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Latest Updates for CBSE Class 12 2023

Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), is a government organisation that manages the quality of education in private and government aided affiliated schools.

It conducts class 10th and 12th Board exams every year.

Here are the important details regarding class 12 Board exams-

  1. Board exams will be conducted once every year, Just like pre-covid times.
  2. Syllabus for many subjects has been reducted by about 25-30%. One can download the syllabus by visiting the official CBSE website here.
  3. A student's performance in each subject will be evaluated out of a total of 100 marks.
    • Physics, chemistry, biology, computer science and geography will have a total of 70 marks from the exam and 30 from practicals and viva.
    • Other subjects will have a total of 80 marks from the exam and 20 from internal assessments/project works.
  4. Type of questions will be a mix of competency based, multiple choice objective, short and long answer type questions. One can download the sample papers released by CBSE itself here.
  5. Duration of the exam will be of 3 hours.

Other Important Details

  1. CBSE has laid an e-Pareeksha Portal for exam related activities. Students of Class 10 and Class 12 can access the portal at this link and get all updates regarding their exams like time, date or any changes if they are made, directly on their mail or mobile number after registering at the website.
  2. Minimum passing marks is 33% for each subject and 33% aggregate. If a student fails in 3 or lesser subjects, then he/she will have to write the class 12 supplementary exams.
  3. Since the format of the exam has changed a lot in recent years, solving previous year papers may not be of much help for practicing things like speed and accuracy. As such students are advised to perpare through good sample papers which are designed with keeping in mind the latest guidelines by CBSE.

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