New Delhi: Amidst the nationwide lockdown, the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) on Thursday released the curriculum for the academic session 2020-2021 for secondary and senior secondary schools.
According to an Indian Express report, the Board has advised schools not to make any changes in the curriculum as it may affect the assessment of learning level among students.
The board also stated that it will consider the loss of instructional time in the academic session 2020-21 because of the lockdown.
“It is reiterated that any deviation in transaction of the curriculum may seriously affect assessment of the student’s learning level and the preparation for the Board examinations. Please note that the Evaluation will be carried out exactly according to the syllabi given for the current academic year,” the CBSE notification stated.
To view the curriculum, click here for the link.
Going by the directives of Ministry of Human Resources & Development, the Board has also decided to promote all students from classes 1 to 8 without having to sit for any exams.
Students of classes 9 and 11, on the other hand, will be promoted on the basis of projects and assessments done in school.
Earlier on Wednesday, the board stated that it will be conducting Board examinations for only 29 major subjects which were cancelled due to the pandemic.