According to a circular released by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) which notified the various schools to register online for class 9 and class 11, it’s mandatory to provide the Aadhaar number for board exam registration from 2017-18.
CBSE has asked all its affiliated schools to register themselves before proceeding with online submission. As per the by-laws of registration those stated in the circular, the adhaar number field provided in online system is mandatory. Wherever Aadhaar number is not available; Aadhaar enrollment number can be provided.
“Candidates residing in states where Aadhaar enrolment isn't being done can provide their bank details in lieu of Aadhaar.”, added the circular.
Schools can use the password and 'Affiliation Number' as user ID already available with them. Whereas, the newly affiliated schools should contact the concerned Regional Office of the CBSE for obtaining password.
It is for the first time, the Board has made Aadhar number compulsory for registration which seems to be the board’s part in the government's effort to link the Aadhaar number to all important accounts of the Indian citizens.
How to register for CBSE Class 9 and Class 11:
The online registrations for regular candidates of Class 9 and Class 11 can be done on the official website of board, the details for which can be collected here.
Changed Exam Pattern for Class 9th:
Bringing an end to the dual system of assessment in classes 9th and 10th and bringing back the boards, the CBSE has introduced the new assessment system which will have an 80 marks component for Class 9 Annual examination in all scholastic subjects along with a 20 marks component of Internal Assessment (IA). IA comprises Periodic Tests (PT) with weightage of 10 marks, Notebook Submission of 5 marks and Subject Enrichment Activities of 5 marks. There is mandatory minimum passing 33 % for theory, internal assessment separately. To get more details about the changed exam pattern, click here.
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