CBSE Makes Aadhaar Number Mandatory For Class 9, 11 Registration

The Central Board of Secondary Education CBSE Makes Aadhaar Number Mandatory For Class 9, 11 Registration

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has started the online registration process for class 9 and class 11.

Moreover, CBSE has made it mandatory to use Aadhaar number for board exam registration, as reported by NDTV.

Here’s what the circular reads:

“All CBSE affiliated schools should register themselves before proceeding for online submission. They can use the password and ‘Affiliation Number’ as user ID already available with them. Newly affiliated schools should contact the concerned Regional Office of the CBSE for obtaining password.”

“Aadhaar number field provided in online system is mandatory. Wherever Aadhaar number is not available; Aadhaar enrollment number can be provided. Residents of Indian states where Aadhaar enrollment is not being done may provide Bank details in lieu of Aadhaar.”

Further, for foreign nationals, passport number must be provided; else Social Security Number/ID Number issued by that Foreign Country may be provided.
It should be noted that those registered in class 9 shall have to appear for mandatory board exam next year.

CBSE has remodeled assessment system for class 10 examination in which 80 Marks will be of theory examination and 20 marks internal assessment. There is mandatory minimum passing 33 % for theory, internal assessment separately.

Details of the scheme of studies can be found at the official website

How to register?

The online registrations for regular candidates of Class 9 and Class 11 can be done on the official website, the link for which is

CBSE might conduct Class 10, Class 12 board exam in February:

With the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) taking major steps in the re-evaluation process of class 12 board exams, the board has recently announced the decision to conduct class 10 and class 12 board examination one month early from the next year onwards.

This means, CBSE will conduct the board examination in February instead of March.

Why change in the age old practice of board?

As reported by TOI, the board has taken this step to advance the cycle of exams and related activities from 2018-19 as a part of reforms focused on “error-free evaluation.”

About CBSE:

CBSE was established in 1962. CBSE affiliates all Kendriya Vidyalayas, all Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas, private schools and most of the schools approved by the central government of India. Every year, the board conducts the class 10 and class 12 exam in the month of March.