CBSE Introduces ‘Applied Mathematics’ as Elective

The Central Board of Secondary Education has initiated an academic elective ‘Applied Mathematics’ for the senior secondary students. This elective will be introduced from the ongoing academic year [2020-21] for class XI students. The officials of CBSE have released the latest notice regarding the introduction of a new course. The Applied Mathematics elective has been introduced as a new course for the class XI students for a valid reason.

This course has been designed specifically to increase wisdom and Mathematical skills in the aspirants. This helps the candidates enhance their understanding levels on basic statistical and mathematical skills. They will also be capable of enhancing their knowledge in various fields. These skills are essential for the candidates to become successful in various fields of their imminent career. Keeping this element in mind, the officials have started this new course and the students can select it from this perspective.

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The CBSE students can opt for this new academic elective in class XI after passing Basic Mathematics in Class 10. On Wednesday, the HRD Minister Nishank posted a tweet on the microblogging website. The tweet says that he advised the board to initiate ‘Applied Mathematics [241]’ as an academic elective for class XI in the upcoming academics.

The tweet further adds that the new elective in the curriculum will augment the students’ problem-solving, logical reasoning and mathematical thinking skills. The Minister further clarified that the Applied Mathematics course won’t be introduced from the current academic session 2020-21 as a skill subject. As of now, all the board-level exams for the class 10 and 12 students have been postponed due to coronavirus outbreak.

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