KSEEB: Karnataka Secondary Education Examination Board

Karnataka Secondary Education Examination Board is commonly called as KSEEB is the main education board in Karnataka. Karnataka board was established in the year 1964 and is responsible for conducting SSLC exams, PUC exams, and other state-level exams. The details that would be covered about Karnataka education board here includes the following:

Karnataka Education Board Overview:

  • About KSEEB
    • SSLC
    • PUC
  • KSEEB Syllabus
  • KSEEB Exam Pattern
    • SSLC Class 10 Exam Pattern
    • PUC Class 12 Exam Pattern
  • KSEEB Textbooks
  • KSEEB Exam Dates
    • Karnataka Board SSLC Timetable
    • Karnataka Board PUC Timetable
    • Supplementary Exam Dates
  • Karnataka Education Board Results
  • KSEEB Exam Materials
    • Model Papers
    • Question Papers
    • Exam Blueprint
    • Sample Papers
    • Preparation Tips

About KSEEB:

KSEEB is the acronym for Karnataka Secondary Education Examination Board. It was established in 1964 and is responsible for promoting quality education to the students of Karnataka. The various roles that the KSEEB overlooks include:

  • Conducting class 10 (SSLC), class 12 (PUC) and other exams
  • Executing various methodologies to improve education
  • Devising the syllabus and courses
  • Granting recognition to schools
  • Providing support and education strategies to affiliated institutes

To make the functioning of the board more efficient, the Karnataka board is divided into divisional offices with its headquarter in Bengaluru (Bangalore). The KSEEB mainly overlooks two examinations which include:

  • SSLC Class 10 Exams
  • PUC Exams for Class 12 (2nd PUC)

An overview of these two exams is discussed below. Apart from these two exams, the board also conducts supplementary exams every year.

SSLC Exam:

The SSLC stands for Secondary School Leaving Certificate. This certification is offered to those students who clear the secondary schooling level exam i.e. class 10 exam. Every year almost 8-9 lakh students appear for the KSEEB SSLC exam which is generally conducted in the month of April. An overview of the KSEEB SSLC exam is given in the following charts.

KSEEB SSLC Exam
KSEEB SSLC Exam

PUC Exam (2nd PUC)

The PUC or the Pre-University Course refers to class 11 and class 12. Class 11 is called the 1st PUC and the class 12 board exams are called 2nd PUC. The KSEEB PUC exam for class 12 is conducted every year in the month of March. The overview of Karnataka PUC-II exam is given in the charts given below. It should be noted that total students number in 2016 is an approximation.

KSEEB PUC Exam
KSEEB PUC Exam

KSEEB Syllabus

Both the syllabus of KSEEB SSLC and KSEEB PUC is decided by the Karnataka board after thorough research and brain mapping the contents. The syllabus is designed in a way to help students get acquainted with all the important topics from all the subjects. Check out the complete KSEEB syllabus for all the classes from here.

KSEEB Exam Pattern

Each of the papers in KSEEB exams carries 100 marks which students need to complete in 3 hours. Students are also given 15 minutes to go through the questions and instructions. The paper consists of MCQs and descriptive questions. Check the detailed exam pattern of SSLC and PUC exams from the following links:

  • SSLC Class 10 Exam Pattern
  • PUC Class 12 Exam Pattern

KSEEB Textbooks

The Karnataka Secondary Education Examination Board is responsible for not only devising the syllabus but also making the books. The books are designed by keeping the requirements of respective classes in mind and the topics are introduced in an easy to understand way. The KSEEB textbooks are available online and are provided for different mediums and in different languages which include English medium, Kannada medium, Hindi medium, etc.

KSEEB Exam Dates

Karnataka board releases the time-table of each of the exams i.e. SSLC, and PUC exams every year. Generally, the SSLC exam starts by last week of March and end by the first week of April. On the other hand, the PUC 2nd exams are conducted throughout March. The KSEEB also conducts supplementary exams for the students who fail to clear the board exams. The Karnataka board timetable for both the exams are provided in the following articles:

  • Karnataka Board SSLC Timetable
  • Karnataka Board PUC Timetable
  • Supplementary Exam Dates

Karnataka Education Board Results:

The results for both class 10 and class 12 are released by the KSEEB on the official website. The results are generally released in the month of July. The results can be checked from the official result website of Karnataka education board i.e. “karresults.nic.in”. In this website, the results of all the exams, including SSLC, PUC, and supplementary exams are available and can be downloaded.

KSEEB Exam Materials

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

Stay tuned with BYJU’S to get complete information about Karnataka board exams. Also, get additional assistance for the exams along with various preparation materials for Karnataka board SSLC exam, and PUC exam.


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