CBSE to allow calculators in board exams for special needs students

Children with special needs appearing for the CBSE Class 10 or Class 12 will be able to use basic calculators from this year, officials from the Central Board of Secondary Examination (CBSE) said.
Edu news"The board has decided to facilitate students under Children with Special Needs (CSWN) category by permitting use of simple basic calculator during Class X and Class XII board examination," CBSE Controller for Examination Sanyam Bhardwaj said in a letter sent to schools.

Only students registered as CSWN will be able to use calculators in CBSE board exams.
To avail the facility, the students have to give a request to the schools by January 28 and principals will have to forward it to concerned regional office of CBSE.
The board had in 2018 allowed specially-abled students to use computer or laptops to write their exam.

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Source: PTI
Published on 1/23/2020 2:52:00 PM

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