The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) on December 11, 2017 issued notification on the marking scheme for Class X and XII examinations which is scheduled to start in March.
Announcing that the examination will be made mandatory for Class X students once again, the CBSE in its notification said that it will be re-introduced in 2018 academic session.
"The students can check the marking scheme on the website. The schedule of the examination will be notified soon," the CBSE said in its notification.
The sample papers and other study materials are available on the official website of the CBSE.
It is expected that the CBSE will release the exam dates in the first week of January.
The marking scheme notified for Class X subjects include Mathematics, Science, Social Science, English (Communications) and English (Language and Literature). The marking scheme notified for Class XII subjects include Accountancy, Biology, Business Studies, Chemistry, Economics, English, Hindi, Mathematics and Physics.
According to reports, over 18,000 schools across the country are affiliated to the CBSE and as many as 10,98,891 candidates — 6,38,865 boys and 4,60,026 girls — from 10,678 schools registered for the CBSE Class XII examinations this year.
There was a 2.82 per cent increase in registration for the 2017 edition of the examinations, as compared to the previous year.
Here’s is an easy way to check the marking scheme
1. First log on to the official CBSE website http://www.cbse.nic.in
2. Then click on the ‘Examinations’ tab and select ‘Examinations related materials’
3. After this, the marking scheme link for both class 12 and 12 will be displayed on the screen
4. Finally, download the same and take a printout.