When will CBSE Board 12th Date Sheet 2023 be out? 

The Central Board of Secondary Education will soon make an official announcement of the 2023 exams for the 12th. As per some sources, the CBSE Board 12th date sheet 2023 will be released by January. In some schools, the practical exam might begin on 1st January. Generally as a rule CBSE conducts practical exams a month before the theory papers. 

As the date sheet for the 12th can be released anytime soon, the aspirants must keep checking the official website for exam dates, admit cards and syllabus details. To reduce some tension and anxiety of the examinees we have prepared an article on syllabus, exam pattern, and marking criteria and also shared some tips for the students.

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Details on CBSE Board 12th Date Sheet 2023

The students appearing for the 2022-23 session need to get prepared for their upcoming exams. As per reports the exam can begin around February; however, before the detailed CBSE Board 12th date sheet 2023 is released, students remain in a mystery. Well, if you are one of those who are eager to learn about the steps to download the time table, please go through the following steps.

  • Browse the CBSE website that is cbse.gov.in
  • Go to the homepage of the website
  • On the homepage, you will find a link to the main website
  •  Next click on the link on CBSE board 12th date sheet 2023
  • You can either note down and take a printout of the time table

Details on the CBSE Board 12th Paper Pattern 

In 2020, CBSE made some changes in the pattern to shed some study load from the students; however, this session exam pattern will remain similar to that of pre-covid times. Before checking the CBSE Board 12th date sheet 2023, the students need to go through the syllabus and paper pattern as it will help them open doors for high scores.

Key Highlights of the CBSE 12th Paper Pattern

Particulars Details
Exam CBSE Senior Secondary Exam 2023
Conducting body Central Board of Secondary Education
Number of Subjects 5/6
Duration 3 hours
Question types Objective and subjective
Total marks 100
Exam mode Pen and paper
Medium of exam English/Hindi
Passing marks 33% (each subject)

As per the circular issued by the organizing board, the paper will be segregated into 30-20 schemes. Students have to answer 30% of competency-based questions which will be in the form of MCQs and 20% of marks will rely on internal assessments. Unlike Covid time there will be no relaxation syllabus, students have to cover a total of 100% of their school curriculum. 

Overview of the Marking Scheme of CBSE Class 12th Boards 

As the CBSE Board 12th date sheet 2023 will soon be announced, students must be worried about how to fetch maximum marks in their upcoming exams. See, the 12th exam is an important milestone in a student’s life as it further opens new avenues in their career hence learning about the marking scheme well in advance. 

If we go as per the revised pattern, some updates have been made in marking scheme. CBSE is adopting internal assessment as an opportunity for students to score maximum marks. The paper is divided into short-answer type questions, MCQs and long-answer type questions. Students will be based on their competency level through questions based on case studies where you can score a full 20 marks. 

The minimum marks a question will carry is 1 and the maximum is 5. Well, candidates can get some respite as there will be no negative marking. 

Students will be rewarded by combining marks in theory, practical and internal assessment. Suppose, a student couldn’t score 33% aggregate marks, she/he will be declared fail and will need to sit for the compartment. 

Preparation Tips for the CBSE 12th Students

As the 12th board is an important stage of your academic life hence follow some golden rules while preparing for upcoming exams.

  • Set targets: For each subject, you need to first understand topics which will take more time and the ones that will comparatively be less time-consuming. Based on your analysis, fix your study schedule.
  •  Mock tests: Practicing the previous year’s sample papers and mock tests are perhaps the best way to enhance your chances of scoring high. When you understand the paper pattern, you can plan the topics accordingly.
  • Cover syllabus: For the 12th board aspirants, CBSE generally sets question papers based on the school curriculum. So, students need to cover the entire syllabus from NCERT books only.

All the best for your success in CBSE Class 12th Boards. 

Disha Verma
Disha Verma is a Mass Media student from International School of Business & Media (ISBM). She lives in Maharastra, India and loves to write articles about Internet & Social Media. When she is not writing, you can find her hanging out with friends in the coffee shop downstreet or reading novels in the society park.