CBSE Board Says, 40% of Class 10, 30% of Class 12 Questions are Competency Based

The Ministry of State for Education Annapurna Devi said that, in the board exams 2022-23, 40 percent of questions in Class 10 and 30 percent questions in Class 12 are competency-based. The competency-based questions will comprise multiple formats such as constructing response type, objective type, assertion and reasoning and case-based.

CBSE Board Says, 40% of Class 10, 30% of Class 12 Questions are Competency Based

The CBSE Board class 10 and class 12 examination percentage marks information was revealed by Minister of State for Education Annapurna Devi in response to a written question in Lok Sabha.

“In pursuance of NEP-2020, the Board has been introducing competency-based questions in the Classes 10 and 12 CBSE Board exams 2023 to reform the pattern of examinations. These questions comprise multiple formats such as objective type, constructing response type, assertion and reasoning and case based format,” she said.

“In the academic session 2022-23, approximately 40 per cent questions in Class 10 board examinations and approximately 30 per cent questions in Class 12 are competency based,” the minister added.

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) is going to conduct the class 10 and class 12 examinations from 15 February 2023 onwards. The board is yet to announce the exam date sheets for class 10 and class 12 shortly. While the CBSE Class 10 and class 12 practical examinations will commence from 1st January 2023.

“Prominent among these are — competency based learning, adoption of learning outcomes, use of experiential and joyful learning pedagogies such as art integrated education, sports integrated learning, storytelling etc, emphasis on foundational literacy and numeracy, induction of qualified counsellors at secondary and senior secondary level,” said the minister.

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