The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) is indeed taking some impressive steps to develop the education system with less burden among the students. As the board is slated to conduct the class 10 and class 12 examinations in February, CBSE has now introduced aptitude test. The board declared its initiative for classes 9 and 10 through a circular which is also available online at Termed as ‘Know Your Aptitude (KYA), the tool will be available for the affiliated schools to download starting January 29. CBSE Class 10 Board Exam Reforms: From 2020, ‘2 Levels of Mathematics’ to Be Introduced – Key Points to Know. 

The National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT) has developed KYA, and teachers at their respective schools can administer the same. The authorities will be able to download the test guides, manual test booklet and answer sheets. CBSE’s notification regarding the new initiative reads, “Know Your Aptitude (KYA) will help students understand their strengths and limitations before making important career choices. The test ‘would also help parents, teachers and the school administrators to extend support to the student while making such decisions.” CBSE Textbook Content to Be Reduced by 15% From 2019 Academic Session; Important Points About NCERT New Syllabus. 

Students can take the test on a day which will be designated by the school. Once the students are done with the test, teachers can evaluate their performance based on which the board will issue the scoring guidelines. The link giving scores of the students too will be available for the students to check. Meanwhile, the practical exams at various schools are done, and the candidates are now preparing for the theoretical board examinations.

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