Bihar Board 12th: Bihar School Examination Board (BSEB) conducts the Class 12th examination for all the three streams - Arts, Commerce and Science stream in Bihar. in 2018, the Bihar Board 12th was conducted from February 6 to 16, 2018. Over 11 lakh students have appeared for the Bihar Board Class 12 examination. The exam was held at around 1384 centres across the state. The result of Bihar Board is likely to be declared in the first week of May. The Board announces the result of all the stream separately. Last year, the overall pass percentage in Science and Commerce stream was 30.11 and 37.13 respectively. The pass percentage in Arts stream was 73.76. This year, the board has changed exam pattern. The question paper had 50% objective questions. For answering objective type questions, OMR sheets were provided to students. The online submission of application form was available from July 26 to August 5, 2018. The fee was accepted from August 6 to 11. The board releases the admit card in January. For more details on Bihar Board 12th date-sheet, result, verification of marks, grading system, eligibility and application form, read this article below.
Bihar Board 12th – Overview
Name of the exam
Bihar Board 12th
Bihar School Examination Board (BSEB)
Mode of Exam
Pen and Paper
3 hours (Additional 15 minutes is given to candidates)
February 6 to 16, 2018
Practical exam date
March 11 to 21, 2018
last week of April or first week of May
Bihar Board 12th Datesheet
BSEB releases the datesheet for Intermediate examination in October. In 2018, the board conducted the exam in two shifts – morning (9.45 am to 1 pm) and afternoon (1.45 to 5 pm). Bihar Board 12th datesheet is given in the table below. Candidates can also find the date pertaining to the declaration of Bihar Board Intermediate result.
Bihar Board 12th timetable
Bihar Board 12th examination
February 6 to 16, 2018
Practical examination held on
March 11 to 21, 2018
Declaration of Bihar Board 12th result
first week of May
The result of Bihar Board 12th is likely to be announced in the first week of May. The board announces the result separately for all the streams. Candidates have to check their result online by submitting details like roll code and roll number/name. Bihar Board Intermediate result displays the marks secured by candidates in practical and theory, division and qualifying status. Students can access their access their result through SMS also. The compartmental exam will be conducted in July for students who fails to clear not more than two subjects in the intermediate exam. The result of the compartmental exam will be declared in August.
How to check Bihar Board 12th result 2018?
The steps to check Bihar Board result are given below:
Step 1: Click on the link to be provided on this page
Step 2: Candidates have to enter roll code and roll number/name.
Step 3: Click on ‘Submit’ button to enter details
Step 4: The result will be displayed on the screen
Step 5: Download and take printout
What is included in Bihar Board 12th result 2018?
Candidates can check the following details in result.
Roll code and number
Details of mark
Bihar Board 12th – Verification of Marks
The application process for scrutiny of Class 12 result will begin in June. Students who are not satisfied with their result can apply for scrutiny of their answer sheets. For verification of marks, students have to submit Rs 120. The process of verification of marks is explained below.
How to apply for verification of marks?
Candidates have to visit the official website
Enter their roll code, roll number and mobile number
They are required to enter necessary details, upload documents and pay the fee
Candidates should keep a copy of their application
Bihar Board 12th Exam Pattern
BSEB has revised the exam pattern of Bihar Board 12th. According to the new exam pattern, the exam papers constitute 50% objective questions. Candidates are provided with OMR sheet for answering the objective type questions. Subjects like Accountancy, Mathematics, Business Studies, Economics, History, Political Science, Philosophy and Sociology carries total 100 marks with 50 Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs). These questions carries 1 mark each. The language papers – Hindi, English, Sanskrit, Maithili, Bhojpuri, Magahi, Urdu, Persian, Arabic and Bengali carries 50 MCQs of 1 mark. These papers carry total 50 marks. Language exam of Pali and Prakrit Bhasha and its history are held for 100 marks. There are total 50 MCQs of 1 mark each. Subjects that involving both theory and practical consists of 35 MCQs in theory paper. For subjects like Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Computer Science, Physical Education, Geography, Home Science, Physical Education, Geography and Home Science the theory paper is held for 70 marks. There are 35 objective type questions carrying 35 marks, each question is for 1 mark. The music paper carries 30 marks, out of whoch 14 marks is allocated to 14 MCQs of 1 mark. The Vocational papers are conducted for 100 marks. These papers consists of 50 MCQs of 1 mark. The total marks of the exam is for 500 marks, students have to secure 33% to qualify. The exam is held for 3 hours duration, 15 minutes additional is given for reading the question paper. The detailed Bihar Board 12th exam pattern is given below.
Detailed Bihar Board 12th Exam Pattern
Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Entrepreneurship, Psychology, Geography, Home Science, Agriculture, Computer Science, Multimedia & Web Technology, Yoga & Physical Education
Mathematics, Accountancy, Business Studies, Economics, History, Political Science, Philosophy, Sociology
Hindi, English, Sanskrit, Urdu, Bengali, Bhojpuri, Maithili and other language
Bihar Board 12th Application Form
The application form of Bihar Board 12th is released in December. In 2018, the application form was available December 3 to 9. The application form will be available for both private and regular candidates. Students have to pay the registration fee for Bihar Intermediate examination. The procedure to fill the application form is explained below.
How to fill Bihar Board 12th application form?
Visit the official website
In the home page, click on ‘Registration Details for Intermediate’
Fill the required details in the application form
Attach the passport size photograph
Pay the registration fees
Submit the application form
Bihar Board 12th Application Fees
Regular and Private category students examination application fee
Migration certificate letter fee
Commercial practical examination fee
BSEB is established for organising and conducting an examination at the end of the Secondary School stage. Every year the Board conducts Annual Secondary School Examination in the month of February/March and Supplementary School Examination in the month of August/September on the basis of course/syllabus as prescribed by the state government. Besides secondary school examination, the board also conducts departmental examination like Diploma in Physical Education, Certificate in Physical Education and Teachers Training Examination annually.