MSBSHSE - The Maharashtra State Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education

The Maharashtra State Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education or MSBSHSE (Marathi: महाराष्ट्र राज्य माध्यमिक आणि उच्च माध्यमिक शिक्षण मंडळ), is an autonomous and statutory body established in 1965. The board was amended in the year 1977 under the provisions of the Maharashtra Act No. 41 of 1965. The Maharashtra State Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education (MSBSHSE) is also known as Maharashtra Board or the State Board Of Maharashtra. The board conducts HSC and SSC Exams in the state of Maharashtra.


Maharashtra State Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education (MSBSHSE)

Type Formation Headquarters Official Language
State Governmental Board of Education 1st January 1966 Maharashtra, Pune English and Marathi

History of MSBSHSE

The board was established on 1st January 1966 to manage certain events concerning the secondary education in Maharashtra as Maharashtra State Secondary Education Boards. This act was revised in the year 1976. This act changed the name of Maharashtra Board to its current name, which is Maharashtra State Board Of Secondary And Higher Secondary Education.

MSBSHSE Full Form MSBSHSE: Maharashtra State Board of Secondary & Higher Secondary Education
Type State Governmental Board of School Education
Establishment Year Jan 1, 1966
Headquarters Pune, Maharashtra
Chairman, State board, Pune Dr. Shakuntala Kale
Secretary Dr. Ashok Bhosale
Address Survey No 832-A, Final Plot No. 178 &179,

Near Balchitrawani,  Behind Agharkar Research Institute,

Bhambudra, Shivajinagar, Pune-411004

Maharashtra, India

Contact Ph. No: 020-25705000


020- 25651750

020- 25705301

Functions of Maharashtra State Board

The function of MSBSHSE is implementation and formation of specific rules & regulations according to the management, which is set by Maharashtra and also the Central Board. The board is also in charge of implementing and forming the curriculum and syllabus of all the Maharashtra Board Books, exam timetable, etc. MSBSHSE also takes responsibility for fairly conducting exams, creating textbooks, etc.

The Maharashtra State Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education conducts exam twice every year. Around 14 lakh students, appear for HSC and 17 lakh appear for Maharashtra SSC Board exam conducted by MSBSHSE every year. The exams are conducted in Maharashtra by its 9 Divisional Boards located at Aurangabad, Pune, Mumbai, Kolhapur, Nasik, Latur, Amravati Ratnagiri, and Nagpur.

Every year the exams are held usually in March and October. The results are announced in June and January respectively. There are about 7000 HSC schools and 21000 SSC schools in Maharashtra.

Maharashtra Board Exam Resources

MSBSHSE Syllabus

By referring to the syllabus, students will get the exact information about what topics they should prepare first for the exams as it provides chapterwise weightage. The right syllabus will provide the right path to the students preparing for the examination, as it throws light to the concepts and topics to be taught in class.

Maharashtra State Board Textbooks 

The State Board of Maharashtra has released the revised and updated books for Classes 7 and 9, which have practically erased the History of Mughals, western countries and other prominent figures from the textbooks of Indian History. Earlier history books had chapters on the Mughal Empire and its contribution along with detailed History of the western world such as Greek Philosophy, French Revolution, the American War of Independence, etc. The content for all these topics is now reduced.

Students can also refer to the extra exam resources or study material from the links given in the table below:

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Frequently Asked Questions on Maharashtra State Board

What is the date of Maharashtra SSC Result 2019?

The Maharashtra Board SSC Result was declared in June 2019 by MSBSHSE Maharashtra board. The Maharashtra SSC Board results 2019 is available on the websites, from 8 June 2019.

Is Maharashtra Board SSC the 10th or 12th?

The Secondary School Certificate(SSC or Matriculation exam), is a public examination in countries like Bangladesh, India and Pakistan conducted by educational boards. Students of Class 10 can appear in these examinations.

What are the passing marks in the HSC exam in Maharashtra?

Students from SSC and HSC exams have to score at least 20% in their written exam and have an aggregate of 35% to pass. Earlier, it was 35% in written and oral exams

How can I check my Maharashtra Board SSC result online?

You can first go to the official website of Maharashtra Board SSC, i.e the Then you can click on the “Results” tab and select “SSC Examination Result March 2019“. For more details about Maharashtra Board SSC Results, you can check our website. The results are available online as well as via SMS.

Where do I get the PDF of the books of Maharashtra State Board?

The PDF formats of Maharashtra state board textbooks are available in clickable formats online. One such source where you can get the MSBSHSE Textbooks online is here.

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