CBSE rules out changing date-sheet

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Vandana Mohan, a teacher, said, "When we contacted the board regarding the date-sheet, officials said that they can not come up with a time-table suitable for each child who opted for subjects from different streams as they are optional".

"We can also finish revaluation sooner and ensure that the mark lists are released on time as the delay often affects students during the admissions and the state boards release their results by May", said a CBSE official.

In the released datesheet, the board has scheduled the history exam on March 20 followed by mathematics on March 21, raising concerns that preparations could get severely affected and cause stress with no break in between. Parent, students, and even a section of teachers felt that the exam timeline was too packed and gives no time to students for revision or rest.

An unhappy parent, general manager Bindiya Sood said "My son studies in DPS and is giving board exam this year". "Students would get less than a half day time for revising the chapters, which will be quite tough for them". "English is a lengthy subject while physics is very important subject". Of them, 1,14,367 would appear as private candidates. The CBSE class X examinations, in which 16,38,552 students are expected to appear, would end on April 4. Also, the Board has made date sheet after not just considering one factor but after focusing on number of things.

CBSE rules out changing date-sheet

Echoing experts, an official from CBSE said, "There are around 200 subjects out of which students can have any combination".

According to CBSE, the early end of the exams will help candidates shift the focus on competitive exams.

Approximately 11.86 lakh students are going to appear for class 12th Board examinations.

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