The Central Board of Secondary Examination (CBSE) has released the date of the practical exam for Class 10th and 12th Board examinations, 2018. As per the notice, the practicals for class 12th and 10th board examinations for 2018 are said to start from January 16th, 2018. The practical marks will be uploaded by the schools on the website by February 25th, 2018.
CBSE Board Examination is divided into two parts – the practicals (for a few subjects like Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Accountancy, Business Studies, etc.) and theory papers. The theory papers are the external examination for both class 10th and 12th. The practicals are conducted at the schools but by external examiners designated by CBSE. The actual dates for the practicals are decided by the schools but the time period is designated by the board. CBSE has asked the schools to conduct the practicals between January 16 and February 25, next year.
CBSE is expected to release the date sheet for class 10th board examination and class 12th board examination (theory papers) by end of December or by early January. Some experts have suggested that due to Holi, CBSE Boards 2018 would start a day or two ahead of the typical date of March 1
The tentative date for the release of date sheet is January 10th. There is no official confirmation of the same as yet. Class 10 students of CBSE schools would be writing the board examinations after a gap as CCE pattern was introduced in 2009. Students who had failed in class 10th board last year would also be required to write the revised class 10 board examinations in 2018.