The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has released an important notification for the affiliated schools regarding attendance. According to the notice, the board has asked the schools that it is compulsory for the students of class 10 and class 12 to maintain at least 75 per cent attendance till January 1, 2019. CBSE further mentioned that whosoever fails to meet the criteria will not be able to sit for the board examinations 2019. The students and schools can see the notification available on the official website; cbse.nic.in. If media reports are to be considered, this is the first time that CBSE has taken such strict decision for its students. CBSE Instruct Schools to Disclose Fee Structure or Lose Its Affiliation.
The internal assessment for both the classes will begin from January 1. The decision has been taken followed by the Delhi High Court’s decision to declare the results including revaluation scores before the Delhi University admission process. It must be noted that no request letter regarding the attendance will be accepted after January 15, 2019. For 2019 board exams, CBSE has introduced various changes, and it appears that the list is not ending. The has come as a big blow to the students of both classes 10 and 12 as students cannot skip their classes to concentrate more on their board exam 2019 preparation. CBSE Revises Class 10 & 12 Question Paper Format! List of All Changes Made by the Board for 2018–19 Exams.
All the CBSE affiliated schools are directed to reach and adhere to the guidelines and instructions. Class 10 and class 12 exams for vocational subjects will be conducted first in the month of February followed by the main subjects in March. Meanwhile, CBSE is yet to publish the board exam date sheet for session 2018-19. The students are advised to keep a check on the CBSE official site to stay updated with the recent announcements.