The schedule for class IX and X home examinations has been announced by CBSE Board. The exams for class IX will start from March 11 and for class X from March 16. The problem solving exams for both IX and XI will start from February 16.
The schedule for home examination for class IX is such that the maths exam of class IX will be held on March 11 while the exams of Hindi, science English, and Social Science will be held on March 13, 16, 18 and 20 respectively confirmed Rita Saxena, principal, Maharana Pratap Education Centre.
The class X exams will start from March 15 with social science paper. English will be held on March 19. Mathematics and Hindi Examination will be conducted on March 23 and 25 respectively. The science examination will be on March 30. In case if any exam is dropped, it will be held on April 1.
Bhaskar Ghanti, district coordinator while addressing the CBSE schools district level meet, said that the authorities are making efforts to increase transparency and provide a secure question paper delivery environment to schools; it was decided to implement an online exam management system from the current year. Unique question papers can be generated instantly by schools with the use of the integrated test management system (ITMS).
ITMS word on the web interface schools will have to register to register them online from February 1 to15. From March 11 onwards the schools can start generating question papers online.
He also said that ITMS will provide schools with two set of unique question papers. The school will have three options with these set question papers. First, they can choose any one of the sets and administer the SA-II. Second, they can mix and match questions from those two sets and create a new paper. The final option is for schools to prepare their own question paper adhering to the weightage pattern given by CBSE.