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CBSE 12th Board 2020

CBSE 12th Board 2020


CBSE class 12th pending board exams made optional. Click here for more details.

CBSE has announced that students with special needs can skip appearing for the pending board exams. As the students with special needs have to avail the facility of a scribe in order to write the exams, it is difficult to follow the social distancing norms. Considering the problem into account, the CBSE has decided not to make these students appear in the exams and instead will declare their results based on some other alternative scheme. 

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, the following set of rules will be strictly obeyed in all CBSE board exam centres 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.

  • If 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 classrooms.

  • 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.

  • The examination centre is required to be equipped with at least two sanitizers.

The 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. CBSE was established in 1952 as a standardized government education system in India. 

CBSE 12th Result 2020 CBSE 12th Syllabus 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 - The board exams were supposed to conclude on 30 March 2020. However, as per the latest notification, examinations of CBSE class 12th scheduled from 19th March 2020 to 31st March 2020 across India that was postponed will now be optional. Students can opt for either to appear or not to appear for the exams. Students who are not willing to appear for the exams will be evaluated on the basis of their previous exam performance.  

CBSE 12th Board Registration 2020

The registration portal for board exams was available on the official website of the CBSE. The candidates of 12th class were required to approach the school authority to fill out the form at the earliest before the deadline. It should be noted that CBSE class 12th registration should always be done under the guidance of the respective school authorities. 

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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 was available from 21st January 2020 on the CBSE website. The admit cards were only available for download at school login and the regular students were required to contact their respective school authorities to collect the same. It is also important to note that students are required to have more than 75% attendance in order to be provided with the CBSE 12th admit card 2020.

CBSE 12th Board Syllabus 2020

Candidates can download the class 12th syllabus for all subjects as PDF files from the official portal - 

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 Result 2020

Candidates can check the class 12th results on CBSE's official results website - prior to the postponement of exams, CBSE 12th result 2020 was expected to be declared in May 2020 now as per it is expected that result will be out by 15 July 2020. Candidates need to provide their "Roll Number", "School Code" and the "Center Code" as printed on the admit card to view their results. 

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Frequently Asked Questions

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

    No, a candidate cannot apply for 1 subject. He/she has to give regular exams conducted next year for the rest. 

  2. Is it mandatory to pass both 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. 

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

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

  4. Will there be a new mark sheet issued after Re-Evaluation?

    Yes, a new mark-sheet will be issued in case if the marks change.  

  5. Are marks deducted for missing steps in Maths exam?

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


  6. 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. 

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