The Board of Secondary Education, Andhra Pradesh has decided to make a change in the question paper pattern of the Secondary School Certificate examinations. The class 10 exams will be conducted in March and the date sheet will be announced soon. The AP board has decided to set questions comprising conceptual understanding and aptitude.
The decision was taken in a board meeting conducted earlier this month to move away from rote learning and evaluate students on the basis of conceptual understanding, informed an official from AP board. The class 10 question paper will comprise four sections — objective type, very short answer type questions, essay type and short notes questions. The question paper will be for 100 marks and for a duration of 2 hours 45 minutes, including 15 minutes for studying.
There will be a different set of question papers for all subject. If any student attempts answers to a wrong set of papers as the one assigned, their candidature will be cancelled. Students who appear at the wrong centre than the one assigned will also be disqualified. The commission will declare the date sheet of examinations in December, and the admit card will be available at the Fast Result website and Mobile Application in March.