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Central Board of Secondary Education
(An autonomous Organisation under the Union Ministry of Human Resource Development, Govt. of India)
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Circular No: Acad-73/2013
Dated : November 06, 2013
All the Heads of Institutions affiliated to CBSE,
Subject: Modified syllabus-2014 , Design of assessment and sample questions in the subjects Hindi
(A), Hindi (B), English(Communicative), English(Language and Literature),
Mathematics, Science, Social Sciences and Sanskrit to be used for Summative
Assessment- II, March- 2014 Class X.
Further to circular number Acad-46/2012 regarding introduction of ‘Value’ based questions in the design of question papers in all major subjects in classes IX-X in SA-II w.e.f. academic session 2012-13, the following information needs to be shared with all teachers, students and parents
1. ‘Value’ based questions have been added to the extent of only 3 to 5 marks in major subjects given above.
2. Modified syllabus enclosed must be referred to and not Curriculum Document 2014 for the above mentioned subjects.
Please find enclosed with this circular the modified syllabus (only with minor modifications), design of
QP and exemplar items in the subjects as given below:
English(Language and Literature)
Hindi (Course A)
Hindi (Course B)
You are requested to arrange for wide dissemination in all the subjects among all students, teachers and parents.
You may also take a special staff meeting to ensure that all the teachers have properly studied and understood the changes made and plan their teaching