CBSE Improvement Exam: Dissatisfaction is always there when it comes to looking at your marksheet. If you feel that you have not done enough or that you could do so much better, this is when improvement exams come into the picture. In a way, it gives you an opportunity to re-perform and prove that you deserve more.
CBSE Improvement Exam: Guidelines and FAQs
- Improvement exams are for students who have passed but are not satisfied with their marks and are willing to take the exams again.
- CBSE Improvement Exam can be taken in one or more subjects in the succeeding year only after passing the subject in Class XII.
- The examination would take place in the following year.
- A candidate cannot appear for improvement examination in the subjects which he/she failed to pass.
Details for CBSE Improvement Exam
- The application forms for Improvement examination are usually available from the month of July onward.
- Each form will cost Rs.10.
- The fees per subject to be submitted is Rs.200 (subject to change).
- The forms can be collected from Syndicate Bank branches throughout Delhi and Regional Offices of CBSE for other regions.
- The Application Forms will be released in August until October and can be collected from regional offices or syndicate bank branches.
- Candidates will be issued only Statement of Marks reflecting the marks of the improvement examination.
You can find out more about the procedure to apply for the CBSE improvement exams here.
Online procedure for CBSE Improvement Exam 2019
- Visit the official website, cbse.nic.in
- Enter your 2017 CBSE Roll Number in the first text box.
- Enter your 5 digit school number in the second text box. In case you appeared as a private candidate and don’t have a school number, then you have to enter 99999.
- Enter your examination centre number; please refer to your 2019 CBSE admit card for this.
- Click on ‘Proceed’ and fill up your details.
- Make the payment online or through E-Challan from the respective bank.
- Note down your “Application Number” and “Roll Number”.
- Follow the instructions on the “Confirmation Page”.
Note from CBSE:
If your application status is not updated but amount is being debited from your account, then DO NOT TRY PAYING THE FEE AGAIN. You are also advised to not to change the payment mode if fee is already debited from your account.
Please contact your bank for transaction details and send an email to the REGIONAL OFFICE concerned for up-gradation of the application fee status along with application details viz Application no., Roll No., Name of Candidate, Subject(s) Applied, fee amount. Also send the transaction details received from the bank concerned. Please mention “Payment status not updated – your application number” in the subject line of the email to resolve it faster.
Last Date of Application Form
Will be updated soon.
CBSE Improvement Exam Result and Marksheet
The result of improvement exam will be declared on the same date as the regular board exam and on the official CBSE website. Students appearing for improvement exam will only receive a new mark sheet, not a new passing certificate.
CBSE Improvement Exam – Frequently Asked Questions
Can a candidate simultaneously appear for Improvement as well as Additional subject examination?
Ans.: No, a candidate appearing for Improvement in one or more subjects cannot appear for additional subject examination simultaneously.
How many times can a candidate appear for Improvement examination?
Ans.: For improvement examination, only one chance in the succeeding year is permitted.
Is a student required to appear in all subjects in improvement examination?
Ans.: 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 XII exams.
I wish to improve my performance in Chemistry and Maths in class XII. Is it possible and how?
Ans.: A candidate who has passed Class XII examination of the Board may re¬appear for improvement of performance in one or more subjects in the main examination in the succeeding year only. The candidate may appear privately; those re-appearing for the whole examination can also appear as a regular candidate if admitted by the school.
We hope this helps clear a lot of doubts surrounding the CBSE Improvement Exam. We’ll keep updating the information as and when required. Stay tuned to Embibe!