In 2015, per order No. CBSE/COORD/EC-31-03/2015 the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) introduced a time limit of one year to apply for name corrections on the certificates. This included changes to student's name and father's or mother's names. As of a new order No. CBSE/Coord/AS(C)/112576 dated 10 November 2017 the limit has been extended to five years. The extension applies to future exam results as well currently pending cases that were filed with regional offices and headquarters of CBSE.