Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) formulated CCE (Continuous and Comprehensive Evaluation) method for its students from Class I to X in the year 2009 and started implementing the same in a phased manner. Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangethan, a Central Government Body which runs schools all over India under CBSE curriculum introduced from Class III to X from the academic session 2010-11.

Continuous and Comprehensive Evaluation refers to a system of school based assessment that covers all aspects of student’s development.

It emphasizes two fold objectives. Continuity in evaluation and assessment of broad based learning.

With a view to reduce examination pressure to students, the significant change made in the CCE is implementation of optional Board Examination for X std.There will be only school conducted exam at the end of academic year for students of Senior Secondary Schools who are appearing for Class X and who do not wish to move out of the CBSE system. If a student studying in a Senior Secondary School can prefer to attend Board Examination in respect of X std, if he wishes so. However, students who are studying in secondary schools in which no classes for XI and XII are conducted all the students must appear for Board Examination in respect of X std.