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December 27, 2019 • 10:21 am

CBSE Improvement Exam 2020 for Class 10 & 12 | Rules, Procedure, Dates

CBSE Improvement Exam 2020


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 2020 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 2020, 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 2020 form procedure, scheme, criteria and all the relevant factors associated with the exam?


Let’s continue reading below!




All About CBSE Improvement Exam 2020 | Most Essential Rules & Guidelines


The most prime and mandatory rule of CBSE Improvement Exam 2020 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 2020 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 2020 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.


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



CBSE Improvement Exam Rules & Guidelines 2020


  CBSE Improvement Exam 2020 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 2020, 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 2019 as well as 2018 are eligible to appear for the CBSE Improvement Exam 2020.

Students who are appeared in 2019, their personal details will auto-generated by the system, but the 2018 batch candidates will need to fill their details in the online CBSE Improvement Exam 2020 application form.

Aspirants who have not passed 2019 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 2020? 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 2020 Date, the Start Date of Application Forms, CBSE Improvement Form 2020 Last Date, Form Correction Date (if any) etc.



CBSE Improvement Exam 2020 Dates for 10th & 12th


S.No. Exam Activities Important Dates
1. CBSE Improvement 2020 Exam Form submission Dates for Class 10 & 12 26th August 2019
2. CBSE Improvement 2020 Exam Form submission Last Dates for Class 10 & 12 30th September 2019
3. Admit card for the Improvement exam 2020 February 2020
4. CBSE Class 10 Improvement Exam 2020 Date February-March 2020
5. CBSE 12 Improvement Exam 2020 Date February-April 2020
6. Result Declaration Date for Both Exams May 2020


Now, proceed towards reading the detailed procedure to fill the CBSE Improvement Exam 2020 Form.



10 Quick Steps to Fill CBSE Improvement Exam 2020 Application Form


Candidates can perform the following steps to fill CBSE improvement exam 2020 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 2020


All the details related to CBSE 12 Improvement Exam 2020 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 2020 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 2020?

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.


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Showing 10 comments out of 500
  • Karanpreet singh

    I have completed my 12th in 2019 but after that i got series injury now i want to improve my 12th grades can i apply for improvement now ?

  • Abhinandan

    I appeared for improvement for 12th in 2018 n i failed in one subject and i want to appear for improvement in 2021 in more than one subject can i?

  • Neha barnwal

    Dear Sir/Madam, I have passed 12th in 2018 and given improvement exam in 2019 in all six subjects. So, what will i write my passing year while taking admissions in college and also during job placements?

  • Shaswat sudesh

    sir i have given improvement exam in 2 subject that is English and chemistry but when the result came i only get pass in english so what to do now annual marks:- maths :-49 improvment marks:- physics :-65 chemistry :- 20 FT chemistry :- 43 english:- 78 english:- 53 physical education:- 84 total percent = 58.8% so how to calculate overall percentage???

  • Ayush chhikara

    I am passed 2018 10th class, can i Apple improvement exam in this year 2020

  • Yamini

    if any case candited get supply in improvent the which marks will count

  • Rahul

    If marks get reduced in one subject but increases in overall then what will be the result

  • Rahul

    If Marks get reduced in one subject but increases in overall then what will be the result

  • Ana may pandey

    What if I have filled form for chemistry improvement exam but unfortunately is not able to appear.for it then which Mark's will be considered

  • Anand raj

    What will happen if someone scores less marks in any subject in improvement exam than the previously scored marks ? Or either he/she fails in that subject in the improvement exams ?


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