CBSE Release Class 10, 12 Board Exams Datesheet

The class 10 board exams will be held from February 15 till March 20 and class 12 board exams from February 15 till March 30.

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) releases the datesheet of class 10 and 12 board exams. 

As per the date sheet, the class 10 board exams will be held from February 15 till March 20 and class 12 board exams from February 15 till March 30. The practical exams would be held from January 1, 2020 to February 7, 2020.

With this year's datesheet, CBSE has broken its own record of releasing the exam dates earlier than last few years. For the 2019 board exams, the dates were announced on December 24.

This is the second consecutive year, wherein the CBSE board exams would start in February instead of March. Prior to this the exams were held in March-April, the date sheets were released in the first week of January.

The datesheet has been prepared well in advance so that students get sufficient time between examination of main subjects and the distribution of students is in such away that large number of candidates do not reach any examination centre on any particular date, said the CBSE Controller of Examinations, Sanyam Bhardwaj in a notice released by the Board

The CBSE, one of the biggest education boards of the country, conducts class 10, 12 board exams for more than 30 lakh students, every year, in both class 10 and class 12 level. Of the 240 subjects in which the Board conducts the exams at secondary (class 10) and senior secondary (class 12) level, the exam is held for 30,000 subject combinations. CBSE class 10 exam is known as All India Secondary School Exam (AISSE) and the class 12 exam is known as All India Senior School Certificate Exam (AISSCE).

CBSE Board Exam Guidelines

Students should reach the exam hall well ahead of the scheduled time.

Answer books will be provided to the students between 10 AM to 10:15 AM

Before the announcement is made to begin answering the question paper, students should only write their particulars on the answer book.

After the particulars are filled, the answer book will be checked and signed by Assistant Superintendents.

Students will be provided with the question paper at 10:15 AM.

As per the Board rules, students would be allowed to read the question paper properly before attempting it. Therefore students would be given 15 minutes to read the question paper from 10.15 am to 10.30 am. Within this time, students can plan proper strategy to write the answers.

Students would be allowed to write the answers at 10:30 AM.

The Board has mentioned the duration of the papers in the date sheet. Students will not be allowed to write beyond the permissible time for each paper.

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