Marking scheme changed for CISCE ISC Class 12 Exams 2016
The marking scheme of students appearing for the Indian School Certificate (ISC) i.e. Class 12 Board Examinations has been notified by the Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations (CISCE) Board.
As per the new scheme, ratio of marks segregated between theory exam and practical exam will be 70:30 respectively. Initially, the theory exams and the practical exams were both held for 50 marks each. The changes will be visible in the subjects, namely, Computer Science, Fashion Designing, Physical Education, Indian Classical Music (Hindustani), Indian Classical Music (Carnatic style) and Western Music. Also, both the papers (theory and practical) will be held for duration of three hours.
The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of CISCE, Gerry Arathoon said that “Taking into consideration the requirements of the universities and that of the children these changes have been introduced. Every concerned school has been informed through circulars issued by the board and have been assigned the task to inform students and parents”.
The released statement also mentioned, “The changes are applicable only for the 12th board examination”. Over 2,000 schools affiliated to the Board will witness these changes across the nation.