Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has given permission to those students of
class 10 and 12 who are not in the city of their schools and are living
somewhere else to change their exam city for the upcoming board exams. Such students can make a request to their respective schools
to change their exam centre for the upcoming term 1 exams.

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CBSE also released the term 1 date sheet for class 10 and 12 board exams. For
class 10 students, board exam will begin from November 30 while class 12 exam
will begin from December 1.

circular reads that, “At an appropriate time, CBSE will inform the students to
make a request to their respective schools to change the city of examination

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Board will
release a instructions to schools in this regard then they have to follow the
board guidelines. “The schools will follow the instructions given by
CBSE,” the board statement read.

According to
the notice, no application after the schedule will be accepted by the board for
a change of the examination centre. Due to the ongoing Coronavirus and the conducting
of online classes many students currently do not live in their school town. 

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This is the
first time that CBSE will conduct board exam in two phases – Terms 1 and 2 under
new examination pattern. The board also increased the number of testing centres
from 7,000 to 14,000.

CBSE said the term 1 exam will be held in a flexible schedule of 4-8 weeks
duration. And for the examination board has already submitted the list of
candidates (LOC).

For tem 1
board examination, question will be asked in Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)
including case-based MCQs and MCQs on assertion-reasoning type.  The time
duration of exam will be 90 minutes. Under this new exam scheduled each term
will cover 50% of syllabus. 

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CBSE has
decided to conduct this year board exam in two terms because if Covid-19 third
wave again hit the country then it may be possible to cancel the exam so to avoid
such situations so that at the end of the academic year there is at least one
board conducted exam which can be used for preparing results.