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CBSE issues new guidelines for schools

February 22, 2023

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has issued new guidelines for all its affiliate schools that are conducting the class 10 and class 12 board exams this year. It has strictly warned the schools that WhatsApp messages should not be used for communicating with the Board or any other official related to the examination. Any observation regarding the question paper must be informed through the OECMS link shared by CBSE.

The Board has further instructed to the schools that plastic bags should be used only if the school is dispatching the answer sheets through postal services. If the sealed answer books are being delivered personally through the city coordinators to the regional office, plastic bags should not be used. 

The CBSE board examination kickstarted on February 15 and will go till March 21 for class 10 and April 5 for class 12. Nearly 38 lakh students registered for the board examinations being conducted by CBSE. Of the total number of registered students, 16.79 lakh are females.

Previously, the Board had prohibited the use of ChatGPT in the examination hall. “Mobile, ChatGPT and other electronic items will not be allowed in examination hall,” CBSE had issued the instruction ahead of the examination.

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A candidate must score a minimum of a 33 per cent mark in every subject to pass the examination. Furthermore, the candidate must also ensure to score passing marks in both practical and theory papers separately. Internal papers include class tests, assignments, and projects while external papers are for the final examinations refer to the main examination conducted at various test centres by CBSE. According to the Board, a candidate must score at least an E grade in internal assessment to pass the examination. If a candidate fails in one of the five subjects of the eternal examination will be placed in the compartment in that subject.

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