CS - Foundation Programme : Provisional Registration
What is Provisional Registration? Who can Register? Procedure
- Meaning : Under terms not final or fully worked out or agreed upon.
- Synonyms : Temporary, Interim, Conditional, Makeshift, Shortterm, Impermanent
What is Provisional Registration?
A provisional registration is a registration that is temporary and which would be
regularised on fulfilling certain conditions in the future. The registration would be
canceled if the conditions required are not met within the prescribed time limit.
Provisional Registration enables you to register for the course without having to wait for
the results of the qualifying examination.
Who can register Provisionally?
Students who have appeared or have enrolled themselves for appearing at the
examination that would enable them to be eligible for registration (if passing/getting
through the same) i.e. the 10 + 2 or equivalent examination, can register for the course
provisionally, if they are confident of getting through the said examination.
The student registering provisionally has to provide proof of having appeared or having
enrolled for the examination (a photo copy of the hall ticket).
Procedure for Provisional Registration
The procedure for registering provisionally is the same as that for Regular Registration.
The application for registration is the same as the one used for regular registration.
The difference being that, a candidates appends a copy of the examination hall ticket for
provisional registration instead of a copy of the marks sheet of the qualifying
Supplementary Candidates are those candidates who are qualifying in the qualifying
examinations during the september/october supplementary examinations.
They are treated on par with the regular candidates. A student appearing at the
qualifying exam for the first time in his/her career and the one appearing after a prior
failed attempt would have the same standing.Candidates appearing for the supplementary examinations can also register provisionally
at that time (i.e. after appearing for the supplementary examination or after getting the
hall ticket for the supplementary examination as the case may be).
Advanced Supplementary Candidates
The normal examination pattern includes the conduction of final examination during the
months of march/april/may and supplementary examinations during the months of
Some universities and boards are conducting the supplementary examinations within a
short time gap after the results of the main examinations are announced. This generally
would fall somewhere in the month of May/June/July.
Registering with the Advanced Supplementary Exam Hall Ticket
A candidates can get registered for the Executive Programme Level/Course based on the
hall ticket for the advanced supplementary examinations.
Registered with main exam hall ticket ‐ required to attend Advanced
Candidates who have registered provisionally for the courses based on the hall ticket
issued to them for the final examination in March/April/May need not register again, if
they have failed at that examination and are appearing at the advanced supplementary
If they pass the advanced supplementary examination, that would form the proof of
passing the qualifying examination.
However of the results of the advanced supplementary examinations should be out within
such time that would enable a candidate to submit the proof of passing the qualifying
examination within the maximum time limit allowed for such submission.
Failure to Submit Results of qualifying exams within time
Provisional Registration is subject to the condition that the candidate would provide the
result of the said qualifying examination within the prescribed time limit i.e. 6 months
from the date of making application for registration.
Failure to Provide Results
Failing to provide the results of the qualifying examination would result in the registration
A candidate whose registration is canceled on account of failure to submit the proof of
passing the qualifying examination will have to register afresh to pursue the course.
No consideration would be given for the coaching (oral/postal) for the course that has
already been taken up or completed.
Fee refund/adjustment on cancellation
There is no provision for refund of fees for those candidates whose provisional
registration has been cancelled.
Adjustment on Re‐Registration
There is no provision for adjustment of fees for those candidates who are reregistering
on their provisional registration being cancelled.BACK