About CBSE

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) is one of the most prestigious and preferred educational boards in India. CBSE Board aims to provide holistic and healthy education to all its learners so that students can get adequate space to develop mentally and physically. CBSE Board is known for its comprehensive syllabus and well structured exam pattern which helps students to get a detailed idea about the entire curriculum. There are around 20,102 schools under the board which follows the NCERT curriculum.


CBSE Latest Update: CBSE Board Exam 2021-22 will be held in 2 parts on the reduced syllabus. To know the complete details on the Special Scheme of Assessment for Class 10 for the academic year 2021-22. Board has also released the CBSE Date Sheet for Term 1 exam 2021-22 on the official website.

Important Highlights of CBSE Board

Abbreviation: CBSE

CBSE Full Form: Central Board of Secondary Education

Type: Governmental Board of Education

Founded: 3rd November 1962

Headquarters: New Delhi, India
Chairperson: Mr. Manoj Ahuja
Phone No: 011 2250 9256
Official language: Hindi, English
Parent organisation: Ministry of Human Resource Development
Official Website:

https: www.cbse.nic.in/

The academic session 2020-21 started in the month of September. Usually, the academic session starts in the month of June/July. Here we have summarised the important points related to the CBSE board exams.


CBSE class 10 board exams were conducted from 15th Feb 2020 to 20th March 2020. But due to COVID-19 pandemic, exams were only conducted for a few subjects and for other subjects exams got cancelled.


The results for class 10 were declared on 15th July 2020.


The board has also revised the CBSE syllabus by keeping in mind the current situation of the novel Coronavirus. The syllabus of class 9 and 10 has been reduced by 30% with core concepts retained as the academic session will start late this year.


The new education policy 2020 has been announced, which brings several major reforms in the Indian education system. Among the major reforms, the 10+2 structure in the schooling system is the one which has been replaced by a 5+3+3+4 structure.


Students are advised to focus on self-learning and exploring new things by themselves.

CBSE Board Class 10 Exam

CBSE Board Class 10 Exam CBSE Board Class 10 is a very important stage of learning for the students. This is for the first time they appear for the board exam. So, CBSE Class 10 students have to really work hard throughout the academic session. The concepts that they will learn at this stage will help them in solving the problems of daily life. Also, it will benefit them in further studies. So, they should focus on building the concepts which will work as a strong foundation for their future.

CBSE Exam Pattern

Students studying in Central Board of Secondary Education are assessed in two areas:



In this students are focused on core academic areas. All the main subjects like social science, science, maths and language subjects are taught to them.



This area includes other activities such as games, sports, art, music, craftwork etc which are essential for the development of a student. This has been added to make students healthy and fit as it leads to better learning.

The academic year of the Scholastic areas is divided into two terms which are Term 1 and Term 2 and two types of tests which are Formative Assessment and Summative Assessment are conducted to evaluate the academic subjects.

Formative Assessment

In the primary classes, the formative assessment (FA) tests are in the form of oral tests, dictation, homework, class test, projects & assignments, storytelling, elocution, memory test, quiz, etc.

Summative Assessment

 Here students are tested internally. The Summative Assessment (SA) is conducted at the end of each term i.e two times each year. The tests are conducted by the school in pen and paper mode.