Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) will soon release date sheet for class 10 and 12 for 2019 session in December. However, the board is expected to draft the dates in accordance with scheduled for JEE Main 2019 exam.
After the registration process for class 10 and 12 concludes, CBSE will notify the dates for board exams of both classes. Board is about to put up significant changes in the date sheet this year. Evident variations might be seen in dates for class 12 practical exams.
JEE main and Board Practical Exams Schedule Clash
NTA (National Testing Agency) will conduct JEE Main twice in a year (Jan and April) and has notified the schedule for the same. Exams for Jan session will be held from Jan 6 till Jan 20, 2019. As large number of students will be appearing for JEE Main Jan session, CBSE, considering the circumstance and therefore has decided to lay down the date sheet in a way which is convenient for students.
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Practical exams for class 10 and 12 are generally held in month of January. Previous year, practical exams were held by CBSE between Jan 15 and Jan 25, 2018. However, changes may get introduced to the date sheet with respect to that one of the previous year.
Last year, date of Physical Education exam and JEE Main actually collided, the exam was previously scheduled on April 9 but considering the JEE Main exam, CBSE postponed the date to April 13, 2018.
To resolve the clash between these two major exams, CBSE may pre-pone the practical exam or may even postpone the dates, whichever suits better. As per some teachers, CBSE may lay down the responsibility of conducting practical exams to the schools itself.
Pre-board exams have already been conducted by the schools for class 10 and 12. Schools on their part are mainly concerned for the students who will be appearing in JEE Main 2019 (Jan session).
Theory exams are expected to be scheduled from Feb 15, 2019. The board exams will start for vocational subjects first. After exams for vocational subjects conclude, exams for core subjects will begin. Thus, theoretical exams for class 10 and 12 will be held in month of Feb and March 2019.