The Jharkhand Academic Council (JAC) has released sample questionnaires for Class 10 students, which would appear for the board examination this year, while the same for Class 12 students will be posted in a day or two. authorities said Tuesday.
JAC Secretary Mahip Kumar Singh said: “The model questionnaires are also ready for students in class 12, who will take the exams this year. It will be released in a day or two. ”
He said: “The grading pattern shown in the sample questionnaires would be the same in the board exams. It would help the students prepare accordingly. ”
According to the first set of sample question papers for Class 10, which was also uploaded to the JAC website, written exams for all subjects excluding science will be 90 points. The remaining 10 points will comprise the internal evaluation, which will be awarded by the schools.
The written exams for the subject of Science will be 80 points, while 10 points will be for practicals and 10 points for internal evaluation.
Thirty percent will be for multiple choice or fill in the blanks questions, while 20% will be for very short answer type questions. Twenty percent each will be for short and long answer type questions, according to the first set of model questions.
JAC officials previously said that the internal assessment used to be 20 points, but was lowered to 10, as schools have been closed since March last year.
Although the model questionnaires for intermediate have not yet been published, JAC has declared the grading pattern for their examination.
According to the standard, the written test in non-practical subjects (Hindi, English, Sanskrit, mathematics, history, political science, economics and social studies) would be 100 points. These papers will have 30 multiple choice answer type questions, while there will be 10 standard questions fill in the blanks of one point each.
There would be 10 very short-answer type questions of two points each, five short-answer type questions of four points each and four long-answer type questions of five points each, JAC officials said.
In the same way, the written exams of practical subjects would be 70 points, while the practical ones would be scored out of 30. In such work, there would be 20 questions of the multiple answer type, seven questions of the very short answer type of one point each , seven very brief. short answer type questions of two points each, five short answer type questions of three points each and two long answer type questions of seven points each.
Earlier Monday, JAC declared the dates for the board’s examinations of both the enrollment and the middle sections. Exams for both classes will begin on March 9 and will conclude on March 26.