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ICSE, ISC Compartment Exam 2020: CICSE to conduct Class 10, 12 Compartment Exams from Oct 6 to 9

ICSE, ISC Compartment Exams 2020: The Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations (CICSE) has announced to conduct the compartment exams for classes 10 and 12 from October 6 to 9. The Compartment Exams Results for CICSE Class 10 and CICSE Class 12 will be declared on October 17, it said.

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New Delhi Published on: September 23, 2020 21:16 IST
ICSE, ISC Compartment Exam 2020: CICSE to conduct Class 10, 12 Compartment Exams from Oct 6 to 9
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ICSE, ISC Compartment Exam 2020: CICSE to conduct Class 10, 12 Compartment Exams from Oct 6 to 9

ICSE, ISC Compartment Exams 2020 Date: The Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations (CICSE) has announced to conduct the compartment exams for Class 10 (ICSE) and Class 12 (ISC) from October 6 to 9. The Compartment Exams Results for CICSE Class 10 and CICSE Class 12 will be declared on October 17, it said.

"Candidates must reach the examination centre well ahead of time to ensure staggered movement and smooth entry to avoid overcrowding.

While candidates are required to carry masks and sanitiser, use of gloves is optional," CICSE Chief Executive and Secretary Gerry Arathoon said.

The board announced results for class 10 and 12 exams in July but decided against bringing out a merit list this year because of "exceptional circumstances".

While the board recorded a pass percentage of 99.34 per cent for class 10 exams, up by 0.8 per cent from last year, the pass percentage for the class 12 exams stood at 96.84 per cent, recording a marginal increase.

The board had to cancel its pending exams given the spike in COVID-19 cases and the result was calculated based on an alternate assessment scheme decided by it.

Under the scheme, candidates were assessed based on the best three percentage marks obtained in subjects for which board exams were conducted.
The marks of their internal assessment as well as project work were taken into account.

The exams, which were earlier postponed due to the lockdown to contain the spread of coronavirus, were scheduled to be conducted from July 1 to 14.

The CICSE had later announced that class 10 and 12 students can choose not to appear for the pending board exams and be marked as per their performance in pre-board exams or internal assessment. However, the exams were cancelled given the spike in COVID-19 cases.
 

(With PTI Inputs)

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