"As per decision of the governing body of the board, the earlier circular regarding uniform system of assessment, examination and report card for classes 6 to 8 stands repealed," as per an official notification by the CBSE.
Earlier, the official notice stated, "To increase the confidence in the students to start preparing for Class 10 Board examination when they join the upper primary stage in Class 6, the CBSE has decided to implement the uniform system of assessment, examination pattern and issue of report cards for classes 6 to 8 also on the similar pattern."
CBSE was established in 1962. CBSE affiliates all Kendriya Vidyalayas, all Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas, private schools and most of the schools approved by central government of India. Every year, the board conducts the class 10 and class 12 exam in the month of March.