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CICSE announces board exams_ Class 10 exams from May 5, class 12 papers from Apr 8
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CICSE announces board exams: Class 10 exams from May 5, class 12 papers from Apr 8

The Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations (CICSE) has announced dates for the board exams of 10 and12. Chief Executive and Secretary of CISCE Gerry Arathoon informed that the Class 10 Indian Certificate of Secondary Education. ( ICSE ) The board Exam will start from 5 May 2021 and will end on 7 June 2021 Whereas the Class 12 Indian School Certificate Examination ( ISC ) Board Exam will start from 8 April 2021 and the last exam will be on 16 June 2021. Moreover, The result will be out on July 2021 and the Students, parents or guardians are requested to collect the result through the coordinators to the head of schools as the result will not be available from the Office of  Council New Delhi and no enquiries will be accepted.

CICSE generally conducted its board’s exams in the month of February and March but due to the outbreak of Coronavirus The council is forced to delay its exams to May and June as schools were closed so students don’t get enough time to cover the syllabus so due to this delays students can now have more time to prepare for the exams.

Last year CICSE  board had to cancel its pending exams because at that time coronavirus was at its peak and due to sudden increase in Covid cases CICSE left with no choice to cancel the exam and the result was announced on the basis of the different scheme that was decided by the Board which is that the students will be assessed on the basis of marks of their internal assessment as well as best three percentage marks obtained for which the exams have already been conducted. 

As per the Date Sheet released by the CICSE, ICSE class 10 exam will start on 5 May with an English Language paper and the duration will be of 2 hours and the Last Exam for Class 10 will be held on 7 June 2021 with a Group III Elective Exams ( Economic Application, Carnatic Music, Cookery,  Commercial Applications, Computer Applications, Drama, Home Science, Environmental Applications, Fashion Designing, French, German, Hindustani Music, Home Science, Hospitality Management, Indian Dance, Yoga,  Mass Media & Communication, western Music, Physical Education, and this exam will be of 2-hour duration whereas Technical Drawing Exam which is conducted on the same day will be of 3-hour duration. 

However, ISC Class 12 exam will commence on 8 April 2021 with the Computer Science Practical exam which will be for 90 minutes and the Class 12 exams will conclude on 16 June 2021 with a Psychology Exam which will be of 3 hours.

CICSE has given authority to schools for scheduling practical’s for subjects like subjects Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Biotechnology, Indian Music, Fashion Designing, Physical Education, Computer Science and Home Science.

Due to Covid – 19 Pandemic Council has released sets of Protocols which shall be followed at the time of Examination and the sets of Protocols are as Follow:

  • Students are requested to reach the Examination hall well before the exam time to ensure smooth entry while maintaining social distance and to avoid the situation of Overcrowding at Exam centres.
  • Students should make a proper social distance of a minimum of 6 feet from each other and avoid gatherings. 
  • Students are advised to wear a Face mask, use sanitisers and avoid touching their face with their hands 
  • Students should carry all the required stationary with them as sharing of stationery will be prohibited.
  • Students are advised to maintain proper respiratory etiquette at the time of cough or sneezing and making sure the mouth and nose are covered while coughing or sneezing.
  • Sharing of Food and Water bottles are strictly prohibited.
  • In case students don’t feel well they should inform the supervising examiners and strictly follow the guidelines provided by the school authorities.
  • Any extra safety instructions given at the Time or Examination should be strictly followed.

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