Shalini Sharma @Eduncle posted an Article
May 2, 2019 • 5:26 pm

CBSE Improvement Exam 2019 for Class 10 & 12 | Rules, Procedure, Dates


CBSE Improvement Exam 2019



Aiming to score excellently, students prepare hard for the CBSE Board Exams.


But, what if the fate doesn’t go well? What if you don’t receive the CBSE 12th Results as per your expectations?


Relax! There is always the way out of your problems. In this case, CBSE Class 12 Improvement Exam and CBSE Class 10 Improvement Exam 2019 serve as the gateway through which you can re-try to achieve your goal and aimed scores.


Yes, the Central Board of Secondary Education provides another chance to all those students who qualify the exam but fail to score as per their expectations. With the help of CBSE Improvement Exam 2019, all such students stand a chance to give the best in the exam and prove their abilities.


Are you all curious to know more about the CBSE Improvement Exam 2019 form procedure, scheme, criteria and all the relevant factors associated with the exam?


Let’s continue reading below!





All About CBSE Improvement Exam 2019 | Most Essential Rules & Guidelines



The most prime and mandatory rule of CBSE Improvement Exam 2019 is that the student must have passed the Board Exam. The failed students would not be able to appear for the exam.


The exam will be held in the forth-coming year, so the candidates would not be required to attend the school regularly. They can appear in the CBSE Improvement Exam 2019 as a private student.


As per the recently released CBSE Class 12 Date Sheet, the result has been declared by the CBSE on 02nd May 2019, so the CBSE Improvement Exam Form 2019 will be released in the month of October 2019.


And as per the CBSE Class 10 Date Sheet for improvement exam, it will be started for class 10 in mid of September 2019.


The online application form submission has been started for the class 10th and 12th candidates who want to appear as private students for additional subjects and performance improvement.


Check out more rules and guidelines in a brief format below!




CBSE Improvement Exam Rules & Guidelines 2019


  CBSE Improvement Exam 2019 will be conducted only for those who have passed the board exam but are unsatisfied with their marks and willing to reappear in the exams to improve their result.


In CBSE Improvement Exam 2019, students would have a chance to re-appear in one or more subjects in the consecutive year’s board examinations.


The students who have cleared in 2018 as well as 2017 are eligible to appear for the CBSE Improvement Exam 2019.


Students who are appeared in 2018, their personal details will auto-generated by the system, but the 2017 batch candidates will need to fill their details in the online CBSE Improvement Exam 2019 application form.


Aspirants who have not passed 2018 examination, are not eligible for the Improvement Exam. They need to appear as a regular student or appear in the compartment exams.


If in any case, the student couldn’t score more marks in the improvement exam, then their best performance in both exams will be considered.


Candidates who want to appear in improvement exam can’t engage in any higher studies. He/she should be a dropper.Important - Please note that it’s not mandatory to appear for the Improvement Exams of all subjects in order to be eligible for JEE Main.





How to Fill the CBSE Improvement Form 2019? Important Dates & Detailed Procedures


Before you proceed to know the detailed procedure to fill the exam form, please in bag the most relevant information regarding its important dates such as – CBSE Improvement Exam 2019 Date, the Start Date of Application Forms, CBSE Improvement Form 2019 Last Date, Form Correction Date (if any) etc.




CBSE Improvement Exam 2019 Dates for 10th & 12th


S.No. Exam Activities Important Dates
1. CBSE Improvement 2019 Exam Form submission Dates for Class 10 & 12 23rd October 2018
2. CBSE Improvement 2019 Exam Form submission Last Dates for Class 10 & 12 17th November 2018
3. CBSE Class 10 Improvement Exam 2019 Date 21st February- 29th March 2019
4. CBSE 12 Improvement Exam 2019 Date 15th February- 03rd April 2019
5. Result Declaration Date for Both Exams August 2019


Now, proceed towards reading the detailed procedure to fill the CBSE Improvement Exam 2019 Form.




10 Quick Steps to Fill CBSE Improvement Exam 2019 Application Form


Candidates can perform the following steps to fill CBSE improvement exam 2019 application form in the online mode. If you want to apply for CBSE Improvement Exam must read the following steps –


First of all, you need to visit the official website.


Now, you should enter your previous year’s Board Roll Number in the first text box.


If you appear as a regular student in the exam, you have to enter your 5-digit school number in the second text box. In case, if you appeared as a private student and don’t have a school number, must enter 99999.


Now enter your examination centre code; here you need to refer previous years CBSE Admit Card.


Click on Proceed and fill up your details in the CBSE Improvement Exam Form 2019.


You can make payment either online or by E-Challan from the respective bank.


Note-down the application number and roll number for the further activity.


If you have entered any incorrect or inaccurate information in any of the fields, then an error message will be shown on the screen.


You can fill the application form only one time. If your form is already submitted, then you will not be permitted to apply again.


Follow all the guidelines which is provided on the confirmation page.



Important Note from CBSE


If the status of candidates’ application is not updated but fee amount is debited from their accounts, then they must not try to pay the fee again, neither to change the payment mode.


They are advised to first contact to their respective banks for transaction details and then send an email with the details such as - Application No., Roll No., Name of Candidate, Subject(s) Applied, Fee Amount and Transaction details to the mailing address of the Regional Office of CBSE.


To fix the issue faster, candidates must subject the email as ‘Payment status not updated – Application Number’.





Top Frequently Asked Questions about CBSE Improvement Exam 2019


All the details related to CBSE 12 Improvement Exam 2019 are prominently provided on the official website of the exam, but even after that, the aspirants face many doubts about the examination and its details.


So here, we have provided some FAQ’s which are mostly asked by the candidates.



Ques 1 - What if one wishes to improve his/her performance in Chemistry and Mathematics in class 12. Is it possible and how?

Ans – Yes, it’s possible. Candidates need to fill the CBSE Improvement Exam Form 2019 for the subjects in which they want to improve their scores. The candidates may appear privately or as regular students who want to appear for all subjects.



Ques 2 - How many times one can appear for the Improvement examination?

Ans – Candidates have only one chance to appear for the examination in the consecutive year.



Ques 3 - Is it possible for a candidate to appear simultaneously for CBSE Improvement as well as additional subject examination?

Ans – No, it’s not. As per the CBSE Improvement Exam Rules, the candidates can appear for examination in one or more subjects to improve their marks, but they can’t apply simultaneously for additional subject examination.



Ques 4 - Is it compulsory to appear in all subjects in improvement exam CBSE 2019?

Ans – No, students can apply for one or more subjects as per their choices as mentioned in the CBSE improvement exam rules.



Ques 5 - Is it compulsory to appear in theory and practical exams in the improvement examination?

Ans – If candidates have passed in practical in the main examinations, they are permitted to apply only for the theory part in CBSE Class 12 Improvement Exam. And marks of practical scored in the main examination are carried forward and counted as it is.


Or if candidate have failed in practical then they have to apply for both practical and theory in the exam according to CBSE Improvement Exam Rules.


We hope that this informative article on CBSE Class 12 Improvement will play a vital role to clarify a lot of doubts surrounding the exam.


Still, if you have queries? Don’t hesitate to share them. You can ask your doubts and queries in the comments’ box provided below.


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  • Nishantr Raj
    what can i do for practical of maths and english as per the new rules and regulation of cbse i am going to give improvement of class 12 next year i.e. in the year 2020??
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  • C Kiran
    Where will be my examination centre if I apply for improvement exam ? And from where I will be able to collect my new marksheet ( from my school or from somewhere else)
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  • Lalan
    Sir I have six subject in class12th and I am passed in 5 subject and fail in Maths so Am I eligible for improvement exam of maths subject Please let me sir
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  • Santosh
    I'm failed in Math subject, can I give compartment exam and improvement exam in CBSE 12 exam
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    Eduncle Team
    Hello Santosh,
    Greeting From Eduncle!
    Yes, you can gove compartment exam in CBSE Class 12th.
    Thank You!!
  • Aman
    Sir, I want to ask that after giving improvement exams does my new marksheet will have my previous school name or any other school name
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    Eduncle Team
    Hello Aman,
    Greetings from Eduncle!
    The school from which you have studied that class only that will be mentioned.
    Thank You!
  • Pradhyumn Khare
    Sir I gave the improvement exams in all the subjects in2019. I got lesser marks in two out of five subjects( 54 in English and around 64 in chemistry). Last year I had scored ( 78 in English and 69 in chemistry ). Will I be getting 78 and 64 in English and chemistry or the marks that I've scored this time wud only be considered? I'm too afraid if I'll improve my marks or not! Please answer my question!!!!
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  • Deepak
    Hello sir., I have not score good in maths, chemistry and english. I want to re-appear in the exam. When i give exam the maths and English exam was if 100 marks. But from now it will be only 80 marks and 20 marks will be what will be the pattern for students who are reappearing.
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  • Ritik Singh
    Sir, i want to know that after improvement examination as a private student, then from where I can collect the original marksheet.
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  • Abhishek Raj
    Hello sir, I have passed my main exam in 2018 and i have given improvement exam in all subjects but unfortunately i failed in physics in my improvement exam. Does my new marksheet will display my improvement exam physics marks or my main exam physics marks.?
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  • Chandan
    May I give improvement exam after compartment... Please reply fast.
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    Eduncle Team
    Hello Chandan,
    Greetings from Eduncle!
    CBSE Improvement Exam 2019 will be conducted only for those who have passed the board exam but are unsatisfied with their marks and willing to reappear in the exams to improve their result.
    Thank You.
    Eduncle Team
    Hello Chandan,
    Greetings from Eduncle!
    No, you can't. You can apply for improvement exam only when you have passed class 12 and want improve your marks. And If you failed in one subject in Class 12th, only then you can apply for compartment exam.
    Thank You.
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