In a recent circular releases to all affiliated schools, CBSE has informed about the inclusion of new subjects in its 2019-2020 academis year.
Understanding the importance of current technological advancements and future needs of the children CBSE has included Artificial Intelligence, Early Childhood Care Education and Yoga as new
The official notification says “Considering the demand of schools supplemented by various reports that projected the huge requirement of Yoga Professionals and Early Childhood Educators, Board has decided to introduce Yoga and Early Childhood Education as an Elective subject at Senior Secondary level from this academic session.”
At Secondary Level, a Skill subject may be offered as additional sixth subject along with the existing five compulsory subjects. If any student fails in any one of the three elective subject (i.e. Science, Mathematics and Social Science), then it will be replaced by the Skill subject (offered as a 6th subject) and result of Class X will be computed based on best five subjects. However, if a candidate desires to reappear in the failed subject, he/she may appear along with the compartment examination.
The application for introducing the skill subjects for session 2019-2020 should be sent to CBSE by 31st May 2019. However, if the school desires to offer Skill subject(s) from the session 2020-2021 at Senior Secondary level, the schools may apply online through the CBSE affiliation portal
The original circular available in the link CIRCULAR