The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has started the application process for class 10th and 12th students who wish to take the CBSE Compartment Exams 2020. Those students who failed in one or more subjects in their board examinations can appear for the compartment exams this year. Students can apply for the same via online mode at cbse.nic.in. The last date to apply for compartment exams is August 20, 2020 by 5:00 pm and with late fee of Rs. 2000 in addition to the regular fee till August 22, 2020 by 5:00 pm
The regular candidates can apply through their respective schools while private candidates have to visit the official website of CBSE i.e., cbse.nic.in to apply for the compartment exams.
A total of 87,651 Class 12 students and 1,50,198 Class 10 students have been placed in the CBSE compartment exam category this year.
The CBSE Compartment Exams 2020 are scheduled to be held in the month of September 2020 although no final date has been released by the board yet.
Students have been protesting against the holding of the compartment exams during the Covid-19 pandemic crisis. Recently, more than 800 students across the country through a letter urged the Supreme Court to take suo motu cognizance of the board’s decision to conduct CBSE Compartment Exams 2020.
A plea has also been filed in the Supreme Court seeking cancellation of CBSE Compartment Exams 2020 & passing the students provisionally.