CBSE Class 12th Exam 2020

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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CBSE Class 12 Time Table 2020

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 Admit Card Released

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has released the Class 12th admit cards for regular candidates. Candidates who are aspiring to appear for 2020 board examinations can download the CBSE Class 12 admit card from the official site.

The schools can download the CBSE Class 12 admit cards from the official website Candidates are required to collect their admit cards from their respective schools.

Candidates belonging to ''CBSE Private'' category should note that the Board has not yet released the admit cards. They can download the admit card from the official website once released. 

20 January 2020
CBSE Class 12 Date Sheet 2020 Released

The CBSE has released the date sheet for Class 12 board exams 2020. Candidates who have registered for the annual academic examination 2019-20 can access the CBSE board exam time table on the official website.

The Class 12 board exams will begin from February 15 and conclude on March 30, 2020. The duration of the exam varies from one to another subject. Students are advised download the CBSE Class 12 date sheet and take a printout for future reference. 

CBSE likely to release the admit card for Class 12 during the first week of January 2020. The result will be announced in May 2020. 

18 December 2019
CBSE Likely To Introduce Changes In Class 10 And 12 From 2019-20 Session

HRD Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank said that CBSE has introduced changes in the examination pattern for both Class 10 and 12 from 2019-20 session. While replying to an unstarred question in the Parliament, Minister said that the decision came to develop a critical thinking and reasoning abilities of students. 

There will be a reduction in the number of questions, more internal choices and an increase in the number of objective type questions. There is also a reduction in subjective questions and introduction of internal assessment in all subjects. 

"The internal choices will be implemented on 33 per cent of the questions for the students. The one-mark objective type questions will be around 25 per cent of the questions in all subjects. Internal assessment will count for 20 per cent marks in subjects in which there is no practical assessment," the Minister said.

The changes are likely to be effected from 2020 exams. 

3 December 2019
CBSE Class 12 Pattern To Change From 2023: CBSE Secretary Anurag Tripathi

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) is putting its best foot forward to change the board exam question paper pattern for Classes 10 and 12. The Board is drafting the plan to increase the creative, critical and analytical thinking in students. The comments were made by Anurag Tripathi, CBSE Secretary, at the school education summit organised by the Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India (ASSOCHAM).

By 2023, the question papers of Classes 10 and 12 will be purely based on creative, innovative and critical thinking. Anurag Tripathi also commented on vocational subjects along with professional training for teachers in schools. 

27 November 2019
CBSE Class 12th History 2020 Important Update Regarding Project Work

The CBSE has released an important notice regarding the Class 12 History board examination. It has clarified that the project work in History will be examined by an external examiner. Students are advised to read the official notification clearly. 

The notice reads, “Further to Circular No. COORD/PTG?2019 dated November 8, 2019, it is clarified that there will be project work in the subject of History in Class XII. This will be examined by an External Examiner to be appointed by the CBSE.”

Click here for official Class 12 History notice

The CBSE Class 10 and Class 12 practical examinations and project assessment will be conducted between January 1 to February 7, 2020. 

20 November 2019
CBSE Class 12 Sample Question Papers 2019-20 Along With Marking Scheme Released
CBSE Class XII Private Students Registration 2020 Started
CBSE Increases Class 10 & 12 Board Exam Fee
CBSE To Conduct Practical Exams In December 2019
CBSE To Not Allow Subject Change In Classes 10 And 12
CBSE Schools To Have Sports Class Daily For Class 1 To 12
CBSE Likely To Change Class 12 Exam Pattern
CBSE Class 12 Compartment Result 2019 Announced
CBSE Asks Principals Of Affiliated Schools To Follow Official Twitter Handle
CBSE Class 12 Re-evaluation Result 2019 Announced 
CBSE Compartment Date Sheet 2019 Released For Class 10 & 12
CBSE Class 12 Result 2019: Overall Pass Percentage Is 83.4%
CBSE Relaxed Norms For Children Of Armed Forces In 2019 Board Exams
CBSE To Release Class 12 Results 2019 A Week Ahead
CBSE Released Roll Numbers For Class 12 Board Exam 2019
CBSE Revised Exam Dates For Class 12 Board Exams 2019 
CBSE Released Exam Schedule For Class 12  
Assessment Of Project Work In Hindi Elective And Hindi Core 
CBSE Released Admit Cards For Class 10 And Class 12
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