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CBSE to Introduce Python Language Questions in Class 12 Computer Science Paper


The Central Board of Secondary Education has recently announced that it is going to introduce questions related to Python Language in class 12 computer science paper to be held on March 28th, 2019. In an attempt to provide best to the students, the CBSE board decided to test students in Python language from the academic session 2019-20. It has also decided to prepare the question paper of computer science subject on the basis of 2018 pattern.

This step was taken in the awake that some schools continued to teach Python language in the academic session 2017-2019. The CBSE board has actually prescribed a new syllabus for computer science for the students appearing for board exams in the academic year 2019. In order to help students from such schools, CBSE has decided to include questions from Python language and C++ in the computer science question paper. Students will have the option to choose the section and solve the questions accordingly.

The following announcement was made on the official website of CBSE board:
"In order to enable the students offering Computer Science irrespective of the programming language to appear for the Class 12 examination in 2019, the CBSE will be administering, the question papers in the subject of Computer Science on the basis of 2018 having sections i.e. C++ and Python and candidates be directed to attempt any one section".

This step taken by CBSE board has helped in calming the anxious nerves of many students of such schools who continued with the earlier syllabus. Now, they don’t need to be worried. The CBSE class 12 examinations are scheduled to begin from February 15th, 2019 and supposed to end on April 3, 2019. The timings of the examination are 10.30 a.m. to 1.30 p.m.