CBSE: Know about compartment exams, improvement category

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01 Apr 2019

CBSE 2019: Confused about compartments and improvements? Doubts cleared

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) Class X exams ended last week, and Class XII exams will be over this week.

Like every year, this year too students would have doubts and questions regarding the results, compartments and improvement exams.

Although CBSE has not released the exact dates for results yet, there are a few answers to frequently asked questions.

Number 1

Compartments: CBSE provides three attempts to clear failed subject

Compartments: CBSE provides three attempts to clear failed subject

CBSE provides three attempts to students to clear a compartment, a failed exam.

For instance, if a student fails in a subject in the Boards 2019, he/she will be given a chance to retake the exam in July/August 2019, followed by March/April 2020 and lastly, in July/August 2020.

If a candidate fails all the attempts or does not appear, they will be considered failed.

Failed in practicals? You've to sit for both practical, theory

In case the candidate fails the exam, they will have to reappear next year to clear the theory paper only. The practical marks are carried forward. However, if the candidate fails practical exam, then they will have to sit for both practical and theory.

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Number 2

Improvement exam for those who aren't satisfied with current marks

For all those students who will not be satisfied with their marks, CBSE has given an option to re-take the exam under improvement category.

A candidate can avail this option and re-appear for one or more exams next year to improve their performance.

Only the students clearing the exam under vocational scheme have the option to sit for improvement exam for next two years.

CBSE to announce result after evaluation process completes

Further, speculations over result dates have been circulating ever since the wrapping up of Class X boards. However, don't believe in any such rumors till CBSE's notification. The board has confirmed that the announcement of result dates will happen after the paper evaluation is completed.

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Most asked questions

If the marks are less than the previous result then which result would be considered in improvement exam?

Can I appear in improvement exam after clearing compartment exam?

Biology is my main subject and I have 6 sub so if I failed in biology theory exam can and it became my additional subject. Can I appear for compartment?

When to apply for CBSE Improvement Exam 2020?

If a student wishes to give improvement exam in maths, does he/she also needs to appear in maths practical which is introduced this year?

Can I give improvement exam before result declaration?

Where will CBSE announce the results ?

When are the result board expected?

What is a compartment exam?

How is compartment different from improvement exam?

More questions

If the marks are less than the previous result then which result would be considered in improvement exam?

Asked 2019-07-12 14:11:27 by Prashant Yadav

Answered by NewsBytes

In such a case, your old marks will be considered.

Can I appear in improvement exam after clearing compartment exam?

Asked 2019-05-27 16:31:19 by Ishan Jha

Answered by NewsBytes

Yes, you can as the improvement exam will be conducted next year.

Biology is my main subject and I have 6 sub so if I failed in biology theory exam can and it became my additional subject. Can I appear for compartment?

Asked 2019-05-07 23:29:51 by rakesh sharma

Answered by NewsBytes

Yes, you can appear for the compartment examination.

When to apply for CBSE Improvement Exam 2020?

Asked 2019-05-05 20:25:19 by Sunil Mittal

Answered by NewsBytes

The applications for the improvement exam will be soon released by the Board, which you can fill to appear for the improvement exam.

If a student wishes to give improvement exam in maths, does he/she also needs to appear in maths practical which is introduced this year?

Asked 2019-04-01 22:35:24 by FireWolf 0077

Answered by NewsBytes

No, the practical marks will be carried forward. The candidate has to give only theory paper.

Can I give improvement exam before result declaration?

Asked 2019-04-01 22:16:24 by Satyam Sriraj

Answered by NewsBytes

A candidate can take improvement exam after the results are declared to improve his/her score in one or more subjects.

Where will CBSE announce the results ?

Asked 2019-04-01 18:21:27 by Ankita Rodrigues

Answered by NewsBytes

All the students are suggested to check CBSE official website, cbse.nic.in, for the result announcement.

When are the result board expected?

Asked 2019-04-01 18:21:27 by Dhruv Chattopadhyay

Answered by NewsBytes

The CBSE board official has said that the results will come out in May. However, dates will be announced after the evaluation process is over.

What is a compartment exam?

Asked 2019-04-01 18:21:27 by Shreya Mehta

Answered by NewsBytes

CBSE provides three attempts to students who fail in any subject in the board examination, which is called compartment exam.

How is compartment different from improvement exam?

Asked 2019-04-01 18:21:27 by Surabhi Rathore

Answered by NewsBytes

For all the students who will not be satisfied with their marks, CBSE has given an option to re-take the exam under improvement category. And compartment exams are for the failed students.

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