About Bihar Board 12th 2020

Bihar School Examination Board (BSEB) will conduct Bihar board 12th examination for arts, commerce, and science stream between February 3 to February 13, 2020 at around 1384 test centers across the state. The complete BSEB 12th exam time table 2020 will be released in November 2019. The BSEB 12th exam will be conducted in two shifts, from 9:30 am to 12:45 pm and from 1:45 pm to 5:00 pm.  Students who are appearing for the Bihar board 12th examination should submit their online applications from June 29 to July 8, 2019. Bihar board 12th question paper has 50% objective questions for which OMR sheets are provided to students. The board has also facilitated the online submission of examination form for students. Approx 13.15 lakh students appear for the Bihar board Class 12th examination, every year.

In 2019, the Bihar board 12th result has been declared on March 30, 2019, and the overall pass percentage was 79.76%.

Exam level: Intermediate
Frequency: Once a year
Languages Arabic, English +3 More
Conducting Body: Bihar School Examination Board
Duration 3 Hours 9 Minutes

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Bihar Board 12th 2020 Important Dates

Upcoming Dates and Events

10 Jan, 2020 - 21 Jan, 2020 (Tentative)

Exam - Practicals | Mode: Offline

03 Feb, 2020 - 13 Feb, 2020 (Tentative)

Exam | Mode: Offline

30 Mar, 2020 (Tentative)

Result | Mode: Online

Past Dates and Events

18 Sep, 2019

Admit Card - Dummy Admit Card | Mode: Online

Bihar Board 12th 2020 Eligibility Criteria

Students enrolled in class 12 of a school affiliated to BSEB, having the required percentage of attendance during the current academic year are eligible to apply for Bihar intermediate exam. Students who have cleared all dues, submitted the form, paid the examination fee and whose applications are accepted by the board were able to appear for the Bihar Board 12th examinations 2020.

Bihar Board 12th 2020 Application Process

Mode of Application : Offline

Mode of Payment : Other

  • Students could collect the examination form from their respective schools and fill it. 
  • Submit the form to the school authority along with the examination fee as instructed. 
  • BSEB has also provided the facility to fill BSEB 12th examination form online through the board’s official website.
  • Private students had to contact the board to obtain the application form, pay the requisite fee and sit for the Bihar Board 12th examination 2020

Bihar Board 12th 2020 Preparation Tips

  • Cover all topics in the syllabus of the Bihar Board 12th exam 2020. Contact teachers for topics that are difficult.
  • Make a timetable that accommodates all subjects, time for self-evaluation and contains sufficient breaks in between.
  • Practice previous years’ Bihar board 12th question papers and sample papers available on the official website to improve speed and accuracy.
  • Practice answering Bihar Board 12th Model Paper.
  • Make short notes while studying and use them later when revising.
  • Group study is very effective as it will help you analyse your preparation level.
  • As per the exam pattern of Bihar board 12th, the question paper constitutes 50% multiple choice questions (MCQs), to answer which, students are provided with OMR sheets. 
  • Subjects with both theory and practical comprises 35 MCQs in theory paper. 
  • The music paper carries 30 marks, out of which 14 marks are allocated to 14 MCQs. 
  • The Vocational papers are conducted for 100 marks. Bihar intermediate 2019 is held for total of 500 marks and students have to secure 33% to clear the exam. 
  • The exam duration for each paper is 3 hours and 15 additional minutes are allotted for reading the question paper. 

Details about Bihar board 12th 2020 exam pattern is given below.

Bihar board 12th exam pattern                                                                                                                    




Theory paper     




Entrepreneurship, Computer science, Multimedia & Web Technology, Psychology, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Geography, Home Science, Agriculture, Physical             Education and yoga


70 marks




Accountancy, Business studies, Economics, Mathematics, History, Sociology, Political science, Philosophy


100 marks




English, Hindi, Sanskrit, Bengali, Bhojpuri, Maithili, Urdu and other languages


100 marks




Students should solve the sample papers and last year's papers to gather information about important topics and marking scheme. Solving the model papers also help students to check their preparedness. Students are advised to solve as many Bihar 12th model papers as they can.

Documents Required at Exam

  • Admit Card
  • School ID card

In 2019, the Bihar board 12th result has been announced on March 30, 2019. The board declared the result for each stream. Candidates have to check there Bihar board 12th result online by selecting the stream and entering their roll number in the login window. Bihar Intermediate result will display a candidate’s name, marks in practical and theory, division and qualifying status. 

Students who are not satisfied with there marks in Bihar Board 12th can apply for scrutiny in June 2020. For this, students have to submit Rs. 120 per paper. To request for verification of marks, students have to follow the below-given steps:

  • Visit the official website and click on the link for verification.
  • In the window for verification, enter roll code, roll number, and mobile number.
  • Enter other required details, upload documents and pay the verification fee.
  • Keep a copy of the application for future reference.

Qualifying Marks Trend

Year Category Cutoff
2020 General 33
OBC 33
SC 33
ST 33
2019 General 33
OBC 33
SC 33
ST 33

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