This year, the CBSE board has introduced an option for Basic Mathematics in CBSE 10th Board Exams 2020. And as per the sources, it seems to be getting popular among the class 10th CBSE board students.
Even though the syllabus remains the same, the Basic
Mathematics paper in CBSE 10th Board Exams 2020 will be much simpler compared to
the Standard Mathematics question paper.
As per the media reports, many schools have asserted that
around 50% of the class 10 students have opted for the basic mathematics
Although, the exact number of candidates who have enrolled
for Basic Mathematics in CBSE 10th Board Exams 2020 is not clear.
Also, it is being speculated that after considering the
feedback received over the years, CBSE rolled the option to take up a simpler
paper in Mathematics.
This simpler paper in Maths is meant for all those students
who are not planning to continue Maths in their higher secondary classes i.e.
in class 11th and 12th.
Pros and Cons of Basic Mathematics in Class 10 CBSE BOARD EXAMS 2020
Now talking about the pros and cons, teachers and education
experts are having divided outlook to this.
It is being noticed that the increased number of students
are opting out of Mathematics. The option of Basic Mathematics over standard
Mathematics in CBSE BOARD EXAMS 2020 has let the students to opt-out of
Choosing Basic Mathematics will make sure that the students
have a higher aggregate marks percentage in the CBSE board examinations 2020.
Certainly, the Basic Mathematics in the CBSE board examinations 2020 will help
the students to improve their overall board results.
All those students who are opting for Basic Mathematics will
also have an option to appear for standard mathematics. This would be
beneficial in the case if any student decides to pursue mathematics in class
11th and 12th. Such candidates will have to appear for the Standard Mathematics
examination in the upcoming July Compartment Exam.
The option of Basic Mathematics in the CBSE board
examinations 2020 is a step towards improving the overall exam standards of the
Earlier, the CBSE Board has been using the same benchmark for every student to measure their potentials. And now for the first time, CBSE has paid attention to it. Basic Mathematics will especially reduce the stress of those students who do not want to pursue mathematics in further higher classes.
CBSE have already released Class X CBSE Sample Question Paper & Marking Scheme for Exam 2019-20 of each subject. So, we are sure that you must be interested to test yourself according to the CBSE standards.
Class 10 Sample Question Paper & Marking Scheme for Exam 2019-20
For your convenience, we are mentioning here the official links of Class X CBSE Sample Question Paper & Marking Scheme here. It also includes:-