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CBSE class 10 results - All you need to know

The Central Board of Secondary education(CBSE) had successfully conducted the class 10 board exams for the year 2018 between March 5th and April 4th, 2018 and the results for the same are expected to be released at 4PM on 29th May 2018. Earlier, before the start of the academic year 2017-2018 the CBSE made an announcement regarding the scrapping of the dual evaluation system and the introduction of the CBSE new assessment scheme. Under this, the previously followed Continuous Comprehensive evaluation (CCE) and the term system were replaced by a single board exam conducted by the CBSE. A total number of 16,38,428 students have given their class 10 exams and are awaiting results.

Going by past trends of increasing pass percentage in CBSE exams, last year's high pass percentage of 92.44%, the recently released class 12 results (which have been exemplary) the level of optimism among the class 10 students and their parents alike, has increased.

CBSE class 10 students writing their board exams

Where to check the results.

The results will be published on the official Central Board of Secondary Education website: www.cbseresults.nic.in. Students can also check results using the following links: results.gov.in and cbse.examresults.net.

Steps to check CBSE 10th Result 2018:

  • Step 1: Go to the CBSE Board’s official website- cbse.nic.in or cbseresults.nic.in.
  • Step 2: On the home page, click on the link which reads- CBSE 10th Result 2018.
  • Step 3: Enter all the relevant information such as roll number etc. and hit submit.
  • Step 4: View and download your result.
  • Step 5: Take a print out and keep it for future purposes.

Past trends show that the number of students with a perfect CGPA of 10 has been increasing by the year, in 2016 the number of students with a perfect score was 1,68,541 and the following year the number was more than 2lacs. Keeping with the trend it is expected that least 2.5lac to 3lac candidates would obtain the perfect score of 10 CGPA this year.

Note: The CGPA is the average of respective GPAs obtained in the Five main subjects - Mathematics, Science, Social Studies, Language 1 ( English ) and Language 2.

The GPA obtained can be converted to percentages simply by multiplying 9.5 to the GPA obtained, ie. GPA * 9.5 = "Percentage score obtained".

Digitised results:

This year also, like the previous two years CBSE will provide Digital Marksheets for the class 10 exam results in Digilocker at digilocker.gov.in.
The DigiLocker account credentials will be sent to students via SMS on their registered mobile numbers. DigiLocker can also be accessed from your mobile phone using Android and iOS operating systems. Candidates will also receive results through SMS on their mobile numbers registered with CBSE.

New Assessment Scheme:

The New assessment scheme was introduced by the CBSE in place of the Dual Evaluation system, by which school-based 10th examinations were removed and all 10th students write a common board exam conducted by CBSE. Now marks are awarded on a 4:1 ratio by the Board and the school respectively,ie. the board exam is held for a total of 80 marks (for all subjects) and the school awards an internal mark out of 20. The sum total of the external and internal marks determines the GPA.

The board has given a one-time-relaxation to the students of the current batch in passing marks, the pass mark criteria has been kept at overall 33 percent, ie a sum total of both the external and internal marks. Students need not secure 33 percent separately in board exams and internal assessments.

CBSE class 10 students checking their board exam scores

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CBSE class 10 results - All you need to know
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