How To Prepare For The CBSE Compartment Examination

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has released the class 12 results on Saturday and class 10 today. Out of the 11 lakh students who appeared for the class 12 examination, 9.18 lakh candidates passed with flying colours. The pass percentage has been improved for class 12 by one percent compared to last year. According to the official sources, around 91,000 have got a compartment in class 12 that means close to 8.3 percent of the students. While coming to class 10, around 14 lakh candidates passed out of the 16 lakh who registered.


Also Read: What To Do After CBSE Class 12th Results Are Declared

How To Prepare For CBSE Compartment Exam

What Is The Compartment Exam?

Students who failed in class 12 or class 10 can appear for the compartment examination which will take place between July and August. However, the eligibility criteria for taking the compartment examination is different for class 10 and class 12.

Eligibility Criteria For Compartment Exam

Class 12 students who failed in one subject are allowed to take the compartment examination. Candidates whose names are listed cannot apply for more than one subject. Students will be provided with three chances to clear their compartment exam. The first one will be in July/August 2018, the second and third will be in the months of March and July, 2019 respectively. However, students who failed in two or more subjects have to appear for the exam in March 2019.

While coming to class 10, students whose names are placed in the 'Improvement of Performance' list can appear for the examination. Only the ones who have passed their board exam but are not satisfied with their marks are eligible to apply for the improvement exam. However, if a student has failed in the exam and is not in the list of those eligible for the improvement exam, they cannot appear for the exam.

How To Prepare For The Compartment Exam

The compartment examination is the second opportunity to prove yourself and one has put their best forward to clear the exam. Here are the top five tips to prepare for the compartment exam.

1. Know Where You Went Wrong: Take out the question paper given to you in March/April and try to answer the questions again. After attempting the question paper, closely observe where you made mistakes and where you went wrong. One should assess topics and chapters individually.

2. Learn From Your Mistakes: Do not repeat the same mistakes made earlier during the compartment examination because it is the last chance for you to prove yourself. Try to analyse which topics put you down and focus on them.

3. Change The Strategies: Everyone will have their own strategies to crack the examination. If you are on the compartment list, believe that your strategies have not worked well. You have more than a month to prepare for the compartment examination. During this period, try to learn new strategies which will help you cross the sea smoothly.

4. Do SWOT Analysis: We suggest you do the SWOT (strength, weakness, opportunities and threat) analysis. This will display which part of the subject is troubling you. Once the topics are listed, start the preparations accordingly.

5. Motivate Yourself: We know that the students will appear for the compartment examination with a lot of stress because of the risk factor. Keep your preparation on track and always motivate yourself. Consider the compartment examination as a second chance to score well.

Also Read: What To Do After 12th Fail? Here Are The Best Courses To Pursue

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