Education Ministry to launched campaign seeking view from stakeholder of Board Exam 2021

Amid growing speculations over the CBSE Class 10, 12 Board exams 2021, the Union Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ made a big announcement after a high-level review meeting. Minister Nishank tweeted that the education ministry will launch a campaign to seek views from students, parents and teachers on how and when to conduct the board exam 2021.


At the meantime, the Central Board of Secondary Education has released the sample papers and marking schemes for the upcoming Class 10, 12 Board examinations. Those preparing for board exams 2021 can visit CBSE official website—, and check the sample papers and marking scheme for all the subjects of Class 10 and 12.


Under the marking scheme of class 10 board exam, all students will have to score 33% marks by combining theoretical and internal assessment marks to pass the examination. The CBSE board has made the internal assessment of 20 marks for all subjects of 10th standard. For class 12 examinations, it will be compulsory for students to get 33% marks in theory and 33% marks in practical / project / internal examinations to pass the class 12 board examinations. The board has also changed the question pattern for class 12. The weightage of MCQs has been increased by 10%. 


On the other hand, teachers from top Delhi-NCR schools have suggested that the board should defer the crucial board examinations till May. Teachers also stated that students are not aware of the changes in the exam pattern. According to the teachers, they need minimum ‘mandatory’ classes for at least 3 month to make students aware about the changes in the exam pattern.