New Delhi, Nov 14: The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) will be conducting the board examinations in a new pattern.
Over 20 lakh students are set to appear the examinations in new pattern.
The examination will be held in two terms.
Examination for the first term of Class 12 will begin from November 16, while for Class 10 it will start on November 17.
The second term of the examination is expected to be held in March-April next year.
According to the CBSE, this time, the students will be given 20 minute-reading time instead of 15 minutes.
The first term will have Multiple Choice Questions and the duration for solving it is 90 minutes.
Every question will have four options, of which the student has to encircle the correct one.
As every answer sheet will be scanned, no question can be left unanswered. Even if the students do not want to answer, then too, they will have to encircle an option provided for it.