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CBSE 10th Board Exam 2021 (Cancelled)

Education Ministry of India has cancelled CBSE 10th class examination due to rising COVID-19 cases all over India. The results will be assessed based on internal marks submitted by the school. CBSE-affiliated schools in India sum up to 19,316, along with 211 schools in 28 different foreign countries. Private candidates can register for the CBSE board examination on the official website. CBSE has released a revised time table on 5th March 2021 for candidates willing to give board exams 2021.

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CBSE 10th Board Exam 2021 - Highlights

Every year, CBSE conducts board examinations for classes 10th and 12th in February/March and declares both the classes' results by the end of May. Due to COVID-19, the annual examination for 2021 is delayed.

Conducting authority

Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE)



Exam name

CBSE 10th board exam 2021

Exam status Cancelled
Result release date First week of July 2021

Official website

CBSE 10th Board Exam Date Sheet 2021 (Exams Cancelled)

CBSE has released a revised date sheet for class 10th on its official website on 5th March 2021, after which the Ministry of Education of India cancelled the exam. However, candidates can visit the CBSE 10th date sheet 2021 page to download the old date sheet 2021. 

CBSE 10th Board Exam Registration 

Candidates obtained the class 10th board exam registration form from the CBSE official website. Candidates in class 10th filled out and submitted the registration form for 2021 to appear in the board examination. For convenience, the dates were extended to allow private candidates to fill out the form from 22nd February 2021 to 25th February 2021.

A PDF file of the essential instructions for registration was separately available on the website. The respective school authorities also did the registration on behalf of their candidates. It was advised that while filling out the CBSE 10th registration form 2021, candidates must be careful since the data will reflect on the admit card.

Essential points for private candidates:

  • The registration process for private candidates for CBSE board class 10th is the same as that of the regular candidates.

  • Candidates need to visit the official CBSE website, click on the "student registration" link, and select the "private" tab.

  • Candidates must verify all the details before the final submission of the application form.

CBSE 10th Board Exam Admit Card 

The board releases the CBSE 10th admit card 2021 for candidates who successfully register for the CBSE 10th board exam 2021. Admit cards are made available from a few weeks before the exam commencement. In addition, candidates can collect admit cards from their respective schools. 

Note: CBSE will release a separate admit card for candidates appearing in the supplementary exam. 

CBSE 10th Board Exam Syllabus

The CBSE 10th board exams syllabus 2021 will be provided to the candidates on the board's official website - in PDF files. The textbooks provided to the candidates are solely based on the NCERT curriculum. The following is the list of subjects included in the class 10th syllabus:



Max marks 


English communicative 



English Language & Literature



Hindi Course A



Hindi Course B









Social Science 



Home science 


CBSE 10th Board Exam Results 

According to recent news, CBSE has cancelled the class 10th examination, and the results will be announced by the first week of July 2021. The result will be based on internal assessment, and students will receive 20 points for internal evaluation and 80 points for the new formulae provided by the board for each subject. Schools were required to submit these grades to the board by 30th June 2021. To check the CBSE 10th board exam result 2021, candidates must visit the board's official website. Candidates need to enter the necessary details like roll number, school code, and the centre code to view and download the CBSE 10th result 2021.

CBSE 10th Compartment Exam

CBSE will conduct the compartment exams 2021 for students who cannot clear the regular board exams on their first attempt even after providing grace marks. It is a second chance for the students to score good marks and clear the exams. The CBSE class 10th compartment exams 2021 will start once the regular exam results are out.

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