How to get my Name and Date of Birth changed in CBSE Certificate?

This is the general problem with thousands of students ( in CBSE Schools ) who run from pillar to post to get their names, their parents’ name and date of birth rectified. There is a relief for them that the information regarding their names and date of birth can be changed. But for that there are some guidance which needs to be followed.

The students can get their names changed while studying in 9th, 10th, 10+1 and 10+2 classes and even after the 12th classes ( within a period of ten years from the date of issuance of first document).

Steps with documents required for getting the name and DOB changed in CBSE Certificate ?

  1. First of all the student ( not minor ) or father or mother or any guardian will file a written request which must be forwarded by the HOI. The Written Request must be supported by the following documents –
  2. Original copy of two newspapers National Daily ( Hindi or English or in a Vernacular Language ) containing advertisement for desire to make the changes.
  3. Original Affidavit sworn before the Magistrate or SDM or Executive
  4. Original Copy of publication in the Government Gazette
  5. Payment of the Prescribed Fee for the purpose
  6. Original Copy of the Admission Form by the parents with the changes desired and attested by the HOI.
  7. Original Copy of SLC of the previous school submitted by the parent or the candidate at the time of admission and must be updated with the desired changes.
  8. Original Copy of the page of admission and the withdrawal register of the school with the updation and attested by the HOI.
  9. All these documents are required as per CBSE bye-laws 69.2 ( iii ).

Check Revised Rules for getting names and DOB Changed

Note – The said request shall be entertained by CBSE only within one year of the date of declaration of result. No correspondence to the candidate shall be made afterwards.

You can download Applications for getting your Name , Parents’ Name and Date of Birth changed from here.

  • HOI stands for Head of Institution
Updated: October 7, 2015 — 6:24 pm

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