HBSE: Haryana Board of School Education

Haryana Board of School Education (HBSE) was set up in 1969 under the Haryana Board of School Education Act, which was further amended by Haryana Act No. 2 of 1970. It is also known as Board of School Education Haryana (BSEH). BSEH is ISO 9001: 2008 organisation owned by the Department of School Education, Haryana. The Board of School Education Haryana helps to organise the Public Examinations at Middle, Matric (Secondary or High School) and Senior Secondary School(Academic & Vocational) levels annually in the state of Haryana through the affiliated schools.

Latest Notification: The Haryana Government announced its decision to postpone the Class 12 exams and cancel its Class 10 board exams 2021, due to the rising COVID-19 cases. Haryana Education Minister Kanwar Pal said that the results of Haryana Board Class 10 will be declared on the basis of the internal assessment of students. Meanwhile, the situation will be reviewed and a decision a about Class 12 Exams 2021, will be taken after 1 June 2021.

Check below for the table and details of the Board of Secondary Education Haryana. We have also mentioned the links to download its resources.

Haryana Board Name Board of School Education Haryana
Abbreviated as HBSE or BSEH
Inception November 3, 1969
Administered by State Government of Haryana
Headquarters Bhiwani, Haryana
Parent organisation Department of School Education, Haryana
HBSE (BSEH) Role Conducting Class 8, 10, and 12 Exams
Official Website http://www.bseh.org.in/

About Board of School Education, Haryana

The HBSE or the Board of School Education, Haryana is the state government administered education body of Haryana. It is responsible for conducting the Class 8, Class 10, and Class 12 exams every year for all affiliated schools in the state. Apart from conducting middle level (8th standard), matric level (10th standard) and Senior Secondary level (12th Class) exams, the Board of School Education, Haryana (BSEH) is also responsible for giving affiliations to schools, prescribing courses and syllabus, etc.

Board of Secondary Education, Haryana Details

The Board of School Education Haryana (BSEH) or the HBSE is an autonomous educational authority and is administered by the Government of Haryana. As the headquarters of the board is at Bhiwani, the board is also referred to as the Haryana Bhiwani board. The primary role of HBSE is to conduct the Class 8 (middle level), Class 10 (matric) and Class 12 (senior secondary) exams for all affiliated schools in the state.

Every year, almost 4 lakh students appear for the HBSE Secondary School Examination (SSE) i.e. class 10 exam. Nearly 2.5 lakh candidates appear for the HBSE Senior Secondary Certificate Examination (SSCE) i.e. class 12 exams. Apart from conducting these exams, the Board of Secondary Education Haryana is also responsible for providing affiliations to schools, prescribing syllabus and textbooks, declaring results, etc.

Also Check: Haryana Open School

Functions of BSEH

  • Timely affiliation of schools
  • Timely prescribing of relevant syllabi and textbooks
  • Timely conducting of examination and declaration of results as per schedule
  • Timely provision of Re-checking and Re-evaluation
  • Promoting school based assessment with the help of Continuous and Comprehensive Evaluation
  • Promoting Contact Programme Evaluation under Open Schooling, on the lines of CCE
  • Benefiting students of Open learning by providing the system of On-Demand Examination and exploring other avenues to strengthen access to those who are outside formal schooling
  • Revamping D.Ed curriculum and providing orientation to Teacher-Educators
  • Smooth conduct of eligibility test for prospective teachers
  • Motivating meritorious students and schools with suitable awards. Special provision for Girl students
  • Motivating teachers for their contribution in fair and smooth conduct of examination by instituting award
  • Exploring means and ways of promoting application of latest information and communication technology in the working of the Board

Board of School Education, Haryana Statistics for Class 10 and 12

  • Haryana Board Class 10 Statistics

The class 10 exams are generally conducted in the month of March every year and the results are declared in May. Every year, almost 3-4 lakh students appear for the SSE exam which is conducted across various test centres across the state. In general, the girls have always outperformed boys in the class 10 exams.

  • Haryana Board Class 12 Statistics

The board of secondary education, Haryana conducts the class 12 exams in the months of March to April (tentatively) every year. The results for class 12 are generally declared by the third week of May. Nearly 2 to 2.5 lakh students appear for the SSCE class 12 exams from all the streams. Even in class 12 exams, girls generally outperform boys.

Total Students Appearing for Class 10 and 12:


It can be seen that the total students who are appearing for Class 10 and 12 have reduced in 2020 when compared to 2019. The HBSE also has a good retention rate and a good number of students continue their senior (higher) secondary education after completing their secondary education.


Pass Percentage of Students in Class 10 and 12

Pass percentage

It can be seen that the pass percentage of girls are always high in both Class 10 and Class 12 exams. The overall pass percentage in the past year is decent and is slowly increasing.

HBSE Syllabus

The Haryana education board prescribes the syllabus for all affiliated schools in the state. The syllabus is designed after thorough research and brain mapping the requirements of the students. The syllabus is designed in a way that the students get introduced to all the important concepts from Maths and Science subjects to help them easily understand the higher-level topics from these streams later. Students are required to go through the HBSE syllabus properly and get acquainted with the topics that they need to study in their respective classes.

HBSE Books

One of the important roles of the BHSE is to prescribe textbooks for all the classes for the schools affiliated to the board. The textbooks are designed in a way to help students get introduced with the topics in an easy to understand way. Check out all the HBSE textbooks from here and download them to be able to access the contents offline.

HBSE Question Papers

Another important resource for the students to prepare for the board exams is the previous year and sample papers. The previous year papers will give the students an idea about the exam pattern and marking scheme of the exams. The sample papers are also prepared in the same format as the previous year paper thus helping the students to get better acquainted with the question types that can be asked in the main exams. Students get enough practice by solving these papers and they also get more confident to face the upcoming board exams.

HBSE Previous Year Papers

HBSE Class 12 Previous Year Papers

HBSE Class 10 Previous Year Papers

HBSE Sample Papers

HBSE Class 12 Sample Papers

HBSE Class 10 Sample Papers

Haryana 2020-21 NTSE Stage 1 Answer Key & Question Paper With Solutions

Students preparing for the exams can refer to the Haryana 2020-21 NTSE Stage 1 Question Paper With Answer Keys. Click on the link given to access the question paper solutions.

HBSE Exam Dates and Results

In general, the Haryana board conducts the class 10 exams in the month of March and class 12 exams in the months of March to April. The class 10 exams start by the second week of March and end by the last week of March. On the other hand, the class 12 exams start by the second week of March and end by the first week of April. The results are generally declared by the third week of May. The last year dates for exams and results of Haryana board are given below.

Haryana Board Exam and Result Dates 2018:

Exam Name Exam Dates Result Date
HBSE Class 10 Exams March 8 to March 31, 2018 May 21, 2018
HBSE Class 12 Exams March 7 to April 3, 2018 May 18, 2018

HBSE Exam Materials

Stay tuned with BYJU’S to get all the information related to Haryana board exams. Also, get complete assistance for the HBSE exams along with various preparation materials for the board exams like the hbse 12th question paper download.

Frequently Asked Questions on Haryana Board

What does BSEH stand for?

BSEH is the acronym for Board of School Education, Haryana.

When was Haryana Board Established?

Board of School Education, Haryana was established Haryana Board of School Education Act 1969 in order to effectively contribute to the Quality, Equity, Relevance and Access of school education.

How to check the results for the Haryana Board of School Education?

Students can get online to the official site to check for the results for class 10 and 12. For more step by step details, they can also access Haryana Board Results page here.

Is the Open School Certificate equivalent to the Board Certificate?

The Certificate issued under Haryana Open School is very much at par with the other corresponding certificate issued under the formal system by the Board. In fact, the students who pass out from HOS can take admission to the next higher class within Haryana as well as outside Haryana; they are also eligible for employment as per the orders issued by Haryana Government. All the Universities of Haryana have issued a circular granting equivalency to Haryana Open School Certificates.

How many days are given to apply for rechecking of answer book after the declaration of the result?

30 days are given for the purpose of application for rechecking from the date of declaration of result.

If somebody looses his/her pass certificate, can one get a Duplicate Certificate

Yes. One has to apply on prescribed form along with the prescribed fee applicable as below:
A. Rs. 500/- for getting a Duplicate Certificate on the same day by hand.
B. Rs. 300/- for getting a Duplicate Certificate by registered post within a week.
C. Rs. 200/- for getting a Duplicate Certificate by registered post in routine.
A photograph has to be attached with the application form with both the photograph and the form attested by the Principal of the School last attended.If the Duplicate Certificate is also lost then along with the above, an Affidavit has to be enclosed certifying that the Duplicate Certificate has been lost.

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