Like CBSE, ICSE & ISC students now need only 33% & 35% to pass board exams

From 2019, the pass mark for ICSE will be 33 per cent instead of 35 per cent

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In a move that could impact the outcome of the board exams in 2019, the Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations (CISCE) announced on Monday that it has reduced the pass mark for its two board examinations, ICSE (class X) and ISC (class XII). The move is aimed at bringing the pass mark in parity with other boards.

From 2019, the pass mark for ICSE will be 33 per cent instead of 35 per cent. The pass mark for ISC has been reduced from 40 per cent to 35 per cent.

The circular has asked the heads of schools

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First Published: Nov 28 2017 | 1:52 PM IST

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