The Council of Indian School Certificate Examinations (CISCE) conducts Indian Certificate of Secondary Education (ICSE) Class 10 examination every year. This year, the exams began on March 3, 2014 and concluded on March 29, 2014. The exams were conducted across 2,500 exam centers will be evaluated at 650 centralized centers. The results for the same are expected in May. Last year, the results were announced on May 17.
Here’s presenting you the highlights of 2013 ICSE exams:
- Last year out of the total aspirants, who had attempted the ICSE Class 10 exam, 98.20% students had qualified the examination.
- The ICSE Exam has been conducted in 64 written subjects out of which 23 are Indian languages and the rest are foreign languages.
- For ICSE in India, the best pass percentage has been achieved by the Southern region i.e. 99.66%, followed by the Western region (99.46%), Eastern region (98.02%) and Northern region (97.30%).
- In 2013, for ICSE, special difficulty cases such as Dyslexia totaled to 652, out of which 28 candidates obtained above 90% marks, Visually Challenged candidates were 37, six of them obtained above 90%. Besides, 16 candidates took the examinations from the hospital out of which 4 candidates scored above 90%.
- The candidates appearing for ICSE Exams (Class 10) are required to clear at least six subjects. One of it should be English, any Second Language and History, Civics Geography (compulsory subjects) and any 3 optional subjects to receive ICSE certification.
Other than India, this examination is held in Indonesia, United Arab Emirates and Singapore.
*Source : Official website of CISCE Board