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CBSE date sheet 2019: Board makes ‘student friendly’ question paper to reduce exam stress

This Year, A Total Of 18,27,472 Students Will Be Appearing For CBSE Class 10 Board Examinations.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Victor Dasgupta | Updated on: 13 Feb 2019, 10:35:03 PM
CBSE releases date sheet for class 10 and class 12 examinations

New Delhi:

What can be termed as a major relief for the students who are preparing for the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) examinations, the board is all set to make the class 10 and class 12 exam papers easier. The board has decided to make ‘student friendly’ question papers this year. Many believe that the move will reduce the stress of the students who are appearing in the board exams. As a part of its efforts, the board will be providing more internal choices to the students in the paper. The objective type questions will also be increased from 10% to 25%.

The candidates can visit the official website of CBSE to check the Sample Question Papers and Marking Scheme. The official websites of the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) are and

The candidates who are preparing for the CBSE class 12 examinations must note that there will be an increase in the internal choices of the question paper in some paper for class 10 and 12 only. This way, the increase in choices will up the student’s chance of success by 33 percent. One can get hands-on practice with the new pattern by referring to the Sample Question Papers and Marking Scheme.

This year, a total of 18,27,472 students will be appearing for CBSE class 10 board examinations. Out of the total 10,70,579 students are boys, 7,56,893 are girls and 22 are transgenders. On the other hand, 12,87,359 students are set to sit for the Class 12th board examinations, out of this 7,48,498 are boys, 5,38,861 are girls and 6 are transgender.

The students need to wear their school uniforms during the exams. The candidates will not be allowed to wear casual clothes for security purpose. The guardians or any person accompanying the candidate will not be allowed to enter the premises of the exam centre. The candidates must note that they need to bring their admit cards along with them to the exam hall without which no candidate will be allowed to appear for the exam.

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First Published : 13 Feb 2019, 10:31:49 PM