1. The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) will hold the compartmental exams for classes 10 and 12 from September 22 onward. 2. Students need to carry their admit card to the exam hall. Along with the admit card, students need to wear a mask and a sanitiser to the exam hall due to the coronavirus pandemic. 3. Social distancing will also be followed during the exam. To hold the exams, the board has increased the number of exam centres from 575 to 1,278. 4. Students will have to wear uniforms to the exam hall. 5. Students have to obtain at least 33 per cent marks to be considered as passed. In case a student fails to secure passing marks in the compartment exam, they will not be considered as pass and will have to repeat a year.