Sunday, June 15, 2008
Perfect score in 12TH
The number of students securing a ‘perfect score’ - or 100 out of 100 marks in subjects - has come down by over 50 percent in this year’s Central Board Of Secondary Education (CBSE) class 12 exams, and the board says the reason is ‘HOTS’. High order thinking skills was the new basis of the question papers in the class 12 examination question papers of the boardIN 2008. HOTS is an analytical problem solving process, geared to assess the students’ absorption of knowledge and its application.Only 753 class 12 students have scored 100 marks in any subjects as compared to 1,506 last year. A total of 549,344 students appeared in the examination.Unlike last year, no one has scored 100 out of 100 in languages. Last year, six students - one in English and five in Sanskrit - had scored 100 out of 100.last year 1,146 students had perfect score in mathematics, but this year just 344 have achieved this success. Of the total 344 candidates who scored 100 out of 10 marks in mathematics.mathematics, this year 99 have scored 100 percent in paintings, 42 in biology,50 in chemistry,29 in computer science and 32 in accountancy.In physics last year 26 candidates had scored cent percent marks but this time only four have managed to get that figure.