CBSE Class 10, Class 12 Board Exam 2018 likely to begin in February from this date

first_imgThe Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) is likely to conduct the Class 10 and Class 12 board exam from February 26, 2018.The board might consider starting the exams from February 26 or 27 taking into account the festival of Holi, as reported by However, there is no confirmation in this regard from CBSE.Meanwhile, CBSE is likely to release the class 12 and class 10 date sheet in the month of January, 2018. Last year, the date sheet was released on January 9.Here’s how to check the date sheet:Go to the official websiteClick on the relevant linkAfter clicking the same, the date sheet will be released on the screenCandidates can take a print-out for future use.This year, the class 12 exams were held from March 9 to April 29, while class 10 exams were held from March 9 to April 10.Further, a total of 10,88,891 students applied for class 12, out of which 6,28,865 were boys and 4,60,026 were girls, while over 16 lakh students appeared for class 10.CBSE will conduct Class 10, Class 12 board exam in February:In June this year, CBSE announced to conduct class 10 and class 12 board examinations one month early from next year onwards.This means, CBSE will conduct the board examination in February instead of March.Why change in the age old practice of board?As reported by TOI, the board has taken this step to advance the cycle of exams and related activities from 2018-19 as a part of reforms focused on “error-free evaluation.”About CBSE:The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) was founded on November 3, 1962. It’s headquartered at Preet Vihar, New Delhi. CBSE regulates and supervises the development of education in the country. Its primary function includes preparing academic programmes and organising examinations, especially for Class 10 and Class 12 students. CBSE was established in 1962. CBSE affiliates all Kendriya Vidyalayas, all Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas, private schools and most of the schools approved by central government of India.advertisementCandidates are advised to visit the official website.Read: Supreme Court directs UP to promote mainstream education for specially abled childrenRead: Sports enthusiasts in schools to get financial aid by Delhi governmentFor more updates, follow India Today Education or you can write to us at [email protected]last_img read more