Gautam Budh Nagar CBSE Schools Prepare to Host Semester 1 Board Exams This Year

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Gautam Budh Nagar school authorities prepare to prepare students for the new exam model after the Central Council for Secondary Education (CBSE) on Monday released its date sheet for the board’s first trimester exams for classes 10 and 12, officials said. Tuesday. The CBSE will be hosting offline exams for the first time since the coronavirus pandemic outbreak.

According to the circular issued by the CBSE, the 90-minute exam in Quarter 1 will have objective-type questions, and the Quarter 2 exam – which is scheduled to take place between March and April – will likely have subjective or objective type questions. . This will be decided based on the pandemic situation in the country at that time, officials said.

The first term of the Class Council 10 exam will take place from November 30 to December 11, 2021, covering core subjects. The exam on the main subjects of class 12 will take place from December 1 to 22.

“There are a total of 148 middle schools affiliated with CBSE in Gautam Budh Nagar, with nearly 40,000 students in grades 10 and 12, according to official data,” said Dharamveer Singh, district school inspector, Gautam Budh. Nagar.

Renu Singh, principal of Amity International School in Noida, who is also the CBSE Noida coordinator, said: “Unlike the board exams in the previous format, when questions were collected at designated CBSE centers, Encrypted password protected questions will be sent to online schools this year. Schools will have half an hour (30 minutes) after entering the passwords, and they will have to print the questionnaires during this time. For this, schools must be well equipped, and there will be a greater number of examination centers this year.

As the CBSE has already shared the sample materials for the Semester 1 board exams, schools conducted mock tests to prepare students for the new model. “This time we have objective type questions that require a deep understanding of the topics. This is a huge change for students from the previous model of board exams. We conducted mock tests and offline practice exams, so that the students fully understand the new model, ”said Kamini Bhasin, Principal of Delhi Public School (DPS) in Noida.

Seema Kaur, principal of the Pacific World School (PWS) in Greater Noida West, said students prepare for the exams with resources such as sample documents, worksheets and periodic assessments. “After taking online courses and giving online exams for over a year now, students should be prepared to face offline exams for Semester 1 board exams. sure, we organized offline practice tests at school, in accordance with guidelines issued by the CBSE, ”she said.

Aditi Basu Roy, principal of Grads International School (GIS) in Greater Noida and president of the All India Principals’ Association (Gautam Budh Nagar section), said that taking class 10 exams before class 12 exams will ensure that all issues related to the new model are resolved by the schools and the CBSE itself. “Depending on exam times, class 10 exams will take place before class 12 exams. This is a strategic CBSE decision that will help schools as well as the board resolve issues that may arise during exams. class 10 exams, so that class 12 exams can run smoothly. The CBSE will put observers in each center and encrypted questionnaires will be sent to schools for exams, ”she said.

Meanwhile, Manoj Kataria, president of the Parents’ Welfare Society in Gautam Budh Nagar, said parents are also confident enough to send their children to school for offline exams. “With an almost negligible number of daily Covid-19 cases, parents are confident in sending their children for offline counseling exams right now. Additionally, students will be able to maintain social distancing as there will be more exam centers and student strength will be manageable. Additionally, with over a year and a half of the Covid-19 pandemic, students in grades 10 and 12 are old enough to understand and obey appropriate behavior in Covid, ”he said.


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