CBSE Class 12 Exam 2022-23: Registration, Date Sheet

Sumitra Saha

Updated on Sep 19, 2022 by Sumitra Saha

Sumitra Saha

Sumitra Saha Updated on Sep 19, 2022

CBSE began the online submission of class 12th exam forms for private candidates on 17th September 2022. CBSE will conduct class 12 exams for 2022-23 from 15th February 2023. Registration for the same commenced in August 2022. As a result, CBSE has requested schools to send the List of Candidates (LOC) from class 12 who will appear for the CBSE class 12 exam for 2022-23 by 31st August 2022.

The board released the CBSE 12th compartment exam 2022 results on 7th September 2022. CBSE has released a tentative schedule for the class 12th compartment results revaluation. The board conducted the CBSE class 12 compartment exam on 23rd August 2022.

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About CBSE Class 12 Exam 2022-23

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) is a national-level education board in India that emerged in 1952 as a standardised 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.

CBSE Class 12 Exam 2022-23 Highlights

CBSE is responsible for providing better education and handling administration for the Secondary and Higher Secondary Schools affiliated with it. In addition, CBSE conducts two main exams: the Secondary School Certificate exam for class 10th and Higher Secondary School Certificate exam for class 12th. Important information for the CBSE class 12 exam is listed below:

Highlights of CBSE 12th Board Exam 2022-23
Conducting authority Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE)
Category Class 12th examination
Exam level National
Frequency Once a year
Mode of application Online
Mode of conducting exams Offline
Medium of question papers Bengali, English, Gujarati, Hindi, Kannada, Malayalam, Marathi, Odia, Punjabi, Sanskrit, Tamil, Telugu, Urdu.
Exam duration 180 minutes
Official website
Enquiry Tel. 011-22509256, 22509257, 22509258, 22509259
CBSE helpline number 1800-11-8002
Email ID [email protected]

CBSE Class 12 Important Dates 2022-23

CBSE class 12 exam dates added to the table below are tentative and are derived from historical data. Once the official notification is released, the actual dates for CBSE class 12th board exams will be updated here. 

CBSE 12th Important Dates 2022-23
Event Date
Practical exam date February 2023 (tentative)
Registration form date August 2022
Last date to send the list of candidates 31st August 2022
Admit card release date First week of February 2023 (tentative)
Theory exam commencing month February 2023 (tentative)
Result date 2nd week of July 2023 (tentative)
Result re-check/Revaluation June/July 2023 (tentative)
Supplementary/Compartment exam date 3rd week of August 2023 (tentative)

CBSE Class 12 Date Sheet 2022-23

The CBSE board releases the final timetable for the class 12th examination on the board's official website. The CBSE exam for class 12 is expected to be conducted from 15th February 2023. Apart from the theory exams, the practical exams are also expected to be conducted in February 2023. The data sheet will be released once the registration process is completed. Check the date sheet carefully to make a note of the important dates when the CBSE class 12th exams will be conducted. The CBSE class 12 date sheet will contain important information such as the timings, rules and regulations, and other guidelines to follow while appearing for the CBSE class 12th board exams.

Read More: CBSE Class 12 Date Sheet 2022-23

CBSE Class 12 Registration 2022-23

All candidates must be registered on the CBSE portal to appear for the CBSE 12th board exam. There are distinct exam registration methods for regular and private candidates. Regular candidates must carry out the CBSE 12th registration through their respective schools, whereas private candidates can register themselves via the official website.

Moreover, it is also essential for candidates to be cautious while providing the information in the registration form. This information must be accurate as it will reflect on the admit card. For the 2022-23 exam, CBSE schools had to complete sending the list of candidates from class 12 who are going to appear for the CBSE class 12 exam 2022-23 by 31st August 2022.

Read More: CBSE Class 12 Registration 2022-23

CBSE Class 12th Eligibility Criteria 2022-23

Any student who has passed class 11th of CBSE or any government-recognized state or national board and is currently studying in class 12th is eligible to appear for the CBSE class 12 board exam 2022-23. However, here is further information on the CBSE class 12 eligibility criteria for students to appear for the final exams:

  • If a candidate fails the final exam of CBSE class 12th, they can re-appear in the examination in the subsequent year as a private candidate.
  • Teachers who are currently teaching at any CBSE school and have passed class 10th exactly two years before sitting for the CBSE class 12 examination. They have to submit a certificate along with the application issued by the head of the institution.
  • Female candidates who are also residents of Delhi NCR can appear as private candidates if they have passed class 10th or at least two years before appearing for the class 12th exam.
  • Physically disabled students who are residents of Delhi NCR and have a gap of a minimum of two years between passing class 10th and sitting for class 12th. They have to present a certificate of disability issued by a registered doctor. The certificate will be evidence proving their inability to attend normal school for subjects not involving any practical training or examination.

Women and disabled students will have to fulfil the following criteria additionally:

  • They have completed the prescribed curriculum privately while they were unable to attend school.
  • They were unable to attend classes from school, and there were valid reasons for them to choose private candidature.

CBSE Class 12 Application Process 2022-23

Students do not have the provision to complete the CBSE class 12 application process themselves. The portal is only accessible by the school authorities.

Regular candidates:

  1. CBSE regular candidates have to fill out the form under their school's guidance.
  2. Deposit the relevant fees as instructed by their schools.
  3. Schools will then carry out the registration online through their respective login portal by submitting the LOC (List of Candidates).

Private candidates:

  1. CBSE private candidates must fill out the application form carefully.
  2. Keep three copies of their passport-sized photographs ready.
  3. Pay the application form fee and submit it to the Regional Head Office of CBSE.

The following documents/details are required to complete the CBSE class 12 application process:

  • E-mail ID
  • Aadhaar number
  • Caste certificate
  • Contact number
  • Photo in JPEG format
  • Address
  • Signature

CBSE 12th Registration Fee Details 2022-23

Students must make a note of the registration fee details for the CBSE class 12th exam. Late fees will be charged for any kind of delay. 

Fee Slab Fee to be Remitted per Student in INR Schedule for Online Submission of LOC Schedule for payment of fee
Schools in India Schools Outside India
Without late fee Rs. 1500/ per candidate for 05 subjects Rs. 10,000 per candidate for 05 subjects

31st August 2022

17th September 2022 - 30th September 2022

Rs. 1200 per candidate for 05 subjects for SC/ST candidates of Government Schools in Delhi Not applicable
Rs. 300 per subject for additional/ optional subject per candidate Rs. 2000 per subject for additional/optional subject per candidate
Practical fee Rs. 150 for each practical subject per candidate Rs. 350 for each practical subject per candidate
With late fee Last date with late fee of Rs. 2000 per candidate (in addition to fee subscribed)


1st October 2022 - 7th October 2022

Migration certificate Rs. 350

CBSE Class 12 Admit Card 2022-23

Admit card is a vital document to appear in the CBSE class 12 exams. Candidates will not be permitted inside the exam halls without a valid admit card. Similar to the registration form, private candidates can download their CBSE 12th admit card from the board's official website. In contrast, regular candidates have to collect their admit cards from their respective schools. Students must take printouts of the admit cards and also keep a photocopy of the same. It is advised to check all the details mentioned in the admit card and contact the authorities in case of discrepancies.

Read More: CBSE Class 12 Admit Card 2022-23

CBSE Class 12 Syllabus 2022-23

CBSE has released a new syllabus for the upcoming CBSE board exams for class 12. All schools must follow the latest CBSE class 12 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 exam syllabus 2022-23 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. 

The following table consists of the subjects under each stream of Science, Arts, and Commerce:

CBSE 12th List of Major Subjects
Stream Major Subjects
Science Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Biology, English, Computer Science
Commerce Accountancy, Business Studies, Economics, Mathematics, English
Humanities/Arts History, Geography, Political Science, English, Psychology, Sociology

Read More: CBSE Class 12 Syllabus 2022-23

CBSE Class 12 Exam Pattern 2022-23

On 22nd April 2022, CBSE announced that they were scrapping the two-term exam model for class 12 students for the academic year 2022-23. Students will now a write a 3-hour final exam covering the syllabus for the entire academic year.

Read More: CBSE Class 12 Exam Pattern 2022-23

CBSE 12th Exam Marking Scheme/Passing Criteria

The minimum mark required to pass a subject is 33%. Also, a candidate has to score an aggregate of 33% to pass the exam. Even if a candidate scores an aggregate of 33% but fails to secure 33% in any subject, then they will have to appear in the compartment exam. In addition, one has to score 33% marks separately in theory and practical for the CBSE 12th exam.

In 2022-23, the final marks will be calculated based on the marks obtained in the CBSE class 12 board exam and internal/project/practical papers. Also, grace marks are awarded on a scale of 2 to 5 in a subject. Check out the detailed grading system for CBSE class 12 below.

CBSE Class 12 Grading Scheme
Marks Grades Grade Points
91-100 A1 10
81-90 A2 9
71-80 B1 8
61-70 B2 7
51-60 C1 6
41-50 C2 5
31-40 D 4
21-30 E1 -
0-20 E2 -

CBSE 12th Assessment Policy 2022-23

Question papers for the CBSE class 12 exams in 2022-23 will have 20% MCQs or objective questions. 30% of the questions would be competency-based. The subjective or short/long answer questions would make up the remaining 50%.

CBSE 12 Assessment Scheme 2022-23

Type of questions Class 12
Objective Type Questions 20%
Competency Based Questions 30%
Short/ Long Answer Type Questions 50%

Assessment Policy for Internal Exams/Practicals/Projects of Class 12th:

i) Subjects with multiple practical components:

For subjects with internal assessment/practical of 20 marks: Term I  and Term II will be 10 marks each divided among Periodic Test, Activity, and Viva.

ii) For subjects with practical of 30 marks: 30 marks will be divided into two terms. Each term will be alongside the respective theory paper.

iii) For subjects with project work, assessment of listening and speaking skills:

Subjects with project work of 20 marks: There will only be one project for the session. Project marks will be divided into two terms equally, i.e., Term-1 (10 marks) and Term-2 (10 marks) for the purpose of assessment.

Subject to project work of 30 marks: There will only be one project for the session. The project work would be divided into two parts, i.e., Term-1 (15 marks) and Term-2 (15 marks) for assessment.

iv) Subjects with assessments of listening and speaking skills:

For Term-1:

Scenario I: If possible, an internal examiner will take the test in person.

Scenario II: If schools remain closed, an internal examiner will take the test online.

For Term-2:

The external examiner and Internal Examiner will jointly assess the project and viva based on the project work (10 marks). The project can be in the form of a neighbourhood survey/roleplay performance (individual/group) etc. (Online or in-person as the situation allows). Students shall submit a project report which will hold 5 marks, and an external examiner shall conduct a viva-voice of 5 marks.

v) Other Subjects [Kathak Dance, Bharatnatyam Dance, Kuchipudi Dance, Odissi Dance, Manipuri Dance, Kathakali Dance, Hindustani Music (Melodic), Hindustani Music (Vocal), Hindustani Music (Percussion), Painting, Graphics, Sculpture, Applied Art, Commercial Art, Carnatic Music (Melodic), Carnatic Music (Vocal), Carnatic Music (Percussion)]: In both the terms, practicals will be conducted either online or in-person, (if the situation allows), jointly by external and internal examiners.

CBSE 12th Exam Day Guidelines 2022-23

Here are a few pointers for students to follow before they appear for the CBSE 12th exam 2023:

  • Students must report to the examination hall at 10 AM.
  • The board will not provide extra time once the exam hours are over.
  • Students must take exams in school uniforms mandatorily.
  • Students must carry their respective CBSE class 12th admit cards to the allotted exam centre.
  • Students should not carry banned electronic items like mobile phones, calculators, smart watches, or any cheating material to the exam hall.

CBSE 12th Result 2022-23

Candidates can either check the final CBSE 12th results 2022-23 on '' or the official results website. Candidates are required to provide the necessary credentials such as "Roll Number", "School Number", and "Centre Number" on the results page to download the results. Moreover, a direct link to check results will also be updated on this portal once the board announces it. Also, CBSE 12th results re-evaluation/rechecking dates will be announced by the board via its official website.

Steps to Check CBSE 12th Results 2022-23

Students can check CBSE 12th exam 2023 results from the official website by following the step-by-step procedure given below.

Step 1: Visit the official website of the board -

Step 2: Click on the "Results" link.

Step 3: A new window pops up with the "Senior School Certificate Examination (Class XII) 2022-23" link.

Step 4: Click on the link and enter "Roll Number" and "School Number" details. Once the details are filled in, click on "Submit".CBSE 12th Result 2022

Step 5: CBSE 12th results will be displayed on the screen. Download and save it for future reference.

Candidates can also check their CBSE 12th exam 2023 results from DigiLocker, UMANG, via SMS, IVRS, and the SMS Organiser application. The following are the details that will be available on the online results page:

  1. Name of subjects including compulsory and optional
  2. Maximum marks
  3. Marks obtained
  4. Total marks
  5. Percentage marks
  6. Grades

Read More: CBSE Class 12 Results 2022-23

CBSE 12th Answer Key 2022-23

The board is expected to release the answer keys of all the subjects. After that, students can use the answer key to estimate the marks they might obtain. Before CBSE issues the official answer key, students can refer to the unofficial ones provided by different coaching academies.

Each question carries one mark, and incorrect and unattempted answers will fetch zero each. Note that the official answer key issued by CBSE might also contain errors. Therefore, keeping track of the CBSE latest news for class 12 regarding the CBSE 12th answer key and evaluation is necessary.

How to Download CBSE 12th Answer Key 2022-23?

The answer key to the CBSE class 12 exam will be released after a few weeks of conducting the exams. Follow the steps mentioned below to download the CBSE 12th answer keys once the board releases them:

Step 1: Visit the official website of CBSE:

Step 2: Click on the "Academic website" link.

Step 3: Under the "Announcements" head, find the link for the answer key under the sub-head "Academic".

Step 4: A new page will open. Click on the subject whose answer key you want.

Step 5: The answer key PDF will open in a new tab. Download and save the file.

CBSE class12 exam answer key plays a vital role for students who appear for the exam:

  • Calculate the score for every subject which has objective questions.
  • Recheck or re-evaluate any particular answer in case the students need any kind of justification.
  • Raise any objections to the authorities.
  • Track students' performance in CBSE class 12 board exams.

Read More: CBSE Class 12 Answer Key 2022-23

CBSE Class 12th Revaluation and Rechecking 2022-23

Students unsatisfied with their marks may apply for revaluation and recheck their CBSE class 12th answer book. Once the CBSE class 12 results are declared, the CBSE board will release the application form for revaluation within a week. The revaluation results will be considered final, and no further changes will be allowed.

Read More: CBSE Class 12th Revaluation

CBSE Class 12th Compartment Exam 2022-23

CBSE conducts the class 12th compartment exam for candidates who cannot pass one subject in the 12th final exam. Thus, the CBSE compartment exams help students reappear and pass the failed subjects. The compartment exam for 2022-23 will be conducted in June/July 2023. To appear in the CBSE class 12th compartment exam 2022-23, candidates have to apply for the exam by visiting CBSE's official website.

CBSE Class 12th Compartment Date Sheet 2022-23

The exams are conducted only for subjects like English, Physical Education, Business Studies, Accountancy, Computer Science, Mathematics, and the likewise. Candidates can appear for the following subjects for the CBSE class 12th compartment exam 2022:

  • Hindustani Music Voc
  • Hindustani Music Mel Ins
  • Painting, Graphics
  • Sculpture
  • App/commercial Art
  • Bharatnatyam Dance
  • Multimedia, Design, Yoga, Early
  • Childhood Care, Artificial Intelligence
  • Retail, Information Technology
  • Web Application, Automotive
  • Financial Markets Management
  • Tourism, Beauty & Wellness, Agriculture
  • Food Production, Front Office Operations, Banking
  • Marketing, Health Care, Insurance, Horticulture
  • Typography & Computer Application
  • Geospatial Technology, Electrical Technology
  • Taxation, Cost Accounting
  • Office Procedures & Practices
  • Shorthand (English), Shorthand (Hindi)
  • Air-conditioning & Refrigeration
  • Salesmanship, Mass Media Studies
  • Library & Information Science
  • Fashion Studies, English Elective
  • Hindi Elective, Urdu Elective
  • Sanskrit Elective, History, Political Science

CBSE Class 12th Compartment Registration Form 2022-23

Candidates eligible to appear in the CBSE class 12th compartment exam must fill out and submit an application form to appear in the exams. However, the application procedure is slightly different for regular and private candidates, as mentioned below:

Regular candidates - The respective schools will submit a "List of Candidates (LOC)" through the CBSE website.

Private candidates - Directly visit the official website and download the CBSE SAY exam application form instruction PDF along with the exam circular with details about the fee structure, eligibility, steps to download, etc. After that, keep the necessary documents ready, as mentioned in the notification PDF.

Note: In both cases, candidates must ensure that they submit their online application forms before the deadline to avoid penalties.

CBSE Class 12th Compartment Application Form 2022-23 Fee Details

Application Window (Pvt Candidates) Fees
By 30th July 2023 Rs 300/- (India) Rs. 2000/- (Outside India)
31st July 2023 - 1st August 2023 Rs. 2000 /- (Late Fees)

CBSE Class 12th Compartment Results 2022-23

CBSE will release the class 12th compartment exam results in the second week of August 2023 (tentative). Therefore, candidates can follow the step-by-step procedure mentioned below to check the CBSE class 12th compartment results 2022 online:

Step 1: Visit the CBSE official results website -

Step 2: Click on the "Senior School Certificate Compartment Examination Results" link on the home page.

Step 3: Fill out all the details such as "Roll Number", "School Number", "Centre Number", and "Admit Card ID" on the results page and click on the "Submit" button.

Step 4: The CBSE class 12 compartment result 2022-23 will appear on the new page.

Step 5: Candidates can take a printout of the CBSE 12th compartment results for further reference.

Read More: CBSE Class 12 Compartment Exam 2022-23

CBSE Class 12 Improvement Exams 2022-23

CBSE 12th Improvement exams are conducted for students dissatisfied with their performance at the board exams. While making the final scorecard, the best score between the CBSE class 12th final exam and improvement exams will be considered. 

Eligibility criteria to apply for the CBSE 12th improvement exam are:

  • Candidates appearing for the improvement exams must not have a compartment in any subject.
  • Candidates will be allowed to appear for the improvement exam only for the subjects they previously appeared for.
  • Only candidates who want to raise their marks are permitted to appear for the improvement exam.
  • Improvement exams are conducted only for the five main subjects.

CBSE Class 12 Sample Papers 2022-23

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 CBSE class 12 board exams. Kindly visit the CBSE 12th sample paper 2022-23 section using the link below to download the sample papers for different subjects.

Read More: CBSE Class 12 Sample Papers 2022-23

CBSE Class 12 Question Bank

CBSE issues question banks for students to practice with. The question banks are prepared in accordance with the question paper pattern of the final examination. The practice of questions from the question bank helps students to attempt more questions with ease. They get an idea of time management and difficulty level of the paper. Moreover, students can download the question banks from the Academic website of CBSE. Here is a list of the download links of the question banks issued by CBSE:

CBSE 12th Question Banks
Sl No. CBSE 12th Subject-Wise Question Bank Download Links
1. Business Studies
2. Physical Education
3. Political Science
4. History
5. Sociology
6. English Core
7. Mathematics
8. Accountancy
9. Economics
10. Chemistry
11. Computer Science
12. Informatics Practices

Read More: CBSE Class 12 Question Bank

CBSE Class 12 Mock Test 2022-23

After completing the syllabus, students must complete CBSE mock tests for class 12th to analyse their progress. Practising mock tests will help them identify the topics where they are still lacking, their strong and weak areas. The test will also give an idea about the CBSE 12th exam pattern. Mock tests are available for all the subjects taught in class 12th. Refer to the following link to check out a few sample tests for CBSE class 12th.

Read More: CBSE Class 12 Mock Tests

CBSE Class 12 Preparation Tips

Class 12th board exam results play a decisive role in students' life about their choice of career. Alongside, they also have to cope with peer pressure and family expectations. The enormous stress might put all hard work in vain if the study and revision aren't planned properly. Let's go through some tips to avoid unnecessary stress cramming and excel in the final exams:

  • Start Preparing On-Time: Start preparing as soon as you receive the syllabus and be consistent throughout the year.
  • Practice Previous Year Questions: Analyse the previous year's questions and mark the areas from where questions have been asked consistently. Revise those parts harder. 
  • Fix Targets: Fix short-term targets for completing topics or chapters. Fix them as per your capacity. 
  • Identify Your Weak Areas: Identity and work on your weak areas. Focus on them from the beginning of the academic session. Thus you will get maximum time for your weaker areas. 
  • Take Sufficient Rest: Take a break of 10 mins after every 1-2 hours of continuous study. Regular breaks will enhance your brain's capacity and prepare you to endure exam stress. 
  • Don't Be Monotonous: Leaving everything and only studying throughout the day for months can make you less enthusiastic and bored.

However, it's important to note that do not give up on your hobbies. You can follow them in your idle time to give diversity to your mind.

Read More: CBSE Class 12 Preparation Tips 2022-23

CBSE Class 12 NCERT Textbooks 2022-23

NCERT textbooks are the go-to material for exam preparation of any level, be it school level or a competitive exam. The National Council for Educational Research and Training (NCERT) conducts thorough research for designing the curriculum of K12. A comprehensive reading of the NCERT books accompanied by some reference books covers the entire syllabus and scope of forming questions. PDFs of NCERT textbooks are available for download for free on the NCERT website.

Read More: CBSE Class 12 NCERT Textbooks

CBSE Class 12 E-Books

E-books are a great way of reference for any exam as they are convenient to collect and refer to. CBSE has published e-books for different subjects of class 12th. They are portable and can be easily accessed from any smart device. Therefore, students can refer to them by visiting the official website. The e-books will help students closely analyse the CBSE curriculum and exam patterns for a number of subjects like English, Computer Science, Engineering Graphics, Legal Studies, Information Science and many more. Some of the important e-books published by CBSE are listed below:

CBSE Class 12th E-Books
Books Download Links
Library and Information Science Download
Supplementary Reading Material in Business Studies: Class XII Download
Computer Science Download
Engineering Graphics Download
Entrepreneurship Download
English Language and Skills Download
Legal Studies Download
Computer Science Download
Human Rights and Gender Studies Download

Read More: CBSE Class 12 E-Books and Supportive Material

CBSE Scholarships

CBSE offers scholarships to students studying in class 11th and higher. A separate scholarship is also offered for female students who have passed class 10th. College and university students can also avail one scholarship from CBSE. Below is a list of the scholarships offered by CBSE to its students:

  • Central Sector Scheme of Scholarships for Colleges and Universities
  • CBSE Single Girl Child Scholarship Scheme

Read More: CBSE Scholarship 2022-23


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