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Is a student required to appear in all subjects in improvement examination?
How many sets of question papers are distributed in examination hall in Board's examination?
Will a student lose marks if he/she opts for Hindi as a medium for writing +2 examinations?
If a student decides to drop one year, what will be the syllabus applicable for the next examination, the old or the new?
What are the rules for condonation of attendance?
What are the types of disabilities for which Board grants concessions?
From which medical authority should the medical certificate be obtained?
What are the concessions given to the disable student by the Board for the examinations?
How I can one apply for scholarship?
What are the eligibility criteria for a student to appear as a private candidate in Board examination?
Is it compulsory for a student to repeat the practical examination also if he/she fails in theory?
Is it compulsory to pass in theory and practical exams. separately?

Is a student required to appear in all subjects in improvement examination?

No, the student can appear in one or more than one subject(s) as per his/her choice.  However improvement exam can be taken only in the successive year of passing Class X/XII exams.

How many sets of question papers are distributed in examination hall in Board's examination?

The Board prepares three sets of questions papers in all the main subjects having equal difficulty level.

Will a student lose marks if he/she opts for Hindi as a medium for writing +2 examinations?

Certainly not
The Board gives option of medium to the students to answer questions in Hindi or English and even in Urdu.  The marks are deducted only in case of wrong answers.

If a student decides to drop one year, what will be the syllabus applicable for the next examination, the old or the new?

The candidate will have to study the syllabus recommended for the year in which he/she plans to give the examination.

What are the rules for condonation of attendance?

I. A candidate must have 75% attendance as on 1st February of the year of examination.  Shortage up to 15% may be condoned by the Chairman.  Cases of candidates with attendance below 60% shall be considered for condonation of shortage of attendance only in exceptional circumstances like prolonged serious illness such as cancer, AIDS or T.B.
II Death of a parent
III. Authorized participation in sponsored tournaments and Sports meet of at least inter school level and NCC/NSS camps.

What are the types of disabilities for which Board grants concessions?

Blind, Physically Handicapped, Dyslexics, Autistic and Spastic Candidates

From which medical authority should the medical certificate be obtained?

From a medical officer not below the rank of an Assistant Surgeon of a Government Hospital

What are the concessions given to the disable student by the Board for the examinations?

The following concessions are provided by the Board for the examinations:

1.Exemption from studying third language up to middle school level (i.e. Class VIII);
2.Permission to use an amanuensis;
3.The amanuensis should be a student of class lower than the one for which the candidate will be taking the examination;
4.The candidate pays the fee as prescribed for use of the amanuensis to the Board.  However, the Blind, Physically Handicapped or Spastic Candidates are being provided services of an amanuensis free of cost;
5. The amanuensis is paid remuneration as prescribed from time to time by the Board;
6. The candidate is permitted to use the services of an amanuensis in all or any of the papers.  Services of same amanuensis is taken for all the papers.
7. The candidates are being permitted to draw the diagrams etc. themselves, if desired by them.
8. Additional time as under is given in each paper: For paper of 3 hours duration: 60 minutes. For paper of 2 and half hours duration: 50 minutes. For paper of 2 hours duration: 40 minutes. For paper of 1 and half hours duration: 30 minutes.
9. Alternative type questions are provided in lieu of questions having visual inputs for the blind candidates in English Communicative and Social Science for Class X and History, Geography and Economics for Class XII;
10.Separate question papers in enlarged print for Mathematics and Science & Technology in Class X are provided;
11. Blind candidates from Delhi have the facility to use computer or a typewriter for writing answers;
12. Blind candidates have been permitted to offer subjects like Music, Home Science etc. which are not available in the school and to study these subjects privately as subjects of extended learning.

How I can one apply for scholarship?

CBSE awards scholarship under various schemes. Details of these along with eligibility are available in Guidelines and Application form page. Applicant should ensure that he submits the application duly completed in all respect before the last date.

What are the eligibility criteria for a student to appear as a private candidate in Board examination?

The Board prescribes following conditions under which a candidate can appear privately: -
I. Failed candidates
II. Teachers serving in educational institutions
III. Women candidates who are bonafide residents of NCT of Delhi and
IV. Physically handicapped students

Is it compulsory for a student to repeat the practical examination also if he/she fails in theory?

The candidate has an option to appear for practical examination again or retain the previous year practical marks for two consecutive years.
 

Is it compulsory to pass in theory and practical exams. separately?

Yes, it is compulsory to pass separately in the subjects involving theory and practical in Class XII.