BSEB: Bihar School Examination Board

BSEB or the Bihar School Examination Board is the main education board in the state of Bihar. The Bihar board is responsible for conducting the class 10 (Matric) and class 12 (Inter) exams every year within the state for all the schools affiliated to BSEB.

BSEB Table of Contents:

  • BSEB Overview
    • Class 10 Exam (Matric)
    • Class 12 Exam (Intermediate)
  • Bihar Board Syllabus
  • Bihar Board Exam Pattern
    • Class 10 Exam Pattern
    • Class 12 Exam Pattern
  • BSEB Textbooks
  • Bihar Board Exam Dates
    • Class 10 Exam Dates
    • Class 12 Exam Dates
  • Bihar Board Online Results
  • Bihar Board Examination Materials
    • Model Papers
    • Question Papers
    • Exam Blueprint
    • Sample Papers
    • Preparation Tips

BSEB Overview

The Bihar School Examination Board (BSEB) is an autonomous body under the state education department of Bihar. It is a statutory body under section 3 of Bihar School Examination Act – 1952 and functions under the Bihar Government. The main function of Bihar education board is to conduct the Matric exams (i.e. class 10 exams) and Intermediate exams (i.e. class 12 exams) every year for all the affiliated schools.

Apart from conducting class 10 and 12 exams, BSEB also has various other roles. It was set up with the aim to improve the quality of education in the state. Some of the main functions that the Bihar board oversees are;

  • Conducting matric and inter exams
  • Conducting other departmental exams like Diploma in Physical Education, TET, etc.
  • Prescribing various courses of study, syllabus, and books
  • Carrying out duties which are stated in the Bihar School Examination Act

Bihar Board Matric Exams

The BSEB class 10 exams i.e. matric exams are conducted by the BSEB every year in the month of February (tentatively) every year and the results are generally out by June. Almost 16 to 17 lakh students take the exam every year and the pass percentage has seen a rise in recent years. The Bihar board also conducts the supplementary exams for the students who fail to clear the class 10 exams.

Bihar Board Intermediate Exams

The Bihar board also conducts the BSEB class 12 exam i.e. inter exams for the affiliated schools across the state. The class 12 exams are generally conducted in the month of February and the results are declared tentatively by June. Just like the class 10 supplementary exams, the BSEB also conducts the class 12 supplementary exams for all the three streams which include science, arts, and commerce.

Bihar Board Pass Percentage Details for Class 10 and Class 12 Exams:

Bihar Board Pass Percentage Details for Class 10 and Class 12 Exams

Bihar Board Syllabus

The BSEB syllabus for all the classes is prescribed by the State Government of Bihar. The subjects in class 10 include Science (Physics, Chemistry, Biology), Maths, Social Science (History, Political Science, Geography, Economics), and English. After class 10, students get options to choose either Science stream, Commerce stream, or Arts stream. The syllabus of all the subjects are streams are decided by the board and Government.

The syllabus for both secondary classes and senior secondary classes are designed strategically by thorough research and implementing brain mapping methodologies. The complete BSEB syllabus for all the classes is provided here which students can go through and get acquainted with the topics that they need to study in the respective classes.

BSEB Exam Pattern

For both the matric and inter exams, the pattern is decided by the Bihar School Examination Board. In the exams, each paper will have 50% objective type questions which consist of 1 mark each. The students are also provided with OMR sheets for the 1 mark MCQs. The papers will also onsist of descriptive type questions. Apart from that, there are subjects which have the provision of practicals which hold the weighatge of 30 practicals + 70 written. Check the latest Bihar board exam pattern here and get completely acquainted with it.

BSEB Textbooks

Students of BSEB have the provision to download all the Bihar state books and refer to them according to their own convenience in offline mode. The Bihar State Text Book Publishing Corporation Ltd. is dedicated to providing online books. Students can also download Bihar board books from BYJU’S and start their preparation instantly.

Bihar Board Exam Dates

Bihar board exam or Bihar board pariksha for class 10 and 12 are generally conducted in the month of February across various test centers in the state. All the students from the affiliated schools take up the matric and inter exams every year to continue with their higher education. Students can check the BSEB exam dates here and prepare for their board exams accordingly.

Bihar Board Online Results

After the commencement of matric and intermediate exams, BSEB declares the results on their official portal. The results for class 10 and 12 are generally declared by June and the notification for supplementary exams are out thereafter. The supplementary exams are conducted every year for the students who fail to clear the board exams.

Bihar Board Examination Materials

Exam Blueprint Sample Papers
Previous Year Question Papers Model Papers
Preparation Tips for Class 10 Preparation Tips for Class 12

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