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CBSE Value Based Questions

Value based questions will offered in the question papers to the extent of only 3 to 5 marks in major subjects like Hindi, English, Mathematics, Science, Social Sciences and Sanskrit.

Sample value based questions for the above listed subjects can be downloaded from www.icbse.com/sample-papers

For Classes IX-X

The Board has decided to assess students for 5 percent weighting in each subject at the Summative Assessment level in Classes IX and X through questions which will be integrated with the content of the subject and analysed on the basis of the values it reflects.

The questions will be for 5 marks in a question paper of 100 marks and 3-4 marks in a question paper of 70-90 marks. This will be effective from the Summative Assessments-II 2012-2013 in classes IX, X. The Board Exam in 2013 for Classes X (Summative-II) will also have such questions. The modified Structure of Examination with a pool of exemplar Questions in all five subjects of classes IX and X will be uploaded very shortly on the website.

For Classes XI-XII

The Board has decided to assess students for 5 percent weighting in the major subjects (English, Hindi, Mathematics, Biology, Physics, Chemistry, Accountancy, History, Geography, Business Studies, Entrepreneurship and Economics) in classes XI and XII through questions which will be integrated with the content of the subject and analysed on the basis of the values it reflects.

The questions will be for 5 marks in a question paper of 100 marks and 3-4 marks in a question paper of 70-90 marks. This will be effective from the final examinations in classes XI and XII. The Board Exam in 2013 for Classes XII will also have such questions. Schools are requested to make it a part of their assessment in Grade XI. The modified Sample Question Papers in all major subjects of classes XI and XII will be uploaded very shortly on the website.