-23 will be from May 2022 to April 2023, and it will be divided into two terms. 

The first term will be from May to October 2022 and the second one will be from November 2022 to April 2023.

As per Board of Secondary Education, 100% syllabus will be followed in Class 9 and 10 for both Madhyama, HSC courses and for State Open School Certificate courses during academic session 2022-23.