CBSE Board Exam: Explore List Of Barred Items And Which Pen To Use In Exam

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) conducts the board examinations every year for Class 10 and Class 12. Over 20 lakh students enrol for the written examinations. The annual academic written exams will be held in February/March. Students who are aspiring for the Board exams should get familiar with the restrictions including the dress codes. They should also know about which pen to use in CBSE board exam. Hence, we have listed the important instructions for students along with items allowed inside the examination hall and a list of barred items in CBSE board exam.

List Of Barred Items In CBSE Board Exam

List Of Barred Items In CBSE Board Exam

  • Communication device - mobile phones, Bluetooth, earphones, microphone, pager, health band, camera, etc.
  • Stationery items (listed below)
  • Students should not carry items like wallet, goggles, handbags, pouches, etc.
  • Any eatable item opened or packed not allowed inside the examination hall. Eatables are allowed for diabetic candidates.
  • Any item which could be used for unfair means is not allowed.
CBSE Barred Items: Stationery

CBSE Barred Items: Stationery

  • Textual material (printed or written)
  • Bits of papers
  • Calculator
  • Pen drives
  • Electronic pen/scanner
  • Log table (shall be provided by the centres)
Which Pen To Use In CBSE Board Exam?

Which Pen To Use In CBSE Board Exam?

This is one of the intimidating questions to most of the students who are aspiring to appear for CBSE Board exams. Students can use any pen for writing the CBSE board exam depending upon their comfort. However, students should use only Blue/ Royal Blue Ball Point/ Gel/ Fountain pen for the CBSE board examinations. Candidates should not use the black colour pen for writing the answers. The Black pen is allowed only to highlight the answers/ headlines/ titles.

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Permitted Items Inside CBSE Examination Hall

Permitted Items Inside CBSE Examination Hall

  • Admit card
  • School identity card
  • Stationery items (listed below)
  • Metro card or bus Pass
Stationery Items Accepted Inside CBSE Board Exam

Stationery Items Accepted Inside CBSE Board Exam

  • Transparent pouch
  • Geometry/pencil box
  • Blue/Royal Blue Ball Point/ Gel Pen
  • Scale
  • Writing pad
  • Eraser
  • Analogue watch
  • Transparent water bottles
CBSE Board Exam: Important Instructions

CBSE Board Exam: Important Instructions

  • Students will be allowed inside the exam centre between 9 AM and 10 AM. No student shall be allowed thereafter.
  • The question papers will be distributed from 10 AM to 10:15 AM. Candidates are required to read the question papers after 10:15 AM.
  • Candidates can write answers in their booklets from 10:30 AM.
  • Students should not leave the examination hall in the middle.

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