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CBSE 10th Board Exams 2019: Relaxation in passing criteria extended to March 2019 exam - official notification

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In a relief to Class 10 students, the Central Board of Secondary Education has extended the passing criteria.

Central Board of Secondary Education, CBSE has released the official notification regarding the extension of the passing criteria relaxation to CBSE Class 10th Board Examination 2019 as well. The students who would be appearing for Class 10 Board Exam in February and March 2019 would now have to secure 33 % marks (internal and external included). The official notification regarding the same is now available on cbse.nic.in.

β€œTo give relaxation to students, the board has decided to relax the passing criteria for Class 10 students from 2019. The circular will be released today,” said CBSE chairman Anita Karwal. From next year, the students need to get a minimum of 33 percent marks in theory and practical combined to declare pass in the subject.

For the year 2019, the board will conduct the Class 10 and 12 examinations from February and has released a list of vocational subjects that will be conducted during that period. As per the official notification, the board mentioned that it is following the Delhi High Court order that directs Delhi University and CBSE to ensure from the commencing academic year, the result of CBSE, including re-evaluation, is taken into account while determining the cut-off date for admission to colleges of the University of Delhi.