About HPBOSE 10th 2020

Himachal Pradesh Board of School Education, Dharamshala conducts HPBOSE 10th exams every year across the state. It is a state-level examination comprising various subjects including English literature, Mathematics, Science & Technology, Social Science, Agriculture etc. 

  • HPBOSE 10th Time table 2020 has been released on December 16, 2019, for Class 10 Students.
  • Himachal Pradesh Board 10th exams 2020 will be commenced from March 6 to March 20, 2020.
  • The duration of each paper will be 03 hours.
  • Students are advised to complete the entire HP Board 10th syllabus 2020 before appearing in the exams.
  • HPBOSE 10th result 2020 will be declared online in the last week of April 2020. In 2019, the result was declared on April 29.
  • Students will be able to collect their mark sheets from their respective schools one week after the declaration of result.
  • HP Board will announce the class 10 result for re-evaluation and compartment in the first week of January 2020. Last year, the result was declared on July 2 and 1, 2019 respectively

HPBOSE 10th 2020 Highlights

Full Exam Name Himachal Pradesh Board of Secondary Education 10th Examination
Short Exam Name HPBOSE 10th
Conducting Body Himachal Pradesh Board of School Education
Frequency of Conduct Once a year
Exam Level Matriculate
Languages English
Mode of Application Offline
Application Fee (General) 500 Rs [Offline]
Mode of Exam Offline
Exam Duration 3 Hours

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HPBOSE 10th 2020 Important Dates

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Upcoming Dates and Events

22 Feb, 2020 - 29 Feb, 2020

Exam - Practicals | Mode: Offline

05 Mar, 2020

Exam - Sanskrit/ Urdu/ Punjabi/ Tamil/ Telugu | Mode: Offline

07 Mar, 2020

Exam - English | Mode: Offline

09 Mar, 2020

Exam - Hindi | Mode: Offline

12 Mar, 2020

Exam - Mathematics | Mode: Offline

13 Mar, 2020

Exam - Financial Literacy | Mode: Offline

14 Mar, 2020

Exam - Arts-A(Scale and Geometry), Vocal Music, Instrumental Music, Home Science, Commerce (Elements of business/ Elements of bookkeeping and accountancy/Type-writing, English or Hindi), Economics, Computer Science, Automobiles (NSQF), Security (NSQF), Retail (N | Mode: Offline

17 Mar, 2020

Exam - Social Science | Mode: Offline

19 Mar, 2020

Exam - Science and Technology | Mode: Offline

26 Apr, 2020 - 30 Apr, 2020 (Tentative)

Result | Mode: Online

HPBOSE 10th 2020 Eligibility Criteria

Students should satisfy the given eligibility criteria of HPBOSE 10th exams 2020. The eligibility includes:

  • Students must have passed the Middle Standard Examination an equivalent exam from a recognized Board/University


  •  He/ she must have passed class VIII exams or Elementary Education Completion Certificate under “The Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education Act, 2009”, issued by the Education Department of a State Government /Union Territory.

Students must have completed regular studies and passed the class 9th exams from an HP Board recognized institution/ school.

Students placed under compartment in HPBOSE 10th or equivalent exam of any recognized Board / University can take appear for HPBOSE 10th exams 2020 if he opts for appearing in all subjects.

HPBOSE 10th 2020 Application Process

Mode of Application : Offline

Mode of Payment : Other

  • Students who satisfy the above eligibility norms can apply for HPBOSE 10th exams 2020 through their schools. 
  • Schools will send the filled HPBOSE 10th application forms of all Class 10 students to the Himachal Pradesh Board of School Education before the last date.
  • Along with the application forms, students need to pay an examination fee of Rs 500/-.

Application Fees

Category Quota Mode Gender Amount
ST, SC, General, OBC Offline Female, Male ₹ 500

HPBOSE 10th 2020 Syllabus


English: Unit 01
English: Unit 02
English: Unit 03
English: Unit 04
Text books



Mathematics: Unit 01
Number systems
Mathematics: Unit 02
Mathematics: Unit 03
Mathematics: Unit 04
Coordinate geometry
Mathematics: Unit 05
Mathematics: Unit 06
Mathematics: Unit 07
Statistics and probability

Science and technology+

Science and technology: Unit 01
Chemical substances (Nature and Behavior)
Science and technology: Unit 02
The world of the living
Science and technology: Unit 03
How things work
Science and technology: Unit 04
Natural resources

Social science+

Social science: Unit 01
India and the contemporary world-II
Social science: Unit 02
India-resources and their development
Social science: Unit 03
Democratic politics II
Social science: Unit 04
Understanding economics-II
Social science: Unit 05
Disaster management



Urdu: Unit 01
Text book (prose and poetry)
Urdu: Unit 02
Grammar and composition


Tamil: Unit 01
Course content
Tamil: Unit 02
Tamil: Unit 03
Tamil: Unit 04
Tamil: Unit 05
Essay writing
Tamil: Unit 06
Letters and application


Telugu: Unit 01
Telugu: Unit 02
Telugu: Unit 03
Telugu: Unit 04
Text book
Telugu: Unit 05



Art: Unit 01
Art (drawing, painting and applied arts)


Music: Unit 01
Basic Knowledge of the structure and tuning of instruments
Music: Unit 02
Knowledge of the notation system laid down by Pt. Vishnu Digamber Paluskar and Pt. V,N. Bhatkhande.
Music: Unit 03
Vadi, Samvadi, Anuvadi, Vivdi, Alap
Music: Unit 04
Brief description of Natya Shastra, Sangeet Ratnakar


Commerce: Unit 01
Elements of business
Commerce: Unit 02
Elements of book keeping and accountancy
Commerce: Unit 03
Typewriting-english or hindi

Home science+

Home science: Unit 01
Food, nutrition and cookery
Home science: Unit 02
Textiles, and needlework
Home science: Unit 03
Home management and decoration
Home science: Unit 04
Home nursing and child development

Home Science(Old)+

Home Science(Old): Unit 01
Home Science(Old): Unit 02
Laundry and needle work
Home Science(Old): Unit 03
Home management
Home Science(Old): Unit 04
Home nursing and child development

Computer science+

Computer science: Unit 01
Digital literacy (advanced)
Computer science: Unit 02
Digital documentation (advanced)
Computer science: Unit 03
Digital data tabulation-spreadsheet (advanced)
Computer science: Unit 04
Digital presentation (advanced)


HPBOSE 10th 2020 Preparation Tips

In order to comprehensively prepare for HPBOSE 10th exams 2020, candidates should keep the following preparation tips in mind:

  • Regularly revise the study material throughout the year to thoroughly understand the HPBOSE 10th subject matter and clarify immediate doubts.
  • Practice HP Board 10th sample papers in order to pinpoint areas of study which need additional focus.
  • Students appearing for HPBOSE 10th exams 2020 should be familiar with the HP Class 10 exam pattern and the type of questions that appear in the exam.
  • Make neat and comprehensive notes for later revision of the important topics.

The exam pattern of HPBOSE 10th is given below:

SubjectDurationMaximum marks
Home science3 hours60
Social science3 hours
Mathematics3 hours
Commerce - elements of business3 hours
Commerce -elements of bookkeeping and accountancy
3 hours
Commerce – Tabulation test
40 minutes36
Commerce – Practical paper
3 hours
Commerce -one theory paper
1 hour25
Science & technology
3 hours
Science & technology - practicals

English literature
3 hours
3 hours
Agriculture - practical
3 hours
3 hours
3 hours85
3 hours
Introductory information technology
3 hours
Introductory information technology -practical
4 hours50
Art – paper A
3 hours
Art – paper B
3 hours
  • Students must practice the HPBOSE 10th model question papers as prescribed by HP board on its official website. 
  • These HP Board 10th model papers provide an idea about the exam pattern, type and number of questions asked, marking scheme and other details.
  • Solve as many model papers you can to score good marks in HPBOSE 10th exams 2020.

HPBOSE 10th 2020 Admit Card

  • The admit card for HPBOSE 10th exams 2020 will be available in online mode for schools in February 2020.
  • Students will be able to collect the hard copy of HPBOSE 10th admit card 2020 from their schools. 
  • The HP Board 12th admit card 2020 is a mandatory document that each students should bring while appearing for HPBOSE 10th exams 2020

Documents Required at Exam

  • HPBOSE Class 10th Admit Card
  • Valid government issued photo ID

HPBOSE 10th exams 2020 result will be released online in the last week of April 2020. Last year, the result was declared on April 29, 2019 at 12:30 pm. Students will be able to check their results online by entering the roll number of HPBOSE 10th exams 2020. Candidates will also receive the official mark sheets from their school after a few days of the declaration of result. 

Steps to check HPBOSE 10th result 2020

  • Visit the official website: hpbose.org.
  • Click on the link of result then choose the result type.
  • Enter roll number in the appropriate field.
  • Click on submit button.
  • The result will display on the screen.

General Information

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Question: When will the HPBOSE 10th exams 2020 be held?


HPBOSE 10th exams will be held from March 6 to March 20, 2020.

Question: What are the HPBOSE 10th practical exam dates?


HPBOSE 10th practical exams will be conducted from February 22 to February 29, 2020.

Question: When will the HPBOSE 10th result be declared?


Himachal Pradesh Board will release the HPBOSE 10th result in the last week of April 2020

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