CBSE FAQs 2022 - Check CBSE Board Exams FAQs
CBSE FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions) 2022 - Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) releases the latest CBSE exam 2022 frequently asked questions per the recent queries of the students in regard to CBSE 10th exams and CBSE 12th exam 2022. The Board released the CBSE FAQs on the basis of the most asked queries of Class 1-12 student queries.
Central Board of Secondary Education uploads relevant study material for students. However, some students might have different questions regarding the same. Students also face difficulties in understanding the latest changes in the CBSE exams. Therefore, CBSE provides the frequently asked questions pdf on its official website.- Click here to download CBSE FAQ pdf.
Question: Does CBSE award marks for good presentation? If yes, how should I improve my presentation?
Answer: No, there is no such provision of separate marks for presentation. However, students shold focus on writing well-organized and neat answers with important points underlined. Students can also refer to CBSE toppers answer sheet to know how to draft an answer.
Question: While preparing for the CBSE board exam, is this important to write down whatever I am learning?
Answer: It is not necessary to write down everything, but making notes of all the important points will help you in understanding the chapter and also makes you confident.
Question: If a student fails in the pre-board examination, does that mean one cannot appear in the Board examination?
Answer: No, a student cannot be detained from appearing in the final board exam if he/she fails in the pre-boards, if otherwise eligible. Pre-Boards are to help students to know how well they are prepared for the upcoming board examination.
Question: I get very tense when my friends tell me that they have revised the entire syllabus 2-3 times. I have not yet completed even once.
Answer: Do not panic in any such situation. Stay focused on your preparation.
Question: Do the marks obtained in the pre-board examinations marks would be considered in the final CBSE board result 2022?
Answer: No, the marks obtained in the pre-board examination are not added or included in the Board examination marks.
Question: Is whitener allowed in board exams and can we use a gel pen?
Answer: Using a whitener is prohibited in the CBSE board exam 2022. Students can use Black or royal blue ink gel pens.
Question: How can I reappear in Board exams?
Answer: A student who failed in class 10th or class 12th Board exam can reappear as a privatecandidate or as regular student admitted in school. Student can visit www.cbse.nic.in for more details.
Question: Would there be any marks deducted for exceeding the word limit and spelling mistakes, especially in the language papers?
Answer: No marks will be deducted for exceeding the word limit. However, marks will be deducted for spelling mistakes and other errors in the language papers.
Question: Will questions be directly asked from the CBSE board sample papers?
Answer: CBSE 10th sample papers and CBSE 12th sample papers will help you in understanding the design, pattern, and types of questions. Questions in the exam can be asked from any part of the syllabus.
Question: Is it compulsory to write the answers in the same sequence as in the question paper?
Answer: No, you may attempt the questions in any sequence, just make sure that you write the correct answer number to each question.
Question: Is an extra sheet provided in the exam for writing answers?
Answer: Yes, you will get extra sheet for writing answers.
Question: I would like to know the important chapters which I can prepare to score good marks?
CBSE: It is not advisable to do selective study for examinations. The Board has prescribed syllabus in every subject. You are expected to study thoroughly from the entire syllabus and understand the concepts in order to score good marks in examination.
Question: I am in class Xth and I have got 76% in my pre boards. Does that mean that I cannot achieve 90% marks in boards?
Answer: Just continue putting in your best effort, do not stress yourself. You should devote more time to those topics and subjects in which you are not very confident.
Question: My writing speed is very slow and because of that I am not able to complete my paper. Can something be done?
Answer: Write the answer and practice so that your speed improves Before writing any answer during exam, organize your ideas and try to write your answer in points, if short of time. Never omit an entire question.
Question: Should one write the answers in one’s own language?
Answer: The answer should correctly contain what is asked for in the question following the word limit and instructions given.
Question: If a choice is given to attempt any one of the questions in the Board exam, can we attempt both? If yes, which answer would be considered?
Answer: Attempting both the options will take away your precious time, hence it is advices to read the instructions carefully and follow them.
Question: My brother has applied for CBSE + 2 improvement exam in 3 subjects. Now he wants to improve in only one. Is it possible, or will he have to appear for all three subjects?
Answer: It is the choice of the student to take an improvement examination in one, more or all subjects. However, if applied for more subjects and appearing in less number of subjects, the remaining subjects will remain ‘absent’ in the marks column.
Question: Is it compulsory for a student who has failed in theory to repeat the practical examination also?
Answer: No, the students can appear only in the theory and previous practical marks will be carried forward.
Question: Will a student lose marks if opting Hindi as a medium for writing board examination?
Answer: No, the students will not lose marks for giving answers in the Hindi medium.
Question: Suppose I complete my paper before time and hand over the answer sheet and then realize that I have incorrectly answered one of the questions, can I take back my answer sheet and rewrite the answer?
Answer: Yes, you can request within the time limit but it is even better to hand over the answer sheet when the time is over to avoid such a situation.
Question: I am very scared of board exams and despite studying the whole year, I am not confident. I also make silly mistakes. What can I do to overcome this?
Answer: Do not worry. Stay calm and relaxed. Follow a proper startegy to prepare for the examination. Practice with CBSE sample papers within the stipulated time in an exam like environmnet to overcome your fear.
Question: I am nervous to take exams, can my parents accompany me to the examination center?
Answer: No, parents are not allowed inside the examination center but they can wait outside.
Question: Will I be allowed to go to the washroom during the examination?
Answer: Yes, you will be allowed along with an invigilator who will accompany you.
Question: Is the syllabus for Class 10th and 12th available on CBSE website?
Answer: Yes, the CBSE 10th syllabus and 12th syllabus for both the terms is available on CBSE website www.cbseacademic.nic.in.
Question: If a Class 12 student drops one year, what is the syllabus applicable for the following examination of next year?
Answer: The student has to appear in the examination with the CBSE 12th syllabus prescribed for the year in which he or she plans to appear for the exam.
Question: Is a student eligible to improve his/her performance after qualifying Class 10th and 12th?
Answer: Yes, a student who has qualified class 10th/12th exam, may appear for improvement in one or more subjects but in the succeeding year only.
Question: Will the Mark statement be one for improvement of performance as well as Main Exam in 10th and 12th?
Answer: No, students appearing in the improvement of performance are issued only marks statement reflecting the marks obtained in the improvement examination only.
Question: How many times can a student of Class 10th and 12th appear in Compartment exam?
Answer: A student placed in compartment can re-appear in July/August in the same year. He/She may also avail 2nd chance in February /March/April next year and may further avail 3rd chance at the compartment exam to be held in month of July of that year.
Question: What is the passing criteria for Class 12th?
Answer: A student has to pass in all 05 subjects with a minimum of 33 per cent marks.
Question: Can a student simultaneously appear for improvement as well as additional subject exam?
Answer: No, candidate appearing for improvement in one or more subjects cannot appear for additional subject simultaneously.
Question: Do the marks increase or decrease after the process of verification of marks/re-evaluation?
Answer: Yes, the marks may increase or decrease after the process of verification of marks.
Question: Do CBSE issues new marksheet after the verification of marks/reevaluation?
Answer: Yes, in case there is any change in the marks, then CBSE issues fresh marksheet. Students can collect the marksheet from their respective schools by submitting the old one.
Question: Is it mandatory to pass in Theory and Practical Exams separately at Class 12th?
Answer: Yes, it is mandatory to pass in both practical and theory exams separately. Check CBSE Passing marks to know more.
Question: Does CBSE gives any exemption to the differently abled students?
Answer: Yes. For more details check the board’s circular dated 12th April, 2019. The circular is available on website www.cbseacademic.nic.in.
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