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CBSE 12th Board 2022 (Term 1 Date Sheet Released)

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) is a national-level education board in India that emerged in 1952 as a standardized government education system. Today, the Union Government of India controls CBSE, and it has over 19,316 affiliated schools in India and 211 schools in 28 different foreign countries. The authority conducts CBSE 12th board exams for all affiliated schools. CBSE is responsible for conducting the examination, providing a better quality of education, and handling administration for the state Secondary and Higher Secondary Schools. In addition, CBSE conducts two main exams: the Secondary School Certificate exam for class 10th and Higher Secondary School Certificate for class 12th.

Recently, the board announced a new exam pattern and a new curriculum for 2021-22 and reduced the syllabus by 30%. The board also stated that it would conduct the 12th exam in two different terms. The term one examinations will be held in November/December 2021 and will consist of multiple-choice questions (MCQs) of the first half of the revised syllabus. The CBSE date sheet for the term one examination was released on 18th October 2021, at The exam for major subjects will start on 1st December and will end on 22nd December 2021. The term one exam will be conducted for 90 minutes in objective format, whereas the term 2 exams will be conducted for two hours. The exam will commence at 11.30 am instead of 10.30 am, keeping in view the winter season. In addition, the date sheet for minor subjects has been released, according to which the exam will begin on 16th November 2021 and will end on 30th December 2021.

The results would be declared only as marks scored for the term one exams. No student shall be categorized under the pass, compartmental, or repeat category after term one examinations. The final results will only be declared once the term two examinations are conducted. Schools must complete practical and internal examinations before the term one exams. The term two exams will be conducted in March/April 2022, and the type of question paper, i.e., objective or subjective, will depend on the Covid situation in the country.

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Important Dates and Highlights of CBSE 12th Board Exam 2022

Important dates and updates related to CBSE 12th examination are listed below:

Important Dates for CBSE 12th Board Exam 2022

Conducting authority

Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE)

Practical exam commencement

To be announced

Term I exam commencement date

1st - 22nd December 2021 (Major subjects)

16th November - 30th December 2021 (Minor subjects)

Term II exam commencement date

March 2022 (tentative) 

Registration start date

17th September 2021

Date sheet release

18th and 21st October 2021 (term I)

Results announcement

To be announced

CBSE 12th Board Exam Date Sheet 2022

According to the latest announcement, the CBSE 12th term 1 examination will be held from 1st to 22nd December 2021. CBSE released the timetable on 18th October 2021. The official timetable consists of the exact time, date, and exam subjects. Exams will begin at 11:30 AM and end at 1 PM on each exam day. Candidates can download the CBSE timetable from the board's official website and also refer to the link given below. The minor subjects will begin on 16th November and continue till 30th December 2021. each exam day will be of a separate duration.

Check: CBSE 12th date sheet 2022

CBSE 12th Board Registration 2022

To appear in the CBSE 12th board exam, candidates must register for the same via the official website. It is also essential for candidates to be cautious while filling in the information in the registration form. This information has to be accurate as it will reflect on the admit card. The registration for the term I examination 2021-22 started from 17th September 2021 and ended by 30th September 2021. Moreover, the examination fee had to be paid on or before 1st October 2021 with late payment. Regular candidates had to provide the details to their school authorities, including other requirements such as photographs, etc. However, the private candidates had to register on their own.

Check: CBSE 12th board exam registration 2022

CBSE 12th Board Exam Admit Card 2022

Admit card is a vital document to appear in the board exams. Candidates will not be permitted inside the exam halls without a valid admit card. Generally, CBSE releases the final exam admit cards on its official website. Similar to the registration form, private candidates can download their CBSE 12th admit card 2022 from the board's official website. In contrast, regular candidates have to collect their admit cards from their respective schools.

Check: CBSE 12th admit card 2022

CBSE Class 12th Syllabus and Marking Scheme 2022

All schools under CBSE follow the latest syllabus based on the NCERT curriculum. CBSE class 12th syllabus includes different subject groups like Science, Commerce, Arts, language subjects, elective subjects, and many foreign language subjects as optional subjects. Students can visit the CBSE 12th syllabus 2022 page using the link below to learn more about the detailed syllabus and marking scheme of the Science, Commerce, and Arts stream for different subjects.

Check: CBSE 12th syllabus 2022

CBSE Class 12th Sample Papers 2022 Based on the Revised Syllabus

As the CBSE announced a 30% reduction in the class 12th syllabus, there has been a revision in the CBSE syllabus and marking schemes. Therefore, CBSE has released the latest and updated sample question papers for class 12th students to give them an idea of the final exam questions. Candidates must solve many sample papers to get familiar with the new exam pattern and marking scheme. Download the sample paper PDF files and start preparing for the board exams. Kindly visit the CBSE 12th sample paper 2022 section using the link below to download the sample papers for different subjects.

Check: CBSE 12th sample paper 2022

CBSE 12th Board Exam Results 2022

Generally, CBSE announces class 12th board exam results in May. Candidates can either check CBSE 12th result 2022 on '' or the official results website. Candidates are required to provide the necessary credentials such as "Roll Number", "School Number", and "Center Number" on the results page to download the results. A direct link to check results will be updated here once the board announces it. 

Check: CBSE 12th result 2022

CBSE Class 12th Compartment Exam 2022

CBSE conducts the 12th compartment exam for candidates who can not pass one subject in the 12th final exams. Thus, the CBSE compartment exams help students to reappear and pass the failed subjects. In order to appear in the CBSE 12th compartment exam 2022, candidates have to apply for the exams by visiting the CBSE official website. Compartment exams are conducted immediately after the announcement of the 12th regular board exam results. The compartment exam will begin in August 2022 (tentative). The results will be out in September 2022 (tentative) on the official website.

Check: CBSE 12th compartment exam 2022

Frequently Asked Questions

  1. Can a candidate appear in two or more subjects in compartment examination in class 12th?

  2. Is it mandatory to pass both theory and practical examinations separately for class 12th?

  3. Will the marks increase after re-verification/re-evaluation?

  4. Will there be a new mark sheet issued after re-evaluation?

  5. Is it necessary for a candidate to retake the practical examination if they fail in theory?

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