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 @ 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.


CBSE Board Exams 2020: Answering all the speculations regarding the possible cancellation of board exams for class 10th and 12th students, the Central Board for Secondary Education (CBSE) has specified that the exams will be conducted as soon as possible. CBSE tweeted from its official handle that “Recently there has been a lot of speculation regarding CBSE Board 10th, 12th Exam 2020. It is reiterated that the board’s decision to take board exams for 29 subjects of class 10 and 12, stands the same as mentioned in circular dated 1.4.20.” Check Latest >> CBSE Exam Results 2020 By Aug 15, Schools May Open After August – HRD Minister

CBSE Board Exams 2020: CBSE Latest News Update Over Class 10th 12th

CBSE Board Exam Notification 2020
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CBSE issued an official clarification that all the pending examinations for Class 10th and Class 12th students will be conducted as and when the nationwide lockdown is lifted. The board also specified that the students would be given at least 10 days’ time in order to prepare for the exams. The official statement from CBSE read, “With regards to the conduct of Class 10 examinations. It is once again reiterated that remaining examinations would be conducted by CBSE. It is once again clarified that adequate time of 10 days will be given to all stakeholders before starting the examinations.”


CBSE was compelled to issue an official statement to clarify the doubts amongst the students and parents after there were certain reports doing rounds on social media. With these reports, rumors were being spread that as the COVID-19 pandemic is showing no signs of abating any time soon, CBSE Board might cancel the pending exams for class 10th and 12th students. Check >> GSEB HSC (12th) Result 2020: Gujarat Board 12th Result Out For Arts, And Commerce – Direct Link To Check 12th Result Here

CBSE Board Exams 2020 Update (10th & 12th): Check Details:

The source behind these reports is being speculated as to the statement from Mr. Anurag Tripathy, Secretary, CBSE, wherein he was quoted as saying to a news channel that “As the minor subjects of class 10 board exams are pending, it can be canceled.” Additionally, the Hon’ble Deputy Chief Minister of Delhi, Mr. Manish Sisodia had raised a demand to cancel the pending board exams for class 10th and 12th  and promote the students based on their performance in internal assessment and exams; further fuelling the confusion.  Check Also | ICSE Board Exam 2020 To Be Held In Maharashtra In July 2020, CISCE Board Confirms To Bombay HC


But now that the CBSE has issued an official statement, all these speculations have been put to rest. The board also mentioned that the decision to conduct the exams for 19 subjects for class 10th and 12th board exam is still the same as was mentioned in the official circular issued on 1st April 2020. The notice issued by the CBSE also reiterates that the examinations will be conducted only after assessing the situation once the lockdown is finished. Check >> CBSE Board Exams 2020: 10th 12th Students Can Appear In Exam From Present District

Meanwhile, the Hon’ble Minister for Human Resource Development, Mr. Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank, has informed that the CBSE board examinations for class 10th and 12th will be conducted only for the 29 main subjects, which are essential for the promotion of the students and admission to higher education institutions. Also Read | New Education Policy: Sports To Be Included as an Integral Part of The Curriculum – Sports Minister


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