- CBSE announces class 10, 12 board exam dates.
- CBSE class 10 board exam will be held from February 15 to March 20.
- CBSE class 12 board exam will be held from February 15 to March 30.
The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), one of the biggest education boards of the country, conducts class 10, 12 board exams for more than 30 lakh students, every year, in both class 10 and class 12 level. Of the 240 subjects in which the Board conducts the exams at secondary (class 10) and senior secondary (class 12) level, the exam is held for 30,000 subject combinations. CBSE class 10 exam is known as All India Secondary School Exam (AISSE) and the class 12 exam is known as All India Senior School Certificate Exam (AISSCE).
As per the date sheet released by the Board, the class 10 exams will be held from February 15 till March 20 and class 12 exams will be held from February 15 till March 30. The practical exams would be held from January 1, 2020 to February 7, 2020.
The datesheet has been prepared well in advance so that students get sufficient time between examination of main subjects and the distribution of students is in such away that large number of candidates do not reach any examination centre on any particular date, said the CBSE Controller of Examinations, Sanyam Bhardwaj in a notice released by the Board.
With this year's datesheet, CBSE has broken its own record of releasing the exam dates earlier than last few years. For the 2019 board exams, the dates were announced on December 24.
This is the second consecutive year, wherein the CBSE board exams would start in February instead of March. Prior to this the exams were held in March-April, the date sheets were released in the first week of January.
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