Good News!! There is a relief for candidates who are appearing for Class 10 and 12 boards through private mode as they do not have to appear practical examinations.
Central Board of Secondary Education, CBSE, has released ‘Guidelines for Practical Exam of All India Senior School Certificate Examination’. The practical exams will start from January 01, 2020, to February 7, 2020, in two types of schools – winter and summer bound. Attendance is compulsory for these exams; students have to attend all the practical exams.
The official notice mentions, “The practical marks of private candidates (appearing in 2019-20) who had appeared as regular candidates in session 2018-19, whose marks are available in the result data of last year i.e. 2019 examination will be carried over for Board’s Examination for session 2019-20.”
For candidates prior to 2019 i.e. 2018 and before, practical marks will be given on pro-rata basis i.e. based on the marks secured in theory examination.
In respect of candidates, who had Failed or were Absent in 2019, practical marks will be given on pro-rata basis.