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The candidates who are preparing for CBSE class 10 and class 12 board examinations, we have some important news for you. The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has directed all of its affiliated schools to calculate attendance of students going to appear for class 10 and class 12 board exams this year as on January 1, 2020.
CBSE in its latest notice said, "Students whose attendance will be calculated less than 75 per cent will not be allowed to appear for the exams, as per the rule".
The candidates must note that if a student has a genuine reason behind the shortage of attendance, students will have to submit the supporting documents, such as, medical reports etc, with the authorities by January 7.
According to the time table released by the board, the CBSE Board exams will begin from February 15 and the admit cards will be released only for Class 10 and Class 12 students who are eligible by all means including that of mandatory attendance.
The list of candidates with short attendance will reach regional offices and the final decision will be taken on or before January 7.
To pass the CBSE board exams, candidates need to clear both theory and practical exams separately. The candidates need to secure 33 per cent marks to pass.