Boards 2016: Not worried, say CBSE Class 10, 12 examinees

  • Anish/Nandini, Hindustan Times, Patna
  • Updated: Feb 29, 2016 22:43 IST
12th standard students give a last look to their notes as they prepare to appear in their CBSE exams . (PTI file photo)

Tushar Sinha, a Class 12 student of Kendriya Vidyalaya, Danapur, is not worried for March 1.

“Right now, I am revising what I studied the whole year. That is my only strategy,” said Tushar, whose board examination will commence on aforementioned date.

Class 10 student of Gyan Niketan, Ambuj Ujjwal, is also stress free for his board examination.

“I am taking eight to nine hours of sleep every day and study during the remaining hours with adequate breaks. I know that taking stress would only make my mind go blank,” he said.

The examinations are pretty taxing for students as pressure to perform during the period is extremely high. There were also mixed feelings among students as to which subject to opt and some of which they find a bit tough.

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“I find mathematics the most interesting, as it is all about understanding the basic concept,” said Sinha, adding, “I am confident that I will perform well.”

On the other hand, Ujjwal, though not overstressed, finds Chemistry a ‘little too vast to cover’.

“Balancing the equation, learning the periodic table and chemical name of every element are difficult,” he said.

In CBSE Class 10 and 12 examinations, which will commence from March 1, around 1.58 lakh Class 10 students and 79,984 Class 12 examinees will write paper in the Patna region of the board. It will comprise students from Bihar and Jharkhand.

In the Patna region of CBSE Class 10, 1.05 lakh boys and 52,826 girls will take the exam. In Class 12, 52,147 boys and 27,837 girls would be taking the examination from the two states.

Number of examinees from the Patna region this year includes 173 differently abled candidates of Class 10 and 93 differently- abled students of Class 12.

As per data provided by the CBSE, Class 10 students from 998 schools of the region would appear at 239 examination centres. Class 12 students hailing from 604 schools in the region would appear at 214 examination centres of the two states.

Last year, 1.42 lakh Class 10 students and 76,684 Class 12 students had appeared in the board examination from the Patna region. The pass percentage in the region last year was 98.1%, which was fourth highest, among 10 CBSE regions in the country.

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