The Indian Certificate for School Education (ICSE) and the Indian School Certificate (ISC) syllabus is being modified according to Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) syllabus.
This modification is going to implement from 2018. Class IX, X and XII ,physics, chemistry, biology and mathematics, question papers have been prepared as per the pattern followed by the CBSE. And the coverage of units in the ISC syllabus is in alignment with the CBSE syllabus.
The syllabus for history and civics, geography, mathematics and physics have also been reviewed for the 2018 examination, in ICSE level.
There are more than 150 schools which offer the ICSE and ISC pattern in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana.
The (CISCE) The Council for Indian School Certificate Examination announced in their 58th Annual General Meeting about the change syllabus, infrastructure and training methods.
Gerry Arathoon, Chief Executive and Secretary of the CISCE said. The syllabus for the identified subjects has been modified accordingly, so as to facilitate a progressive and phased up gradation of subject knowledge and understanding,
The question papers deal with questions on recall, understanding, application, analysis and evaluation, the unit-wise weightage of marks has been indicated in the syllabus in accordance with the content and significance of the units.
This year, 1.5 lakh Class X students (ICSE) and 71,000 Class XII students (ISC) appeared in the examination across the country.
The 50 per cent theory and 50 per cent practical has now been changed to 70 per cent theory and 30 per cent practical, so that these subjects can be considered as elective ones. This change will be implemented from the ISC Year 2016 examination.