West Bengal Board (WBBSE And WBCHSE Information)

West Bengal Board is the education board in Bengal. There are two main education boards in West Bengal who look after the secondary and higher secondary education in the state. The complete details about the Bengal board are given below along with various exam materials.

West Bengal Board Overview

  • West Bengal Board Education
  • West Bengal Board Syllabus
  • West Bengal Board Books
  • WB Board Exam Pattern
  • Exam Dates and Results
  • West Bengal Board Exam Materials
    • Model / Sample Papers
    • Question Papers

About West Bengal Board Education

West Bengal education board is divided into 5 mainboards which look into different aspects of the education system in the state. The boards aim to improve the functioning of education bodies, making education policies and conducting secondary and higher secondary education in the state.

Education Boards in West Bengal:

  • West Bengal Board of Secondary Education (WBBSE)
  • West Bengal Council of Higher Secondary Education (WBCHSE)
  • West Bengal Board of Primary Education (WBBPE)
  • School Education Department, West Bengal (WBSED)
  • West Bengal Board of Madrasah Education (WBBME)

A brief introduction to each of the boards:

  • West Bengal Board of Secondary Education (WBBSE)

WBBSE is an autonomous educational body in West Bengal and the main aim of it is to conduct the secondary school level exams i.e. the class 10 exams or the Madhyamik Pariksha.

  • West Bengal Council of Higher Secondary Education (WBCHSE)

Similar to the WBBSE, the WBCHSE is also an autonomous educational body in West Bengal and the main aim of it is to conduct the Higher secondary level or Pre-university level examination i.e. the class 12 exams (also known as HS exam).

  • West Bengal Board of Primary Education (WBBPE)

The West Bengal Board of Primary Education or the WBBPE is autonomous educational authority administered by the West Bengal state government which oversees primary education in the state.

  • School Education Department, West Bengal (WBSED)

WBSED or the West Bengal School Education Department is the main educational authority responsible for implementing various educational policies of the West Bengal state government.

  • West Bengal Board of Madrasah Education (WBBME)

The West Bengal Board of Madrasah Education is administered by the state government and is mainly responsible for conducting exams for all the affiliated madrasahs throughout the state.

Know more about each of the education boards in West Bengal here:

West Bengal Board Syllabus

The West Bengal board syllabus is designed in a way to give deeper insights about various concepts to the students. Here, the syllabus for all the classes and for all the subjects are available here which can help students to get acquainted with the syllabus easily.

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 Access WBSSE Syllabus for Classes 1-5: 

Official Download Link for WBSSE Syllabus for Classes 6-10:

Official Download Link for WBCHSE Syllabus for Classes 11 and 12:

West Bengal Board Books

The School Education Department, West Bengal i.e. WBSED is responsible for making the textbooks. The textbooks are designed keeping in mind the requirement of the students and presented in an easy to understand way. Students can download the West Bengal board books from here and access the materials in offline mode also.

WB Board Exam Pattern

For class 10 exams, the subjects that are included are first and second languages (Bengali, Hindi or English), Maths, Life Sciences, Physical Science, History, Geography, and an optional subject. After Madhyamik Pariksha, students will get options to choose various Higher Secondary subjects provided they obtain a minimum of 34% in the respective subjects. In class 10 exam, each subject is of 90 marks and in 12, 100 marks are there which include objective questions short answers question, medium type questions and elaborate type questions. Check the detailed WB exam pattern here and know the exams better and prepare accordingly.

Exam Dates and Results

The West Bengal Madhyamik Pariksha or class 10 exams are generally conducted in the month of February. The exams start by 2nd week of February and end by last week of February. On the other hand, the HS exam or class 12 exams are tentatively conducted in the months of February-March. The exams start by last week February and end by 2nd week of March. Check the latest West Bengal Board exam dates here and get acquainted with the events. After the conduction of exams, the WBBSE Madhyamik Exam results and WB HS Class 12 Exam results are declared by the 1st week of June.

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West Bengal Board Exam Materials

Keep visiting BYJU’S to get more assistance for the West Bengal state board exams i.e. Madhyamik Pariksha (class 10 exams) and HS exams (class 12 exams). Also, get acquainted with all the information related to the West Bengal Boards.

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