CBSE 10th result 2016: 9. What is the major difference between the school-based exam and board exam?
The only difference is that students of school-conducted examination appear in their own school where as those of Board conducted appear in the allotted centre. The answer copies of Board-conducted examination are centrally evaluated at designated centres whereas those of school-based, by the school teachers based on the marking schemes supplied by the Board.
10. Is the level of difficulty of Class 10 boards similar to the school exams conducted as part of the School Based Assessment (SBA)?
Yes, the Board ensures that the design, blue print and difficulty level of both the examinations, whether conducted by school (under Scheme 1) or by the Board (under Scheme 2) is the same. According to CBSE circular released earlier this year, a total of 13,73,853 students were appearing for the class 10 board examination, registering a hike of 3.37 per cent. (Image: PTI)