Source : The Times of India, Last updated : 2 Jun 2020,7:12 pm

CBSE Board Exam 2020: Board releases important notice on exam centre change

CBSE Board Exam 2020: Board releases important notice on exam centre change
NEW DELHI: Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) on Tuesday released an important notice regarding the scheme of conduct of exam, nodal exam centre, eligibility to change of centre for the remaining class 10 and 12 examination on its official website.

According to the latest update, CBSE examinations would be conducted in respective schools of the candidates instead of the examination centre already allotted. CBSE will allow change of examination centre in respect of candidates who have shifted and are residing in some other district in the country than the place of their school.

In each district, where CBSE is having affiliated schools, one school will be fixed as a nodal examination centre for the candidates who have shifted from their earlier district if examination centre to another district in India.

Eligibility for making a request for change of examination centre

For regular candidates

The following category of candidates who have shifted from their district of school to some other district in India will be eligible to make a request for change of examination centre:

  • Students who were residing in hostels
  • Students sponsored by State Governments
  • Students who have shifted from the district of their school to some other district in India
For private candidates

Private candidates who have shifted from their district of examination centre to some other district in India can also request to change their examination centre.


Important Conditions

Candidates should note that the change of centre in the same district will not be allowed. Change of examination centre will be allowed only in the district in which the applicant has shifted to, and in which CBSE is having affiliated schools. In case, a student is presently staying in a district in which there is no CBSE affiliated school, an examination centre in neighbouring district will be allotted.


No examination centre will be permitted in the containment zone. In case of schools falling in containment zones as on date, examination centre of the students of these schools will be allotted outside the containment zone.


For students studying in CBSE affiliated schools situated outside India (abroad), no examination will be conducted for them because of restrictions imposed by their Governments. Their result will be declared as per the assessment scheme to be decide bu the Board.


CBSE has scheduled to conduct the remaining class 10 and 12 board exams from July 1 to 15, 2020.


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