Class 12 is indeed one of the toughest academic junctures in a student's life as they are required to prepare for various competitive exams while simultaneously preparing for the board exam. As a result, a few of them succumb to the pressure and fail to clear class 12 board exam.
If you have not been able to clear class 12 board examination in a single attempt, CBSE offers you a golden chance to sit for the exam again and clear it, in the form of compartment exam. However, prior to starting the preparation of the compartment exam, you should give a boost to your confidence. The first thing you need to remember is failing in the board exam is not the end of your world. Keep disappointment at bay and give a fresh start to your preparation.
Before moving to the preparation strategy of class 12 compartment exam, let us know the important guidelines to be followed when you are appearing for class 12 compartment exam.
Important Guidelines regarding Class 12 Compartment Exam
Compartment exams provide a chance to those who have failed to clear any of the exams of class 12 board examination without having to repeat studying in class 12 for the second time. Every candidate gets 3 chances to clear the exam. Following are some of the rules pertaining to the compartment exam for class 12:
1. A candidate failing in any one subject in class 12 is eligible for the compartment exam, provided he/she passes in all the subjects of internal assessment. They can either enroll for the exams as private candidates or as LOC (List of Candidates), which is submitted by the school authorities.
2. The candidate who does not appear for the compartment exam or fail in one or all the exams is considered to have failed the exam. He/she has to reappear in all the subjects in the subsequent board examination.
3. For those subjects involving theory as well as practical, those who have passed in the practical exam but failed in theory will have to appear for the compartment exam of only the theory. In this case, the previous practical marks will be carried forward.
4. However, if you have failed only in the practical exam but passed in theory, you will have to appear for the compartment exam of practical as well as theory, even though you have already cleared the practical exam.