CBSE Announced the Revised Date Sheet of Class 10th and 12th for Board Exams 2021

Board Exams 2021: CBSE Announced the Revised Date Sheet of Class 10th and 12th

Students are waiting for the board exams and are engaged thoroughly in the preparation. This year exam dates were shifted about three months ahead compared to the usual schedule. The reason of this delay was the disturbance caused by the Covid-19 pandemic across all academic activities and shutdown of schools for several months. After much speculations, CBSE released the schedule for the 2021 board exams of class 10th and 12th in first week of February. The date sheet declared by CBSE was clashing with few other exams including the fourth phase of JEE Mains 2021 examination and concerns were raised about it. So, the CBSE has now rescheduled the date sheet and released a revised date sheet for the 10th and 12th board examination on March 5, 2021. The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) will conduct the exams of Classes, X and XII, from 4 May to 14 June.However, it is to be noted that CBSE has not revised the full datesheet. The board has only revised the dates for a few exams.

After the outbreak of pandemic, people started working digitally. Agencies or educational institutions conducted most of the tests including competitive levels exams via online mode. Now when the condition is better and vaccination campaigns have also started across the country, CBSE has decided to organize the exams through the pen and paper mode. It will also conduct the exams in two shifts to reduce the number of exam days. Board has also said that exams of the subject which are not offered by the students in schools situated abroad, will be held in the second shift.

What are the Changes in Revised Date Sheet of CBSE Exams 2021?

What are the Changes in Revised Date Sheet of CBSE Exams 2021?

This revised date sheet includes several changes to ensure that students can attend both board exams as well as competitive exams without missing either of them. CBSE has shifted the dates for the class 12th physics and applied physics papers from May 13 to June 8. Earlier the board scheduled class 12th Geography exam on June 2 but now CBSE will conduct it on June 3. There will be no exams on May 13, 14 for Class 12 students.Besides, the dates for the History and Banking papers for class 12 have also been revised.

For class 10th, the board has postponed the date for Science examination. The board will conduct the paper on May 21. Further, the new date for the class 10 Maths examination is June 2. CBSE also rescheduled some language papers including French, German, Arabic, Sanskrit, Malayalam, Punjabi, Russian and Urdu.

Now the revised date sheets of the board examination for both the classes are from May 04 to June 14. Moreover, schools started conducting practical examinations as per the date declared by CBSE i.e March 1. The board will announce the results of the board exams by July 15.

How to Check Official Revised Date Sheet for 10th and 12th CBSE Exams?

The CBSE is the whole-sole in charge of conducting board exams for the schools affiliated with it. It also regulates other functions such as curriculum, books, marking patterns, etc. Therefore, it is wise to check the official website to get authentic information regarding any notification issued by CBSE. Students can check the new CBSE datesheet also on its website.  

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Here are the Steps to Check the CBSE Board Exams 2021 Revised Schedule for Classes 10th and 12th:

Step 1: Visit the official site of CBSE at

Step 2: Now you can see ‘Revised datesheet for Board Examination 2021’ under the ‘latest @ CBSE’ section. Click on the link of the class (class X or class XII) to check the new date sheet.

Step 3: Go through the datesheet and carefully check the date of your exams.

Step 4: You can download and can also take a print out of the document for future references.

Tips that Can Help You to Score Higher in Board Exams:

Tips that Can Help You to Score Higher in Board Exams:

Having the right attitude towards the study is very important for a child. For performing anything whether it is dance, sport or exams, we need to prepare ourselves. Exams require knowledge, skills, practice and a positive attitude. Every child possesses all these qualities but what matters is that what, when and how to use these qualities. Practice makes one perfect because it polishes the skills and qualities so that one can apply it on time to get good results. Similarly, in education, concentration, positive attitude, well planned routine and hardwork are required to achieve fruitful result. Hence, here are some tips that will surely help students in preparing themselves so that they can perform well in exams.

Time Management:

Select the right time to start preparing for the board exams. This means every student has different learning capabilities and he/she can decide the required time to start preparations according to their preferences. However, continuous revision of the lessons is the key to prepare well for the exams.  Planning out the hours of the day saves the child from last minute preparation’s stress and anxiety.

Overview of Examination Pattern:

Students must go through the question papers of previous years. This helps them to identify the important topics/ chapters for every subject paper. Once you list out some common questions, it becomes very easy to prioritize important topics and you can prepare accordingly. Also, you must check the latest examination pattern from CBSE website and prepare accordingly.

Choose Textbook Over Reference Book:

A student must focus on the prescribed textbook rather than trying to attempt all questions in a particular reference book. This is because textbook contains full explanation of the chapter. Once you understand the concept thoroughly then it will become easy for you to solve the question. So try to comprehend the content instead of memorizing it.

Do Not Neglect the Languages:

Students who are having subjects like maths, science and commerce usuallytend to focus more on all these subjects other than languages. Since marks received in all subjects are calculated together to arrive at a final score, it is important not to neglect languages.

Importance of Underlining and Highlighting in Notes:

It is really helpful for students to highlight the important keywords or lines in their notes. If they highlight the words in their notes, it will make them easier to memorize them and remember the concept.


When CBSE surprisingly announced the changed date sheet, minutes after it students lashed out at CBSE on social media platform by posting memes. It is clear that amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic the board has not being able to make a planned schedule for conducting examination. But now students have to focus on their studies more. Exam time can be a very stressful time. With so much riding on its result, it requires a lot of hard work and dedication from a student. So keep learning and all the best to all the students who will appear in the upcoming board exams.

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