ISC 12th Board Exam 2022-23: Registration (Soon), Revaluation, Compartment

Exam Date

Apr 26, 2022 to Jun 13, 2022

Result Date

Jul 24, 2022

Sumitra Saha

Updated on Sep 23, 2022 by Sumitra Saha

Sumitra Saha

Sumitra Saha Updated on Sep 23, 2022

ISC 12th Board Exam 2022-23 - The ISC board registrations 2022-23 are expected to start soon by October/November 2022 (tentative). The registration form is released online and must be filled out by the candidates under the guidance of the school authorities. ISC class 12 students must enter all the correct details properly as they will be printed on the admit card.

The ISC 12th result 2022 for semester 2 was declared on 24th July 2022. This year the board conducted two terms for the 12th class exams. Check out the updates given below for further information.

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About ISC 12th Board Exams 2022-23

Candidates can refer to the below-mentioned points to learn more about the ISC 12th board exam 2022-23.

  • Applications for the ISC 12th exam 2022-23 will be accepted through the relevant schools.  
  • The shortened ISC 12th syllabus for 2022-23 has been made available on the official CISCE website.
  • It is recommended that students study the updated course material and make the necessary preparations for the tests.
  • To learn about the test format, key themes, and updated marking scheme, students must complete the ISC 12th question paper 2022.

ISC 12th Board Exam 2022-23 - Highlights

Students appearing for ISC 12th board exam 2022-23 should apply online. The exam will be conducted offline at the respective home centres. Find more details regarding the ISC 12th board exam below:

ISC Exam 2022-23 Highlights
Conducting authority Council for the Indian School Certificate Examination (CISCE)
ISC full form Indian School Certificate
Exam level Intermediate
Mode of application Online
Mode of examination Offline
Exam duration 1 hour 30 minutes 
Official website

ISC 12th Board Important Dates 2022-23

The ISC 12th board exam will be conducted semester-wise. The results will be released accordingly within one to two months of conducting the exams. Once results are declared, ISC board exam revaluation and rechecking will also be allowed.

ISC Exam Important Dates 2022-23
Event Date
Semester 1 exams November/December 2022 (tentative)
Semester 1 results First week of February 2023 (tentative)
Semester 2 exams April/May 2023 (tentative)
Semester 2 results Last week of July 2023 (tentative)
Result re-checking/revaluation July/August 2023 (tentative)
Supplementary exam July 2023 (tentative)

ISC 12th Timetable 2022-23

CISCE board will release the ISC 12th semester 1 timetable in the first or second week of November 2022 (tentative). The ISC 12th semester 2 timetable is expected to be released in March 2023. The compartment exams will be conducted after the results are released. The results for that are expected to be declared by a few weeks after the ISC board supplementary exams conclude. Therefore, students should keep track of the important dates to avoid missing any vital deadlines for the application forms, exams, and results. Read how to download the ISC 12th time table below.

Steps to Download ISC 12th Timetable 2022-23

Students can follow the procedure mentioned below to download ISC 12th board exam timetable 2022-23 from the official website:

  • Visit the official website - and look for the "Timetable for the ISC Year 2022-23 Semester1/ Semester 2 Examination." link under the "Notice Board" section.
  • Click on the link and a new tab will open with the timetable PDF.
  • Download and save the PDF.

Read More: ISC 12th Timetable 2022-23

ISC 12th Registration Form 2022-23

ISC class 12 students must fill out the ISC registration form 2022-23 at the earliest before the last date to appear in the final examination. It is advised to perform the registration process under the respective school authorities' guidance to avoid any mistakes in the same. Students can fill out the ISC 12th registration form online and all the necessary information must be filled in. Attach essential documents as needed, like scanned photographs and signatures when filling out the ISC exam registration forms.

ISC 12th Eligibility Criteria

Check the eligibility criteria before applying for the ISC 12th board exam 2022-23:

  • Students who have passed the class 10th examination from school.
  • Students from other boards who have secured eligibility from the Council.
  • Students who have failed class 11th and have been detained from school.
  • Students who have passed the class 10th examination from other CISCE-affiliated schools.

ISC 12th Registration Procedure

Find below the registration procedure for the ISC class 12 board exam:

  1. Visit the official website -
  2. Enter "Username" and "Password" to log in
  3. Visit the "Career" page and select "e-registration." Then click on "ISC," then "Registration Menu," and choose "ISC Registration Activation."
  4. Follow the instructions and take the necessary actions to complete the registration process. 

ISC 12th Registration Fee Details

Candidates must pay for ISC 12th registration, and payment delays must be avoided. Check out the ISC 12th registration fee details below.

Category Fees
Regular / Failed / Supplementary candidates INR 1500/-
Overseas candidates INR 5000/-

Read More: ISC 12th Registration Form 2022-23

ISC 12th Admit Card 2022-23

CISCE issues ISC 12th board exam admit cards online for all eligible students to appear in the board examination. Keep in mind that the ISC 12th admit card 2022-23 is evidence of one's eligibility to appear in the examination, and carrying it for all exams is mandatory. Without the ISC 12th admit card, access to the examination hall will be denied. After receiving the ISC board exam admit card, students should verify all the details mentioned on the card lest the same error gets printed on the mark sheet. Always check the details mentioned in the admit card and inform the concerned authority/department in case of any discrepancies. 

Steps to Download ISC 12th Admit Card 2022-23

Candidates can refer to the following steps to download their ISC 12th admit card. 

  • Visit
  • Select "ISC Admit Card 2022-23" link.
  • Click on the download button to save the admit card.

Read More: ISC 12th Admit Card 2022-23

ISC 12th Syllabus 2022-23

CISCE has provided the ISC 12th syllabus 2022-23 for all subjects. The syllabus is accessible on the official CISCE website, and students can also find the same provided in the syllabus section of this portal. Therefore, find more information regarding the ISC previous year's question papers for all the streams and subjects, including Science, Commerce, and Arts, by clicking on the following link. The syllabus helps students understand what they are going to study throughout the academic year.

ISC 12th Stream-wise Subjects 

The stream-wise subjects for ISC 12 candidates are mentioned here:

  • Science
    • Physics
    • Chemistry
    • Mathematics
    • Biology
    • English
  • Commerce
    • Accountancy
    • Business Studies
    • Economics
    • Mathematics
    • English
  • Humanities/Arts
    • History
    • Geography
    • Political Science
    • English
    • Sociology

Read More: ISC 12th Syllabus 2022-23

ISC 12th Exam Pattern 2022-23

CISCE has bifurcated the ISC 12 academic session 2022-23 into two terms: Semesters 1 and 2. Approximately 50% of the syllabus will be covered in each semester. In English Paper 1, questions will be asked about letter writing, directed writing, grammar, and comprehension. In the second paper of English, the questions will be about drama and plays as prescribed in the syllabus. Apart from compulsory language papers, i.e. English (1 & 2), there are classical languages, foreign languages, and an Indian language which are also compulsory.

  • At least 33% marks are required in all 5 subjects except English to pass.
  • No grace marks are given in the ISC board exam.
  • Answer keys are not re-evaluated post the declaration of results.
  • There are internal assignments of 20 or 30 marks based upon the subject.
  • Apart from compulsory English, there is an optional English paper called Elective English.
  • For English and Mathematics, the theory paper is of 80 marks. The remaining 20 marks are for projects.
  • Algebra, Calculus, Vectors, Probability, and Linear Programming are the commonly asked topics in Mathematics.
  • English Paper 1 constitutes of sections like composition, directed writing short answer questions on grammar and comprehension.

ISC 12th Stream-wise Marking Scheme

The ISC class 12 board exam has a specific marking scheme. The class 12th stream has different marking schemes for different subjects.

Group Subjects
Group I (80% marks external exam + 20% marks internal exam) History, Civics, Geography, English, Second Language (one/two)
Group II (80% marks external exam + 20% marks internal exam) Science (Physics, Chemistry, Biology), Mathematics, Commercial Studies, Economics, Environmental Science, A Classical Language, A Modern Foreign Language
Group III (50% marks external exam + 50 % marks internal exam) Arts, Performing Arts, Computer Applications, Economic Applications, Commercial Applications, Fashion Designing, Physical Education, Yoga, Cookery, Home Science, A Modern Foreign Language, Technical Drawing Applications, Environmental Applications

ISC 12th Assessment Policy 2022-23

The passing mark of the ISC 12th board exam is 40% in each subject as well as in aggregate.

  • In the Science papers, 30 marks are for internal assessment/practical, and 70 marks are for the written exam.
  • The marking scheme continued in 2022-23 as well.
  • In Elective English, Classical Languages, Foreign Languages, and English (1 & 2), the written exam is conducted for 100 marks. There is no segment of internal assessment or practical exam.

Read More: ISC 12th Exam Pattern 2022-23

ISC 12th Result 2022-23

CISCE board is expected to release the ISC 12th results for semester 1 on its official website in February 2023. The semester 2 results are expected to be released in the last week of July 2023. Candidates need to enter the credentials asked on the results page to check their results. If the candidates are not satisfied with their marks, they can appear for the improvement exams, for which the CISCE will release the notification later. ISC semester 1 and 2 results 2022-23 will be available on the board’s official website ( 

How to Check ISC 12th Results?

Candidates can refer to the steps mentioned below to check their ISC 12th board exam results 2022-23.

  • Visit the official website - 
  • Select "Sem-1/Sem-2 Results".
  • Enter the required credentials and captacha as needed.
  • Select "Show/Print Results".
  • You may now download the results to your PC or desktop.

Read More: ISC 12th Result 2022-23

ISC 12th Answer Key 2022-23

Students can use these ISC board exam answer keys to arrive at an approximate mark that they might score on the exam, given that they remember the answers marked/written on the paper. The ISC 12th answer keys for 2022-23 will be released a few weeks after the exams are conducted. The 1st-semester of the ISC exam 2021-22 consisted of MCQs. The term-2 papers were descriptive in nature. Download the answer keys for the previous year's ISC 12th semester 1 exam for the various subjects here:

Subjects Links
English Paper 2 (Literature) Download
Business Studies Download
Economics Download
Physical Education Download
Chemistry Download
Psychology Download
Computer Science Download
Physics (Theory) Download

Steps to Download ISC 12th Answer Key 2022

Follow the steps mentioned below to download the ISC 12th answer key 2022 online:

  • Visit the official website of CISCE
  • Click on the ISC answer key link available on the homepage.
  • Click on the subject link for which you want the answer keys.
  • Download and save the PDF file for further reference.

Read More: ISC 12th Answer Key 2022-23

ISC 12th Compartment Exam 2022-23

CISCE gives a second chance to those who can not pass the ISC board exams on their first attempt. The second chance is named the compartment exam. For 2022-23, the ISC class 12th compartment examination will be conducted offline. Moreover, the ISC 12th compartment exam 2022-23 will be conducted in July 2023 (tentative). Students dissatisfied with the marks obtained in the regular exams can also appear in the supplementary exam. Once the supplementary exam registration forms open, students must apply and make the necessary payments. The detailed timetable for the supplementary exams is yet to be released.

CISCE has divided the candidates who appear for the ISC 12th exam into 4 types.

  • Type 1 candidates: Candidates with regular attendance in CISCE-affiliated schools.
  • Type 2 candidates: Candidates who received a Pass Certificate in the ISC Examination or a previous examination but would wish to increase their marks in a particular subject or subject.
  • Type 3 candidates: Candidates with attendance at an affiliated school.  It is to be noted that such applicants will only be allowed to retake the test once a year immediately following their failure and not again without continuing their enrollment in a CISCE-affiliated school.
  • Type 4 candidates: Candidates without attendance at an affiliated school.

ISC 12th Compartment Time Table 2022-23

The Council for Indian School Certificate Examinations (CISCE) will release the ISC 12th compartment timetable 2022-23 in July 2023 (tentative). Candidates can download the class 12th timetable once it is released.

How to Download ISC Compartment Time Table 2022-23?

Students can download the ISC class 12 board exam timetable directly from the website by following the procedure mentioned below:

  • Visit the official website of the board -
  • Click on the "ISC Compartment Time Table" link under the "Notice Board" section on the home page.
  • The ISC compartment timetable PDF will open.
  • Download and save the timetable PDF for future reference.

ISC 12th Compartment Application Form 2022-23

ISC 12th compartmental exam 2022-23 registration will be conducted online. The board will release the compartmental registration form on the official website, and students can apply for the exam online. However, it is essential to note that the school authorities will carry out the ISC exam application process for regular candidates. The procedure to apply for the compartment exams is as follows:

  1. Schools register students eligible to take the ISC compartment exams online. A one-week window will be available for schools to register their students through the "CAREERS" Portal.
  2. The compartment exam charges are Rs.1500/- per student.
  3. The examination charges are to be paid online by the schools. Schools should make the payment at the time of submitting the entries of the students.

Steps to Check ISC 12th Compartment Results 2022-23

The ISC class 12th compartment results will be released online. Candidates must enter the required credentials to check the results. The steps to verify the ISC compartmental results 2022-23  are provided below.

  1. Visit the official CISCE website -
  2. Click on the "Results" tab on the right side of the homepage.
  3. Provide the necessary credentials.
  4. Save and take a printout of the compartmental results for further use.

Read More: ISC 12th Compartment Exam 2022-23

ISC 12th Sample Papers 2022-23

The board has released the ISC 12th sample papers on the official website, and students should download the papers and practice them for better preparation. ISC 12th sample papers will help the students understand the weightage of each topic and the pattern of the question paper. In addition, it will help them build their time management skills and finish the paper within the time allotted.

Candidates must practice ISC sample papers to practice to boost their confidence. Students can identify their strong and weak areas and prepare for the ISC exams.

Subject Download PDF
ISC English Literature Paper Download
ISC Political Science Paper Download
ISC Geography Paper Download
ISC Sociology Paper Download
ISC Biology Paper Download
ISC Chemistry Paper Download
ISC Physics Paper Download

Read More: ISC 12th Sample Papers 2022-23

ISC 12th Mock Test 2022-23

After completing the syllabus, students should practice mock tests to track their preparation and identify weak areas, if any left. The tests will also give a more detailed idea of the question pattern. Mock tests are available for all the subjects taught in class 12th.

The ISC 12th mock test's primary goal is to improve the student's performance and provide them with a better understanding of the ISC 12th board exam. Candidates can monitor their progress and be ready for the actual exam with the aid of ISC 12th mock tests. Refer to the following link to check out some mock tests for ISC class 12th.

Read More: ISC 12th Mock Tests

ISC 12th Reference Books 2022-23

E-books are easily available on the official website and can be accessed from any smart device. The ISC 12th reference books will act as a guide for students and help them prepare well for the board exams. Check out the stream-wise list of reference books below to prepare for the ISC 12th board exam:

ISC 12th Reference Books
Subjects Books
ISC Class 12 Physics ISC Physics Book II for Class XII, New Simplified Physics
ISC Class 12 Chemistry ISC Nootan Chemistry Class 12 Modern’s ABC of Practical Chemistry for Class 12, The Language of Chemistry and Chemical Equations
ISC Class 12 Biology S. Chand A Textbook of ISC Biology Class 12Nootan ISC Biology Class 12Modern’s BC of Practical Biology for Class 12
ISC Class 12 Maths S. Chand’s ISC Mathematics Class – XII ISC Mathematics Class 12 – RD Sharma (Vol 1 & Vol 2) Understanding ISC Mathematics Class XII 
ISC Class 12 English Paper – I (Language) Complete Course in ISC English – I Complete Course Workbook English 1: ISC Class 12Total English ISC XII 
ISC Class 12 English Paper-II (Literature) Much Ado About Nothing Drama Reference Book: Key Stage Three Shakespeare Poetry: ISC Collection of Poems
ISC Class 12 History ISC History for Class XII ISC History Class XII 
ISC Class 12 Sociology  ISC History for Class – 12Principles of Sociology with an Introduction to Social ThoughtSocial Anthropology
ISC Class 12 Political Science ISC Political Science Class 12 MBD Class 12 Political Science
ISC Class 12 Economics ISC Economics Book II for Class XII, Frank ISC Economics Class – 12, Essentials of Economics: Textbook for ISC Class 12Understanding I. S. C. Economics Class – XII
ISC Class 12 Commerce ISC Economics Book II for Class XII, Frank ISC Economics Class – 12, Essentials of Economics: Textbook for ISC Class 12, Understanding I. S. C. Economics Class – XII
ISC Class 12 Accounts   New ISC Accountancy Class 12 – XII (Volume I & II), An Aid to Accountancy – ISC XII, ISC Accountancy for Class XII (Part A and B)

Read More: ISC 12th Books 2022-23

ISC 12th Exam Day Guidelines 2022-23

Students must follow the ISC class 12 board exam guidelines mentioned below:

  • Reach the ISC board exam venue 30 minutes before the reporting time.
  • Candidates arriving late at the examination centre must give a satisfactory explanation to the examiner.
  • Go through the general instructions given on the question paper carefully.
  • Answer only that number of questions as mentioned in the question paper.
  • Put your signatures at the top of the answer sheet in the space provided.
  • Mention your Unique ID (Unique Identification Number), Index Number, and Subject on the top sheet of the answer booklet.
  • Use only a blue/black ballpoint pen to write the answers, and students should use pencils while drawing the diagrams.
  • Clearly write the number of questions on the left-hand margin according to the numbering system on the question paper. 
  • Students can use Casio fx-82 MS (Scientific Calculator) or other calculators made with similar functions.
  • Students can write on both sides of the answer sheet unless the rubric of the question paper prohibits

ISC 12th Preparation Tips 2022-23

Here are a few preparation tips that can be followed to score well in the ISC 12th board exam:

  • Refer to the previous year's date sheet to get a tentative idea about the start date of the exam.
  • Prepare a study plan but not before going through the syllabus properly.
  • Try to cover the whole syllabus. Ask your teachers and friends whenever in doubt to resolve it instantly.
  • Set targets for each day and abide by them throughout the preparation days.
  • Make your own notes while studying. Revising from your own notes helps in retaining the content better.
  • Try to solve a maximum number of sample papers and previous years' question papers.
  • Get adequate rest and avoid junk food. Prefer homemade food to keep yourself fit and healthy.
  • Stay away from all kinds of distractions and do exercises to stay away from stress and anxiety.
  • Arrange for group studies as it helps you understand better, and learning is much easier.
  • Clear your doubts and try helping your friends to know how better you have prepared.
  • Keep weekends up for revision and use mnemonics for better memorising.

Read More: ISC 12th Preparation Tips 2022-23


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