The Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations (CISCE) conducts the board exams for 10th and 12th class. While Indian Certificate of Secondary Education Examination (ICSE) was established 03rd November 1958 to handle 10th class board examination, Indian School Certificate Examination (ISC) was established to conduct examinations for 12th class. For 2017, ICSE conducted 10th board exams from 1 March to 21 April 2017 and ISC conducted 12th board exams from 30 January to 26 April 2017. The candidates are curiously waiting for the results to be declared. The results will be announced soon. As per the official notification
For ICSE, candidates obtaining 35% marks in at least 5 subjects out of 6 subjects will be declared passed. Whereas, the passing marks criteria for ISC is 40% in each subject.
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This year, Council for The Indian School Certificate Examinations has one more surprise for the candidates. “As part of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s mission of Digital India, the board has decided to issue marks sheets and other necessary certificates such as migration certificate and passing certificate with an electronically imprinted signature of the board through an electronic service called Digilocker” declared Chief Executive and Secretary Gerry Arathoon on 22 May 2017.
Candidates will be required to open an account with digilocker and suffice their mobile number, Aadhar card numbers so that necessary documents can be uploaded on the system.
CISCE has recently entered into a partnership with the Department of Electronics and Information Technology to extend the digilocker facility to Class 10 (ICSE) and 12 (ISC) examinations candidates in affiliated schools. This service is designed to provide a personal electronic space in form of a public cloud storage where a candidate can keep his / her documents safe for ever.