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Do You Know What CBSE Has to Say About 10th and 12th Class Board Exams 2021?

By: Avantika Bhardwaj on December 28, 2020

CBSE Exams 2021 – As per the recent notification released, the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has announced to declare CBSE 10th and 12th Board Exam Date Sheet 2021 on 31st December 2020. During the COVID-19 pandemic outbreak, the announcement of CBSE Board Exam Date Sheet 2021 for 10th & 12th has been made by the Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank' on Twitter. It is known that the minister addressed CBSE students' queries on 22nd December 2020 through an online webinar on Twitter and the discussion was mostly about reduction in CBSE Syllabus. The minister yesterday tweeted that he would make the announcement on CBSE Board Exams Date Sheet 2021 on 31st December 2020.

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Some of the takeaways from his video of announcement are mentioned below:

  • CBSE Board Exams 2021 would not be conducted as per the previous and regular schedules.
  • There will be no reduction in CBSE Syllabus 2021.
  • Hence, there will be no reduction in JEE Main 2021 Syllabus and NEET 2021 Syllabus.
  • The examination mode will be offline i.e. pen and paper based.
  • Since the classes are being taken online, the minister has advised the NCERT to provide students with the revised syllabus though the digital learning platforms.

No Deduction in CBSE Syllabus 2021

Regarding the rumors of reduction in CBSE Board Exam Syllabus 2021, it's already known that the syllabus of CBSE was already reduced by 30%. Hence, there will be no further deduction made by the board for CBSE Board Exams 2021.

CBSE Sample Papers 2021 and CBSE Marking Scheme 2021

CBSE Board has already released the relevant CBSE Sample Papers 2021 and CBSE Marking Scheme 2021 on its official website i.e. cbse.nic.in. These are based on revised and reduced structure of CBSE Syllabus 2021. Students taking CBSE Board Exam 2021 would be advised to have a thorough analysis of these sample papers and understand the changed examination paper.

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