The Tripura Board of Secondary Education (TBSE) has released the exam dates and schedules for Class 10 and Class 12 board exams.
While, the Class 10 board exams will commence from May 19, the Higher Secondary (Class 12) board exams will start from May 18.
Both the exams will be on offline mode – pen and paper mode.
The Class 10 examinations will end on June 4.
The Class 12 board exams will continue till June 11.
“Nearly 50,000 candidates from class 10 and 30,000 from class 12 are likely to appear for the board examinations. Compilation is going on and we can tell the exact figure of the board examinees later,” said TBSE president Dr Bhabatosh Saha.
The TBSE has also released the exam dates and schedules for the Madrasa exams.
While, the Class 10 (Alim) Madrassa exam will begin on May 19, the Class 12 (Fazil) Madrassa exam will start from May 18.
All the board examinees including class 10 and 12 candidates will appear for English paper on the first day of examinations.
The TBSE board president said there will be two sets of question papers – odd and even.
The students will get different question papers based on odd and even roll numbers.
The class 10 examinees will appear for theory paper of 80 marks while 5 marks each are assigned for weekly test and assignments/ projects.
Remaining 10 marks are assigned to performance in pre-board examinations.
For class 12 examinees, each theory paper will be of 70 marks with the remaining 30 marks assigned to practical examinations.
From this year, the pass mark for candidates appearing for the new syllabus will be 33 while it will remain 30 for the old syllabus.