SSLC Exam 2020 News Summary
SSLC exam duration increased by 15 to 30 minutes. In the KSEEB SSLC board exam 2020, students will be given an extra 15 to 30 minutes of time which also brings some changes in question paper pattern.
Mumbai, Maharashtra: The SSLC examination (Senior Secondary Leaving Certificate) from this session will allow extra 15 minutes in addition to the specified 3 hours duration. This change in the question paper format will prove helpful to the students who are appearing for the SSLC examination of this session.
The director of the Karnataka Secondary Education Board V. Samungala informed, that this change was notified along with the publication of the timetable. Although the time allotted for the first language and core subjects has been increased by 15 minutes each. On the other hand, the duration for second and third languages has gone up by 30 minutes for each subject.
In addition, block education officer Mr. Krishna said, “Additional time will be provided to all subjects. In the question paper pattern, the number of multiple-choice questions (MCQs) and the one-word answer has been reduced.”
He also informed that, in the first language paper, the board has reduced the number of MCQs and one-word questions to 17 marks. Earlier they carry 23 marks in the paper. While on the other hand, the three-mark questions have been increased from 27 marks to 33 Marks.
Further, in the second language papers, one-mark and MCQs questions are reduced down from 8 marks to 4 marks. Also, one-word questions are down from 16 marks to 12 marks. The two-mark question has also been cut down from 24 marks to 16 marks. The four-mark questions have also been brought down from 20 to 16 marks.
In contrast, the number of 3 marks questions have been increased from 12 marks to 27 marks. Also, the board is going to add the five-mark question in the paper. Besides, similar changes have been made in the paper of mathematics, social science, science, and third-language papers.
Moreover, around 8 lakh students will participate in the SSLC examination of 2020.
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