CBSE Class 12 Date Sheet 2020

CBSE Class 12 Date Sheet 2020- CBSE Board will shortly release the CBSE 12th timetable containing the exam dates on According to a few media sources, it is expected that the complete CBSE Class 12 Date Sheet to be released in December 2019. Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) will conduct the CBSE 12th Board exams in 2020 from February 15 while the practical exams to be held in December 2019. CBSE Board 12th Time table 2020 will contain the exam date, day and time for all subjects of Science, Commerce & Art streams. CBSE Board exams will be conducted from 10:30 am to 1:30 pm. Students should have the CBSE Class 12 Date Sheet 2020 to make a good student plan. We will update the final CBSE 12th Date Sheet on this page after the official release.

Last year, the CBSE Board 12th date sheet was issued on January 11, 2019. CBSE Board Class 12 Exams were conducted from February 15 to April 4, 2019 wherein a total of 12,05, 484 students appeared. Read the article to get details on CBSE Class 12 Date Sheet 2020 including the exam time, dates and more.

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CBSE Class 12 Date Sheet 2020 for Practical Exams

CBSE Board will release the date sheet for Class 12th practical examinations one month before the exams. Last year, practical exams were held from January 16 to February 15. Every year, CBSE follows the same schedule for practicals. However, in 2020, the practical exam may be conducted in the month of December 2019. Besides, as per the media reports, the practicals will be held externally where an external examiner will visit the school to take the practical exams.

  • CBSE Class 12 Date sheet 2020 for practical exams will be released in November 2019.
  • CBSE 12th practical exams will be held on various dates of December 2019 at the respective schools.
  • School's Principal will fix and communicate the CBSE 12th exam dates 2020 for practical exams in different subjects in consultation with the Examiner(s) concerned.
  • There will be two sessions in a day for practicals if the number of students exceeds 20.
  • Schools will upload the marks on the day of examination.
  • All the CBSE 12th practical exams should be concluded before February 2020.
  • Practical examination for private students (female and Patrachar Vidyala students appearing for the first time) will be conducted at the theory exam centres.

CBSE Class 12 Date Sheet 2020 (Tentative)

Students should be aware of all the exam dates of CBSE 12th subjects for planning the preparation strategy. Below table comprises the tentative CBSE 12th date sheet 2020 which is created on the basis of last year's time table-

CBSE 12th Exam DatesTimeSubject Name & Code
February 15, 2020 (Saturday)10.30 Am- 1.30 Pm35- Hind Music Mel.Ins
604- Office Procedure & Practices
763- Olericulture
10.30 Am- 1.00 Pm776- Garment Construction
779- Textile Chemical Processing
February 17, 2020 (Monday)
32- Carnatic Music Mel Ins
57- Bharatnatyam Dance
59- Odissi Dance
62- Mohiniyattam Dance
68- Agriculture
76- National Cadet Corps
606- Office Communication
625- Applied Physics

737- Food & Beverage -cost & Control

741- Laboratory Medicines
743- Retail Operations

748- Information Storage & Retrieval

754- Advance Front Office Operations

781- Cost Accounting
783- Marketing
794- Derivative Mkt Operations
10.30 Am - 1.00 Pm775- Basic Pattern Development
10.30 Am - 12.30 Pm608- Shorthand English
610- Shorthand Hindi
632- AC & Refrigeration Ii
731- Child Health Nursing
February 19, 2020 (Wednesday)10.30 Am- 1.30 Pm31- Carnatic Music Voc

73- Knowledge Tradition & Practices

622- Engineering Science
626- Mechanical Engineering

729- Basic Concepts Of Health & Disease & Medical Termi

736- Food Services
740- Geospatial Tech

742- Clinical Biochemistry & Microbiology

744- Retail Services
747- Library Sys & Res.mgmt
753- Front Office Operations
757- Travel Ag & T Op Bus
762- Basic Horticulture

766- Business Operations & Admn

772- Design & Innovation
780- Fin. Accounting
784- Salesmanship
10.30 Am- 1.00 Pm745- Beauty & Hair
774- Fabric Study
777- Trad Indian Textile
789- Op & Mnt Of Comm Dev
797- Const Technology
800- Security
10.30 Am - 12.30 Pm668- Radiography Ii
February 21, 2020 (Friday)10.30 Am- 1.30 Pm36- Hindustani Music Per Ins
53- Fashion Studies
765- Floriculture
782- Taxation
10.30 Am - 1.00 Pm786- Insurance
627- Auto Engineering
732- Midwifery
778- Printed Textile
795- Database Mgmt Appl
10.30 Am - 12.30 Pm633- AC & Refrigeration Ii
February 22, 2020 (Saturday)10.30 Am- 1.30 Pm34- Hindustani Music Vocal
February 24, 2020 (Monday)10.30 Am- 1.30 Pm733- Health Centre Management
793- Capital Market Operations
10.30 Am - 1.00 Pm790- T Shoot& Mnt Of Ee
10.30 Am - 12.30 Pm787- Electrical Machine
February 25, 2020 (Tuesday)10.30 Am- 1.30 Pm785- Banking
10.30 Am - 1.00 Pm628- Autoshop Rpr & Pr
746- Holistic Health
10.30 Am - 12.30 Pm788- Elect. Appliances
February 27, 2020 (Thursday)10.30 Am- 1.30 Pm72- Mass Media Studies

738- U The Ev&forms Of Mass Media

February 28, 2020 (Friday)10.30 Am- 1.30 Pm734- Food Prod- III
739- T Cr&com Proc Mm
10.30 Am - 12.30 Pm607- Typography &ca - Eng
609- Typography &ca - Hindi
February 29, 2020 (Saturday)10.30 Am- 1.30 Pm735- Food Prod -iv
10.30 Am- 1.00 Pm796- Web Applications
March 3, 2020 (Tuesday)10.30 Am- 1.30 Pm1- English Elective-n
101- English Elective-c
301- English Core
March 6, 2020 (Friday)10.30 Am- 1.30 Pm42- Physics
March 7, 2020 (Saturday)10.30 Am- 1.30 Pm55- Accountancy
March 9, 2020 (Monday)10.30 Am- 1.30 Pm29- Geography
45- Biotechnology
March 10, 2020 (Tuesday)10.30 Am- 1.30 Pm104- Punjabi
105- Bengali
106- Tamil
107- Telugu
108- Sindhi
109- Marathi
110- Gujarati
111- Manipuri
112- Malayalam
113- Odia
114- Assamese
115- Kannada
116- Arabic
117- Tibetan
118- French
120- German
123- Persian
124- Nepali
125- Limboo
126- Lepcha
189- Telugu - Telangana
193- Tangkhul
194- Japanese
195- Bhutia
196- Spanish
198- Mizo
March 11, 2020 (Wednesday)10.30 Am- 1.30 Pm2- Hindi Elective
302- Hindi Core
March 13, 2020 (Friday)10.30 Am- 1.30 Pm39- Sociology
March 14, 2020 (Saturday)10.30 Am- 1.30 Pm43- Chemistry
March 16, 2020 (Monday)10.30 Am- 1.30 Pm54- Business Studies
March 17, 2020 (Tuesday)10.30 Am- 1.30 Pm44- Biology
March 18, 2020 (Wednesday)10.30 Am- 12.30 Pm49- Painting
50- Graphics
51- Sculpture
52- App /commercial Art
March 20, 2020 (Wednesday)10.30 Am- 1.30 Pm41- Mathematics
March 21, 2020 (Friday)10.30 Am- 1.30 Pm28- Political Science
March 24, 2020 (Tuesday)10.30 Am- 1.30 Pm22- Sanskrit Elective
74- Legal Studies
322- Sanskrit Core
March 26, 2020 (Thursday)10.30 Am- 1.30 Pm27- History
March 27, 2020 (Friday)10.30 Am- 1.30 Pm3- Urdu Elective
56- Kathak Dance
303- Urdu Core
March 28, 2020 (Saturday)10.30 Am- 1.30 Pm30- Economics
March 30, 2020 (Monday)10.30 Am- 1.30 Pm37- Psychology
March 31, 2020 (Tuesday)10.30 Am- 1.30 Pm48- Physical Education
April 2, 2020 (Thursday)10.30 Am- 1.30 Pm46- Engineering Graphics
64- Home Science
April 3, 2020 (Friday)10.30 Am- 1.30 Pm65- Informatics Prac.
83- Computer Science
April 4, 2020 (Saturday)10.30 Am- 1.30 Pm67- Multimedia & Web Tech
756- Intro To Hosp Mgmt
April 6, 2020 (Monday)10.30 Am- 1.30 Pm40- Philosophy
66- Entrepreneurship

75- Human Rights And Gender Studies

78- Theatre Studies
79- Library & Info. Science

Previous year's CBSE 12th Date sheet

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CBSE Class 12 Date Sheet 2020 for Compartment

The board will release the CBSE 12th compartment date sheet after the declaration of result, in the last week of May 2020. Last year, CBSE Class 12 date sheet for compartment was released on May 23, 2019. The compartment examination for all subjects was conducted on July 2, 2019. Likewise, CBSE 12th compartment exam 2020 date will fall in the first week of July 2020.

Date and Time of Exam Subject Duration of Exam
July 2, 2019, 10.30 amAll subjectsAs given on the Question Paper(s)
  • CBSE 12th compartment exam will be conducted from 10:30 am to 1:30 pm. The answer sheets and question papers will be distributed between 10-10:15 am. Students will have a minimum of 15 minutes to read the question paper.
  • Students appearing for the Class 12th compartmental examination in a subject involving practical work are required to appear in theory only in case they have passed in practical.
  • Practical examination for regular candidates in all the subjects will be held at each school for their own candidates before the first week of July 2020.
  • Students are advised to save the CBSE class 12 date sheet 2020 for compartment exam to make a good preparation strategy.
  • CBSE 12th compartment result will be announced in the first week of August 2020 in the online mode. In 2019, the compartment result was announced on July 18 at

CBSE Board 12th Exam 2020- Instructions

  1. The answer books and CBSE 12th Question Papers will be distributed to students between 10 am to 10:15 am and will get 15 minutes to read the question paper.
  2. Students should reach their respective exam centers at least 30 to 45 minutes before the scheduled time to avoid the last-minute rush.
  3. Bring the CBSE admit card while appearing in the CBSE Class 12 board examination. No student will be allowed to enter the exam hall without the admit card or hall ticket.
  4. it is suggested to avoid bringing any unfair means while appearing in the examination.
  5. Students need to obtain at least 33% in the theory and practicals combined to clear the exam.
  6. CBSE Class 12 Result will be announced in the first week of May 2020 for all subjects including academics, electives and vocational. Students can check their theory and practical marks for the respective subjects in the result. Last year, the result was declared online on May 2, 2019.

CBSE 12th Preparation Tips 2020

CBSE Class 12 is the stepping stone in students' higher academic life. Thus, one must put in his/her best effort to perform well. Follow the CBSE Class 12th preparation tips to give your best in the board examination-

  1. With the help of the CBSE Class 12 date sheet 2020, students should prepare a study schedule so that they can study efficiently. Students should strictly follow the same to gain maximum benefit.

  2. Students must thoroughly revise the NCERT books for Class 12th board exams. Also, make notes of important points while preparing a topic. These notes will help students to memorise the concept in a better manner.

  3. Students should complete the CBSE 12th Syllabus containing the topics along with weightage of marks a few months before the board exam. This will provide sufficient time to students for revision. Students will remember the concepts for a longer period if they regularly revise the prepared syllabus.

  4. Students should be aware of the syllabus and exam pattern, along with the CBSE Class 12 date sheet 2020, that comprises of important topics, total marks of a paper and duration. Every paper is of 100 marks wherein the subjects with practical exam have a theory paper of 70 marks. These details will help students to strategize their preparation.

  5. It is advised to consult with teachers/parents in order to clear your doubts. Study more and get all your concepts clear. If one has the correct basics, then nothing can stop them from succeeding.

  6. Practice as many CBSE Class 12 Sample Papers as possible for better preparation. These sample papers will familiarize students with the exam pattern and marking scheme followed in the exam. Besides, students should try solving the paper within the stipulated time in order to increase their writing speed.

  7. And last but not least, stay healthy. Exercise regularly to keep yourself rejuvenated and energetic as only a healthy mind and body will be able to concentrate better.

CBSE Class 12 Board Examination Statistics


Students Registered1218393111924811161341008489
Students Appeared120548411067721094488992967
Total number of centers4627414535043757
Total number of schools12441115101067310102

Frequently Asked Question (FAQs) - CBSE Class 12 Date Sheet 2020

Question: When CBSE 12th board exams 2020 starts?


As per the latest media report, CBSE 12th board exams 2020 will be commenced from February 15, 2020. However, the final CBSE Class 12 date sheet 2020 is yet to be released officially.

Question: What is the time table of CBSE Class 12 2020?


The CBSE 12th time table will be released in the month of December 2019. The time table will comprise all the CBSE board exam dates and subjects along with the instruction to be followed on the exam day.

Question: Does CBSE fails students in Class 12th board exams?


If a student fails to obtain the minimum qualifying marks i.e. 33% marks in any subjects, CBSE will declare the student fail in that subject. Alongside, if a student fails in more than 2 subjects, then CBSE will fail the students.

Question: Will CBSE Board give grace marks?


Yes, CBSE Board will give grace marks. However, the board follows a few standards for giving grace marks.

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Ive failed CBSE class 12th twice (2018 and 2019), Im going to write class 12th boards in the year of 2020. Will I be eligible for JEE advanced 2020 and 2021 (after I clear Mains obviously)? Also is it necessary to give the first of two Advanced exams in the year of you are passing class 12th?

Aditi Amrendra Student Expert 30th Sep, 2019

As per JEE mains criteria, Candidates who have passed class 12 or any other equivalent exam in 2018 or 2019 or those who will be appearing in class 12 or any other equivalent examination in 2020 will be eligible to appear in JEE Main 2020. Those who have passed class 12 or equivalent examination in 2017 or before and those who will appear in 2021 or later will not be eligible to appear in JEE Main 2020. Aspirants who have appeared for their class 12 in 2017, failed in 2017 but have appeared again in 2018 and passed are not eligible for JEE Main 2020.

I hope this helps.

can i apply for cbs e 12th board as private candidate . as i have passed my 12th board in 2018.

Afreen Anjum Student Expert 25th Sep, 2019


As your query is about private candidate in CBSE .. as there are many condition or eligibility for private candidates in CBSE you have not mention here if you are passed in 2018 and why want to apply for private candidate ....

so to know about the private candidate eligibility and guidelines and about the condition where can a candidate apply for private candidates go through this link where you can clear your doubts:

All the best!!


is the cbse improvement exam giving students answer sheets will be checked like regular student answer sheets (according to marking scheme ) or some hard checking is there?

Aditya kumar Student Expert 23rd Sep, 2019
Hello there!


There's no hard checking or something for cbse improvement exam student, the answer sheet checking is pretty normal like regular students answer sheet as students who appear in the improvement exam has to face the same question paper as that of regular student's question paper and teachers has to follow the same marking scheme as prescribed by the cbde whether it'sthe answer sheet of regular or improvement student.


Will i have to give practicals with theroy this year(2020) of class 12 final cbse board examination. The new pdf uploaded on cbse official website says that all candidates no matter whether they had passed or not have to give practicals Refer new private candidate pdf page 8 annexure 3 Point 4th

Ashish pal Student Expert 18th Sep, 2019

Hello Ankit.

Yes you have to give practical in your board exams of 2020 along with theory exam also.

If you are a regular scholar then no need to worry your college will arrange the things at your own college.

If you are a private student then CBSE will make a centre in your city for your practicals. You will get the information in notifications.

Ok good luck


At which place internal assessment for maths and English would be conducted for CBSE class 12th private candidates?

Ashish pal Student Expert 16th Sep, 2019

Hello dear aspirant

It is not exactly your headache actually your college will be looking into the Matter. Most probably these will be at your own college for regular students. And in case you are a private student then CBSE will make a centre for the same in your city itself.

Ok good luck

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