cbse guidelines


There are some important CBSE guidelines and rules which are important for students, teachers and affiliated schools. CBSE means Central Board for Secondary Education. It is a Board for public as well as private schools under the Government of India. There are about 20,299 schools in India and 28 in foreign countries affiliated to CBSE.

CBSE Guidelines for Examinations

The CBSE Board holds two main examinations in India.

1. All India Senior Secondary School Examination for 10th Class.

2. All India Senior Secondary  School Examination for 12th Class.

The Board exams for class 10 and 12 are held every year in the month of March.The results are announced by the end of May.

A-1Top 1/8th of the passed candidates
A-2Next 1/8th of the passed candidates
B-1Next 1/8th of the passed candidates
B-2Next 1/8th of the passed candidates
C-1Next 1/8th of the passed candidates
C-2Next 1/8th of the passed candidates
D-1Next 1/8th of the passed candidates
D-2Next 1/8th of the passed candidates
EFailed candidates

CBSE Guidelines for Results

The CBSE Board declares the result for class 10 and class 12 in the month of May. The students can download the latest result for their CBSE exams thereafter.

CBSE Guidelines and Rules | Manual on Rules and Regulations 

(Click on chapter title to download in PDF format)

Chapter 1

It includes various definitions related to CBSE RULES AND REGULATIONS.

Chapter 2

It includes Meetings of the Board and rules for Election of Members of Board.

Powers of Officers of the Board.

* Section I – Committees of the Board

* Section II – Bye-Laws relating to the Procedure to be observed at the meetings of the Board and its Committees
* Section III – Bye-Laws for purposes of asking interpellations by the members of the Board
Financial Powers of the Chairman and the Secretary
Rules for Affiliation

Chapter 7

* Section I – General Rules for Examination* Section II – Scale of fee, etc.

* Section III – Rates for Remuneration for Examination work

* Section IV – Supplementary / Compartment Examinations

Private Candidates
Rules for Improvement of Division

Travelling and halting Allowances
 * Section I – Conditions of Service, leave, etc. of the Servants of the Board
* Section II – Provident Fund and Gratuity
* Section III – Rules related to Life Assurance of the Staff of the Board
* Section IV – House Building Advances
* Section V – Advances for the Purchase of Conveyances
* Section VI – Rules for Transfer
* Section VII – Festive Advance
* Section VIII – Reimbursement of Tuition Fee and Grant of Children education Allowances
Rules for Award of Scholarships, Medals and Prizes

Chapter 11 – Minimum Qualification for Head and Teachers

Chapter 12 – Rules for appointment of Paper Setters, Moderators and Examiners

Chapter 13

* Section I – Rules regarding Admission and Migration of Students

* Section II – Rules for Correction in Date of Birth

* Section III – Rules for change in Name/ Surname

* Section IV – Rules for making Payment by the Board in cases where Claimants expire

* Section V – Rules for Appointment of amanuensis at the Boards Examinations


Form of Scholars Register


Procedure in Respect of the approval of Syllabus of the middle classes