JAC: Jharkhand Academic Council

Jharkhand Academic Council (JAC) is the autonomous education board in the state of Jharkhand which is mainly responsible for conducting Matric (class 10) and Intermediate (class 12) exams every year. The Jharkhand board of JAC is administered by the State Government of Jharkhand and thrives to improve the quality of education in the state.

Jharkhand Board Overview

Jharkhand Education Board Name Jharkhand Academic Council
Abbreviated as JAC
Role of JAC Conduct class 10 and 12 exams, prescribing courses, etc.
Inception December 26, 2003
Headquarters Ranchi, Jharkhand
Official Website https://jac.nic.in/

JAC Details

The JAC or the Jharkhand Academic Council is the main educational board of Jharkhand which is responsible for conducting secondary or class 10 exams and intermediate or class 12 exams. Apart from conducting exams, the JAC is also responsible for prescribing courses, syllabus and books for all the schools affiliated with the Jharkhand board. Also, giving recognition to the schools is also one of the functions of the JAC.

The JAC matric exams and the JAC intermediate exams are conducted in the months of February and March while the results are declared by June. Almost 4.5 lakh students appear for the class 10 exams while 3.2 lakh students appear for the class 12 exams every year.

Statistical Overview of JAC Matric and Intermediate Exams

  • Total Number of Students Appearing For Class 10 and 12
  • Total Number of Students Appearing For Class 10 and 12

  • Pass Percentage in JAC Matric and Intermediate Exams
  • Pass Percentage in JAC Matric and Intermediate Exams

From the chart, it can be seen that the pass percentage of class 10 has remained stable over the past few years while in class 12, the arts students have outperformed science and commerce students according to the total pass percentage.

JAC Syllabus and Books

The Jharkhand board is also responsible for prescribing the syllabus and books for the students studying in the JAC affiliated schools. The syllabus of JAC is designed keeping in mind of the industry requirements with a global approach. The books are also designed in a way to help the students get introduced to the different important concepts in an easy to understand way. Check out the syllabus and books of Jharkhand board below:

JAC Exam Routine (Dates) and Results

The Jharkhand board generally conducts class 10 (matric) exams and class 12 (intermediate) exams in the month of February. The exams start by the third week of February and end by second week March. The results of both the class 10 and class 12 exams are declared in the month of June.

JAC Exam 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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