You are here: Home » Current Affairs » News » National
Business Standard

CISCE lowers pass mark for X, XII board examinations from this session

For ICSE examination, pass marks would be 33% instead of 35% earlier; and for ISC board pass marks would be 35% instead of 40% earlier

Topics
Icse Isc Pass Mark

Press Trust of India  |  Kolkata 

CISCE lowers pass mark for X, XII board examinations from this session

The Council for Indian School Certificate Examination (CISCE) has decided to lower the pass marks for the Class 10 and Class 12 board examinations from this academic session, a top official said on Thursday.

Pass marks have been reduced from 35 per cent to 33 per cent for ICSE students and from 40 per cent to 35 per cent for ISC students with effect from 2018, CISCE secretary and chief executive Gerry Arathoon said.

"Kindly note that the change in the pass marks for the ICSE and ISC examinations will be effective from the examination year 2018 onwards and not 2019," a circular issued by Arathoon said.

The general secretary of the Association of Heads of ICSE Schools (West Bengal) Nabarun Dey said the notice has been sent to all affiliated schools in the state.

The ISC examinations have been slated between February 7 and April 2, while the ICSE examinations have been scheduled from February 26 to March 28,

The exam dates are subject to changes depending on the Assembly poll schedule in some states, a notice in the CISCE official website said.

Dear Reader,


Business Standard has always strived hard to provide up-to-date information and commentary on developments that are of interest to you and have wider political and economic implications for the country and the world. Your encouragement and constant feedback on how to improve our offering have only made our resolve and commitment to these ideals stronger. Even during these difficult times arising out of Covid-19, we continue to remain committed to keeping you informed and updated with credible news, authoritative views and incisive commentary on topical issues of relevance.
We, however, have a request.

As we battle the economic impact of the pandemic, we need your support even more, so that we can continue to offer you more quality content. Our subscription model has seen an encouraging response from many of you, who have subscribed to our online content. More subscription to our online content can only help us achieve the goals of offering you even better and more relevant content. We believe in free, fair and credible journalism. Your support through more subscriptions can help us practise the journalism to which we are committed.

Support quality journalism and subscribe to Business Standard.

Digital Editor

First Published: Thu, January 11 2018. 18:23 IST
RECOMMENDED FOR YOU
.