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CBSE Scarps 41 Academic Electives and Vocational Subjects from Class 12 Curriculum

Mar 10, 2017 12:39 IST

    cbse vocational subjectsCiting very low enrolment, Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), has decided to remove some elective and vocational subjects from the curriculum of Class 12. In an official release the Board has made the announcement of withdrawing 41 (7 academic and 34 vocational) such subjects from the academic session 2017-2018. The Board has asked schools not to offer these subjects at the senior secondary level from the coming session 2017-2018. However, the students currently pursuing these subjects in Class 11 shall continue with them in class 12 and appear for the examination as well.

    To get more details about the subjects scrapped from the curriculum of Class 12, please Click Here.

    CBSE has also remodeled the assessment scheme for the Class 10 board examination which offered the vocational subjects as compulsory ones. From now on, schools will no longer offer vocational subjects as a sixth compulsory subject under the National Skill Qualification Framework (NSQF). Instead, it will become an additional subject, the marks for which will be considered only if the student fails in any of the three elective subjects; science, mathematics and social science.

    The examination from academiC year 2017-18 and onwards would be conducted as per the remodelled system. However, Class 10 students with compulsory vocational subjects appearing in academic year 2016-17 examination, shall continue with the same as per the existing assessment scheme.

    For more details about the remodeled the assessment scheme for the Class 10 board examination, please Click Here.

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