CBSE Class 10, 12 practical exams for winter bound schools from November 15

CBSE Board Exams 2023: Practical exams, internal assessment for winter bound schools will be held from November 15 to December 14.


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Vagisha Kaushik | October 23, 2022 | 12:02 PM IST

NEW DELHI: The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has announced that practical exams and internal assessments for Classes 10, 12 in winter bound schools will be conducted from November 15 to December 14 as they will remain closed in January 2023. Internal exams for all other schools will be held in the month of January.

“As per provisions, the practical examinations, project or internal assessment for the session 2022-23 are scheduled from January 1, 2023 for all affiliated schools in India and abroad. However, the schools situated in the winter bound areas are expected to remain closed during the month of January due to the winter season. Accordingly, the exams for both Classes 10 and 12 for winter-bound schools are to be conducted from November 15, 2022 to December 14, 2022,” read CBSE’s official notification.

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The board has issued guidelines for all schools for conduct of practical exams including uploading of marks, appointment of internal, external examiners and observers, procedure for conducting exams etc.

“No change in marks is allowed after finalisation and completion of process, so proper attention of both the examiners is required to ensure correctness of subject practical marks uploaded,” read CBSE guidelines.

The board also urged schools following the winter bound session to ensure the timely completion of practical exams which are as follows:

  • Prepare the final list of candidates and ensure that no student of the schools whose name has not been submitted in the online List of Candidates (LOC) to the board is allowed to sit for these practical exams, project, or internal assessment.
  • Contact the regional office for appointment of external examiners and observers.
  • Ensure timely completion of examinations and dispatch of answer books and award lists to the regional offices.

“These dates and instructions are only for winter bound schools and are not applicable for regular session schools for which the circular will be issued separately,” CBSE notification added.

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