Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has begun the process of board examinations with the release of exam schedule for practical exams. The time table for class 10 and class 12 practical board exams has been released to all the affiliated schools.
The practical exams are scheduled to be held from January 16, 2018.
For last academic session, the Board had released the time table on 9 January 2018. This year, the Board will finalize the exam dates only after the election dates are released for few States. As per the report, the datesheet is expected to be released by the end week of December or in the first week of January, 2018.
CBSE board examination comprises of internal or practical exam and external or theory exam for assessing the performance of class 10 and 12 students. The Examination is conducted in theory as well as in practicals, depending upon the nature of the subject(s). For theory subjects candidates have to obtain 33% marks in order to qualify; however for those subjects which have theory and practical examinations, candidates have to obtain 33% marks in both the exams to qualify; this norm is applicable for senior school certificate exam.