UPMSP: Uttar Pradesh Madhyamik Shiksha Parishad

The UPMSP or the Uttar Pradesh Madhyamik Shiksha Parishad (माध्यमिक शिक्षा परिषद, उत्तर प्रदेश) is an educational board is the state of Uttar Pradesh. The UP board is also called as Board of High School and Intermediate Education Uttar Pradesh (BHSIEUP) and is responsible for conducting class 10 (secondary) and class 12 (intermediate) exams every year.

UP Board Overview:

UP Board Official Name UPMSP
UPMSP Full Form Uttar Pradesh Madhyamik Shiksha Parishad
UP Board Full Form in Hindi माध्यमिक शिक्षा परिषद, उत्तर प्रदेश
UP Board Name in English BHSIEUP (Board of High School and Intermediate Education Uttar Pradesh)
UPMSP (BHSIEUP) Role Conducting Class 10 and Class 12 Exams
Headquarters Allahabad (Prayagraj), Uttar Pradesh
Inception 1921
Parent organisation Department of Education, Uttar Pradesh
Official Website https://upmsp.edu.in

About UPMSP

The Uttar Pradesh Madhyamik Shiksha Parishad (UPMSP) is an UP government administered educational authority which is responsible for conducting Standard 10 exams (or secondary school level exams) and Standard 12 exams (or inter-college level exam) for all the schools affiliated to it. In UP board is referred to as the Board of High School and Intermediate Education Uttar Pradesh (BHSIEUP) and is the largest education board in Asia in terms of the total number of students.

Class 12 and class 10 pariksha are conducted every year in different test centres all throughout the state. Almost 35 lakh students appear for the UP High School (10th) exams and almost 30 lakh students appear for the Uttar Pradesh 12th exams. Apart from conducting class 10 and 12 exams, the UPMSP is also responsible for granting recognition to schools and prescribing courses and textbooks for the affiliated schools.

UPMSP Statistics for Class 10 and 12

  • UP Board Class 10 Statistics

For the UPMSP class 10 exams, almost 35 lakh students appear every year which is one of the highest in India. The pass percentage of the standard 10 exams has remained steady, while the total students appearing are increasing slowly. A statistical overview of the Uttar Pradesh board class 10th pariksha is given below.

UPMSP Statistics for Class 10 and 12

It can be seen that the total students appearing for class 12 exams are gradually increasing and was the highest in 2016 when the total students were 3.7 million.

UPMSP Statistics for Class 10 and 12

From the chart, it can be seen that the overall pass percentage was the best in 2015. Overall, a good number of students pass the class 10 exams and the pass percentage of both boys and girls had remained steady over the years.

  • UP Board Class 12 Statistics

Every year, nearly 30 lakh students appear for the class 12 pariksha which is conducted by the UPMSP. A statistical overview of the total number of students and the pass percentage details of boys and girls are given below.

UPMSP Statistics for Class 10 and 12

From the chart, it is clear that the number of total students was highest in 2014 while it saw a steep decline in 2017. After that, in 2018, the number increased and reached almost 3 million. Overall, approximately 28 to 29 lakh students appear for the UPMSP class 12 exam which is one of the highest in the country.

UPMSP Statistics for Class 10 and 12

The overall pass percentage was the highest in 2016 and the pass percentage of both girls and boys were also the highest then. It can also be said that the pass percentage of both boys and girls are near and in recent years, girls have outperformed boys.

UPMSP Syllabus and Books

Since 2018, the Secondary Education Council of the Uttar Pradesh board has decided to use NCERT books to go in line with the CBSE board. The books for all the classes and subjects were changed and the curriculum has been updated.

Now, almost all the schools affiliated to the Uttar Pradesh Madhyamik Shiksha Parishad follows the NCERT Curriculum and books. Click the following links to get the UP board syllabus and UP board NCERT books.

Students can check the syllabus and books for UP board online or can download them for free and access the contents in offline mode.

UP Board Exam Pattern

In the class 10 pariksha of Board of High School and Intermediate Education Uttar Pradesh (BHSIEUP), there are 5 compulsory subjects which include Science, Maths, English, Hindi, and Social Science. In the intermediate class 12 exam, students are offered courses according to their choice.

In both the class 10th and class 12th exam of UP board, the question pattern includes MCQ type questions, very short answer questions, short answer questions and long answer questions. It is important to check the latest UP board exam pattern to get completely acquainted with the exam and develop exam-taking strategies.

UP Board Exam Dates

The UPMSP Madhyamik Pariksha or the class 10 exam and the UPMSP class 12 inter exam are both conducted in the month of February. Generally, the class 10 exams are conducted over a period of two weeks while the class 12 exams are conducted over a period of 5 weeks.

UP Board Results

A month after the commencement of class 10 and 12 exams, the UPMSP declares the results online. The results of both class 10 and 12 are generally declared by the end of April. The exam and result dates of UP board exam for 2018 are given below.

UPMSP Exam and Result Date 2018:

Exam Name Exam Dates Result Date
UP Board Class 10 Exam 2018 February 6 to February 22, 2018 April 29, 2018
UP Board Class 12 Exam 2018 February 6 to March 12, 2018 April 29, 2018

UPMSP Exam Materials

Exam Blueprint Last 5 Year Question Papers
Previous Year Question Papers Model Papers
Preparation Tips for Class 10 Preparation Tips for Class 12

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