AP SSC Exam Pattern 2021 and Question Paper Changes: Government of Andhra Pradesh, School Education Department has given amendment to govt orders for GO Ms.No.69, Dated: 15.10.2019 for Modification in SSC Public Examinations, 2021 to reduce the strain caused to the students due to COVID-19 pandemic under Continuous and Comprehensive Evaluation pattern of examination system.
Asp per the GO Ms No.11, AP Govt and School Education Department has changed in AP SSC Question Paper and Exam Pattern 2021.
AP 10th class public examinations will be conducted in the state of Andhra Pradesh in a new format. It is learned that this year’s tenth class public examinations have been reduced to 7 papers instead of 11 papers in the wake of the late start of the academic year by Covid.
First Language, Second Language, English, Mathematics, Social Studies papers will be conducted separately for 100 marks and Physical Science and Biology papers for 50 marks respectively.
Previously, in the comprehensive continuous evaluation process, public examinations were conducted for 80 marks in each subject and the remaining 20 marks were taken from the internal (internal) marks and combined.
This policy will be abolished for March 2021 exams and public examinations will be conducted for 100 marks in full. To that end, the school education department released GO on 18-02-2021, making minor changes to the questionnaire format.
Accordingly, the question papers will ask objective questions, short answer questions, short answer questions and essay type questions. Students are given 2.30 hours to write answers to these questions. Extra time is given for 15 minutes to read the question paper
AP SSC Exam Pattern
|Question Type||Number of Questions||Marks||Time|
|Objective Type||12||12||18 Minutes|
|Very Short Answer||8||16||24 Minutes|
|Short Answer||8||32||48 Minutes|
|Essay Type Answer||5||40||60 Minutes|
The format of the tenth class question paper has been changed. Question Paper-bit paper is no different. Bit paper is also integrated into the Question Paper itself. Internal marks are canceled. The AP state government has decided to remove separate objective type question paper (known as bit paper) from the SSC annual examinations.
AP Government also decided to remove internal assessment marks (20) from the annual examination. The short answers questions will be included in the main question paper. A booklet with 18 pages including the answer sheet will be provided to the students at the beginning of the examination.
Govt has decided to completely revamp the SSC examination pattern after studying various modules to improve the quality in education. Govt also decided to increase the total time from the existing 2 hours 30 minutes to 2 hours 45 minutes by giving 15 minutes of additional time.
As per the new pattern, the students have to answer four essay questions each carrying five marks (4X5=20), eight short answer questions with two marks to each question (8X2=16), eight very short answer questions with each question carrying 1 mark (8X1=8) and 12 brief answer questions with half-mark to each question (12X1/2=6). Each paper will be given for 50 marks. According to AP Education minister
Changes in AP SSC Exam (10th Class Annual Exam)
- No bit paper (objective type question paper)
- No internal marks (Internal assessment marks)
- No separate Answer sheets, 18 Pages Book-let to be given
- Increased Total Time (Exam Duration)
- New Exam Pattern (Very Short Answer, Simple Answer, Short Answer, Essay)
- Each Subject have 2 Question Papers (Paper I and Paper II)
- Each Question Paper have total of 50 Marks
- Each Question Paper have 4 Sections
AP SSC Exam Pattern 2020
AP SSC Exam Duration: (2.45 hours)
The duration of the Exam has also changed. Previous the entire exam period is 2:30 hrs so far. now an additional 15 minutes. Now, the entire exam period is 2:45 hours. It takes 2:30 hours to write the test, 10 minutes to read the questionnaire, 5 minutes to check the written answers.
|1||Write the test||2.30 Hours|
|2||Read the question Paper||10 Minutes|
|3||Check the written answers||5 Minutes|
Sections in AP SSC Question Paper: AP SSC Question Paper Changes & Exam Pattern. The Tenth Class Question Paper is made up of four sections. It consists of 20 questions per 4 essays for 5 essay answer questions. 8 short answer questions followed by two marks of 16 marks each.
The 8 short answer questions are 8 marks each
|1||Section A||Very Short|
The 12 shortest answer questions are 6 marks per half. Bit paper is not separate. Bits are merged in Question Paper. A single booklet of 18 pages to be given to the students. Questionnaires and testing procedures will be made public for all concerned.
Two Papers in Each Subject of 10th Class:
These key changes in the tenth class examinations are being implemented from the current academic year. For each subject, 50 marks will be Paper-1 and 50 marks will be Paper-2. The pass marks will be taken together with two papers in each subject
|1||Paper I||50 Marks|
The questionnaires will be designed to test the knowledge among the students.