### BASIC OR STANDARD MATHS!! WHICH ONE TO CHOOSE??

Recently CBSE has been taking various steps to streamline Board exam process. Change of pattern for board exams is also among important changes introduced by CBSE.

One of the major changes is introduction of Basic and Standard Maths in Class 10 at Secondary Level from Board Examination 2020 on wards.

Now students appearing for Class 10 board examination from 2020 onwards can choose between Basic and Standard Maths. Here we are going to discuss about pros and cons for students.

There is no separate *curriculum* for Basic and Standard mathematics. The only difference is in the pattern of paper. Students who opt for Basic Maths, will get an ** easier question** paper as compared to Standard Maths.

**SOME COMMON FAQs ABOUT BASIC AND STANDARD MATHS**

**1. Will there be different classes for Basic and Standard maths students?**

No, as stated earlier only pattern of paper will be different. Students will be taught same books and will follow same syllabus.

**2. Can a student study Maths after Class 10 if he/she opt for Basic Maths?**

No!! Students who wish to appear for basic maths can’t pursue maths in *Class 11* or *Class 12*.

**3. What if a student changes his/her mind and want to study Maths after Class 10?**

Good news is that *CBSE* has also made provision for this. If any student wish to continue studying maths after secondary level while his/her result has been, he/she can apply for Standard Maths Compartment exam and can continue studying maths after class 10.