Revised distribution of marks Social Science Class X

Kindly refer to this office Circular No.15 dated 13th March, 2008 and Circular No.20 dated 14.05.2008 conveying Board’s decision to evaluate Disaster Management in Social Science of class X through Projects and Assignments only from the current academic session 2008-09 and the Board Examination 2009. Since the theory paper in Social Science will not contain any questions from Unit 5 on Disaster Management., the revised distribution of 80 marks over the four units of Social Science syllabus for Class X will be as follows :-

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Correction in marks assigned in English Communicative Class IX

The Class IX syllabus in Examination Specifications (English Communicative) given in the Secondary School Curriculum – Volume I – 2010 (Main Subjects) has a discrepancy in the marks on page 38. These correction must be read with the latest syllabus issued by central board of secondary education, new delhi. Students are advised to go through the complete syllabus at the syllabus section of http://mycbseguide.com for details. CBSE syllabus for english communicative for class 9th is also available for free download at http://onlineteachers.co.in . The syllabus for other subjects is also available there.

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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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