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CBSE pass fail rules have been updated for class 10 from 2018. New passing rules for class 10 board exams are based on the latest changes on exam pattern. As CBSE has moved back to marks system and there is no CCE in the year 2018, the exam rules and pass criteria has been updated. Hence, CBSE issued new rules for class 10.
CBSE pass fail rules
CCE vs annual exams
|CCE System||Annual Exam System|
|No one will be declared as FAIL but Improvement of performance.||If students are getting less then 33% marks in 3 or more subjects, they will be declared as FAIL.|
|Even if student gets E1 or E2 in all subjects, he/she shall be eligible for improvement of performance (compartment) exam.||Compartment exam is restricted to 2 subjects only.|
|Overall D or higher grade required to pass the subject.||In 2018, students can pass the subject on overall marks (internal + External) but next year onwards, they have to clear both internal and external exams separately.|
|Even in case of additional subjects the same rule applies.||In case of additional subject, language will replace language and main subject will replace main subject.Means, if you have 6 subjects with 3 languages and you pass all 3 languages plus 2 core subject, you will get compartment in one core subject.|
|Pass any five subjects||Pass 5 subjects including 2 languages and 3 core subjects.|
|Only one chance to sit in compartment exam (July/August) that year.||Three chances to pass the exam 1st in July/August that year, 2nd in March next year and 3rd in July/August next year.|
|Provisional admission to class-11 and if gets minimum D grade in 5 subjects can continue in class 11 else he/she have to repeat class 10.||Provisional admission to class-11 and if he/she manage to pass compartment exam in first attempt, he/she can continue in class 11 else he/she have to repeat class 10.|
CBSE pass fail rules
CBSE pass fail rules for class 10 board exams 2018 have been changes. The new rules will be applicable from session 2017-18. Now there is no CCE so students will get marks alongwith grades. Class 10 report card will bear marks out of 100. These marks will include marks obtained in internal assessment too. Class 10 board exam mark sheet will not show grades or marks obtained in class 9. The marksheet will clearly mention result as PASS, FAIL or COMPARTMENT.
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CBSE Compartment Exam 2018
CBSE will compartment exam 2018 in first half of July 2018 for class 10 and class 12. This year class 10 students can appear in two subjects and class 12 students can appear in only one subject. If student could not manage to pass it, CBSE will give them another chance in March 2019 and then in July 2019.