Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) declared class 12th results 2020 on July 13. The students were declared online at cbsereults.nic.in or cbse.nic.in. Ever since the class 12th results were announced, many students have been asking question about the compartment exam. The board finally released the notice regarding CBSE 12th compartment exams 2020.
To pass the exam, students need to obtain 33 per cents in theory and practical exam. However, if a student fails to get minimum passing marks in one or two subjects have to appear for the compartment examinations. With the release of the notification by the board, it is confirmed that CBSE will conduct class 12th compartment exams. This year, a total of 87651 students (7.35%) were placed in the Compartment category.
Earlier, it was specified that for the class 12th students, the board will conduct the optional examination for the students to improve their performance. The optional examination will be conducted for those subjects whose result has been declared based on the assessment scheme. Students will be allowed to appear for class 12th improvement exam, if they wish so, furthermore, marks obtained by a candidate in these optional examination will be treated as final.
The dates for the CBSE class 12th Compartment and Optional examinations have not been notified. The dates will be notified in due course of time after consulting the Government of India.
The students who have applied for the improvement of performance, 2nd chance compartment and for the additional subject in 2020 but their examinations could not be conducted due to COVID-19 outbreak in the country. Such candidates will also be eligible to appear for the Compartment or Optional examinations.
This year, a total of 12,03,595 students appeared for CBSE class 12th examination 2020. Out of which, a total of 10,59,080 students passed the examination. The overall pass percentage was recorded as 88.78%. The girls yet again outperformed boys with the pass percentage of 92.15%. The boys, on the other hand, had the pass percentage of 86.19%. The transgender students had a pass percentage of 66.67%. Divyanshi Jain from Lucknow emerged as the CBSE Class 12th examination 2020 topper.