Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) released the revised term wise syllabus for classes 9, 10, 11 and 12 on Saturday. The revised syllabus for the said classes is based on the new assessment policy. The assessment is determined from the National Education Policy (NEP). This new syllabus will be applicable for the academic year 2021-2022.
The revised syllabus has been divided into two terms: Term I and Term II. Half of the syllabus is expected to be completed by Term I and the other half by Term II. At the end of each term, CBSE plans to conduct Term End Examinations. The term I exams will be conducted in the month of November and December, whereas term II exams will be conducted in March and April.
The term I end exams will be held for a duration of 90 minutes, it will consist of multiple-choice questions (MCQ) with case-based and assertion reasoning questions.
The term II end exams will either be subjective or MCQ based on the situation at the time of the exams. The term II questions will involve case-based, open-ended, situation-based, short answer and long answer type questions. The term II exam will be two hours long.
For convenience of the students’ sample question paper for the newly revised syllabus will be released before the beginning of Term End Exams.
The CBSE board aims to increase the validity of internal assessment, practicals and project work with a special scheme to ensure fair distribution of marks.
The revised syllabus has been released on CBSE’s official website cbseacademic.nic.in.