CBSE releases marking scheme for Class 10, 12 boards 2018

CBSE releases marking scheme for Class 10, 12 boards 2018 / CBSE Class 10 board exams to be compulsory from 2018

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has declared a notification on marking scheme for class 10 and 12 examinations scheduled in March on Monday.

The Board once again announced that the examination will be mandatory for class 10 students and will be re-introduced in 2018 academic session.

Click here to Marking Scheme for IOP/Comptt Examination 2017 : Class X  |  Class XII   and for model question papers

The subjects for which the marking scheme has been notified for class 10 are as follows:

  • Mathematics
  • Science
  • Social Science
  • English (communications)
  • English (language and literature)

For class 12, the marking scheme which has been notified includes following subjects:

  • Accountancy
  • Biology
  • Business Studies
  • Chemistry
  • Economics
  • English
  • Hindi
  • Mathematics
  • Physics

It is expected that the board will release the exam dates in the first week of January. According to reports, the tentative date for the release of date sheet is January 10. There is no official confirmation of the same as yet.  The exams which usually begin in March and continue till the third week of April might be summed up by the board within a month next year, in order to provide more time to teachers to evaluate the answer sheets.

Sample question papers to practice for the exam are also available at the official website.

Here’s how you can check the marking scheme

Step 1: Log on to the official website

Step 2: Click on the ‘Examinations’ tab and select ‘Examinations related materials’

Step 3: Marking scheme link for both class 12 and 12 will be displayed on the screen

Step 4: Download the same and take a printout for future reference

CBSE registrations in the past:

There was a 2.82 per cent increase in registration for the 2017 edition of the examinations, as compared to the previous year. Around 10,67,900 students, 6,21,259 boys and 4,46,641 girls had taken it then.

Over 18,000 schools across the country are affiliated to the CBSE. As many as 1,098,891 candidates, 638,865 boys and 460,026 girls from 10,678 schools registered for the CBSE Class 12 examinations this year.

Note: Students are requested to check the CBSE website to check marking schemes for class 10 and 12, link for which is

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