CBSE classes 10, 12 date sheet 2022: Which subjects will be part of term 1, term 2 exams

CBSE will release the date sheet of term 1, term 2 examinations of Classes 10 and 12, today. Both minor and major subjects time table will be announced by CBSE

CBSE classes 10, 12 date sheet 2022: Which subjects will be part of term 1, term 2 exams CBSE to announce term 1 date sheet today
Tamanna Tamang | Oct 18, 2021 - 12:24 p.m. IST
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NEW DELHI: The Central Board of Secondary Education, (CBSE) will release the datesheet of term 1, term 2 examinations of Classes 10 and 12, today. The date sheets for both minor and major subjects will be released on the official website of CBSE or

Check Live Updates of CBSE Term 1 Date Sheet 2021-22 here

CBSE will conduct the exam of minor papers first followed by the major subjects. The CBSE has split the Term 1 and Term 2 exams into minor and major to simplify the schedule.

CBSE has classified elective subjects like Punjabi, Web Application, Bhutia, Tamang, Urdu, Japanese etc as minor subjects, and core subjects as Mathematics, Physics, Economics, History, Chemistry among others as major subjects. There are a total of 9 major subjects in class 10, and in class 12 there are a total of 19 major subjects.

There are a total of 66 minor subjects in class 10, and 95 in class 12. The CBSE will make a group of schools offering these subjects and thus more than one paper would be conducted by CBSE in the schools on a day. The minor subjects will be conducted in term 1, followed by the major subjects in term 2.

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“CBSE is offering 114 subjects in class 12, and 75 subjects in class 10, meaning , CBSE has to conduct a total examination of 189 subjects in total. If the examination of all subjects is conducted, then the entire duration of the examination would be about 40 to 45 days. Minimum. Therefore to avoid the learning loss of the students, CBSE has divided the subjects into two parts, i.e major and minor. As major subjects are offered by almost all the affiliated schools hence exams of these subjects will be conducted by fixing the datesheet as done earlier,” CBSE had earlier said in a circular.

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The board said that the conduction of the term 2 examination will be in March- April, 2022 considering the Covid situation at that time. The examinations will be conducted in an offline mode. The Term 1 examinations will have multiple choice questions (MCQs), and the duration will be 90 minutes. The examination will cover 50 percent of the syllabus. "The term 2 exam to be held in March-April 2022 will either have objective or subjective questions depending on the Covid situation at that time," said CBSE examination controller, Sanyam Bhardwaj.

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The board notified earlier that the date sheets for the Term 1 examination to be held in November-December will be released on October 18 on its website. The students appearing for the board exams of 10 and 12 will be able to access the CBSE exam date sheets of Term 1 examination on its website. The date sheets to be released today will have the subject wise details of exam dates along with the guidelines of the exam day.

Students can also download CBSE latest syllabus and sample papers to prepare well for the examination. This will help students to get acquainted with the latest exam pattern and type of questions to be asked in the examination.

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