The Uttar Pradesh Education Board on Wednesday announced changes in the examination pattern ahead of the Class 10 exams in 2023.
Prayagraj (Uttar Pradesh): The Uttar Pradesh Board of Education on Wednesday announced a change in the examination pattern ahead of the Class 10 examination in 2023.
Students have to answer questions of total 70 marks out of which 50 marks will be descriptive and 20 marks will be objective. In its statement, the board said that the UP Board Class 10 exam will carry objective questions of 20 marks. These have to be answered on the OMR sheet.
For the first time students will get OMR sheet along with answer book. Full 20 marks will be deducted if students make mistake in filling OMR sheet. So students have to fill the marks sheet properly. OMR sheet will be evaluated by computer.
Uttar Pradesh Board of Secondary Education has already issued instructions for answering the OMR sheet.
The UP Board also made the availability of sample OMR sheets used in high school examination and filling instructions available on the Uttar Pradesh Board of Secondary Education website.
In the last session 2021-2022, UP Board conducted the examination on OMR sheet in Class IX Home Examination.
Earlier this month, the Uttar Pradesh Madhyamik Shiksha Parishad (UPMSP) announced that the UP Board Class 10 and 12 exams will begin from February 16.
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As per the official notification, these exams will be conducted in two shifts from 8 am to 11:15 am and 2 pm to 5:30 pm.
According to the 2023 exam schedule released by the Board of Secondary Education, the Class 10 exams will end on March 3 while the Class 12 exams will end on March 4.
The first paper of class 10 will be Hindi or Elementary Hindi and that of class 12 students will be Hindi or Elementary Hindi or Military Science.
Earlier on January 6, the dates for the 10th and 12th board prelims and practical exams were announced. The pre-board theory exams will be held from January 16 to January 20 while the practical exams will be held in two phases – first from January 21 to 28, then from January 29 to February 5.
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