NEW DELHI: The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) is all set to introduce Artificial Intelligence(AI) course as an elective subject in Classes 8,9, and 10 from the next academic session. The decision was taken in the recently held meeting of Board’s governing body.

By launching AI as a skill subject, Board’s vision is to make the students well-versed in technologies and enhance their technical know-how.

According to officials, The subject AI will be one of the optional subjects on the vocational side. The idea of introducing AI as a school subject was originated in a session held at the NITI Ayog, from where the Board began to explore the concept.

Artificial Intelligence, also known as machine intelligence, in which a machine can think and perform like humans. It has got the ability for the visual perception, speech recognition, learning, planning, problem-solving, and decision-making.

Apart from this, CBSE has taken decision to use two sets of question papers to check the ability of Class 10 students in Mathematics from the new academic session. One question paper will be easy and other one is standard. Students who do not want to take up Maths in higher studies can opt for the easy question paper.
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