New Delhi. CBSE: CBSE on Monday issued a notification announcing a new scheme for 2021-22, in which the academic year will be divided into two halves with about 50% syllabus in each session. The first term exam will be held in November. Due to Coronavirus infection since last 2 years, schools are not able to operate on their traditional pattern.
The students are being imparted education through distance mode and alternative system is being used for assessment. In this situation, CBSE has taken this step with the aim of making education effective and evaluation transparent.
Key Points of CBSE’s Special Scheme
- The syllabus for the academic session 2021-22 will be divided into two words by the subject experts following a systematic approach looking at the interrelationship of concepts and subjects and the board will conduct the examination on this basis at the end of each session. Regarding bifurcated syllabus.
- The syllabus of Board Examination 2022 will be rationalized in the same manner as the previous academic session to be notified in July 2021. For academic transactions, however, CBSE schools will follow the syllabus and syllabus issued by CBSE on March 31. The schools will also use the alternate academic calendar and inputs from NCERT on the conduct of the curriculum.
- Efforts will be made to make internal assessment or practical or project work more reliable and valid as per the guidelines and moderation policy announced by CBSE to ensure fair distribution of marks.
- CBSE Curriculum Transaction Details Schools will continue to teach in distance mode until the authorities allow in-person teaching in schools. For classes 9 and 10, the internal assessment (whole year-period I and II notwithstanding) will consist of three periodic tests, student enrichment, portfolio and practical work/speaking activity/project. For classes 11 and 12, internal assessment (for the whole year-period I and II
Regardless) will include end of topic or unit tests / exploratory activities / exercises / projects. Schools will prepare a student profile and maintain the evidence in a digital format for all assessments done throughout the year. CBSE will facilitate schools to upload internal assessment marks on the CBSE IT platform. Rationale for the session 2021-22
Guidelines for internal assessment of all subjects along with duration-wise divided syllabus will also be issued. The Board will also provide additional resources like sample assessment, question bank, teacher training etc. for more reliable and valid internal assessment.