There is an extremely pivotal update for the class 11th and 12th students of humanities and commerce streams who have opted for Applied Maths as one of the subjects in their curriculum. As per the latest update from the Central Board of Secondary Education, CBSE, a new handbook has been released for the subject.
As this subject is a new introduction from this academic year, the board has released the complete syllabus for the students of this subject along with the detailed handbooks. The handbooks have been released on the official website of CBSE @ www.cbse.nic.in and are available for free download. So, the students must log-on to the official website of CBSE and download the handbook as soon as possible.
CBSE Syllabus 2020-21: New Handbook Provided To Schools
As Applied Mathematics is a new subject that has just been introduced, no books are available for the same as of now. That is why CBSE has shared the handbook along with the complete syllabus with the schools so that they can start preparing for the classroom sessions. The handbooks comprise of the syllabus as well as exercise pertaining to Applied Mathematics.
Therefore, the schools, as well as the students, can use this new handbook to start studying for the syllabus and wait till an official book is launched for the same. So, the students should continue their online classes for the time being and wait for an official announcement from the Ministry of Human Resource Development or the CBSE.
CBSE Syllabus 2020-21: Syllabus for all subjects to be trimmed
As the schools are closed due to the lockdown, the academic session has been started in the online mode only. But as students are unable to attend the classes, CBSE and the HRD Ministry have decided to trim the syllabus in order to factor in the time lost.
The board realizes that the students have been unable to get on with their studies due to the ongoing situation and that there is a need to trim the syllabus. But as of now, no official announcement has been made by the board on this matter yet.
When the CBSE officials last interacted with the heads of the schools as well as the teachers, they agreed to the fact that NCERT and the board are working towards reducing the syllabus for all subjects for class 10th and 12th students. As far as the syllabus is concerned for class 1st to 8th, schools have been authorized to make a decision themselves.
In the meanwhile, students of class 10th and 12th have been instructed to continue their studies as per the old syllabus only because the board specified that only topics from chapters would be removed from the curriculum and entire chapters will not be removed.