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CBSE Open Text Based Assessment * March Exams * Questions – Class 9

The CBSE Open Text Based Assessment (OBTA) for class 9 and 11 is a wonderful step to bring about educational reforms in India. Open Text Based Assessments are a wise way to make learning more joyful, thoughtful and wholesome. India is a country which has sadly been exploited by imperliastic and neo-imperialistic forces. Water, human beings, land, plants and animals have been deeply disturbed and ravaged. Human beings have survived and resiliently moved on due to their resilience and adaptability in spite of wicked conditioning forces. Temperatures have scaringly gone below -10 degrees Celsius to temperatures scaringly reaching 40 degrees Celsius and above. After the exams in March, students will be enjoying summer holidays. Sadly, the temperatures may become unbearable and uncomfortable in many parts of India which are still exploited. How do water bodies, human beings and once pristine … Continue reading

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CBSE board * Should Class 10 board exams be optional or compulsory?

The CBSE board was and is still one of India’s most reputed boards.  After the Right to Education Act was introduced in 2010, the CBSE board made class 10 board exams optional.  This provides students with the freedom to choose how their learning will be evaluated based on their unique learning journey and also conditioning factors.  The CBSE board introduced the CCE which stands for Continuous Comprehensive Evaluation.  Through CCE, formative and summative assessments are conducted throughout the year through which students’ learning has been evaluated.  Formative assessments include exercises, projects and assignments through which students can practice and apply their learning in original and brave ways in real-life conditions.   Summative assessments are written tests and exams through which students can further check, discuss and explain topics learnt. The Right to Education Act also helped bring about reform in the … Continue reading

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Learning strategies to ace CBSE exams

As the board exam approaches, the students feel the heat of the exam. Exam anxiety takes a toll on the students. The best tool in combating the exam anxiety is to revise frequently. This will also help the students to regain confidence and prepare themselves for the forthcoming examinations. The students need to follow a set study schedule to excel in the exams and also increase their confidence in themselves. One needs to plan and develop a good study strategy to ace in the CBSE exams. Some of the tips to help the student to ace the CBSE exams are as follows: The students need to collect and organize their notes well in advance. The notes must be collated. ( The NCERT books, the classroom notes and the tutorial notes.) Then these notes need to be summarized and the important … Continue reading

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Scoring top results in CBSE exams

Every student experiences difficulties with consistently getting good results. There are so many distractions and also not enough support. With both parents working, many a time the child is left to his own devices. There is no time to coach or provide assistance. One of the best tools a student can have is a good education. Make sure that you sit down to study in an undisturbed area and have access to all that you need before beginning. This way you will not waste time trying to locate your resources and will work efficiently. Study in smaller chunks for effective recall. When people have proper tools, they can prepare more efficiently for an exam. Sitting up till late in the night and trying to deal with way too much information at a stretch can be quite damaging. Associate content with … Continue reading

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Work on CBSE solved papers

One of the best ways to tackle your CBSE exams is by trying to work on as many CBSE sample papers as possible. These papers from the past years will be based on the NCERT syllabus and will also give students an idea of the weight age given to various topics and subjects. Performing in CBSE exams is very time bound and has to be done with clear schedules in mind. When students get familiar with the CBSE solved papers their proficiency and speed will increase and solutions will come to mind more easily. Time management in doing CBSE solved papers It is important to give a maximum of 4 mins for the multiple choice and for short answers about 8 mins. For the final essay questions about 15 mins would be the ideal time frame, giving the student ample … Continue reading

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Get top scores in exams the intelligent way

There are so many students who appear every year for any number of exams. Each one panics wondering if they will score enough for them to qualify. The problem today is not that people are competing for top scores in exams but that they are afraid to let someone else get a higher score even if it is a point difference. You can always get top scores if you work hard at learning the concepts and practice tests well before the final date. Do make sure you follow some basic rules so as to make your exam taking experience a fairly pleasant one. You can begin by making sure you have read all of the instructions in a relaxed manner so you do not miss out on any choices or optional questions that are there. Also be sure to flip … Continue reading

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