CBSE introduces Applied Maths in class XI, XII
BHOPAL [Maha Media]: Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has introduced a course Applied Mathematics for students of classes XI and XII. University Grants Commission (UGC) has informed about the same.
The Commission has also enclosed a copy of the letter received from CBSE on its portal. The subject involves 80% marks for theory and 20% marks for practical work in the Board examination. This subject is offered under Academic stream and has curriculum specifications that are compatible with other major subjects.
This subject is a regular academic subject. Marks obtained by candidates in this subject may be included for calculating aggregate marks for deciding eligibility for admission. Hence, Applied Mathematics may be considered at par with Mathematics while calculating aggregate marks for admission in courses of humanities and commerce, other than pure sciences.
UGC said institutes are urged to take appropriate action for recognition of this new subject for the purpose of admission of students in degree programmes.