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10 Apr 2019

CBSE relaxes passing criteria for Class X students this year

CBSE Class 10 passing criteria changed for 2019

As per the announcement by Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), it has relaxed the passing criteria for Class X students.

The students need to score a minimum of 33% marks, including theory and practical, to pass a particular subject.

However, no such announcement has been made for Class XII.

Meanwhile, the results for both the classes will be out by May third week.

In context

CBSE Class 10 passing criteria changed for 2019
Earlier, CBSE had released a circular regarding the changes

Details

Earlier, CBSE had released a circular regarding the changes

In October 2018, CBSE had issued a circular regarding the same. It read, "In case of a candidate being absent in Practical/Internal assessment, the marks were treated as 0 (zero) and result was computed accordingly."

"It has now been decided to extend the same passing criteria henceforth for the students of Secondary classes i.e. candidates appearing for Class X examination in 2019 onwards."

Changes made while keeping in mind other state boards

The Board has made the above changes keeping in mind the pattern of other state boards in the country. Earlier, the candidates had to obtain 33% marks in theory and 33% in practical or internal assessment separately in order to pass the subject in CBSE.

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Results

Class XII results to be announced first, announces Board secretary

Meanwhile, Anurag Tripathi, the Board secretary, said, "The Class 10, 12 results are likely to be declared between May 13 to 17, 2019. The Class XII results will be announced first, following which the CBSE will declare the Class X results after 2-3 days."

The evaluation process began in March and for further updates from CBSE, students can check their official website, cbse.nic.in.

28 transgender students applied for CBSE examinations in 2019

A total of 31,14,831 candidates registered for the board examinations this year, including 18,19,077 boys and 12,95,754 girls. Moreover, 28 transgender students also applied for the CBSE exams in 2019. 40,493 students (20,077 males, 20,219 females) and 197 with special needs, appeared in centers abroad.

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If I get 33 marks including internal and external marks, then what will I be pass or fail?

Does best of 5 rule will apply in class 10?

Has the Board fixed a date for the result?

In class X will we have two types of maths like standard or basic maths?

What is the passing criteria for class 12 for session 2018-19?

When are the result board expected?

How many candidates appeared in CBSE board examination 2019 abroad?

Where to keep a track of CBSE's announcements?

How many marks do class X students need to pass board examinations?

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If I get 33 marks including internal and external marks, then what will I be pass or fail?

Asked 2019-04-11 09:26:07 by Kings Lion

Answered by NewsBytes

It will be considered pass. The students need to score a minimum of 33% marks, including theory and practical, to pass a particular subject.

Does best of 5 rule will apply in class 10?

Asked 2019-04-11 06:24:01 by The Grash

Answered by NewsBytes

There are two compulsory subjects (English and the second language like, Hindi). If you fail any one of them, you have to give compartment exam to pass class 10. Then there are three elective subjects (Mathematics, Social Science and Science). In case you fail any one of them then you have the option to add the marks of the optional subject (like Computers) instead.

Has the Board fixed a date for the result?

Asked 2019-04-11 01:21:38 by Aman Siddiqui

Answered by NewsBytes

The dates for the results will be declared after the examination evaluation is complete. However, CBSE has said that it will declare the results by third-week of May.

In class X will we have two types of maths like standard or basic maths?

Asked 2019-04-10 20:10:33 by Ayushi Bhardwaj

Answered by NewsBytes

CBSE will introduce two levels of examination in Mathematics for class10 students in 2020 to cater to different kinds of learners. You can read more about it, here.

What is the passing criteria for class 12 for session 2018-19?

Asked 2019-04-10 18:09:44 by Rashmi Singh

Answered by NewsBytes

The candidate has to score 33% marks individually in theory and practical to pass a subject in class 12.

When are the result board expected?

Asked 2019-04-10 11:36:11 by Trisha Lobo

Answered by NewsBytes

The CBSE board official has said that the results will come out in May. However, dates will be announced after the evaluation process is over.

How many candidates appeared in CBSE board examination 2019 abroad?

Asked 2019-04-10 11:36:11 by Cheshta Banerjee

Answered by NewsBytes

40,493 students, including 20,077 males, 20,219 females and 197 with special needs, appeared in 98 centers abroad.

Where to keep a track of CBSE's announcements?

Asked 2019-04-10 11:36:11 by Cheshta Singh

Answered by NewsBytes

CBSE has launched its podcast app, 'Shiksha Vani' for all the concerned stakeholders.It will be used to send out major announcements made by the board and is expected to be the quickest way to information.

How many marks do class X students need to pass board examinations?

Asked 2019-04-10 11:36:11 by Ridhi Kapoor

Answered by NewsBytes

As per the announcement by CBSE, this year Class X students need to score 33% marks, including theory and practical, to pass the subject.

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