Bihar Board (BSEB) Announces New Exam Pattern & Marking Scheme for 2018 | Will Have 50% Objective Questions – Check Details

Bihar School Education Board (BSEB) has come up with new Exam Pattern and the marking scheme for its Senior Secondary Annual and Supplementary Examinations. The new exam pattern with 50 per cent objective type question will be implemented from the annual BSEB Bihar Board examination 2018. The BSEB has tried to lessen the burden on the students while writing the annual board examination. The decision of the Bihar BSEB board is in favour of the students and they will appreciate it.

BSEB new marking scheme 

Students who will be appearing for the BSEB examination 2018 will now have 50 per cent objective type of questions in all the subjects. This means that the subjects with practicals including Biology, Physics, Chemistry, Geography, Computer Science, Psychology, Physical Education, Home Science, Agriculture and others with the theory paper of 70 marks will have 35 per cent objective type questions. However, subjects including Economics, Mathematics, Accountancy, Philosophy, History, Sociology, Business Education, Political Science with no provision of practicals will have 50 objective type questions.

More about BSEB’s objective type question paper

Apart from these mainstream subjects, BSEB’s other regional language paper including English, Hindi, Urdu, Sanskrit, Bengali, Arabic, Maithili, Magahi, Bhojpuri and Persian will also carry 50 per cent objective type questions. Same will be the questions and marking pattern for the Prakrit Bhasha and Pali. For subject like music, there will be 30 marks paper out of which there will be 14 objective type questions and other vocational subjects will be of 100 marks and it will also have 50 objective type questions.

The objective question in every subject of the BSEB examination will be of one mark each, for which the student will be provided with an OMR sheet. To know any details on the new exam pattern of BSEB and the new marking scheme for all the subjects, the students can visit the official website of the board.

The new changes in the examination pattern brought by the Bihar’s BSEB Board are welcomed by the students as well as the teachers as it will lessen their burden of writing and checking the papers, respectively. We hope now the students of BSEB will be able to score more than the previous style of writing and scrutinizing the paper. And we also hope that similar exam pattern and marking scheme will be followed by other state boards across India.



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