Format for writing Message with example according to CBSE new pattern

A message is method of conveying information in short, simple and clear manner.
According to CBSE curriculum, students have been suggested to use a particular type of format for Message writing. No changes have been observed in the format of writing a Message. At the top, the word "MESSAGE" is written in bold in the middle of the format. Below that in left hand side, Date, Time and Salutation (Name of the person with Dear or Respected to whom the message is written) is mentioned. After that, Body of the message is written in short using simple sentences. Lastly at the end in left hand side name of the person writing the message must be mentioned. This format of Message writing is followed in CBSE exams.

Format of Message writing according to CBSE

Example of Message Writing

Question: You are Janvi. Your father had recently gone for a health check. You received the call when the doctor rang up to give the report. As you have to go out, you leave a message for him. Draft the message in not more than 40 words. The conversation gone like below:

Dr. Geeta : Is it 67890987?
You : Yes it is. May I know who is calling?
Dr. Geeta : I am Dr. Geeta Trehan from Trehan Surgical Centre and Nursing Home. I would like to talk to Mr. Uday.
You : He is not here at this moment.
Dr. Geeta : Could you please tell him that I have gone through all his test reports? They do not show any serious problem. If no improvement is seen during that period, we will go for some more tests. I feel he should continue the same medicine for another one week. However I have fixed an appointment with a Heart Specialist for two o' clock tomorrow at X Hospital. He must come there by the appointed time with his reports.
You : Thank you, Doctor. I shall convey your message when he comes.


2nd December 2016
4:00 pm
Dear Papa
Dr. Geeta Trehan rang to say that she had gone through your reports and she could find no serious problem. Other tests will be conducted if there is no improvement. You must continue with the medicine. She has fixed an appointment at X Hospital with Heart Specialist. You have to be there at two o'clock tomorrow with your reports.

Points to be noted while writing the Message:
(i) The word 'MESSAGE' must be bold and in the middle when writing.
(ii) The message must convey all the relevant details like the name of the person who left the message, the reason for leaving the message.
(iii) The message also contain the follow-up action required after reading the message.

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