CBSE to Review CCE Optional Class X Board Exam Increase Digitization and Transparency (Download PDF)

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CBSE will review Class X optional board exams and the Continuous and Comprehensive Evaluation (CCE), which is currently followed in affiliated schools. It will take into account input from all stakeholders with the objective of reducing redundancies and inefficiencies.

Class X exam format has becomes very confusing with key stakeholders believing that CCE based exams can be removable.

This review was started after many schools and state governments agreed to again make the CCE optional exam compulsory.

A committee will recommend changes in examination affiliation rules and regulations along with provisions to allow students to apply for certificates from any regional office.

The old arcane rules were only modified with time with no clear policy structure. A constitutional committee have headed by former controller of examinations Pavnesh Kumar will now focus on improvement of the examination system.

Currently, over 18,000 schools comes under CBSE.  Board is already planning to digitize all data associated with these schools including facilities provided and student information. Additionally the board will also make school information available to parents.

Digitization and Transparency- CBSE Schools now Required to Disclose Fees

CBSE has made it mandatory for all schools to disclose complete fee structure. According to the rules, fees must be based on the facilities provided by schools and schools have to present all the data on website.

The board is also planning to launch an e-affiliation initiative to speed up the affiliation and examination process.

Board will also be sanitizing the school data before giving final school certificates in order to avoid errors. The certificate will be the primary document which will first be sent to parents. Parents need to check it and approve it by giving signatures.

All student certificates will now be digitized by Board. It will enable students to get their certificated from any regional offices instead of collecting them from examination center. The certificate and marks can also be viewed online.

 All the Information about examination centers will also be made available online. Candidates can now locate the centre on a map in their GIS enabled mobile phones and view its facilities.

- Published/Last Modified on: October 7, 2016

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