Published On : Sat, May 1st, 2021

COVID-19: CBSE announces marking policy for cancelled class 10 board exams

Central Board of Secondary Education, CBSE has released an important notice on the procedure of assessment for Class 10 Board Exam 2021. The Board has explained the assessment procedure on which students of Class 10 will be assessed. The notice is available on the official site of CBSE on

The schools will conduct the assessment of students by forming a result committee consisting of the Principal and seven teachers for finalizing the result. Five teachers from the school and two teachers from neighboring schools should be co-opted by the school as the external members of the Committee.

Important Points

The assessment of the students will be done on the basis of these important points mentioned below.

1. The students will be assessed out of a maximum of 100 marks for each subject. As per the policy of the Board, 20 marks are for Internal Assessment and 80 marks are for year-end Board examinations.

2. The internal assessment for 20 marks will be as per the existing policy laid out in circular number Acad- 11/2019 dated March 6, 2019, available at the official website. Based on the circular, Internal assessments have already been done by the schools and a majority of schools have uploaded their data on the CBSE portal. The schools will have to upload the marks of the internal assessment latest by June 11, 2021.