Nagpur: The Class 10 and 12 Board exams conducted by Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) came to an end on April 20. A total of 10,40,368 candidates from Class 12 and 13,73,853 candidates from Class 10 had registered for the exams, this year.
The evaluation of answer sheets shall finish by the end of April. CBSE teachers analyse 25-20 copies in six hours for which they are paid Rs 20. CBSE teachers get Rs 100 per day for conveyance. The results for Class 10 are expected to be announced by May 15 while for Class 12, the results will be declared by May 20.
This year, students who appeared for CBSE Class 12 Physics and Mathematics exam found the paper to be quite difficult. Many candidates were disappointed; teachers wrote to the Board about following a lenient marking scheme while checking the sheets. Several students had also written representations to the HRD Minister, Smriti Irani, stating a severe departure from the general paper setting of the CBSE as the reason for the issue. The Board confirmed that it shall review three papers namely, English, Mathematics and Physics, for difficulty and lengthiness so as to find a way to solve the issues the students have.
Lakhs of students are waiting for the final results of their Class 10 and Class 12 exams.