CBSE (Central Board of Secondary Education) has announced that the Board Examinations 2014 for Classes 10th and 12th will begin from 1st March 2014. The detailed date sheet will be available on the official CBSE website from last week of December 2013. The board exams in 2013 also began on the same date, that is, 1st March 2013 for both Class 10th as well as Class 12th.
Last year Class 12th board exams stretched from 1st March 2013 to 17th April 2013. In the same year, around 9.4 Lakh students registered for the CBSE Class XII examination, which was an increase of 15.91% from the number of registered students in 2012. The pass percentage amongst the number of registered students has also seen an increase from that of 80.19% in 2012, to 82.10% in 2013. Last year the results for CBSE board exams were declared on 27th May 2013.
In 2013 the Class 10th board exmas also commenced on 1st March 2013 and lasted till 15th March 2013. Class 10th also saw an increase of 6.67% in number of student registrations and 12.5 Lakh students registered for CBSE Class 10th board exams. Pass percentage amongst the students also rose from 98.19% to 98.76%. Last year the results of Class 10th board exams were declared on May 30, 2013.
CBSE is one of the most popular boards across India with around 14,663 schools affiliated to it.