Class 10 board exam for CBSE schools from 2017-18: Javadekar

Union HRD Minister said state governments will be given authority to reintroduce Class 5 and 8 board examinations, a proposal for which will be tabled in the Cabinet and then in Parliament

By: PTI | Jaipur | Updated: November 15, 2016 10:49 am
cbse board exam, 10th board exam, cbse 10th board exam 2017, cbse 10th exam 2017, cbse board exam dates, cbse results, hrd ministry, prakash javadekar, education news, indian express The decision to conduct Class 5 and 8 board examinations will be left with the state

The Government will reintroduce compulsory Class 10 board examination for CBSE schools from the 2017-18 academic year, Union HRD minister Prakash Javadekar said on Monday. In an informal conversation with reporters after a meeting with the Rajasthan Education Minister, he informed about the decision to re-introduce Class 10 board examination.

Javadekar also said state governments will be given authority to reintroduce Class 5 and 8 board examinations, a proposal for which will be tabled in the Cabinet and then in Parliament.

“The decision to conduct Class 5 and 8 board examinations will be left with the state,” Javadekar said. The main focus of HRD Ministry is on improving the quality of school education, specifically of government schools, he said.

Praising the initiatives taken in school education sector in Rajasthan, Javadekar said much improvement in the quality of education in government schools have been brought in the state, which was 25 years ago called “Bimaru”.

He informed that enrolment in government school in Rajasthan has increased by 15 lakh where Utkarsh Adarsh schools have been opened at panchayat level.

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Narendra Modi-led government is working to improve academic standard and wants the curiosity among students to grow with education, the Minister said.

Asked about suicide by several students preparing for IITJEE at coaching institutes of Kota, Javadekar said a website IIT-PAL will be introduced for free of cost on which students will get facilities like study material, guidance by experts and discussion options.

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    D JADEJA
    May 5, 2017 at 2:33 pm
    Good decision sir. This will make us more sensitive towards study
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      Kushal Gowani
      Feb 17, 2017 at 12:47 pm
      Good evening sir, lt;br/gt;My query is in place of fa's now 3sumatives will be conducted so how will be the marking scheme for these 3sa's
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        S kumar
        Feb 4, 2017 at 6:50 pm
        Giving unnecessary pressure to students. My rating is zero.
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          Abin Anil
          Feb 12, 2017 at 4:30 am
          Sir 100% syllabus is okay but the questions for maths and science should only come from NCERT text books not from any private companies guides.
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            BIBHUTI
            Mar 15, 2017 at 5:53 pm
            THIS IS A VERY GOOD STEP BY THE GOVT.AS A TEACHER I EXPERIENCED WHAT WORST HAVE DONE.
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              SG
              Jan 20, 2017 at 9:06 am
              compulsory Board exam will save many young lives from being continuously bullied and pressurized to take school-based exam by the schools themselves. CBSE should start a help-line for cl tenners at the receiving end so that the errant schools can be brought to book.
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                Dadapeer Thasildar
                Jan 30, 2017 at 8:55 pm
                My name is Dadapeer
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                  yakubpasha
                  Feb 17, 2017 at 1:34 am
                  hiiilt;br/gt;my name yakubpashalt;br/gt;sir we are soo sad to listen that cc camera are other give in formation about it
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