The CBSE Delhi shall witness the highest number of students giving Classes X and XII CBSE Board Examinations as 22.65 lakh students have registered to appear in 2014 Board exams in the city, breaking the last year’s record of 21.76 lakhs aspirants.
The CBSE Board exams for the year 2014 will start from 01 March 2014.
The Class X board examinationwill observes around 70,000 more students appearing for 2014 exam as compared to last year. It will have more than 13.25 lakh studentsin total, for March 2014 schedule.
Whereas, Class XII examinees rose to more than20, 000 students when matched to last year’s number of XII class board examinees.9, 40,228 students of Class XII have registered for the board exam 2014.
The examination schedule for both classes will officially be out in the end of December.
As per the CBSE officials, 13, 25,627 students applied for the Class X exam 2014. Among the total, 7.29 lakh students will appear for the school-based Summative II, whereas 5.96 lakhs will write for Board-based external exam.
CBSE chairman Vineet Joshi, informed that in 2014 board exam registration there is a balance observed in the number of students taking the external and school-based examsas 55% students have opted for the school-based exam.
In year 2014, students from 14,700 schools will sit for the board exam, which will be 800 more than March 2013 board.
Due to new schools adding and affiliating to CBSE, a gradual increase in the number of candidates has been noted. The numbers are to go higher even more in the consecutive 2years, told Joshi.