CBSE Improvement Exam 2019CBSE Improvement Exam 2019: Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) provides an opportunity to the students who want to increase their score in the board exams. Candidates who have passed the board exam but are not satisfied with the score secured can opt for this option. It should be noted that the only those candidates will be eligible to qualify for this exam who have qualified the board exams. For the Improvement exam, the student has to follow up the prescribed procedure as per defined by CBSE which includes filing up the Improvement form which will be made available by the examination conducting body of the Board. The candidate who appeared for the March 2018 exam and is not satisfied with her/his Result can give the improvement of the selected subjects in the Board exam of March 2019. Students are advised to keep themselves updated regarding the improvement forms which will be available tentatively in the month of September-October, 2018. For more of the details go through the article below.

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CBSE 10th Date Sheet 2019 CBSE 10th Result 2019
CBSE 12th Date Sheet 2019 CBSE 12th Result 2019

Rules for CBSE Improvement Exam 2019

  • The candidates passed in 2018 and 2017 can apply for the improvement examination.
  • Students can choose more than one subject for improvement.
  • The application fee may increase as per the number of the subject chosen.
  • After the CBSE 2019 improvement exam result, you can prefer the latest result or improvement result.

Eligibility for CBSE Improvement Exam 2019

The students before planning on the filling of the Improvement exam are advised to go through the eligibility criteria as per described by CBSE Board. It should be noted that the candidate will be prohibited if the criteria are found not to be fulfilled by the Board.

  • To appear for CBSE Improvement Exam 2019, the student is required to be passed in the Board Exam that they appeared for. For those who failed the exam, there are different provisions for which they can go for.
  • Improvement exam is solely for the candidates who want to raise their score secured by them in the Board exam.
  • Candidate must have studied from CBSE Board.
  • If the candidate has a compartment in any subject, she/he will not be eligible to appear for the Improvement exam.
  • Candidate cannot choose any additional subject for reappearing.
  • The option of giving improvement is only for the Five main subjects.
  • Candidate can apply for improvement for anyone subject or for all the five subjects.
  • If a candidate passes the exam in 2018, she/he can appear for the exam in 2019.

CBSE Improvement Exam 2019 Dates for 10th & 12th

S.No. Exam Activities Important Dates (Tentative)
1. CBSE Improvement Exam Form 2018 Dates for Class 10 & 12 September-October  2018
2. CBSE Improvement Form 2018 Last Date for Class 10 & 12 October 2018
3. CBSE Class 10 Improvement Exam 2018 Date April- March 2019
4. CBSE 12 Improvement Exam 2018 Date April-March 2019
5. Result Declaration Date for Both Exams August 2019

Application Form for CBSE 2019 Improvement Exam

Candidates planning to appear for the improvement exam for 2019 CBSE board exam will be required to fill up the Application Form which will be made available by CBSE. The Steps of applying for the Improvement exam is provided in the points below:

  1. Visit the official website of Central Board of Secondary education i.e.
  2. Navigate for the Apply Online Link to Improvement Exam on the Home Page.
  3. Candidates will be required to enter their School name and Roll Number.
  4. Next option will be of choosing the subjects in which the candidate wants to appear for the improvement.
  5. Select the examination centre out of the given choices.
  6. Go through the filled details thoroughly and click on the submit button.
  7. Pay the Application Fee either online or Bank Challan.
  8. It is advised to get the print out of the Application form for the future reference.

Application Fee: 

  • The application fee is Rs. 200 for all candidates.
  • The application fee can be paid in online mode or via challan.

CBSE Improvement 2019 Exam Subject Wise Fees

The fee structure for opting subjects are is as follows:

The Number of Subjects  Fee (In Rs.)
Exam Fee for five Subjects under All India Scheme.
Exam Fee for Five Subjects under Delhi Scheme.
 Fee for additional six Subjects under All India Scheme.
Fee for additional six Subjects under Delhi Scheme.
Fee for the practical exam under All India Scheme.
Fee for the practical exam under Delhi Scheme.
Fee for two subjects for improvement under All India Scheme.
Fee for two subjects for improvement under Delhi Scheme.
Fee for three or more subjects for improvement under All India Scheme.
Fee for three or more subjects for improvement under Delhi Scheme.


Exam Fee for overseas Candidate for five subject 3000
Fee for additional sixth Subject for foreign candidates 1000
 Fee for Fee for the practical exam for foreign candidate 125
Fee for two subjects for improvement for foreign candidates
Fee for three or more subjects for improvement for foreign candidates

CBSE Improvement Exam 2019 Admit Card

The CBSE Improvement Exam Admit card 2019 will be made available by the examination conducting body. Candidates who have filled up the Application form for the Improvement exam will be eligible to download the Admit card by providing their Application Number of the Improvement Form. The Admit Card for the candidates who have applied for the Improvement exam will be available along with for those who will be appearing for the regular board exam. It should be noted that the admit card is an important document to be bought on the day of the exam and in its absence candidate will be prohibited from taking the exam.

CBSE Improvement Exam Result 2019

The Result of CBSE improvement Exam 2019 will be released by the CBSE on the notified date along with the result of the Board exams. Candidates who appeared will be required to provide their Roll number for finding the score. It should be noted that the marks secured in the Improvement exam will be considered as the final score and the new mark sheet will be issued with the revised scores of the subjects for which the candidate has given the exam.

Important Points Related to CBSE Improvement 2019:

Go through the points mentioned below if applying for CBSE Improvement 2019. The Applications for CBSE Improvement 2019 will be made available on the official website of CBSE in September or October 2019.

  • The forms for CBSE Improvement 2019 will be made available on the official website of CBSE. Candidates should keep themselves updated with the released information.
  • CBSE Improvement 2019 is given by the candidates for the increment of marks in their board exams.
  • The candidates applying for CBSE Improvement 2019 will be able to appear for one subject for improvement or can appear for more than one subject.
  • If the marks secured by the candidate in CBSE Improvement 2019 will be more than the secured marks, the new score will be on the mark sheet. If the Improvement marks remain less, the secured Board exam marks will remain on the mark sheet.
  •  It will be important for the candidate to go through the fee as charged for the papers applying for the Improvement.
  • Before filling CBSE Improvement Application 2019, it is advised to go through the eligibility as defined by the Board. In case the candidate is found not fulfilling the eligibility, they will not be permitted to sit for the exam.
  • Only those candidates can apply for CBSE Improvement 2019 who have passed the exam and wants to increase their score. Candidates who have failed in their board exam will not be allowed to apply for CBSE Improvement 2019.

CBSE Improvement Exam FAQ’s

So here, we have provided some FAQ’s which are mostly asked by the candidates.

Ques- If I’m giving CBSE class 12th Improvement exam in 2019 to get 75% marks in PCM. Do I have to give JEE Main in Jan 2019 or can I give it in April 2019?

Ans- If the candidate is appearing for class 12th Improvement exam in 2019, they are eligible to appear for JEE Main January 2019 as well as April 2019.

Ques – What if one wishes to improve his/her performance in Chemistry and Mathematics in class 12. Is it possible and how?

Ans – Yes, it’s possible. Candidates need to fill the CBSE Improvement Exam Form 2018 for the subjects in which they want to improve their scores. The candidates may appear privately or as regular students who want to appear for all subjects.

Ques – How many times one can appear for the Improvement examination?

Ans – Candidates have only one chance to appear for the examination in the consecutive year.

Ques – Is it possible for a candidate to appear simultaneously for CBSE Improvement as well as additional subject examination?

Ans – No, it’s not. As per the CBSE Improvement Exam Rules, the candidates can appear for examination in one or more subjects to improve their marks, but they can’t apply simultaneously for additional subject examination.

Ques – Is it compulsory to appear in all subjects in improvement exam CBSE 2018?

Ans – No, students can apply for one or more subjects as per their choices as mentioned in the CBSE improvement exam rules.

Ques – Is it compulsory to appear in theory and practical exams in the improvement examination?

Ans – If candidates have passed in practical in the main examinations, they are permitted to apply only for the theory part in CBSE class 12 Improvement Exam. And marks of practical scored in the main examination are carried forward and counted as it is.

Or if candidate have failed in practical then they have to apply for both practical and theory in the exam according to CBSE Improvement Exam Rules.

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    • There will be chances of centres being different.
      It will be clear once the official notification of CBSE Improvement is released.

    • The Application Form for Improvement hasn’t released yet.
      It will be updated in the article as soon as it is made available.

  1. Hey there can someone please tell me that does class 12 improvement form has been released or not coz around 2-3 weeks back it was available online but not now so has the date passed or what

    • No, Improvement Exam Forms hasn’t been released yet.
      They will most probably be released in the coming week of September or in October.
      Any latest notification will be updated in the article.

    • The Application Form date for CBSE Improvement of class 12th hasn’t released yet.
      The date will be updated in the article as soon as it is released.
      Keep Visiting.

    • You can give Improvement exam for the subject in which you want to increase your score. The improved marks will be valid for JEE Mains 2019 and will be beneficial at the time of the admission.

    • Hello,
      The improvement exam can be given in one or more than one subject. If you want to give JEE Mains and Advance, it is not compulsory to give Improvement exam in all the subjects but only in those in which you want to increase your marks.

  2. I have appeared in the improvement exam 2018.Can i fill the improvement form in 2019 on my previous result & roll number?
    I have passed in 2016.

    • Hey,
      No, you won’t be able to appear for 2019 Improvement exam if you have passed in 2016.
      Only Candidates who have passed in 2017 and 2018 board can appear for CBSE Improvement 2019 exam.

  3. I passed cbse exam 2018 pcb is my main subject physics chemistry I got good marks but biology not good marks it show ft but my results show passed can I attend improvement exam 2019 ..

    • Hello Neha,
      CBSE Improvement Exam is conducted for those candidates who want to increase their board exam marks.
      If you have passed in Biology but haven’t secured good marks, you ARE ElIGIBLE to give CBSE Improvement Exam 2019 to increase your score.
      And if you have failed in Biology, you WILL NOT BE ELIGIBLE to appear for CBSE Improvement Exam 2019.

  4. I passed in 2018 in all subjects. suppose I apply for 2019 improvement exam in all five subjects MATHS, physics, chemistry,english and physical education. In comparison to my 2018 scores, if I get improved in 3 subjects but get less marks in other 2 subjects(less than scores of last year in those particular subjects). The improved scores of 3 subjects will be there in new result.But which scores of other 2 subjects will they show in new result? more marks of previous year or less marks got in improvement exam?
    How will they allot me marks in all 5 subjects in my new result?
    Please help me. Please.

    • Hello Shahbaz,
      If you give Improvement exam for all 5 subjects and score more marks in 3 subjects but less marks in the other 2 subjects, in this case, your new Result will mention the increased score of the 3 subjects and your previous marks (that you scored in Board which were more than you secured in Improvement)of the other 2 subjects will be mentioned in your new result.

      Please respond if there is still confusion.

    • The exam will be conducted in March 2019 and result will most probably be released in May 2019.
      The months are tentative.
      Please keep visiting our website for the latest updates.

  5. I got 60% in 12 board ,filled the same in Jee mains 2019 (jan) form.
    I am giving CBSE improvement exams ,will my new percentage automatically updated or I should wait till april.

    • Hello Sahil,
      Your marks in JEE Main 2019 (Jan) Form will be the same that you entered at the time of form submission. There is no provision of new marks being automatically updated in the form.
      The exam of CBSE Improvement will be conducted in March 2019 and result will be declared by May 2019.
      The form of JEE Main April 2019 will be released in February 2019.

  6. I am passed 12 in 2016 and I have six subject as one is additional subject as physics, chemistry ,biology
    English, physical education and hindi but I have fail in physics and overall pass in examination so I want to take admission in MBBS for taking admission in mbbs pass in physics is compulsory then I will give the compartment of physics or give improvement in physics please tell what I will do ???

  7. I gave my boards exams in 2018. I had maths as an extra subject in class 12. I got failed in it but overall i was pass because of my other 5 subjects. I want to give maths exam so would i have to apply for Imporventment exam or for compartment exam??

    • First you will have to take the compartment exam for Maths. After qualifying in that, you can apply for Improvement exam next year.

  8. I am passed out 12th in 2016 and I have six subject in 12th but I am failed in physics I am eligible to gives improvement exam in physics

    • No, you cannot take the improvement exam now. Having passed 12th in 2016, you were allowed to take the improvement exam in 2017 or 2018 only.

  9. If i gave 6 subjects out of which i have passed 5 passing in maths bio. Physics english and PHE but failed in chemistry(which is a main sub. For PCM and CBZ)…can i still give improvement exam in all subject or i had to give only chemistry?

    • Hello,
      As per your query, if you have failed in Chemistry (which is the main subject), you will not be eligible to appear for Improvement exam for Chemistry. Improvement exam is for those subjects in which you have scored less and you want to increase your marks but you have passed in those subjects. You will be able to give the Improvement exam in one or more than one subject.

  10. is it necessary to give improvement exam for all 5 subject to fulfill JEE norms so that i can eligible to take admission in any NIT,IIT by clearing entrance examination?

    • No, it is not compulsory to take improvement exam of all 5 subjects. You can choose either 1 subject or more than 1 subject for CBSE improvement exam.