CBSE Class X Exam

Cbse Class X Exam 2015

CBSE Class X Proficiency Test

CBSE Class X Exam 2015  Shortage of Attendance

  • If a candidate’s attendance falls short of the prescribed percentage in case of students appearing for the examination conducted by the Board, the Head of the School may submit her name to the Board provisionally. If the candidate is still short of the required percentage of attendance within three weeks of the commencement of the examination, the Head of the School shall report the case to the Regional Officer concerned immediately. If in the opinion of the Head of the School, the candidate deserves special consideration, she may submit her recommendation to the Regional Officer concerned not later than three weeks before the commencement of the examination for condonation of shortage in attendance by the Chairman, CBSE, who may issue orders, as he may deem proper. The Head of the School, in her letter requesting for condonation of shortage in attendance should give the maximum possible attendance by a student counted from the day of commencement of teaching of class X (beginning of the session) upto the 1st of the month preceding the month in which the examination of the Board commences, attendance by the candidate in question during the aforesaid period and the percentage of attendance by such candidate during the aforesaid period.
  • Shortage up to 15% only may be condoned by the Chairman in respect of those students appearing for the Secondary School Examinations conducted by the Board. Cases of candidates with attendance below 60% in class X, appearing for the Board’s examinations, shall be considered for condonation of shortage of attendance by the Chairman only in exceptional circumstances created on medical grounds, such as candidate suffering from serious diseases like cancer, AIDS, Tuberculosis or similar serious diseases requiring long period of hospitalization.
  • The Head of the School shall refer a case of shortage within the above-prescribed limit of condonation to the Board, either with the recommendations or with valid reasons for not recommending the case.
  • The following may be considered valid reasons for recommending the case of the candidate with attendance less than the prescribed percentage: -
    • prolonged illness;
    • loss of father/mother or some other such incident leading to her absence from the school and meriting special consideration; and
    • any other reason of similar serious nature;
    • authorised participation in sponsored tournaments and Sports’ meet of not less than interschool level and at NCC/NSS Camps including the days of journeys for such participation shall be counted as full attendance.
  • authorized participation in sports at National level organized by recognized Federations/CBSE/SGFI.

CBSE Class X Exam 2015 Private Candidates

1. Persons eligible to appear as Private Candidates for Delhi Secondary School Examination:

The following categories of candidates shall be eligible to appear as private candidates at the Delhi Secondary School Examination of the Board in the syllabi and courses as prescribed for the examination concerned on the conditions as laid down below: –

(a) candidates who had failed to qualify at the Delhi Secondary School Examination of the Board;

(b) Teachers serving in educational institutions affiliated to the Board. Teacher candidates shall submit their application form along with a certificate by the Head of the School in which they are serving duly countersigned by the Director of Education, Government of National Capital Territory of Delhi to the Regional Officer, Delhi; and

(c) (i) Women candidates who are bonafide residents of the National Capital Territory of Delhi and satisfy the following additional conditions: –

(a) that they have privately pursued the prescribed course of study under proper guidance; and

(b) that they are unable to join a Secondary School affiliated to the Board or there are such other reasons compelling them to appear at the examinations as a private candidate.

(ii) A girl student who has left an institution at a stage earlier than or in class IX shall not be permitted to appear at the examination as a private candidate in a year earlier than in which she would have appeared, had she continued her studies in a recognised institution upto Secondary Examination.

(a) a girl candidate shall not be permitted to appear at the Delhi Secondary School Examination as a private candidate in a year earlier than in which she would have appeared, had she continued her studies in a recognized institution upto Secondary level.

(d) Physically handicapped students on producing reasonable evidence of having difficulty to attend normal institutions in the subjects not involving practical training / examination.

(e) Regular candidate (s) of the previous year who have completed regular course of studies and have been allotted roll number for appearing at the examination but could not appear at the Annual Examination due to medical reasons except shortage of attendance as laid down in the Examination Byelaws will also be eligible to reappear at a subsequent examination as a private candidate in the syllabus and text books as prescribed for the examination of the year in which she will reappear.

Persons eligible to appear as Private Candidates for All India Secondary School Examination:

(a) A candidate who had failed to qualify at the All India Secondary School Examination of the Board.

(b) Teachers serving in educational institutions affiliated to the Board. Teacher candidates shall submit their application form along with a certificate by the Head of the School in which they are serving duly countersigned by the Director of Education of the State/Union Territory concerned in which the teacher is serving to the Regional Office of the Board concerned in which the school is situated.

(c) Regular candidate (s) of the previous year who have completed regular course of studies and have been allotted roll number for appearing at the examination but could not appear at the Annual Examination due to medical reasons except shortage of attendance as laid down in the Examination Byelaws will also be eligible to reappear at a subsequent examination as a private candidate in the syllabi and textbooks as prescribed for the examination of the year in which she will reappear.

CBSE Class X Exam 2015 Scheme of Examination

SCHEME OF EXAMINATION

Scheme of the Continuous and Comprehensive Evaluation shall be as under:

  • there shall be no Board Examination at Secondary (class X) level w.e.f. 2009 for students studying in the schools affiliated to the Board who do not wish to move out of the CBSE system after class X;
  • students of Schools affiliated to the Board who wish to move out of the CBSE system after class X (Pre-University, Vocational course, Change of Board, etc.) shall be required to take the Board’s External Examination at Secondary (class X) level.

SCHEME OF EXAMINATIONS -GRADING

  • At the Secondary School Examination, assessment of subjects under Scholastic Area A shall be in numerical scores to be converted to Grades on a nine-point scale which shall be indicated in the Statement of Subject wise Performance/ Grade Sheet cum Certificate of Performance. Assessment in subjects under Scholastic Area B shall also be in grades, as per Scheme of Studies.
  • The qualifying grade in each subject under Scholastic Area A shall be a minimum Grade D.
  • The students will be assessed in subjects under Scholastic Area A using the conventional numerical marking and later converted into the grades and the same shall be awarded as under:
MARKS   RANGE GRADE GRADE POINT
91-100 A1 10.0
81-90 A2 9.0
71-80 B1 8.0
61-70 B2 7.0
51-60 C 1 6.0
41-50 C 2 5.0
33-40 D 4.0
21-32 E1
20 and Below E2

Cumulative Grade Point Average(CGPA) would also be reflected in the Statement of Subject wise Performance / Grade Sheet cum Certificate of Performance.

Note: Cumulative Grade Point Average(CGPA) is the average of Grade Points obtained in all the subjects excluding
6th additional subject as per Scheme of Studies. Subject wise and overall indicative Percentage of Marks can be assessed as under:

  • Subject wise indicative percentage of marks = 9.5 x GP of the subject
  • Overall indicative percentage of marks = 9.5 x CGPA

SCHEME OF EXAMINATIONS

  • Assessment in the subjects under Scholastic Area A, Scholastic Area B and Co-Scholastic areas shall be undertaken by the schools in terms of grades as per the Scheme of Studies.
  • The evaluation for subjects under Scholastic Area B and Co-Scholastic areas shall be based on cumulative record of the candidate during her continuous assessment in the school.
  • Schools are expected to maintain regular records of student’s achievement and progress. These records are subject to scrutiny by the Board when it deems fit.
  • Subjects of study under Scholastic Area A shall be assessed jointly by the School and Board in respect of students appearing for the examination conducted by the Board. However, in case of students appearing for the Summative Assessment II conducted by the schools, the School will do the assessment. Details of question papers, marks and duration will be as per the Scheme of Studies.

CBSE Class X Exam 2015 Scheme of Examination
CBSE Class X Exam 2015 Scheme of Examination

CBSE Class X Exam 2015 Merit Certificates

The Board will award Merit Certificates to such candidates who have obtained Grade A1 in all the five subjects (excluding the 6th additional subject) under Scholastic Area A at the Secondary School Examination, as per the qualifying criteria.

CBSE Class X Exam 2015 Qualifying Criteria

  1. A candidate not covered under the scheme of Continuous and Comprehensive Evaluation will be eligible to get the Statement of Subject wise Performance/Qualifying Certificate if she gets minimum Grade ‘D’ in all the five subjects(excluding the 6th additional subject) under Scholastic Area A in the main or at the only attempt of Improvement of Performance. However, a candidate who has appeared at the Secondary School Examination under the Scheme of Continuous and Comprehensive Evaluation will be eligible to get the Grade Sheet cum Certificate of Performance indicating the grades obtained in the subjects under Scholastic Area A, Scholastic Area B and Co-Scholastic Areas.
  2. No overall grade shall be awarded. However, Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) shall be indicated. in the statements of Subject wise Performance/Grade Sheet cum Certificate of Performance. Subject wise and overall indicative percentage of marks could be derived based on Cumulative Grade Point Average.
  3. In respect of a candidate offering an additional subject, the following norms shall be applied:
    (i) A language offered as an additional subject may replace a language in the event of a candidate failing in the same provided after replacement the candidate has English/Hindi as one of the languages; and
    (ii) The replacement shall satisfy the conditions as laid down in the Scheme of Studies.
  4. Candidates exempted from one or more subjects under Scholastic Area B and Co-Scholastic Areas shall be eligible for appearing in the Formative and Summative Assessments and result shall be declared subject to fulfilment of other conditions laid down in the Qualifying Criteria.
  5. A candidate obtaining minimum Grade D in all the five subjects(excluding the 6th additional subject) under Scholastic Area A as well as Grades in subjects under Scholastic Area B, as stipulated in the Scheme of Studies, at the main or the subsequent Improvement of Performance attempt shall be eligible to qualify class IX Examination.

CBSE Class X Exam 2015 Improvement

ELIGIBILITY FOR IMPROVEMENT OF PERFORMANCE

A candidate obtaining Grades E1 or E2 in any or all the five subjects(excluding 6th additional subject as per the scheme of studies) under Scholastic Area A at the examination jointly conducted by the Board and School shall be eligible for Improvement of Performance in any or all the five subjects.

IMPROVEMENT OF PERFORMANCE

  1. A candidate who has appeared for the Secondary School Examination and obtained Grades E1 or E2 in any or all the five subjects(excluding the 6th additional subject) under Scholastic Area A, as per the Scheme of Studies, shall be eligible for improving her performance in any or all the five subjects and may reappear at the only chance of Improvement of Performance to be conducted by the Board/School by July, as per the option exercised for the main examination held in March the same year. The candidate will be issued Statement of Subject wise Performance/Grade Sheet cum Certificate of Performance provided she obtains minimum Grade D in at least five subjects(excluding the 6th additional subject) under Scholastic Area A as per the Scheme of Studies and grades in the subjects under Scholastic Area B and Co-Scholastic Areas.
  2. A candidate who has appeared for the Secondary School Examination conducted by a school affiliated to the Board and obtained Grades E1 or E2 in any or all the five subjects(excluding the 6th additional subject) under Scholastic Area A, as per the Scheme of Studies, shall be eligible for improving her performance in any or all the five subjects and may reappear at the only chance of Improvement of Performance examination to be conducted by the School by July the same year.
  3. At the Secondary School Examination, a candidate who does not obtain minimum Grade D in the five subjects(excluding the 6th additional subject) under Scholastic Area A at the only chance of Improvement of Performance shall be treated to have not qualified the examination and shall be required to reappear in all the subjects at the examination to be held in March of the subsequent year, in order to qualify the examination. The syllabi and courses shall be as laid down for Summative Assessment II for the year of examination concerned. The candidates’ grades obtained in all the Formative Assessments and Summative Assessments at the main examination shall be carried over for the only chance of Improvement of Performance.
  4. A candidate who fails to obtain minimum Grade D in the five subjects(excluding 6th additional subject) under Scholastic Area A at the Secondary School Examination conducted by the School/Board shall be provisionally admitted to class XI till she takes in the only chance Improvement of Performance to be held that year. Her admission shall be treated as cancelled if she fails to obtain minimum Grade D in the five subjects(excluding the 6th additional subject) under Scholastic Area A at the Improvement of Performance examination.

ADDITIONAL SUBJECT (S)

A candidate who has obtained minimum Grade D in at least five subjects (excluding the 6th additional subject) under Scholastic Area A as per the Scheme of Studies and a Qualifying Certificate/Certificate of Continuous and Comprehensive Evaluation at the Secondary School Examination/passed the Senior School Certificate Examination of the Board may offer an additional subject as a private candidate provided the additional subject is provided in the Scheme of Studies and is offered within six years of passing the examination of the Board. No exemption from time limit will be given after six years. Facility to appear in additional subject will be available at the main examination only.

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