The Central Board of Secondary Education has introduced a new grading system for Class 10 students. The new nine-point scale grading system will require students to get qualifying grades in 4 out of 5 subjects to get promoted to next higher class. The board has decided not to carry a pass or fail on the mark sheet of students. The grading system is introduced to reduce the unnecessary pressure from students by means of continuous evaluation by taking a number of small tests throughout the year instead of a single test at the end of the academic session.
The new grading system will have a five-point scale, in this grading system students will be awarded grades from A to E, this grading system was implemented to eliminate the schools from showing the numerical scores on the report card of each student. Know more about the CBSE marking scheme and CBSE grading system class 10 at Byju’s. The nine-point grading system employed to measure the scholastic achievements of students are given in the below table.
Marks Range |
Grade |
Grade Point |
91-100 |
A1 |
10.0 |
81-90 |
A2 |
9.0 |
71-80 |
B1 |
8.0 |
61-70 |
B2 |
7.0 |
51-60 |
C1 |
6.0 |
41-50 |
C2 |
5.0 |
33-40 |
D |
4.0 |
21-32 |
E1 |
0 |
00-20 |
E2 |
0 |
Apart from this, a student is provided with CGPA which stands for cumulative grade point assessment which defines the average of grade points in all main subjects.
CGPA = Sum of Grade points obtained in 5 main subjects/5
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