The Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations (CISCE) on Wednesday 10th January published the examination schedule for the Class 10 and Class 12 exams.
The ICSE examinations will commence on February 26 and end on March 28. The ISC examination will begin on February 7 and end on April 2. The board has published the ISC 12th Time Table 2018 for all streams, i.e. Science, Arts, and Commerce. While the first exam for class X, ICSE Board is English, class XII ISC students will be appearing for the Physics Practical Paper
This year approximately 1,76,000 students are expected to appear for the ICSE 10th std board exam and approximately 74,000 students are expected to appear for the 12th std board exam.
Also from this year, CISCE has reduced the passing marks for both ISC and ICSE students. The pass marks for ICSE has been changed from 35 percent to 33 percent and that for the ISC from 40 percent to 35 percent.
The board has informed that the dates of the examinations are tentative and may change depending on the Assembly election dates which will be declared by the Chief Election Commissioner of India.