CBSE 10th, 12th Board Exam 2020: Students can change their subject till 15 July, check details here

CBSE has announced 15th July as the last date to apply for change of subject by candidates of class 10 and class 12. Read here for more details.

Jul 3, 2019 10:10 IST
CBSE 10th, 12th Board Exam 2020: Apply for change of subject till 15 July, check details here

The Central Board of Secondary Education(CBSE) has released a notice to inform the last date to apply for subject change in class 10 and class 12 for CBSE Board Exam 2020. As a number of students wish to change their subject in class 10 or class 12 on the basis of various grounds, board issued an important notice regarding the same informing students and parents about the last date and the complete process of application.

In order to streamline the whole process for change of subject(s) in class 10 and class 12, board has framed a standard operating procedures and the deadline as mentioned below:



Parent/Candidate to apply for a change of subject(s) in the format given at AnnexureIalongwith –

  1. The request of the student/parent for a change of subject
  2. Report card of the previous class if the school is the same
  3. Report card and Transfer Certificate from the previous school, if the school has been changed or being changed
  4. Medical Certificate from Government hospital, in case of medical ground
  5. Relevant document supporting the reason other than (a) to (d) above

Upto 15th July of the academic session

When school will receive any request, the same will be analyzed by the school as to whether: –

  1. The reason for the change of subject is genuine?
  2. What was the performance in class IX/XI?
  3. Whether the child is unable to cope up?
  4. New subject requested to offer is available in the school
  5. Teacher of the desired subject is also available in the school
  6. The school has affiliation in respect of that subject from Affiliation Unit or from Skill Education Unit (for Skill subjects)
  7. The selected combination of subjects is valid as per the scheme of study

Upto 15th July of the academic session

Schools to compile all subject change cases in tabular form (separately for Class X and XII) supported with documents as mentioned above and forward the requests to Regional Office of CBSE with the specific recommendation of subject teacher/class teacher and Principal alongwith relevant documents/marksheet, etc. Format of the letter is given at Annexure –II.
(only one request each for Class X & XII will be accepted from each school).

Within 07 days from the date of activity at Sl. No.02 i.e. 21st July

Regional Office to communicate a deficiency, if any, to the schools

Within one month from the date of receipt i.e. 20th August

Schools will communicate fulfillment of deficiency to the Regional Office

Within 07 days from the date of activity at Sl. No.04 i.e. 27th August

Last date for according approval by CBSE

15th September as the last date for submission of LOC with normal fee(without late fee) is 30th September

  1. In case of change of subject on account of direct admission after 15th July based on the transfer of parent who is a government employee
  2. In case of change of subject on account of direct admission within 07 days of declaration of 1st chance Compartment result by CBSE

To be sent to concerned Regional Office so as to reach within 07 days of admission

The board, in its notice, has instructed all the affiliated schools to ensure that any changes, if desired, must be reported early for smooth conduction the process.

Meanwhile, the CBSE Compartment examination 2019 has started from today, July 2. As per the time table released by the board, CBSE class 12 compartment exams for all subjects will be conducted on July 2, 2019 while for class 10 the CBSE Compartment Exam will begin from July 2 and end on July 10, 2019.