The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) is an Education Board for Public and Private Schools, which functions under the Government of India. CBSE is one of the most extensive school boards in the world. It covers more than 17,000 schools in India, as well as, about 200 schools in 25 other countries. Apart from school level examinations, CBSE is responsible for conducting a majority of National Level Competitive exams in India. CBSE adheres to the NCERT curriculum only.
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Schools approved by the Central Government of India
A total of about 17000 schools are affiliated to CBSE:
The schools which are seeking permanent affiliation must follows the bylaws of the board in implementing the CCE (Continuous and Comprehensive Evaluation) based education system till Std. 8; No provisions of home work till Std 2; Proper Maintenance of Internal Assessment and Academic Record. Also the average result of the school for the last three years must not be less than the prescribed Board’s Average in the 10th and 12th Examination.
Exam Pattern and grading system (Class 12th)
The CBSE will be conducting the examination in theory as well as in practical as per the new prescribed syllabus. The marks or grades will be allotted to individual subjects and aggregate marks would be considered for the final percentage calculation. The marks or grades shall be awarded for individual subjects and aggregate marks will not be given.
- Please note that the assessment of theory or practical papers in the external subjects will be in numerical scores. The grades will be indicated on the mark sheet.
- Qualifying marks for external examinations are as follows:
- 33% at the Secondary or Senior School Certificate Examinations
- 33% marks in theory
- 33% marks in the practical separately
- The board shall classify all the passing candidates in rank order and the candidates will be awarded grades in the following order:
- A1: Top 1/8th of the passing candidates
- A2: Next 1/8th of the passing candidates
- B1: Next 1/8th of the passing candidates
- B2: Next 1/8th of the passing candidates
- C1: Next 1/8th of the passing candidates
- C2: Next 1/8th of the passing candidates
- D1: Next 1/8th of the passing candidates
- D2: Next 1/8th of the passing candidates
- E: Failed Candidates
- You will be given a passing certificate if you get a grade higher than E in all subjects.
- If you score less than E, then your result will be withheld for less than a year.
- You must score a minimum on 33% in all subjects in both theory and practical in order to be declared as passed.
- No overall division, distinction and aggregate would be awarded.
The CBSE syllabus has been declared for the new academic session. The revised CBSE Syllabus issued by a new circular is applicable for all the public schools affiliated to the CBSE including the Delhi administration schools, KVS and NVS. Here is the revised detailed syllabus for the CBSE. A simplified syllabus is added in a descriptive format as PDFs for your reference.
|3||Magnetic Effect of Current and Magnetism|
|4||Electromagnetic Induction and Alternating Current|
|7||Dual Nature of Matter|
|8||Atoms and Nuclei|
|6||Isolation of Elements|
|8||d and f block elements|
|10||Haloalkanes and Haloarenes|
|11||Alcohols, Phenols and Ethers|
|12||Aldehydes, Ketones and Carboxylic Acids|
|13||Organic Compounds Containing Nitrogen|
|16||Chemistry in everyday life|
|2||Genetics and Evolution|
|3||Biology and Human Welfare|
|4||Biotechnology and its Applications|
|5||Ecology and Environment|
|1||Relations and Functions|
|4||Vectors and 3D Geometry|
Computer Science Syllabus:
|1||Object Oriented Programming with Python/C++|
|2||Advanced Programming with Python/C++|
|3||Database Management System and SQL|
|3||Literature and Long Reading Text|
Performing Arts Syllabus:
Physical Education Syllabus:
|1||Health and Hygiene|
|2||First Aid in two of the following team games: Cricket, Football, Handball, Hockey, Basketball, Volleyball and Softball|
Environmental Application Syllabus:
|1||Caring for our Basic Resources|
|2||Resources and Use of Appropriate Eco-Friendly Technologies|
|3||Initiatives I Can Take|
Tips for CBSE
The very first step to be successful at anything is to get focused. You should have a plan and a fixed routine, in which you strike a balance between everything, depending on your strengths and weaknesses. Be judicious in deciding the time you put for your preparation, your sleep and other daily activities. You should be diligent, remember that there are thousands of students preparing along with you, thus to ensure that you are a step ahead, you should be industrious and focused: it will help you to secure grades in your final exam. Here are some subject wise tips that could be helpful during preparation:
Preparation Tips for Class 12
- Practice, Practice, Practice, the best way to tackle Std. 12th CBSE Mathematics is by practising. It will definitely boost your confidence.
- You are advised to divide the time at your disposal, and it is highly recommended to focus on your weak areas. You can divide your time depending upon the total number of marks allotted to that topic and your level of understanding and proficiency in the same.
- These are some important topics which you must be thorough with:
|1||Maxima and Minima Application Problems|
|2||Concept of Line and Plane in 3D|
|4||Elementary Transformation to Find the Inverse of a Square Matrix|
|6||Application of Integrals|
|7||Properties of Definite Integrals|
|8||Properties of Determinants|
|9||Limit of Sum|
- During the examination you are advised to read the questions thoroughly, especially if the sections which carry more weightage/marks.
- You must remember the biological terms, practice diagrams and be well-versed with different processes.
- Revision is the key to succeed in this examination.
- You can make flash cards to improve your retention.
- You are advised to practise derivations. Magnetism, Optics and Electrostatics are important here.
- Solve the sample question papers.
- You are advised to solve conceptual questions on these derivations to enhance your understanding of the concepts.
- You are advised to make formula sheets and thoroughly memorise them.
- Make your fundamentals strong.
- Study, Raoult’s law, Adsoption Isotherm, Nernst Equation, Molar Mass Determination, Packing Fraction etc. as they are important and have a good weightage.
- Solve sample papers.
- Pay attention to numerical, which are often ignored by many.
- Pay attention to grammar, especially tenses, your understanding matters here.
- Read a few books, for the reading section, so that you would be used to reading.
- Solve previous year’s paper and attempt all grammar based questions.
- For the writing section, remember to not exceed the word limit and you must stick to the format.
- For, Literature section, read the lessons multiple times and try to mention all the necessary points in the prescribed word limit. Also, make short summaries of the poems and extracts.
CBSE Class 12th sample papers:
CBSE Sample papers for Class 12 are very helpful for students who wish to ace their board examinations. We provide sample papers for subjects like Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and Biology. Sample papers are very useful for you for better understanding of concepts by practicing them regularly. You can work on your weak areas by referring to these sample papers. These papers are prepared by experts in accordance to the CBSE. These will help you gain confidence and perform better in your examination. Click here to download CBSE Class 12th Sample Papers.
Class 12th question papers:
The CBSE Class 12th question papers are a set of comprehensive questions for Class 12th which will give a definite boost to your preparation. These questions are made by our experts after a thorough analysis of previous year’s papers. They will house questions vary varying degree of difficulties and will give a better exposure. You will also see questions from important topics with respect to the examination. To download CBSE Class 12th question papers click here.
CBSE Class 12th results:
The CBSE Class 12th result will be declared in the last week of May or latest by the first week of June 2018. The CBSE Class 12th result will be made available by the CBSE on its official website i.e. cbseresults.nic.in. This year, nearly 10 lakh students appeared for the CBSE Class 12th Board Examination. Frequent updates regarding the CBSE Class 12th result would be posted on our website. To keep yourself updated click here.
To check Class 12 Result 2017, Click here:
List of Competitive Exams
Engineering Entrance Exams:
|JEE Main||This exam will help you secure admission in various National Institutes of Technology (NITs), Indian Institutes of Information Technology (IIITs), Centrally funded Technical Institutes (CFTIs) and various dual degree courses.|
|JEE Advanced||This exam will help you secure admission in various Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs)|
|BITSAT||BITS Admission Test will help you secure admission across four campuses of BITS, which offer various Undergraduate Engineering Courses|
|VITEEE||Vellore Institute of Technology conducts the VITEEE to offer admission to various Under graduate Engineering courses across its two campuses|
|UPSEE||This is a state level Engineering Entrance Examination for admission to various undergraduate courses in Uttar Pradesh|
|MHT-CET||This is a state level Engineering Entrance Examination for admission to various undergraduate courses in Maharashtra|
|KCET||This is a state level Engineering Entrance Examination for admission to various undergraduate courses in Karnataka|
Medical Entrance Exams:
|AIIMS||This exam will help you secure admission in All India Institute of Medical Studies, which is one the best medical institutes in the country. Different exams would be conducted for different courses.|
|NEET||National Eligibility and Entrance Test or NEET-UG is conducted for candidates to secure admission to various MBBS and BDS courses across the country.|
|MHT-CET||This is a state level Medical Entrance Examination for admission to various undergraduate courses in Maharashtra|
|KCET||This is a state level Medical Entrance Examination for admission to various undergraduate courses in Karnataka|
- Olympiads: IMO, INO, NSO, IEO etc. These are national and international level Olympiads spanning across various subjects.
- KVPY: Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana (KVPY) is a national level fellowship programme in the field of Basic Sciences. This exam is conducted by IISc, Bangalore.