Indian School Certificate Class 12 Exam
Indian School Certificate Class 12 Exam

ISC 12th Exam 2023: Compartment Exam (Soon), Result (Out), Dates, Registration, Pattern, Syllabus

ISC Class 12 registration 2023 for compartment and improvement exams will start from June 19, 2023. The ISC Class 12 compartment exam 2023 is scheduled to be conducted likely in July 2023.
ISC Class 12 Exam 2024

ISC Class 12 Exam 2024

What's New?

The Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations (CISCE) will start the ISC class 12 registration for compartment and improvement examinations from June 19, 2023. The registration process will get over by June 23, 2023. The ISC Class 12 compartment exam dates have not been yet released by CISCE. Candidates will be able to check the dates once they are released on the official website.

ISC 12th Exam 2023: The Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations (CISCE) has published the ISC 12th result 2023 on its official website. Students who took the examination can get their results by entering their UID and Index number. Candidates who are dissatisfied with their grades may request reevaluation until May 21, 2023. Students will be charged INR 1000 per subject for reevaluation. The pass percentage for the ISC 12th result 2023 is 96.93%.

The Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations (CISCE) conducts the ISC 12th exam 2023 every year in pen and paper mode. The exam is conducted for students from Science, Commerce, and Arts streams. Students are required to choose their subject of choice in a registration form for which they want to appear for the examination. Candidates who pass the ISC 12th result 2023 will become eligible for higher education.

The ISC 12th exam has been successfully conducted for the year 2023. The result will likely release in May 2023. Students who appeared for the examination can download their results using their UID & Index number from the official website of CISCE. However, students will get their official marksheet only from the school administration after the declaration of the result.

The ISC 12th exam 2023-24 dates have not been released yet by CISCE. It is expected to be released in December 2023. Moreover, the ISC 12th admit card 2023-24 will likely release in February 2024. Candidates who are in Class XII can start their preparation by focusing on the prescribed ISC 12th syllabus 2024 and exam pattern.

ISC 12th Exam 2023

Interested students can check the highlights of the ISC 12th board exam in the table below:



Board Name

Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations (CISCE)

Official Website

Mode of Exam

Pen & Paper Mode



Registration Mode


ISC 12th Registration 2023

CISCE will start their ISC 12th registration 2023-24 tentatively in November 2023. Candidates who want to appear for the examination have to mandatorily register themselves. Students can collect the registration form from their school administration window. The registration form is need to be filled with all personal and educational details as required by the board. 

While filling out the registration form, students have to also choose the subject of their preference. Only a maximum of six subjects can be chosen by candidates. Also, they must attach their latest passport-size photograph and other required documents to the registration form. Once it is filled out properly, submit the registration form to school authorities along with the registration fee.

ISC 12th Date Sheet 2023

CISCE has not released the date sheet for the ISC 12th exam 2023-24 as of now. It will likely be released in December 2023. Candidates will be able to check the date sheet once it is released on the official website. While checking the date sheet make sure you check the correct date of your chosen subject. 

ISC 12th Admit Card 2023

CISCE releases the ISC 12th admit card at least 20-30 days before the scheduled exam date. The admit card must be mandatorily carried by the candidate to the exam centre. It must also be noted only students with a hard copy of the admit card will be allowed to take the examination. 

Once students have downloaded their admit card, they must verify all the details mentioned on it. In case there is any discrepancy on the admit card, students must report it to school authorities on an immediate basis. 

ISC 12th Exam Pattern 2023

Candidates preparing for the ISC 12th exam 2023 must have knowledge of the exam pattern. Understanding the ISC 12h exam pattern will allow candidates the exam structure, marking scheme, and types of questions asked in the examination. As per the official exam pattern released by CISCE, ISC Class 12 subjects are divided into three groups. Interested candidates can check the group-wise subjects in the table below:



Group I

English, History, Civics, Geography, Second Language (one/two)

Group II

Science (Physics, Chemistry, Biology), Mathematics, Commercial Studies, Economics, Environmental Science, A Classical Language, A Modern Foreign Language

Group III

Physical Education, Yoga, Cookery, Home Science, A Modern Foreign Language, Arts, Performing Arts, Computer Applications, Economic Applications, Commercial Applications, Fashion Designing, Technical Drawing Applications, Environmental Applications

Read More: ISC Class 12 Exam Pattern 2023

ISC 12th Syllabus 2023-24

CISCE releases the subject-wise syllabus PDFs for ISC 12th exam on its official website. Understanding syllabus is very important from an examination point of view as it helps candidates know the topics and subtopics from where questions will be asked in the examination. Interested candidates can check the syllabus for a few subjects below:




I. Drama: The Tempest - William Shakespeare

(Acts 3, 4 & 5)

II. Echoes: A Collection of ISC Short Stories

(Evergreen Publications (India) Ltd, New Delhi).

1. Fritz – Satyajit Ray

2. Quality – John Galsworthy

3. The Story of an Hour – Kate Chopin

4. The Singing Lesson – Katherine Mansfield

5. B. Wordsworth – V.S. Naipaul

III. Reverie: A Collection of ISC Poems (Evergreen

Publications (India) Ltd, New Delhi)

1. The Darkling Thrush – Thomas Hardy

2. Birches – Robert Frost

3. The Dolphins – Carol Ann Duffy

4. John Brown – Bob Dylan

5. Dover Beach – Matthew Arnold 


1. Electrostatics 

2. Current Electricity

3. Magnetic Effects of Current and Magnetism

4. Electromagnetic Induction and Alternating Currents

5. Electromagnetic Waves

6. Optics 18 Marks

7. Dual Nature of Radiation and Matter 12 Marks

8. Atoms and Nuclei

9. Electronic Devices 8 Marks

10. Communication Systems


1. Solid State

2. Solutions

3. Electrochemistry

4. Chemical Kinetics

5. Surface Chemistry

6. General Principles and Processes of Isolation of Elements

7. p -Block Elements

8. d -and f -Block Elements

9. Coordination Compounds

10. Haloalkanes and Haloarenes

11. Alcohols, Phenols and Ethers

12. Aldehydes, Ketones and Carboxylic Acids

13. Organic Compounds containing Nitrogen

14. Biomolecules

15. Polymers

16. Chemistry in Everyday Life


1. Reproduction 

2. Genetics and Evolution 

3. Biology and Human Welfare 

4. Biotechnology and its Applications 

5. Ecology and Environment


1. Relations and Functions 

2. Algebra 

3. Calculus 

4. Probability

5. Vectors 

6. Three-Dimensional Geometry 

7. Applications of Integrals

8. Application of Calculus 

9. Linear Regression 

10. Linear Programming


Section A –

1. Towards Independence and Partition: the Last Phase (1935-1947)

2. Establishment and Development of Indian Democracy (1947-1966)

3. Challenges to Indian Democracy (1964-1977)

4. Changing Face of the Indian Democracy (1977-1986)

5. India’s Foreign Policy

6. Movements for Women’s Rights 

Section B –

1. World War II

2. De-colonisation – in Asia (China) and Africa (Ghana & Kenya)

3. Cold War 1945-91 – origin, course, end and impact

4. Protest Movements

5. Middle East: Israeli-Palestine Conflict (1916-1993)


1. Physical Environment

2. Population and Human Settlements 

3. Resources of India and their Utilisation

4. Infrastructural Resources

5. Industries

6. Regional Economic Development

7. Map Work 

Political Science

Section A –

1. Forms of Government

2. Constitution 

3. Franchise and Representation

4. The Legislature 

5. The Executive

6. The Judiciary

Section B –

1. Indian Constitution

2. Fundamental Rights and Directive Principles

3. Local Self-Government

4. Democracy in India – a perspective of the challenges faced

Note: Candidates can download the ISC 12th Syllabus PDF for the subject of their choice.

Read More: ISC Class 12 Syllabus 2023

ISC 12th Question Papers 

Candidates can get a sense of how the question paper is structured by the board by practising ISC 12th sample papers and question papers. Candidates can evaluate their competencies and weaknesses by solving these sample papers and question papers from prior years. Candidates must develop a thorough study plan after determining which subjects they are proficient in and which ones they need more practise with. 

To get the most out of them, interested students should try to practise ISC 12th sample questions in an exam-like setting after downloading them as PDF files.

ISC 12th Result 2023

CISCE releases the ISC 12th result after the successful conclusion of the exam. The ISC 12th result for the academic year 2022-23 was released on May 14, 2023. Once the result is released, candidates can download it from the official website using their UID & Index Number. 

The result is released in the form of a marksheet which contains details like the name of the candidate, school name, roll number, subjects and marks scored by them, and the final status of the result. Students must verify these details and report to the school authorities in case of any error.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

When is the ISC 12th Exam 2023-24 going to be conducted?

The schedule for the ISC 12th Exam 2023-24 has not been released yet. However, it is expected to be conducted in February or March 2024.

Who can appear for the ISC 12th Exam 2023-24?

Students who have completed their 11th standard from the ISC board are eligible to appear for the ISC 12th Exam 2023-24.

What is the registration process for the ISC 12th Exam 2023?

The registration process for the ISC 12th Exam 2023 varies from school to school. Students should contact their school authorities for details on the registration process.

What is the syllabus for the ISC 12th Exam 2023?

The syllabus for the ISC 12th Exam 2023 is available on the official website of the Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations (CISCE). The syllabus has been revised by CISCE for the academic year 2023-24.

What is the exam pattern for the ISC 12th Exam 2023?

The exam pattern for ISC 12th Exam 2023 is similar to that of previous years. The exam will consist of theory papers and practical exams. The theory papers will be of 3 hours duration, and the practical exams will be conducted in the respective schools.

What is the passing criteria for the ISC 12th Exam 2023?

The passing criteria for ISC 12th Exam 2023 is 35% marks in each subject.

What are the documents required to appear for the ISC 12th Exam 2023?

Students must carry their admit card and a valid ID proof, such as an Aadhaar card, voter ID card, or passport, to the exam hall.