New Delhi: Addressing students’ worries about the schedule of some papers, the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) on Friday changed the examination dates of a few subjects of Class X and XII.
The CBSE exam dates of 3 papers of Class X—Tamil language (006), Gurung (132) and National Cadet Corps (076)—have been changed. Similarly the exam dates of 5 papers of Class XII—Theatre studies (078), Tangkhul (193), Physical Education (048), Sociology (039) and Food Service-II (736)—have been changed.
For Class XII, the date of Physical Education paper has been altered from 10 April to 12 April and of Sociology exam from 12 April to 20 April. The new exam date of Theatre Studies paper is 10 April instead of 20 April, Tangkhul language exam will be conducted on 10 April and Food Service paper, which was to be held on 29 April is preponed to 26 April.
Students and their parents had previously complained there was no sufficient gap in the dates of Biology paper and Joint Entrance Examination JEE 2017, but the CBSE has kept the schedule for Biology exam unchanged.
10,98,420 students are going appear for the Class XII board exam, while 16,67,573 students will take Class X exam this year.