On 15 February 2020, students from grades 10 and 12, who are a part of the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), will be appearing for the board examination. Several private candidates will also be appearing for the examination and their admit cards can be downloaded from the official CBSE website.
Who is a Private Candidate?
A private candidate is one who, under the provisions of the bye-laws, is allowed to undertake and/or appear in the All India/Delhi Senior School Certificate Examination or All India/Delhi Secondary School Examination of the Board.
• A student who has been declared as FAIL at the All India Secondary Examination (Class X)
• A student who despite having finished the regular course of studies and allocated Roll Number for appearing at AISSE exam, could not appear for the Class X exam due to medical reasons, except shortage of attendance.
• A student who has passed the examination of the Board in 2019 can apply in 2020 for improving their performance in one or more subjects provided they have written those papers in March 2019.
If you are a private candidate, here’s what you need to do:
• Students who are appearing as private candidates will have to visit the official CBSE website here.
• Under ‘In Focus’ you will find a tab that reads – ‘Admit Card for Private Candidates – Main Examination 2020’
• Clicking on the tab will direct you to a new page, click on ‘Continue’
• Once done, you will have to click on ‘Admit Card’
A new page with authentication details will open up. You can look for your admit card with one of the following details:
a) Application number
b) Previous Roll number and Year
c) Candidate name
If you choose to search by their name, enter the names of your parents along with yours. Once this procedure is completed, the admit card for CBSE 2020 examination will appear on the screen
Remember to carry a printed copy to be allowed entry into the examination hall.