CBSE Board Exams 2024 For Class 10, 12 To Begin From February 15, Check Details
The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has officially announced the commencement dates for the class 10 and class 12 board examinations for the academic year 2023-2024. According to the board's notification, the exams will begin on February 15, 2024. The CBSE has requested all organizations to schedule their exams accordingly, taking into account the aforementioned board exam dates. It is worth noting that this is the first time the CBSE has revealed the examination dates a year in advance. However, the detailed timetable for the 2024 board exams has not been released to the public yet.
For the 2023 board exams, CBSE had previously announced on May 12 that the exams would commence on February 15, along with the release of the CBSE 10th and 12th results for that year. As per the official statement, the exams are expected to span a duration of 55 days and conclude on April 10, 2024. Students can download the official date sheet for classes 10 and 12 from the CBSE website, cbse.gov.in, once it becomes available.
In terms of the 2023 class 12 exam results, CBSE declared them on May 12. This year, the overall pass rate for CBSE class 12 students stands at 87.33 percent, showing a decline of 5.38 percent compared to the previous year's pass rate of 97.71 percent. Similar to previous years, girls outperformed boys, achieving an overall pass percentage of 90.68 percent compared to the boys' pass percentage of 84.67 percent. In 2022, the scores were slightly higher, with girls securing 94.54 percent and boys obtaining 91.25 percent.
When analyzing the results by region, Trivandrum had the highest pass rate at 99.91 percent, followed by Bengaluru, Chennai, West Delhi, Chandigarh, and Delhi East. To promote a healthier academic environment and discourage unhealthy competition among students, CBSE has implemented a few changes, one of which is the decision to eliminate the publication of a merit list. Additionally, from this academic year onward, students' compartment examinations will be referred to as supplementary exams.