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CBSE new academic session update: Competency-based questions increased to 30 per cent! How to start preparing

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CBSE New Academic Session (2021-22)
CBSE New Academic Session (2021-22)

New Delhi [India], April 23 (ANI/ Oswaal Books): As Per New Education Policy, new changes are being introduced to its assessment and evaluation process by CBSE for the next academic session. New circular released by the CBSE on April 22, details further changes in the evaluation criteria in accordance to the board's move to Competency Based Education or CBE.

This CBSE notification encourages more competency-based questions or questions that assess the application of concepts in real-life or unfamiliar situations will be part of the question papers of Classes 10, 12 board exams and Classes 9, 11 final exams

As per the new circular, Competency based questions would be about 30% for Classes 9 & 10 and 20% for Classes 11 & 12. CBSE explained that the competency-based questions could be in the form of Multiple Choice Questions, Case-Based Questions, Course-Based integrated questions or any other types. Besides, the CBSE would continue with Objective Type questions as well as Short and Long Answer Type Questions.

Here are a few tips on how to successfully kick start the new academic year (2021-22):

Browse through the study material in advance:

Reading through your textbooks and syllabus in advance can give you a heads-up on what is about to entail during your academic year, which can be extremely beneficial for you to plan and organize your study schedule. Start researching about articles, books, podcasts which relate to your subjects and stock up on the best study materials available online like CBSE Question Banks, NCERT Exemplar 2021-22 which contains chapter wise & topic wise presentation for your ease of learning.

Plan Your Study For New Academic Session: Create a proper study plan for the year. Prepare a detailed schedule for yourself where you optimally divide your time for all of your subjects. Keep time for practicing and solving papers using CBSE Class 10th and 12th Question Bank(2021-22) for 2022 exams along with NCERT Books for every chapter you start, which will not only familiarise you with the exam pattern but will help you build confidence and finish your paper on time.

Oswaal Question Banks for Class 10 & 12 include all latest typology questions including competency based questions in the form of Multiple Choice Questions, Case-Based Questions, Course-Based integrated questions or any other types; along with chapter-wise & topic-wise previous years question with marking scheme, toppers' answers, mind maps & hybrid learning experience

Here is the recommended link for CBSE Question Banks(2021-22) For New Academic Session for Class 10 : https://bit.ly/3tJMDXy & For Class 12 : https://bit.ly/3vkgiqJ

Learn from the past academic year:

Take out time to assess and analyse your performance in the last academic year and learn from your mistakes. Make a list of the subjects in which you're strong and weak respectively and allot more time to work on your weak areas in the next academic year. Books like Oswaal NCERT Exemplar sheds light on all the commonly made errors and highlights the most common and unidentified mistakes made by students at all levels which provides a helpful introspection to students to improve their performance.

Here is recommended link for NCERT Exemplars For Class 9 to 12: https://bit.ly/3tXDlac

Set new goals:

Before you begin the new academic year set some goals for yourself. Make sure these goals are realistic and achievable. Your goals can vary from excelling in a particular subject to being more participative in the co-curricular activities. Setting new goals helps you to prioritize what's important and the areas you need to focus on for your improvement.

Create your study space:

Sitting in your room and attending classes is not as fun as going to school, and can also prove to be a road block for your creativity. Hence, we suggest that you create and decorate a study corner for yourself where you can attend classes, study and relax. Books like Oswaal NCERT Exemplar contains quick Response (QR codes ), which gives you a rich digital learning experience even as you sit at home, and contains mind maps to unlock the imagination and come up with new ideas.

In these unprecedented times, having the right attitude, eagerness to learn and a systematic time schedule can ensure that you score excellent marks in the board exams for new academic session (2021-22).

So, just keep going. Good luck to you!

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