The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) conducts the class 12th board exam in the month of February/March, every year. Students enrolled in class 12th from a CBSE affiliated institute can appear in these exams. Around 11 lakh students from 11,000 schools appear in the class 12th exam in 168 different subjects. Based on their score in CBSE 12th exams, students will be able to apply for admission to colleges and universities in various undergraduate programs as per his/her choice.
Regular students can apply for the 12th board exams through their respective schools. Besides, the admit card will also be sent to the schools. Students have to contact the officials to get their admit card.
In 2019, a total of 12,05, 484 students appeared in the CBSE class 12th board exams.
Regular students who cleared the class 11 from CBSE or any recognized education board by the State/ UT Government and who are currently studying in Class 12th are eligible to appear for the CBSE 12th exam.
Private candidates are eligible to sit for CBSE Class 10 exams provided they fulfill the below criteria:
1. A candidate who had failed CBSE class 12 will be eligible to reappear at a subsequent examination as a private candidate. The candidates will be required to follow the syllabus and textbooks of the year in which he/she will reappear.
2. The following categories of candidates shall also be eligible to appear in CBSE class 12 exams as private candidates at the Delhi Senior School Certificate Examination of the board:
3. Women/handicapped private candidates should satisfy the following additional conditions that:
Mode of Application : Offline
Mode of Payment : Other
In order to apply for CBSE 12th exams, regular students are required to fill the examination form as instructed by the officials of their respective schools.
Private candidates have to submit the application form along with prescribed fee and three copies of passport-sized photographs to the regional officer of CBSE of the state/UT they reside in.
To qualify the CBSE 12th board exams with flying colors, students should be aware of how, what and when to prepare for the board exam. Read the CBSE 12th preparation tips below to make the preparation easier-
CBSE class 12 exam pattern is divided into three main streams that are science, commerce and arts.
The theoretical paper will be conducted of 70 marks and practicals/ project work will be of total 30 marks.
CBSE 12th Commerce Exam Pattern
Students can find the marks distribution for Commerce subjects below:
Exam Pattern for Arts subjects
The CBSE marking scheme for CBSE 12th Arts subjects is mentioned below:
CBSE Class 12 Computer Science and Physical education
These subjects are of total 100 marks out of which 70 marks are allotted to the theoretical paper and 30 are reserved for practical/project work.
Students are advised to practice the sample papers or previous year question papers as prescribed by CBSE to know the exam pattern well. Moreover, they also know how to answer, what is being expected out, type of questions doing rounds year around.
CBSE will announce the CBSE class 12 results in the online mode. Students will be able to view their scores n CBSE 12th result which will be uploaded on cbseresults.nic.in. Students should have their admit card number, roll number, school number and test center number to access their result. Students who are unsatisfied with their scores can either apply for re-evaluation or can appear in Compartment exams if they fail in one or two exams.
The CBSE re-evaluation result will be released in the second week of June 2020. Students can check the same through DigiLocker.
CBSE 12th compartment exams will be conducted in July and the result for the same will be announced after 02 weeks of commencement.
Students can follow the steps given below to view their CBSE 12th result
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