CBSE Class 12th Exam 2021

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) stands tall at the first position above other central and state boards in the country. This national-level board is backed by the government and schools affiliated to CBSE should follow the curriculum of the NCERT. 

The prime focus of CBSE is on reforms in examinations and evaluation practices and skill learning by adding job-oriented and job-linked inputs. It is also responsible for prescribing conditions of examinations and conducting public examination at the end of Class 10 and Class 12 to grant qualifying certificates to successful candidates of the affiliated schools.

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The marks of Class 12 impact a student's academic and professional career to a great extent. Students can choose the stream depending upon their desire and eligibility to pursue undergraduate courses. Every year, CBSE conducts the examination for Class 12 between March and April. The results are declared in May/June. The board also conducts the supplementary examinations in June/July. 


CBSE Class 12 Grading System

Annually, the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) conducts the board examinations between February and March. Over 10 lakh candidates appear for the examination every year. Most of the Class 12 students get confused with the grading system followed by the CBSE. The grading system is the same as Class 10. The board will put all the students in a rank order and will award grades as follow.

  • A-1 - Top 1/8th of the passed candidates
  • A-2 - Next 1/8th of the passed candidates
  • B-1 - Next 1/8th of the passed candidates
  • B-2 - Next 1/8th of the passed candidates
  • C-1 - Next 1/8th of the passed candidates
  • C-2 - Next 1/8th of the passed candidates
  • D-1 - Next 1/8th of the passed candidates
  • D-2 - Next 1/8th of the passed candidates
  • E - Failed candidates

CBSE will make the minor variations in the proportion of candidates to adjust ties. All the students will be getting the same grade in case of a tie. The smaller segment will go with the larger if the number of students at a scoring point needs to be divided into two segments. 

The board will use the method of grading in subjects where the number of candidates who have passed is more than 500. CBSE has clearly stated that the grading would be adopted on the pattern of grading and distribution in other similar subjects if the total number of candidates passing in a subject is less than 500.


CBSE Introduces C++ And Python Language In Computer Science Paper 

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has released a notification regarding the introduction of Python language in the Class 12 Computer Science paper. This will come to effect from the academic year 2019 examination. CBSE had stated it has also been brought to the notice that a few schools have also continued teaching Python language in the session 2017-19. 

''In order to enable the students offering Computer Science irrespective of the programming language to appear for the Class 12 examination in 2019, the CBSE will be administering, the question papers in the subject of Computer Science on the basis of 2018 having sections i.e. C++ and Python and candidates be directed to attempt any one section,'' CBSE said in the official notice. 

Students have to note that they can mention the section attempted on the title page of the answer book. The Class 12 Computer Science paper will be held on March 28, 2019. The CBSE has released the Class 10 and 12 date sheet recently. The Class 12 exams will be conducted between February 15 and April 3, 2019. 


CBSE Frames New Rules On Low Attendance

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has decided to monitor the attendance of students of all its affiliated schools. It has issued a new set of instructions to schools and made it mandatory to share the attendance report of its students. Based on the attendance, the Board will decide on allowing the students to appear for the examinations it is responsible for. 

The Board took this decision because the recent result indicated that students with low attendance performed badly in the examinations. The CBSE has also developed the Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) to deal with low-attendance cases.

  • The Board has framed new rules on low attendance. 
  • Exemption will be given to students in case of prolonged loss of mother or father, illness, participation in sports or any similar reasons.
  • Schools should complete the attendance and report the same to CBSE by January 1 of the academic year. In case of any short attendance, they should submit the supporting documents to CBSE's Regional Office by January 7. 
  • Schools should fill all the requirements before the last date, i.e., February 7. 

CBSE Class 12 Term 1 Board Exam 2022 Begins Next Month

The CBSE Class 12 board exam 2022 will be conducted in two terms. The first term is scheduled for November-December, 2021, and the board is expected to release the date sheet this month at and The Term 2 exam will be held between March and April 2022. 

7 October 2021
CBSE Compartment Class 12th Result 2021 Verification Portal Opens

The CBSE has started the Class 12th Compartment application form for verification of marks secured in the Compartment exams, obtaining photocopies of it and revaluation of answers.

Earlier, the CBSE has released the Class 12 Compartment results on September 29. Candidates who were unsatisfied with the CBSE Class 12th Compartment results can apply online for the verification and revaluation of the subjects.

4 October 2021
CBSE Class 12th Compartment Result 2021 Declared

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has announced the CBSE Class 12th Compartment Result 2021. Candidates who have appeared for the CBSE 12th Compartment examination can check their CBSE Compartment result 12th Class 2021 online at

Students should enter the details such as roll number, school number, etc. to check CBSE 12th Compartment result 2021. 


29 September 2021
CBSE Exempts Exam Fees For Class 12 Students Who Lost Parents

The CBSE has decided to waive the exam fees as well as registration fees for those Class 12 students who lost their parents due to COVID-19.

The official notice reads, “The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted the country adversely and keeping In view of its impact on students, CBSE, as a special measure for Academic Session 2021-22, has decided that neither the examination fees nor the registration fees will be charged by the Board from the student(s) who have lost both parents or surviving parent or legal guardian/adoptive parents due to COVID-19 pandemic.”

23 September 2021
CBSE Class 12 Sample Question Paper 2021-22 Released

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has released the Class 12 sample question papers for Term 1 exams 2021-2022. Candidates who are aspiring for the board examinations can download CBSE sample papers subject-wise from the official portal -

The CBSE Class 12 sample papers are available for Term 1 scheduled to be held in November-December 2021.

3 September 2021
CBSE 12th Compartment Exam Dates 2021 Released
CBSE 12th Result 2021 Statistics Released
CBSE Class 12th Roll Number 2021 Released
CBSE Class 12th New Assessment Scheme For 2022 Released
CBSE 12th Result 2021: Board Sets Up Special Helpdesk For Schools
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