Wed, 18 Jan 2023 04:53 PM IST
The Uttar Pradesh Education Board, UP Board ahead of the Class 10 board examination in 2023 announced a change in examination pattern on Wednesday. According to UP Board's new examination pattern will have a total of 70 marks questions, out of which 50 marks will be descriptive and 20 marks objective.
UP Board Class 10 Exam Patterns 2023:
Students must know that they will have to answer on the OMR sheet. The board in its statement said that Objective questions of 20 marks will be asked in the UP Board Class 10 exam. These will have to be answered on the OMR sheet.
UP Board for the very first time has introduced an OMR sheet along with answer booklets. As per the board, if the students make mistake in filling up of OMR sheet, the entire 20 marks will be deducted. Therefore, the students have to fill the sheets properly. The OMR sheet will be evaluated by the computer.
For more information on the new examination pattern, the Uttar Pradesh Board of Secondary Education has released instructions regarding answering the OMR sheet on the official board.
UP Board also made the availability of sample OMR sheet to be used in the high school examination and the instructions to fill it out on the website of the Uttar Pradesh Board of Secondary Education.
Meanwhile, in the last session of 2021-2022, the UP board conducted the examination on the OMR sheet in the home examination fo class nine. Earlier this month, the Uttar Pradesh Madhyamik Shiksa Parishad (UPMSP) announced that the UP Board Class 10 and 12 examinations will begin on February 16.
As per the official notification, these exams will be held in two shifts - from 8 am to 11:15 am and from 2 pm to 5:30 pm. According to the timetable for the 2023 examinations released by the Secondary Education Board, the Class 10 examinations will end on March 3 while the Class 12 examinations will end on March 4.
The first paper for Class 10 will be of Hindi or Elementary Hindi and Class 12 students will have Hindi or Elementary Hindi or Military Sciences. Earlier on January 6, the dates for the Class 10 and Class 12 pre-board exams and practical exams were announced. The pre-board theory exams will be held between January 16 and January 20 while the practical exams will be held in two phases -- first from January 21 to 28, the next between January 29 and February 5.