CBSE 12th Board 2020

CBSE 12th Board 2020


CBSE issues new rules for exam centers to avoid coronavirus risk

With an increase in the number of COVID-19 cases across the globe, CBSE has issued a set of guidelines that are to be followed by the examination centers conducting the CBSE board exams this year. Working with the orders issued by the Union Ministry of Health, following set of rules will be put in place in all CBSE board exam centers to ensure the safety of everyone.

  • Any two examinees must be at least 1 metre apart.
  • No more than 24 students are to be allowed to sit within the same room.
  • In case, all examinees are unable to be accommodated in a single room within a metre's distance from each other, the examinees can be split into different classrooms while being assigned two invigilators for the two rooms.
  • The examination center is allowed to utilize all available space and rooms in order to adhere to the aforementioned requirements. 
  • Students are allowed to carry their own face masks and hand sanitizers to the examination hall.
  • Examination centre is also required to be equipped with at least two sanitizers. 

CBSE 12th Board Exams Postponed (Both India and Abroad). Click Here for More Information.

Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) is responsible for conducting exams for both public and private schools in India. CBSE is a national level education board controlled by the Union Government of India. Board was established in 1952 as a standardized government educational system of India. 

CBSE 12th Result 2020 CBSE 12th Syllabus 2020


  1. CBSE 12th Board Date Sheet 2020
  2. CBSE 12th Board Registration 2020
  3. CBSE 12th Board Admit Card 2020
  4. CBSE 12th Board Syllabus 2020
  5. CBSE 12th Board Result 2020

CBSE Board Class 12th Exam, Date Sheet, Registration, Time Table, Syllabus, and Results 2020

CBSE conducts the class 12th board exam every year in the month of February and March. The board has over 19,316 affiliated schools in India along with 211 schools in 28 different foreign countries. Candidates can register for the board examination on the official website- It is also important for candidates to be cautious while filling the information in the registration form as this information will be the same that will be printed on admit card also.

CBSE 12th Board 2020 Exam Highlights

Conducting Authority

Central Board of Secondary Examination

Exam Name

CBSE 12th Board Exam

  Exam Centres

All over India and abroad

Commencement of Exam 

15th February 2020


Delhi, India 

Official Website

CBSE 12th Board Date Sheet 2020

The updated CBSE 12th Date Sheet 2020 can be downloaded from the official website - Exams were supposed to take place between 15 February 2020 - 30 March 2020. However, as per the latest notification, all ongoing examinations of CBSE class 12th scheduled from 19th March 2020 to 31st March 2020 across India and abroad are postponed. The re-examinations scheduled for North-East Delhi candidates will also be rescheduled further for the same reason. The rescheduled dates will be notified by CBSE after 31st March 2020.

CBSE 12th Board Registration 2020

Application form for 2020 exams was available on the official website of the board. The candidates of 12th class were required to fill the form at the earliest before the deadline to avoid hassles. Additionally, the schools are also equipped with the necessary facilities to do registrations for candidates. CBSE Class 12th Registration 2020 must be done under the guidance of respective school authorities. 

CBSE 12th Board Admit Card 2020

CBSE Class 12th Admit Card 2020 for regular candidates was issued on 18th January 2020. Admit cards for Private Candidates will be available from 21st January 2020 on the CBSE official website. The admit cards were only available for download at school login with the username and password provided to them by CBSE. Students are required to contact their respective school authorities to collect the same. It is also important to note that students are required to have over 75% attendance in order to be issued the CBSE 12th admit card.

CBSE 12th Board Syllabus 2020

Candidates can download the class 12th syllabus as PDF format as CBSE provides the syllabus for 2020 exams on its official portal- 

The public schools affiliated to CBSE including Delhi Schools, KV, and NVS follow the latest syllabus based on NCERT curriculum. CBSE Class 12th Board Syllabus 2020 consists of 11 subjects. The class 12th syllabus will help students for board exam preparation. 

CBSE 12th Board Syllabus PDF for All Subjects

Languages options available(I & II): Following are the available options to choose languages I and II  i.e. core/elective 































  • For III, IV & V: Three electives to choose from the following




Computer Science



Engineering Graphics


CBSE 12th Board Result 2020

Candidates can check Class 12th results on CBSE official result website - and CBSE Board 12th Result 2020 is expected to be declared in May 2020 (Tentative). Candidates need to enter their roll number, school code and the center code as printed on their admit cards to check their results. 

CBSE 12th Board FAQ's (Frequently asked questions) 

What is the pass criteria for Class 12th?

  • A candidate has to pass all five subjects as per the board.

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

  • No, a candidate cannot apply for 2 compartment exams. He/she has to give regular exams conducted next year. 

How does a candidate apply for verification of marks in class 12th?

  • For Verification of marks, the candidates are required to submit an application form provided by the authority and pay a specified fee. Then the candidates will be provided with a photocopy of the evaluated answer books and the updated mark sheet. 

Is it mandatory to pass in Theory and Practical Examinations separately for class 12th?

  • Yes, candidates are required to obtain 33% of marks in each and every subject for qualifying. In the subjects with practicals, a candidate must obtain 33% in both practical and theory separately in addition to 33% marks in aggregate, in order to qualify in that subject.

Do the marks increase after verification/ Evaluation?

  • The marks may increase or even decrease on Re-evaluation and the candidate will have to accept the revised result.

Is a new mark sheet issued after Re-Evaluation?

  • Yes, a new mark-sheet is issued in case of the change in marks. 

If a candidate doesn't pass in the pre-board examination given by the school. Can he/she be detained from appearing in the class 12th exam?

  • No, he/she can still give the exams.

Is it possible for a candidate who failed in Science subjects of Class XII to change subjects to pass at subsequent examination?

  • Yes, but with prior permission from the board.

Is it necessary for a candidate to take the practical examination again if he/she fails in theory?

  • The candidate has to appear for practical examination again or can retain the previous year's practical marks for up to two consecutive years.

Will the board provide any supplementary material for candidates preparing for the 2020 examinations?

  • Yes, the CBSE Board publishes sample question papers and marking schemes for Class 10th and 12th.

Are marks deducted for missing steps in Maths?

  • Yes, marks are deducted for missing steps. For more information, check the marking scheme available on the official website.  

What are the choices available to a candidate of Class XII having Commerce with Maths after +2?

  • The candidate can opt for B.Com (Hons.), Economics (Hons.), BBA, ICWA, CA course.

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