How to Change your Name in CBSE Mark sheet or Certificate

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August 19, 2016
By Advocate Chikirsha Mohanty



It is possible to get your name and surname corrected and changed in your CBSE Marksheet and/or Certificate. 

Changes in your Name: If you want to make changes in your Name or Surname in your 10th or 12th Mark sheet or any other Certificate, you can apply for Change in your Name.

Corrections in your Name:  If you think there has been a spelling or typing mistake in your Name in any of your Certificate or Mark sheet in your 10th or 12th Mark sheet or any other Certificate, you can apply for Correction in your Name.

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How to apply / Procedure for applying for Change in Name/Correction in Name:

There is an easy procedure for getting one's name changed or corrected in their marksheet or certificate. It merely involves 4 simple steps. These have been explained below. 

 

1. Downloading of the Application Form

You first need to download & print the Application that can be accessed from the url given below and thereafter take a printout of the application form. The url for the application form is http://cbse.nic.in/faq/dupform.pdf

2. Filling of the Form

The second step requires you to read the instructions given at the bottom of the Application Form and fill up all the details in the form carefully.

3. Submission of Documents

There are certain documents required to be submitted in order to make corrections or changes in your name as given in the Admission form(s) filled in by the parents at the time of admission. These documents include the School Leaving Certificate, Admission documents, etc. 

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4. Submission of Fee

Some fee is required to be paid in order to get the corrections/changes. The fee varies according to whether the name to be corrected is yours or that of your parents or whether it is a migration certificate or provisional certificate, etc. Given below is the breakup of different fees depending upon the varied documents and changes:

  • Fee for Name Correction in Mark sheet/Certificate – Rs.1000 (Fee of Mark sheet/Certificate Included)
     

  • Fee for Change in Candidate’s Mother’s Name/Father’s Name/Guardian’s Name – Rs.1000 + Actual Cost of the Document
     

  • Cost of a Migration Certificate - Rs. 250
     

  • Cost of Provisional Certificate - Rs 200


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Documents / Materials Required for making Changes in your Name

Applications regarding change in name/surname will be considered where such changes have been permitted by a Court of Law and notified in a Government Gazette. In the event of Court of Judicature 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. The documents that may be required have been given below:
 

  • The School Leaving Certificate of the previous school submitted by the parents of the candidate at the time of admission.
     

  • Portion of the page of admission and withdrawal register of the school where the entry has been made in respect of the candidate.
     

  • The Board may affect necessary corrections after verification of the Original records of the school and on payment of the prescribed fee. 



 

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