The Central Board of Secondary Education in its official circular has stated that the CBSE Class 10 and 12 compartment examinations will be held in 4,974 centers across India.
Students who were placed in the compartments category after the declaration of Class 10 and 12 results can now clear their papers to save a year. A student who did not clear one of the five external subjects but did qualify in all the internal assessments is eligible for the compartment exam. This shouldn’t be confused with the improvement exams. An Improvement exam is for those who want to improve their marks. Almost all CBSE schools will be submitting the lists of students who will be taking the examination by the 22nd of May 2019.
The process of the CBSE compartment exam commenced on the 13th of May 2019 with the concerned students could apply and register for the same. All the CBSE schools will be submitting the lists of students who would be appearing for the compartment exams by the 22nd of May 2019. The late fee is Rs. 1,000 till the 29th of May after which the schools will levy a heavy fee of Rs. 5,000.
The steps to apply for the CBSE Compartment Exam 2019 are as follows
- Log on to the official CBSE website cbse.nic.in
- Select the ‘Compartment Application Form 2019’ link
- Fill the required details in the form (select either Class 10 or 12)
- Upload a passport sized photograph and your scanned signature
- Make the payment and download the confirmation page for future reference
Furthermore, in order to help the students, all the CBSE government school heads during the summer vacation, have been instructed to conduct remedial classes. These classes will be specifically held for students appearing in the compartment examination. The primary focus of the classes will be towards mathematics and science subjects respectively.
The Central Board of Secondary Education is a national level board of education headed by the Union Government of India. All the schools affiliated to the CBSE board are required to follow the NCERT curriculum only. CBSE affiliated schools in India approximately amounts to 19,316 and 211 schools in 28 foreign countries.