Attention students! Here’s an important update regarding the ‘Exam Rules for CBSE Board Students 2019’. With the commencement of the registration process, the Central Board of Secondary Education has declared the ‘preponing’ of the 2019 CBSE Board Exam dates. Now, according to the new ‘CBSE Guidelines & Rules’, the exam is preponed to the 2nd-half of February 2019 instead of March 1, which was the usual date. Besides, some new ‘Rules & Regulations of CBSE Board’ has been introduced.

The CBSE board has been all prepared to conduct the class 12 board exams for the 2018-2019 session. The CBSE board has also published the new sample papers and marking methods for both class 10 and 12 boards on its official website. It is done with an aim to provide a clear understanding to the students about the changed version of question pattern, that primarily comes under the ‘Exam Rules for CBSE Board Students 2019’.

Gearing up for the boards and still unfamiliar with the ‘CBSE Guidelines & Rules’? The change especially concerns the dates and the new questionnaire version. You can find them easily at for both 10th and 12th standards. Here, we are highlighting some important ‘Rules & Regulations of CBSE Board’ 2019 for both class 10 and 12.


  • According to the new ‘Exam Rules for CBSE Board Students 2019’, the board will conduct the examinations in two categories- vocational and non-vocational subjects. The Board is also planning to end all the examination in the month of March so that much time could be given on the evaluation process and for the early declaration of the result.


  • According to the newly revised question paper set-up for both the class 10 and 12 standards, the number of internal choices will be increased to 11 questions, that is approximately a rise of 33% for all the core subjects.


  • The passing criteria have also been revised. The changed passing criteria require a score of 33% marks in order to qualify the boards. The needed score of 33% is the total sum from the written board exam and the practicals. To simplify it further, the passing marks according to the ‘CBSE rules for students’ is calculated from both written and practical exam.


  • The revised ‘Rules & Regulations of CBSE Board’, the new questionnaire formats are provided in the official website. Hence, we recommend all the students including teachers, parents, to go through the site in order to find out more about the revised question formats for the various subjects.


  • With the preponed CBSE Board Exams 2019 and the revised question format for the various subjects, the CBSE Board Exam Date Sheet is assumed to be published in the month of December.


  • Earlier, the CBSE had come up with some new rules regarding the entry of class 10 and 12 students into the examination hall. As per ‘Exam Rules for CBSE Board Students 2019’ no late entry will be permitted inside the exam. This is applicable to both the 10th and 12th students.


  • The revised ‘CBSE Guidelines & Rules’ for the year 2019 is perceived as the major steps taken to prepare the students for the competitive exams. The new pattern and the rules will certainly familiarize the students with CAT, JEE, CLAT, AIIMS, etc., exam patterns.



We recommend all the examinees appearing for 2019 CBSE boards to prepare accordingly to the new pattern. We wish you all the success for your upcoming boards.


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