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  • Last Modified 12-07-2022

CBSE Guideline Rules 2022: Updated Exam Pattern


CBSE Guidelines Rules: The Central Board of Secondary Examination conducts the board exam for Class 10 and Class 12 exams. The CBSE guidelines rules are released by the board every year. These guidelines are applicable for Classes 10 and 12. The guidelines are to be followed diligently by the students, schools and teachers. Since the board updates CBSE guidelines from time to time, students must keep a check on them.

Last year, CBSE conducted the examinations in Terms. However, as per the CBSE’s new guidelines, the examination will be conducted annually. While the first term exams were conducted in December and the term 2 examinations were conducted in April-May. Mostly as per the CBSE new rules, the final board examinations will be conducted sometime around March 2023. Read the article below to find more details!

CBSE Guidelines 2022: Exam Details

CBSE board conducts two major board examinations in our country
I. The All India Secondary School Examination for Class 10
II. The All India Senior School Certificate Examination for Class 12

CBSE New Guidelines for Class 10 and 12 Board Exam 2022: Interlinked Objectives

The interlinked objectives of the CBSE board are given below

  • To develop a system of examinations and conduct examinations at the end of classes 10 and 12.
  • To grant passing certificates to successful candidates of the CBSE affiliated schools.
  • To prescribe and update the course of instructions for the examination.
  • To grant affiliation to institutions for the purpose of examination to raise our country’s educational standards.

CBSE Guidelines and Rules: Manual for Rules and Regulations

Manual of CBSE Guidelines & Rules, Regulations are given below.

ChaptersChapter Content
Chapter 1Definition
Chapter 2 Section I – Meeting of the board
Section II – Rules for the Election
Chapter 3Officers of the Board
Chapter 4Section I – Committees of the Board
Section II- Bye-Laws relating to the procedure to be observed at the meetings of the Board and its Committees
Section III- Bye-Laws for purposes of asking for interpellations by the members of the Board
Chapter 5Financial Powers of the Chairman and the Secretary
Chapter 6Rules for Affiliation
Chapter 7Section I- General rules for Examination
Section I- Scale of fee etc.
Section III- Rates for Remuneration for Examination Work
Section IV- Supplementary/ Compartmental Examinations
Private Candidates
Rules for improvement of Division
Chapter 8Travelling and Halting Allowances
Chapter 9Section I- Conditions of service leave etc. of the servants of the Board
Section II- Provident Fund and Gratuity
Section III- Rules relating to Life Assurance of the staff of the Board
Section IV- House Building Advances
Section V- Advances for the purchase of conveyances
Section VI-Rules for Transfer
Section VII- Festive Advance
Section VIII- Reimbursement of Tuition Fees and grant of Children Education Allowances
Chapter 10Rules for Award of Scholarships, Medals, and Prizes
Chapter 11, 12Chapter 11-Minimum Qualification for Head and Teachers
Chapter 12- Rules for the appointment of Paper setters, Moderators, and Examiners
Chapter 13Section I- Rules regarding Admission and Migration of Students
Section II- Rules for correction in Date of Birth
Section III- Rules for change in Name/ Surname
Section Iv- Rules for making payment by the Board in cases where claimants expire
Section V- Rules for the appointment of amanuensis at the Board’s Examinations
APPENDIX I APPENDIX I- Form of Scholar’s Register
APPENDIX IIAPPENDIX II- Procedure in respect of the approval of the syllabus of the middle classes

Q.1: According to the CBSE guidelines, what are the steps that have to be followed by the affiliated schools to ensure the safety of the students?
The new guidelines issued by the Central Board of Secondary Education ( CBSE), are supposed to be strictly followed by all the affiliated educational institutions spread across the country. The same rules apply to both private as well as public schools and need to be strictly adhered to. The safety rules for the students as issued by the CBSE guidelines include a list of a slew of measures ranging from installing effective filtering software to enhancing the effective firewalls at schools.

Q.2: Who is responsible for making the rules of the CBSE Board Examination?
Ans: Under the wings of the Union Government of India, CBSE Rules and Guidelines are formulated by the CBSE, an acronym of the Central Board of Secondary Education. CBSE is responsible for the Board of Education for both private as well as public schools in India. Based on the instructions provided by the Central Board of Secondary Education ( CBSE), all affiliated schools are required to follow only the NCERT curriculum.

Q.3: What are the admission criteria followed by the CBSE Board?
To get admission into the CBSE Board, the students are required to fulfil the regular course. The student failing to do so shall not be admitted to the CBSE Board. At the time of admission, the students need to prove the required certification or should prove that they have been promoted to the next class from an affiliated school. The CBSE Admissions rules can change as per the level of education and students can look up the rules on the official website at any point in time.

Q.4: Has CBSE introduced any new rules for the CBSE Class 12 Board Exams?
With the Corona Pandemic at its worst, CBSE is yet to announce the dates for CBSE Class 12 Board Examination. As soon as the examination date is released, CBSE will announce the New Rulebook for the Class 12 Board Examination. In the meantime, students can practice through the sample papers available on the Embibe platform to strengthen their preparation.

Q.5: Are foreign students eligible to get admission to the CBSE curriculum?
A student who has migrated from a foreign country will only be eligible for admission to the CBSE curriculum, if and only if their school has been affiliated with CBSE, otherwise not. Additionally, CBSE will release an eligibility certificate for the students that they can use at the time of admission.

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