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Thursday, October 17, 2019

AP SSC Public Exams March 2020 Blue Print Duration of Exam

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AP SSC Public Exams March 2020 Blue Print Duration of Exam GO 69. School Education – Examination reforms – Continuous and Comprehensive Evaluation pattern of examination system – Modifications in SSC Public Examinations w.e .f March 2020 and onwards Orders – Issued. SCHOOL EDUCATION (PROG.II) DEPARTMENT G.O.MS.No. 69 Dated:15-10-2019.

AP SSC Public Exams March 2020 Blue Print Duration of Exams GO 69

Read the following:-
  • 1. G.O.Ms.No.82, School Education (Prog.II) Dept., dated 29.10.2015.
  • 2. G.O.Ms.No.41, School Education (Prog.II) Dept., dated 07.06.2016.
  • 3. G.O.Ms.No.80, School Education (Prog.II) Dept., dated 25.10.2017.
  • 4. G.O.Ms.No.62, School Education (Prog.II) Dept., dated 18.09.2018
  • 5. G.O.Ms.No.41, School Education (Prog.II) Dept., dated 28.06.2019.
  • 6. From the CSE, AP, e-File No.ESE02-21021/107/2019-SCERT, dt.19.9.2019.
  • After careful examination of the proposal from the Commissioner of School Education, AP, Amaravathi in the reference 6th read above, and keeping in view the recommendations of National Curriculum framework-2005, interventions of Draft New Education Policy 2019 and recommendations of core group constituted by the Commissioner of School Education for Examination reforms and in consonance with the Government’s policy on reforms in SSC Public Examinations in the reference 5th read above, the following orders are issued with immediate effect.
  • 2. The orders issued in the reference 1st read above will be continued with respect to other examination reforms except for SSC Public Examinations. The orders issued by the Government and in furtherance of orders issued by the Commissioner of School Education in earlier instances in respect of the conduct of SSC Public Examinations are hereby annulled.
  • 3. The following examination reforms for SSC Public Examinations will come in to force w.e.f SSC Public Examinations, March 2020 and onwards.
(i) The BluePrint:
To ensure quality assessments, the BluePrint is modified with a shift from assessing rote learning to conceptual understanding and higher-order thinking skills of the studentsviz., Critical, Creative, Logical, and Analytical thinking through appropriate assessment tools. Question paper contains 4 sections:
  • 1. Objective type (Answer should be in one word / Phrase, No choice)
  • 2. Very Short Answer Type ( Answer should be in One or Two sentences, No choice)
  • 3. The short answer (Answer in Two to four sentences, No choice)
  • 4. Essay Type (Answer in Eight to Ten sentences, Internal choice)
No. of Questions
Time per Question
(in min.)
Total Time 
Per Section
(in min.)
Objective Type
12 1/2 6 12% 1.5 18
Very Short Answer
8 1 8 16% 3 24
Short Answer
8 2 16 32% 6 48
5 4 20 40% 12 60
Total 33 50 100 150
(2Hr 30Min)

(ii) Answer Booklet:
  • Director of Government Examinations shall make arrangements to supply 24 pages ruled/dotted single answer booklet to the students for writing the examinations. The Commissioner, Printing, Stationery & Stores Purchase Department, AP shall meet the expenditure for this purpose.
(iii) Duration of the Examination:
  • It shall be 2.45 hrs, including Reading of Question Paper – 15 min, writing of Answers – 2.30 hrs
  • OSSC Main Language/First Language Composite Course – 3.15 hrs.
  • Second Language – 3.00 hrs.
(iv) Development of Confidential Material:
  • The current practice of DEOs/District Common Examination Boards contributing to framing Question Papers for Class-X Examinations is hereby discontinued.
  • The Director, SCERT shall be entrusted with the responsible development of question papers for SSC Public Examinations for Class-X duly engaging the Assessment Cell and coordinating with the Director, Government Examinations. The Commissioner of School Education shall define and delineate the roles of SCERT and DGE to bring in alignment to improve quality and maintaining confidentiality in this aspect. 
(v) Paper wise Grades in Marks Memorandum:
  • In addition to the existing mention of subject-wise grades, paper-wise grades secured by the students are to be mentioned in the SSC marks memorandum.
  • The Director, Government Examinations shall take steps for modifying the SSC Marks Memorandum to indicate the paper-wise grades, subject- wise grades secured by the students.
  • The Director, SCERT shall take necessary steps in ensuring dissemination of the BluePrint and should be ready for further clarifications if necessary.
  • The Commissioner of School Education, Andhra Pradesh, the Director, SCERT, AP, and the director, Government Examinations, AP shall take further necessary action in the matter accordingly.
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