ICSC FAQ

 

CLASS 10 FAQ:

Question 1 :

If I pass in all subjects in an ICSE examination can I give a re-exam in 3 subjects?

Answer:

A candidate may reappear in one or more subjects subsequent to obtaining a Pass Certificate in the Indian Certificate of Secondary Examinations. A Supplementary Pass Certificate will be awarded thereafter on the successful performance in subjects in which a re- appearance has been undertaken.

Question 2 :

I need to change my name in my 10th class certificate. Kindly, tell me the procedure to be followed.

Answer :

Correction of the Name / Date of Birth will be examined by the Council provided the application is made, by the school, within a period of one year of the candidate passing the ICSE Examination. If applications are made for correction of name / date of birth after a lapse of one year, they will be considered where such changes have been permitted by a Court of Law. In the event of Court of Law allowing the change of name of a candidate, the same shall be carried out by the Board after obtaining relevant documents concerning change of name published in an official gazette.

Question 3 :

I have not yet got my pass certificate for class 10th ICSE examination in which I appeared in the year 2005. What should I do?

Answer :

The School authorities may be contacted to initiate the required documentation with an application sent by the school to the Council bearing details of Name, date of birth and Index number of the year of examination.

Question 4 :

I would like to know whether a student passing his / her IXth class from one city can take admission in class Xth in another school in a new city.

Answer :

Yes, it is possible subject to certain conditions. The Principal of the admitting school should write to us seeking prior approval of transfer admission with the details and relevant documents of the case, so that we may advise accordingly. We don't directly correspond with students, parents or guardians in any matter, whatsoever it may be.

Question 5 :

Can you send me the syllabus for all subjects for ICSE 2012 and also the Rules and Regulations of the examination.

Answer :

The Council's websites www.cisce.org or www.cisce.in offers all assistance in matters relating to academic interest, and the required information may be downloaded free of cost.

Question 6 :

What are the passing criteria for the ICSE 2012 examination?

Answer:

PASS CERTIFICATES will be awarded to candidates who at one and the same examination have entered and sat for seven subjects as detailed in Chapter II, B(1) of the "Regulations & Syllabuses booklet, ICSE March 2012 Examination" and have attained the pass standard in at least five subjects which must include the subject English.

 Provided that no candidate, except as otherwise exempted by the Council, shall be awarded a Pass Certificate unless in addition to fulfilling the conditions above he / she has attained a pass grade in SUPW and Community Service as examined/assessed internally by the school. 

 STATEMENT OF MARKS will only be issued to candidates who appeared for all the entered subjects of the examination. 

 The pass marks for each subject is 35%.

Question 7 :

May I get the last ten years ICSE question papers through e-mail.

Answer:

The Council website www.cisce.org or www.cisce.in is continuously updated to provide all academic assistance to its student community, and matters relating to specimen question papers or previous years question papers may be downloaded as per given individual needs or requirements or you may order the past papers from the approved publisher whose address you will find in the ICSE Regulations and Syllabuses booklet.

Question 8 :

Could you please give me the exact scope of syllabus for the academic year 2011-12, for the subjects Mathematics, Economics, Commercial Studies and Environmental Education?

Answer:

Kindly refer to the "I.C.S.E. (Class X)" section of the Council's website www.cisce.org or www.cisce.in.

Question 9 :

Is it necessary to pass in Environmental Education for the year 2012 to pass out ICSE examination?

Answer:

English, History Civics & Geography, and Environmental Education are compulsory subjects in Group I and must be attempted, however it is mandatory to pass in the subject English along with 4 other subjects as per guidelines issued for the award of the ICSE certificate.

 

 

 


CLASS 12 FAQ:

Question 1 :

Even if I pass in all subjects can I give a re–examination for three subjects?

Answer:

Yes, You may apply and appear for a Supplementary Pass Certificate in one or more subjects offered by you in the ISC Examination. You may download the form "Form for students not attending School" for appearing as a Supplementary Candidate from the Council's website in the 'Downloads' section under ISC (Class XII) Forms. The last date for the receipt of forms is 15th September.

Question 2 :

Is there any procedure for State Board students passing Class Xth, to give Class 12th Examination privately from Council for the ISC Examinations?

Answer :

The Council does not permit private candidates to take its examinations. Only regular school candidates of ISC/ICSE examination who were not awarded pass certificates are eligible to appear for ISC/ICSE examinations in the following year as CANDIDATES NOT IN REGULAR ATTENDANCE at the school.

Question 3 :

I passed my ISC (Class XII) Examination in the year 2008. My overall percentage is 59.4 i.e. 3 marks less than 60%. I want to improve my percentage. How can I apply? Can I give improvement examination in a few subjects in the year 2012?

Answer :

You can re-appear in some of your papers to improve your grade. However the last date for entry to ISC March 2012 Examination is September 15, 2011. The Application Form for the same can be obtained from your School.

Question 4 :

I will be appearing for the supplementary examination in Physics at the ISC level. Please let me know whether I will have to take the Practical Examination.

Answer :

Yes, you have to appear for both Physics Theory and Practical Examinations.

Question 5 :

I have passed Class X Examination from CBSE/NIOS/State Board after giving the Compartment Examination, can I get admission in Class XI of ISC?

Answer :

No, you cannot get admission to Class XI of ISC. Please note that a candidate who has passed the Class X of another Examination Board by way of two examinations/compartmental examinations is not eligible for pursuing the + 2 courses of the ISC (12) Examination.

Question 6 :

I have passed my ISC (Class XII) Board Examination. I wish to improve my grades in two subjects. Can I appear from a Centre other than my Original School? Kindly inform me of the procedure for the same.

Answer:

Yes, you can appear for the ISC Examination from an Examination Centre other than your Original School. For this you will have to get the Application Form meant for the purpose forwarded by the Principal of your Original School and also obtain a No Objection certificate from the Principal of your Original School stating that the Principal has no objection to your changing of Examination Centre.

Question 7 :

I have not been awarded a Pass Certificate in my last ISC Examination. I wish to re-appear for the ISC Examination this year. Can I appear from a Centre other than my Original School? Kindly inform me of the procedure for the same.

Answer:

Yes, you can appear for the ISC Examination from an Examination Centre other than your Original School. For this you will have to get the Application Form meant for the purpose forwarded by the Principal of your Original School and also obtain a No Objection certificate from the Principal of your Original School stating that the Principal has no objection to your changing of Examination Centre.

Question 8 :

If a candidate, currently studying in Class XII (ISC – 2012 Examination) has seven subjects (English, Environmental Education and five electives, one of which is Mathematics) and wants to drop one (Mathematics), is it permissible? What is the procedure?

Answer:

Please approach the Head of your School about your request. The head will then inform the Council that you wish to drop a subject and the reason for doing so. Please note, for the ISC 2012 Examination, you have to opt for a minimum of five subjects (English and Environmental Education are to be compulsorily offered) and a maximum of seven subjects. From the ISC Examination year 2013 onwards you have to opt for a minimum of four subjects and a maximum of six subjects.

Question 9 :

I would like to inform you that my grandson took his admission this year in the Science group of your Class XI and at that time he opted for Biology as his additional subject. As he is keen in studying Computer in which he is showing considerable interest he is eager to change his additional subject from Biology to Computer. I shall be grateful if you kindly provide me with your procedures or Rules to be followed for making such change.

Answer:

Please note that as ISC is a two year course. Change of subject after the candidate has been registered, is not permitted.

Question 10 :

I am 12th passed out from CBSE 2011 with 61% marks. I want to improve my marks is there any way I can reappear for the ISC (Class XII) board Examination in 2012?

Answer:

No. As ISC is a two year course, there is no provision for admitting candidates from other Examination Boards in Class XII of ISC.

Question 11 :

I passed out I.S.C Examination in the year 2005 with Physics, Chemistry and Biology subjects. I could not clear one subject (Mathematics) & passed in the remaining five subjects (Physics, Chemistry, Biology, English, Hindi) and have also completed graduation from a recognised university. Now by anyway is it possible for me to clear the Mathematics paper.

Answer:

Yes you can appear for the ISC Examination in subject Mathematics. Please note that you will have to study the syllabus prescribed for the current academic year.

 

 

 

VERIFICATION:

Question 1 :

I passed my XIIth standard ISC Examination in the year 2011. I require my Statement of Marks and Pass Certificate to be verified. Kindly let me know the procedure and mode of payment for the same.

Answer:

Write an application to the Council for the I.S.C. Examinations stating that the documents issued by the Council are to be verified and the address where the verified documents are to be sent or to whom the letter is to be addressed, needs to be mentioned clearly. 

The photocopies of the documents (i.e. statement of marks/pass certificate), which need to be verified, are to be attached. 

A verification fee has to be paid of Rs.300/- (Rupees three Hundred only) for each document by means of a Demand Draft drawn in favour of 'The Council for the I.S.C. Examinations', payable at 'New Delhi'. 

All the above are to be sent to the Council's office address.

 

SYLLABUS:

Question 1 :

Can you send me the syllabus for all the subjects for the ISC March Examination and also the Rules and Regulations for the Examination.

Answer:

Kindly click on the "ISC (Class XII)" link on the home page to see the "Syllabus" section and find the appropriate year for which the syllabus is required. The 'Rules and Regulations for the examination" can be found on the "Notice Board" section in the home page of the Council's website.

Question 2 :

I would like to know the syllabus for Physics, Chemistry, Computer Science and Mathematics for ISC 2012. Also I would like to know what kind of calculators may be used in Examination.

Answer:

Please click on the "ISC (Class XII)" link on the home page followed by "Syllabus". Now click the appropriate year (in this case 2012) for which the syllabus is required. Regarding usage of calculator please refer "Regulations" section under "ISC (Class XII)" link.

 

ELIGIBLILITY:

Question 1 :

I have passed Class X Examinations from CBSE/NIOS/State Board can I get admission to Class XI of ISC?

Answer:

Yes, you can get admission to Class XI of ISC however, you must have passed the Class X Examination from a recognized Examination Board in five written subjects at one and the same sitting of the external examination including English (compulsory subject) and four other written subjects accepted by the Council.

 

DUPLICATE DOCUMENTS:

Question 1 :

I have lost my original mark sheet/pass certificate/migration certificate. Kindly let me know the procedure to obtain the same.

Answer:

Kindly Visit the 'Downloads' section on the Council's website and find the heading – Application form for Duplicate Documents. The instructions to be followed are also included along with the form. You may download the form and the instructions in order to apply for duplicate documents.

Question 2 :

Is one required to submit an affidavit while applying for a duplicate Statement of Marks. Also and do we need separate letter from school's Principal in case we want the duplicate Statement of Marks to be mailed to address other than that of school.

Answer:

Please go through the "Explanatory Note" in the "Application for Duplicate Documents" in the "Downloads" section from the Home page.

 

CORRECTION:

Question 1 :

(a) I need to change my name in my 10th class certificate. Kindly, tell me the procedure to be followed.
(b) Can I get my name changed in my high school marks statement and pass certificate? If yes, please tell the procedure for the same.

Answer:

Correction of the Name(s)/ Date of Birth are examined by the Council provided the application is made within a period of one year of passing the ICSE Examination. If applications are made for correction of name(s)/date of birth after a lapse of one year, they will be considered where such changes have been permitted by a Court of Law. In the event of Court of law allowing the change of name of a candidate, the same shall be carried out by the board after obtaining relevant documents concerning change of name published in an official gazette.

Question 2 :

I have completed 10th class from ICSE board in 2007. The date of birth entered in my 10th class certificate is incorrect, which needs to be corrected, as I need to apply for passport. How should I proceed?

Answer:

Please note that the Correction in the Name/Date of Birth is examined by the Council provided the application is made within a period of one year of passing the ICSE Examination. If applications are made for correction of names / date of birth after a lapse of one year, they will be considered where such changes have been permitted by a Court of Law.

Question 3 :

I have recently changed my name. I want my Class X mark sheet and pass certificate to have my new name printed on them. How should I proceed?

Answer:

Kindly note that the name of a candidate on documents issued by the Council is exactly same as it has been given on the entry/registration form submitted by the School for sending entries for ICSE (Class X) Examination. Please note that it is not possible to change the name with retrospective effect.

Question 4 :

In my 10th Class Certificate of 2006, my name has been wrongly spelt. I need to get this corrected. How should I proceed?

Answer:

Please note that the Correction in the Name/Date of Birth is examined by the Council provided the application is made within a period of one year of passing the ICSE Examination.
If applications are made for correction of names / date of birth after a lapse of one year, they will be considered where such changes have been permitted by a Court of Law. In the event of Court of Law allowing the change of name of a candidate, the same shall be carried out by the Board after obtaining relevant documents concerning change of name published in an official gazette.