Approach to the Internal Evaluation of Disaster Management Unit 5 of Social Science

Reference is made to circular no.15/08 dated 11.04.2008 intimating the Board’s decision to evaluate Disaster Management in Social Sciences of class X through projects from the academic session 2008-09 and the Board Examination 2009 in Social Science of class X.
The Board has further decided that in addition to Project Work, Disaster Management will be evaluated through assignments also.  For further, you can visit CBSE official site or myCBSEguide.com

Following is the revised marks distribution over the three components:

1.    Tests – Formative and summative 10 marks
2.    Assignments – class and Home     4 marks

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Change of Syllabus in German Language

Certain changes in the syllabus for German language in classes IX to XII have been made with a view to remain updated with the recent trends in the political and geographical scenario of the country. These changes are effective from 2008-2009 for classes IX and XI and from 2009-10 for classes X and XII. You may refer to the Secondary and Senior School Curriculum Document Volume II- 2010 in which these changes are incorporated.

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Change in Assessment Scheme of Social Science class X

In continuation of the circular No. 33/07 dated 24-07-2007   this is to bring to your kind notice that from the academic session 2008-09 and the Board examination 2009 in Social Science of Class X, unit 5 on Disaster Management will be evaluated only through projects.

No questions will be asked from this unit in the theory paper of Social Science. Hence, the students will be required to do project work compulsorily in Disaster management only.   The revised distribution of marks over other units of Social Science syllabus and new topics/themes of project work, class X will be communicated to the schools shortly.

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Guidelines in Sociology for Project Work and Marks distribution for class XI

Consequent upon revision of syllabus as per National Curriculum Framework 2005 the new textbooks in Sociology have been introduced in class XI in the year 2006-07 and in class XII in the year 2007-08.

Sociology as a discipline also is more a mode of enquiry rather than a fixed body of knowledge and hence the importance of Project Work. Projects in Sociology are not only a tool facilitating construction of knowledge by the students and fostering creativity in them, but also a major contributor in infusing the right attitude for social issues and concerns in an individual and capacity building for problem solving.

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Practical Examination for Introduction to Financial Markets – I for 11th class

One of the very strong salient features of FMM is development of employable skills. The success of FMM will depend upon whether students on completion of this course are able to acquire necessary competence and skills for financial markets.

In Stock and Commodity Markets, both speed and accuracy are extremely important. Due to globalisation, entry of FIIs (Foreign Institutional Investors), instant spread of information (impacting the share prices) through electronic and print media such as T.V. channels, Internet, introduction of futures and options, the share and commodity markets have become highly volatile.

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Introduction of General Health Care

Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) is implementing competency based vocational education with industry support and collaboration in a phased manner. As there is a felt need for skilled workforce in the field of health care services, Board is planning to introduce a vocational course in General Health Care in collaboration and joint certification with relevant organisation

SUBJECTS OF STUDY

The General Health Care consists of three compulsory Vocational subjects each in classes XI & XII in addition to two academic electives one of which must be a language.

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Financial Market Management–Implementation guidelines

SUBJECTS OF STUDY

The FMM consists of three compulsory Professional subjects each in classes XI & XII in addition to two academic electives one of which must be a language. Though not compulsory, the students offering this package may be advised to offer Functional English for language-1.  For the second elective there are 3 optional academic subjects. The students may further opt for an additional sixth subject which can either be a language or an academic or a professional subject at the elective level, in order to ensure vertical mobility for pursuing higher studies, if necessary. 

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Introduction of Heritage Crafts in Class XI-XII

Your attention is drawn to the Board’s Circular No. 17 dated 30th April,2008 regarding the introduction of the new Elective Subject – Heritage Crafts (Code No. 070) in Class XI from the session 2008-09 and class XII in 2009-10.

In this connection, please find enclosed the detailed syllabus along with examination specifications, guidelines for practical work, requirement of qualification for teachers, and infrastructure need.

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Modification in external Science practical examination syllabus

Modification in external Science practical examination syllabus for class X from March 2009 Examination. As a part of its ongoing exercise in improving the curricular transactions in schools, the Board had earlier decided to restructure the science syllabus at secondary stage from the academic session 2005-06 in class IX and in the subsequent year in class X.  All affiliated schools were informed about these changes through Circular No. 19 dated 25th March, 2005.  The salient features of the scheme included :

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Introduction of Graphic Design

Your attention is drawn to the Board’s Circular No. 17 dated 30th April,2008 regarding the introduction of the new Elective Subject – Graphic Design (Code No. 071)  in Class XI from the session 2008-09 and class XII in 2009-10.

In this connection, please find enclosed the detailed syllabus along with examination specifications, guidelines for practical work, requirement of qualification for teachers, and infrastructure need.

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Change of Syllabus in Tibetan Language

In the process of updating the syllabi for its curriculum document 2010 Vol. II the Board has revised the Tibetan language syllabus for IX, X & XI, XII.

It has also been decided to implement the new syllabus for Classes X & XII from the academic session 2008-09 itself for those students who are appearing in the Board examination AISSE & AISSCE in 2009.  (Classes X & XII Syllabus enclosed).  It may be noted that certain changes have also been made in the text books prescribed for this purpose.

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Introduction of Japanese Language in classes IX & X

As you may be aware the Board has introduced Japanese Language as one of the optional foreign languages in the schools affiliated to CBSE from classes VI to VIII in the years 2006-07,2007-08, 2008-09 respectively.  The textbooks along with the  workbooks prepared by the Japan Foundation in consultation with the Board were made available to schools which introduced the language in these classes.

It has now been decided to introduce the language for class IX in the academic year 2009-10 and the Board Examination for class X would be held in the year 2011. The syllabus prepared for class IX & X are enclosed.

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Modifications in Nepali Language Syllabus

Change of Syllabus in Nepali Language for classes IX, X (Code – 024) and for Classes XI & XII (Code-124) from academic session 2008-09

In consonance with the changes made in the Nepali language syllabus for IX, X & XI & XII by the Directorate of Education, Govt. of Sikkim, CBSE also has revised its syllabus for these classes which has been incorporated in its Curriculum for 2010 – Volume II.

Further, it is informed that in respect of Classes X & XII for academic session 2008-09 & appearing for AISSE & AISSCE 2009 Exams, the New Syllabus will be applicable. (Classes X & XII Syllabus enclosed). 

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CBSE HELP LINE ANNUAL COUNSELLING FROM 1ST FEBRUARY TO 2nd APRIL 2009

The first phase of CBSE counseling will begin from 1st Feb. to 2nd April, 2009.  This is the 12th consecutive year that CBSE will be providing counseling services to students and parents during examinations to overcome their anxiety and examination related stress.

The CBSE outreach programme is carefully designed keeping the heterogeneity of students’ population and geographical spread. 

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New CBSE Sample Papers added to myCBSEguide.com

CBSE sample papers for class 10 in all core subjects have been added to the sample paper section of the site http://mycbseguide.com These CBSE sample papers for March 2009 Board examinations have been given along with the CBSE marking schemes and CBSE blue prints. The introduction to new CBSE Question Paper format is also included. CBSE Board Sample Papers for 2008-2009 for CBSE class 10 includes English A i.e.

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Online List of CBSE Board Candidates

CBSE board examinations for 2009 are starting from 2 Mar 2009 and the list of candidates has been prepared by Central board of secondary education, New Delhi. The list of candidates for board examinations 2009 is given school wise. Central board of secondary education issues and affiliation number and School identification number to each and every school that is affiliated to it. This identification number and affiliation number is required while getting the list of candidates online.

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Modification in external Science practical examination syllabus

The salient features of the scheme included :

a) One Theory paper of weightage 60 marks with duration of 2.5 hours.
b) A year-end school based practical examination for 20 marks.
c) A separate paper on practical skill based multiple choice questions of weightage 20 marks and duration of 1.5 hours.

Thus a relative weightage of 60 marks and 40 marks was assigned to theory and practical work in the subject in the restructured syllabus. Class X March 2007 examination of the Board was conducted on the basis of above scheme. 

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CBSE Annual Examination 2009 Date Sheet for class 12

CBSE Annual Examination 2009 Date Sheet for class 12

Central Board of Secondary Education, CBSE has issued the detailed date sheet for class 12 examinations. The examination will be held in the month of march 2009. The examination for class 12 will begin at 10:30 a.m. First exam for Chemistry will be held on 2nd March 2009 at 10:30 a.m. Date Sheet for all the subjects is given here. CBSE Date Sheet for 2009 is published approx 2 months in advance. CBSE class 12 date sheet for March 2009 CBSE exams is as below:

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CBSE Annual Examination 2009 Date Sheet for class 10

CBSE Annual Examination 2009 Date Sheet for class 10

Central Board of Secondary Education, CBSE has issued the detailed date sheet for March 2009 examination. CBSE board exams are going to start from 2nd of March 2009 and Exam will start at 10:30 a.m in the morning. The complete date sheet for Class 10 March 2009 examinations is published hare with date of examination, name of the subject and subject code.

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Grading system in CBSE from next session

Central Board of Secondary Education is going to introduce grading system for all classes from next session that is year 2009-2010. This announcement was made by Sh. Vineet Joshi, secretary of the CBSE during National Sahodaya conference of principals, held recently at Bhopal.

The students who will pass their class 10 board examination in March 2010 will be awarded grades at the place of Marks. It will be implemented in classes 7, 8, 9, 11 and 12 also.

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