CBSE Released Passing Marks Criteria for 10th and 12th Board Exam 2020

Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has released a new notice declaring the passing marks criteria for Class 10 and 12 board exam 2020. In the notification, the board has mentioned the subject wise minimum and maximum marks for class 10 and 12 theory and practical exams. Students appearing for the board exam must check the passing marks criteria. In this article, we have provided the complete details on CBSE passing marks for board exam 2020.

Passing Criteria for CBSE Class 10 Students

To pass class 10, students have to obtain an overall 30% marks in each subject, both theory and practical/Internal Assessment taken together.

Passing Criteria for CBSE Class 12 Students

As per the official circular, Students of class 12 are required to obtain 33% marks in theory and 33% marks in Practical/Project/Internal Assessment in addition to 33% marks in aggregate in each subject.

Highlights of CBSE Circular

The circular issued by the CBSE provides the following main details for Class 10 and 12 board exam :

  1. List of subjects along with breakup of Theory and Practical/Project/Internal Assessment marks.
  2. Subject wise maximum marks for theory question paper and minimum marks required to pass in the theory paper.
  3. Subject wise maximum marks for Practical/Project/Internal Assessment and minimum marks required to pass in practicals.
  4. Duration of examination/assessment.

Students can also download the official circular released by the board by clicking on the link below.

Download CBSE Circular on Passing Marks Criteria

The CBSE practical exams for Class 10 and 12 are to start from 1st Jan 2020. The CBSE date sheet 2020 has not been released but it is expected that the board exam will start from 15th Feb 2020. So, students are advised to start putting extra effort into exam preparation. This is the perfect time when they should start solving the CBSE Sample Papers and previous years question papers. Doing so will boost their exam preparation and help them in understanding the question paper pattern and types of questions asked in the exam.

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