CBSE Class 10, 12 Exams 2018: Pre-Exam Highlights
CBSE has released pre-exam highlights 2018, which specifies the number of registered candidates.

For Secondary school exam (Class X): total number of registered candidates in 2018 are 1638428 whereas, last year 1667969 candidates registered.

In Sr. school certificate exam (class XII) total number of candidates registered in 2018 are 1186306 whereas, 1098891 registered in 2017.

Other Important information related to 2018 exams can be seen in the links given below.

1. Sample Question Papers and Marking Schemes for Class X and XII have already been made available on

2. Type-1 Diabetic Candidates allowed to carry eatables Type–1 Diabetic candidate are permitted to carry eatables with them to the examination centres. Click for details: (Circular number CBSE/Coord./ASC/112567 dated 21.02.2017

3. Passing Criteria for Class X Students of 2017-18 Batch as one-time measure

4. Rules regarding Persons with Disabilities Amended rules regarding candidates with disabilities as defined in the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act 2016are available on the CBSE website. ( Additional Concessions/facilities for Candidates with Special Needs (CWSN) category are also available on CBSE website. (

The board has made appropriate arrangements with the state authorities and local police to ensure trouble free examinations throughout the country.

The Chairperson, Anita Karwal, Secretary, Anurag Tripathi, Controller of Examinations, K K Choudhury and the entire staff of CBSE extend best wishes to all the candidates for success in the forthcoming examinations.