Pass criteria for CBSE Class XII?
Q: I am a student of commerce stream, class 12th. Please provide information on the pass criteria in boards?
A: A candidate has to pass in all five subjects he has chosen in his/ her stream of study to be declared Pass and get a Pass Certificate of the Board. If a candidate has taken a language as an additional subject, it can replace a language if the candidate fails in it provided the replacement language is either Hindi or English. If a candidate fails in one subject in Class XII, he/she is placed in compartment exam. A candidate is given 5 attempts to clear his/ her compartment exam failing which he/ she will be declared fail and asked to reappear for boards.