CBSE Compartment Exam-Rules Guidelines and Eligibility for Secondary/Senior School Certificate Examination
CBSE SCHEME OF EXAMINATIONS AND PASS CRITERIA
37. General Conditions-CBSE Scheme of Examination
(i) The Scheme of Examinations and Pass Criteria for All India/Delhi Senior School Certificate and All India/Deihl Secondary Examinations conducted by the Board, shall be as laid down from time to time.
(ii) Class XI/IX examinations shall be conducted internally by the schools themselves.
(iii) The Board will conduct the external examinations at the end of Class XII/Class X.
(iv) Class XII/Class X examinations will be based on the syllabi as prescribed by the Board for class XII/X respectively from time to time.
(v) Number of papers, duration of examination and marks for each subject/paper will be as specified in the curriculum for the year.
(vi) The Examination would be conducted in theory as well as in practicals, depending upon the nature of the subject(s) and the marks/grades allotted shall be as prescribed in the curriculum.
(vii) Marks/grades shall be awarded for individual subjects and the aggregate marks shall not be given.
*41.2 Eligibility for Compartment in Secondary Examination
A candidate failing in two of the five subjects of external examination shall be placed in compartment in those subjects provided he/she qualifies in all the subjects of internal assessment.
42. Compartment Examination for Secondary/Senior School Certificate Examination
** (i) A candidate placed in compartment may reappear at the compartmental examination to be held in July/August and may avail himself/herself of the second chance in March/April next year and may further avail himself/herself of the third chance at the compartmental
examinations to be held in July/August of that year. The candidate will be declared ‘Pass’ provided he/she qualifies the compartmental subject/subjects in which he/she had failed.
** (ii) A candidate who does not appear or fails at one or all the chances of compartment shall be treated to have failed in the examination and shall be required to reappear in all the subjects at the subsequent annual examination of the Board as per syllabi and courses laid down for the examination concerned in order to pass the examination. The candidate shall have the option to appear at the practical examination in the subjects involving practical or retain their previous marks in one more annual examination after the Third Chance Compartment.
(iii) Syllabi and Courses tor the Compartmental candidates in March Examination shall be the same as applicable to the candidates of full subjects appearing at the examination,
*** (iv) A candidate placed in compartment shall be allowed to appear only in those subjects in which he/she has been placed in compartment at the Second Chance Compartmental Examination to be held in March/April next year.
(v) For subjects involving practical work, in case the candidate has passed in practical at the main examination he/she shall appear only in theory part and previous practical marks will be carried forward and accounted for. In case a candidate has failed in practical he/she shall
have to appear in theory and practical both irrespective of the fact that he/she has already cleared the theory examination.
*** (vi) The candidate who is placed in Compartment in the Secondary School Examination (Class-X) shall be admitted provisionally to class XI till he takes in first chance Compartmental Examination to be held in July/August of that year. His/her admission shall be treated as
cancelled if he/she fails to pass at the first chance Compartmental Examination,
****42A. RETENTION OF PRACTICAL MARKS IN RESPECT OF FAILURE CANDIDATES FOR SECONDARY/SENIOR SCHOOL CERTIFICATE EXAMINATIONS
A candidate who has failed In the examination in the first attempt shall be required, to re-appear in all the subjects at the subsequent annual examination of the Board. He/she shall appear only in theory part and his/her previous practical marks will be carried forward and accounted for if he/she has passed in practical. In case a candidate has failed in practical he/she shall have to appear in theory and practical both. If he/she fails to pass the examination in two consecutive years, after the first attempt he/she shall have to reappear in all the subjects including practical.
*43. Additional Subject(s)
A candidate who has passed the Secondary/Senior School Certificate Examination of the Board may offer an additional subject as a private candidate provided the additional subject is provided in the Scheme of Studies and is offered within SIX YEARS of passing the examination of the Board. No exemption from time limit will be given after six years. Facility to appear in additional subject will be available at the annual examination only.
The Scheme of Examinations and Pass Criteria for All India/Delhi Senior School Certificate and All India/Deihl Secondary Examinations conducted by the Board, shall be as laid down from time to time. —-So kindly take pain to visit CBSE official website www.cbse.nic.in for current update
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