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CBSE OTBA Study Material 2017 for 9th and 11th Class Released

Dec 7, 2016 15:03 IST

    Keeping up with the tradition, India’s apex school board has released the CBSE OTBA 2017 study material for the Class 9th and Class 11th students. The CBSE OTBA Material for 2017 was released online on the official website of the board i.e., cbse.nic.in. CBSE OTBA 2016-17 study material is very important for students of Class 9th and Class 11th, as this is necessary part their exams. Students can find the direct links for CBSE OTBA Class 9 Hindi and English material as well as CBSE OTBA Class 11 study material for both mediums below.

    What is CBSE OTBA Material?

    With an aim to move away from rote memorization and inculcate analytical and higher order thinking skills among the CBSE students, the Board started conducting open text based assessment test. The board experimented with the first CBSE OTBA Test format in March 2014 annual exams, wherein three HOTS questions were included in the question paper. After the favourable response from both students as well as the academic community; the CBSE OTBA Exams have become part of the annual exam schedule. For these exams, CBSE released CBSE OTBA Class 9 and CBSE OTBA Class 11 study materials. The CBSE OTBA Materials that has been released for the students will be in creative formats like articles, case studies, diagrams, concept papers or a picture taught in the second term.

    CBSE OTBA 2017 – Subjects

    Every year, CBSE releases OTBA study material for all major subjects for which the open text assessment is to take place. The CBSE OTBA Class 9 study material has been released for all major subjects including English, Hindi, Mathematics, Science and Social Science. On the other hand, the CBSE OTBA Class 11 study material has been released for three major subjects i.e., Biology, Economics and Geography. Students can directly download the CBSE OTBA 2017 study material for all these subjects by clicking on the direct links given on this page.

    CBSE OTBA 2017 Exam

    Using the CBSE OTBA Materials, class 9th and Class 11th students will have to prepare for the CBSE OTBA Test which will be a part of the annual exam held in March 2017. As stated above, the exam is aimed at developing the intellectual character of students and therefore will contain ‘higher order thinking skills’ (HOTS) questions. The CBSE OTBA Exam questions generally tend to be subjective, creative and open-ended and mere presentation of facts of copying paragraphs from textbooks will not be enough to clear the test. However, using the CBSE OTBA 2017 study material, students will be able to develop answers for HOTS questions quite easily.

    Keeping in mind the tough competition and pressure that is upon students to perform, CBSE has released the CBSE OTBA Study Material 2017 relatively early, this year. Students are advised to download the CBSE OTBA 2017 material for all major subjects directly from the links provided below. You can also find old CBSE OTBA Study materials and HOTS questions on our website here.

    Study material for Class 9th subjects are given below:

    In English Language :

    1. English

    2. Hindi

    3. Math

    4. Science

    5. Social Science

    In Hindi Language :

    1. Math

    2. Science

    3. Social Science

    Study material for Class 11th subjects are given below:

    In English Language :

    1. Biology

    2. Economics

    3. Geography

    In Hindi Language :

    1. Biology

    2. Economics

    3. Geography

    You can also get the OTBA Study material for the year 2014, 2015 and 2016

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