CBSE exam 2019: Rules to follow before sitting for exams

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New Delhi : The CBSE exams for class 12 have already started from February 15 and exams for class 10 will begin from February 21. The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has issued important instructions that a candidates should follow before entering the examination hall. 

Last year, paper leak during exam has been a major issue across the country. Therefore, to prevent paper leak incidents and other malpractices, the CBSE has introduced a slew of measures including geo-tagged, time-based tracking and monitoring of confidential material and live web streaming from examination centres.

The question papers will be handled by Centre Superintendent (CS). Each exam centre will have one CS and deputy CS. A total of 4,974 exam centres have been set-up across the country, according to the board.

Also, the board has launched a first-ever short movie on its website to help parents and teachers deal with stress. Counsellors and experts are available throughout the exam season for students over email, phone and video conferencing.

Instructions to follow before entering the exam hall

  • Candidates need to report to the exam centres before 10 am on the exam days
  • Students need to wear their school uniforms during the exams. Candidates will not be allowed to wear casual clothes for security purpose.
  • Parents/guardians or any person accompanying the candidate will not be allowed to enter the premises of the exam centre.
  • Candidates need to bring their admit cards along with them to the exam hall without which no candidate will be allowed to appear for the exam.
  • Candidates will be divided into a batch of 24 students in a class during the exam. Students need to know their seats and should not move without instructions.
  • No one can carry old question paper in the exam hall
  • This year, there will be 33 per cent more internal choices. CBSE said in its official release that it will also give special consideration to creative answers.
  • The result will be announced one week before the result was announced last year.