CBSE Compartment Exam 2020

CBSE conducts compartment exam for students who could not pass in one or two subjects in class 10 or 12 board exams. The board give 3 chances to such students to clear the CBSE Compartment Exam. Otherwise, such students will be dropped into Failed Section, and they will have to readmit in their previous class.

When Class 10th and 12th board exam result are announced, many students pass the exam with high scores while some not. So, for those students who could not able to score passing marks in one or maximum two subjects have another chance to reappear for the exam through compartment exam. In this article, students will find the complete detail on CBSE Compartment Exam 2020. 

CBSE Board has announced the result for class 12 students on 13th July 2020. After the declaration of the result the board has released a notice regarding the compartment and optional examinations 2020. Those students who were unable to obtain qualifying marks in one or have not appeared for the exam in any one subject have been placed in compartment category. For such students, CBSE will hold the Compartment Examination 2020. Students can download the official notice regarding the Compartment and Optional Examination 2020 from the link below.

Notice Regarding Compartment and Optional Examinations 2020 – Download PDF

CBSE Compartment Exam Application Form 2020

Regular students who want to appear in the compartment exam need to visit their respective school for the process compartment exam. Private students will have to apply via an online process where students who dropped a year will have to go through the List of Candidates (LOC). The School Admin will fill CBSE Compartment Exam application forms on the official website. CBSE will soon start the application process for the 2020 compartment exam. Students can apply at the CBSE website ( by entering the admit card information. They can also get their application form from their school administration. 

Usually, CBSE conducts the compartment exam in the month of July. In 2019, CBSE compartmental exam for Class 10th and 12th was conducted from 2nd July across the centres. This years, the exam are expected to be conduct little late due to COVID-19 pandemic. The online application for compartment exam are expected to start from 12th June 2020.

CBSE Optional Exam 2020 Details

CBSE will conduct the optional examination 2020 for the students whose results have been declared based on the assessment scheme, in subjects whose examination were scheduled to be conducted from 1st July to 15th July 2020. Students are allowed to appear in these optional examinations to improve their performance if they wish so. Marks obtained by students in optional examinations 2020 will be treated as final.

Students who have applied for improvement of performance, 2nd chance compartment and for an additional subject in 2020, their examination could not be conducted. The dates of the conduct of examination will be informed soon in consultation with the Government of India.

CBSE Compartment Exam 2020 Eligibility Criteria

  • A student can appear 3 times for a compartment exam in a continuous session.
  • Students can only appear in those subjects in which he/she got compartment. No other subjects will be entertained by the board.
  • Syllabus for the exam will remain the same.
  • If students have passed the practical exam of a certain subject, he or she will only have to go through the written compartment exam. But students failing both in the practical and written exam will have to give compartment exams for both.

Students can also get to know on how to calculate the CGPA from the grade points obtained in the board exams.

FAQs on Compartment Exams and Exam Results 2020 – Download Official PDF

With the declaration of the Class 12 result, CBSE has also released the FAQs on exam results and compartment exam. Here we have listed few of the Frequently asked questions. To get all the FAQs related to Compartment Exam, students can download the pdf provided above.

Q1) When will compartment examination be held?

Ans: Compartment examination will be held as soon as the situation is conducive and in consultation with Govt. of India for holding the examination.

Q2) When can the form for compartment examination be filled.

Ans: Details will be made available as soon as the date is declared.

Q3) What is the procedure if any candidate is not satisfied with the marks?

Ans: The candidates of Class 10 and 12 can apply for the below processes

  1. Verification of marks
  2. Obtain copy of the evaluated answer book; and
  3. Re-evaluation

Compartment Exam Admit Card 2020

CBSE has not yet released the exam admit card for compartment exam 2020. However, it is expected that the admit card will be available from 5th July 2020. Private candidates can download the CBSE Compartment Admit Card 2020 for Class 10 and class 12 from the CBSE board’s website  Meanwhile, regular students of class 10 and 12 can collect their CBSE Admit Cards for the year 2020 from their respective institutes/schools.

Steps to Download The Admit Card 2020

  1. Visit the official website and click the direct link
  2. You will be redirected to a new window
  3. Select your region and fill in the required information
  4. Click on submit button and the admit card will be displayed on your screen
  5. You can take a print out and keep it for future reference

Highlights of Compartment Exam Admit Card 2020

  • Regular students will get their admit card from their school administration
  • Private students can download their admit card from the official website of CBSE, i.e.
  • School administration can download the admit card once the LOC goes live.
  • Students with any query can contact the IT unit of their concerned regional offices.

Tips to Prepare for CBSE Compartment Exam

Students who could not able to obtain the passing marks got an another opportunity to appear for the exam. Now, at this time they should not leave any stone unturned in their preparation. They should burn the midnight oil to score good marks in compartment exam. The easiest way to clear the compartment exam is by solving the previous years compartment exam papers. Doing so, will give an idea to the student on important topics and the difficulty level of the paper. So, to help them prepare well, we have provided the marking scheme of 2019 papers for class 10 and 12 compartment exam. The marking scheme contains the answers of the previous compartment papers.

CBSE Compartment Exam Marking Scheme – Download PDF

Students can easily download CBSE Compartment Exam Marking Schemes by clicking the links mentioned below:

CBSE Compartment Exam Results 2020

The result for the CBSE Compartment exams will be released after the conduction of the exam. The tentative date of declaration of class 10 and 12 compartment exam result is 7th-9th August 2020. Once the result is announced, students can check through the official CBSE website. Here we are providing all the details to check the CBSE compartment exam result 2020.

How to Check CBSE Compartment Exam Result 2020

Here are the steps to check the result status:

  1. Visit the Home page of CBSE (
  2. Click on the link that says “Click for CBSE Results”.
  3. A new page will open. Select class 10 or class 12 and click on the result link.
  4. Again a new page will open. Students have to enter the details like roll number, date of birth, school number, centre number, admit card id to check the CBSE Class 10 Compartment 2020 Result.
  5. Then click on submit button. The result will get displayed on the computer screen.

Students must check their marks obtained in the subjects. Download and print the result PDF for the future reference.
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