CBSE Board Exams 2023: 40% Questions In 10th, 30% In 12th To Be Competency Based
These questions will come in multiple formats, such as objective type, constructing response type, assertion and reasoning, and case-based.
The Ministry of Education has stated that at least 40 percent of questions in the CBSE Class 10 exam and 30 percent in Class 12 exams in 2023 will be competency-based. These questions will come in multiple formats, such as objective type, constructing response type, assertion and reasoning, and case-based.
Minister of State for Education Annapurna Devi shared this information in response to a written question in Lok Sabha.
“In order to uphold the NEP-2020, CBSE has been gradually implementing competency-based questions in Class 10 and 12 board examinations,” she said.
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“These types of questions assess multiple skills such as objective thinking, constructing responses, reasoning, and problem-solving. In the academic session 2022-23, approximately 40 percent of questions in Class 10 board examinations and approximately 30 percent of questions in Class 12 will be competency-based,” the minister added.
Examinations for Classes 10 and 12 will begin on February 15, 2023, as announced by the minister. However, the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has not yet released the exam schedule. The minister went on to say that, with the introduction of the new National Education Policy, 2020, the CBSE has advised affiliated schools to follow the recommendations concerning the pattern of education.
“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 counselors at the secondary and senior secondary level,” said the minister.