About Karnataka PUC Board 2020

Karnataka PUC Exams 2020: Department of Pre-University Education, Karnataka conducts Karnataka Pre-University Certificate exams. These exams are commonly known as Karnataka PUC. The registrations for PUC Karnatka 2020 has been closed. Here are the highlights of the Karnataka PUC board exams:

  •  The final Karnataka 2nd PUC time table 2020 has been released on November 7, 2019.
  • Karnataka 2nd PUC exams will commence from March 4, 2020, which will conclude on March 23, 2020. 
  • The exams will be held in the morning session from 10:15 am to 1:30 noon. 
  • Students should complete entire Karnataka PUC syllabus 2020 at least a month before the exams to revise the topics. 
  • Karnataka PUC 2020 exams will be conducted for six subjects for each student, which includes two language subjects and four other subjects of Arts, Science or Commerce stream.
  • The exams are administered in Kannada, Tamil, Malayalam, Marathi, Marathi, Telugu, English, Sanskrit and Urdu medium.
  • After completing syllabus, a student should solve and practise with Karnataka PUC Question Papers to prepare smartly.  
  • The board provide Karnataka 2nd PUC hall tickets in the month of  January and February. 
  • This is mandatory for each student to collect their hall ticket and carry to the exam hall on exam day, else he/she will not be allowed to sit for the exam. 
  • After conduction of exams, the board will declare Karnataka PUC result 2020 in the third week of April 2020. 
  • Students who will apply for revaluation of their result will be able to check Karnataka PUC revaluated result in the last week of May 2020.
Exam level: Intermediate
Frequency: Once a year
Languages English, Hindi +6 More
Conducting Body: Department of Pre-University Government of Karnataka
Duration 3 Hours

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Karnataka PUC Board 2020 Important Dates

Upcoming Dates and Events

04 Mar, 2020

Exam - History, Physics, Basic Mathematics | Mode: Offline

05 Mar, 2020

Exam - Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, Marathi, Arabic, French | Mode: Offline

06 Mar, 2020

Exam - Karnatak Music, Hindustani Music | Mode: Offline

07 Mar, 2020

Exam - Business Studies, Sociology, Chemistry | Mode: Offline

09 Mar, 2020

Exam - Information & Technology, Retail, Auto Mobile, Health Care, Beauty & Wellness | Mode: Offline

10 Mar, 2020

Exam - Urdu | Mode: Offline

11 Mar, 2020

Exam - Optional Kannada, Accountancy, Mathematics | Mode: Offline

12 Mar, 2020

Exam - Geography | Mode: Offline

13 Mar, 2020

Exam - Education | Mode: Offline

14 Mar, 2020

Exam - Psychology, Electronics, Computer Science | Mode: Offline

16 Mar, 2020

Exam - Logic, Geology, Home Science | Mode: Offline

17 Mar, 2020

Exam - Economics, Biology | Mode: Offline

18 Mar, 2020

Exam - Hindi | Mode: Offline

19 Mar, 2020

Exam - Kannada | Mode: Offline

20 Mar, 2020

Exam - Sanskrit | Mode: Offline

21 Mar, 2020

Exam - Political Science, Statistics | Mode: Offline

23 Mar, 2020

Exam - English | Mode: Offline

Karnataka PUC Board 2020 Eligibility Criteria

Eligibility criteria for Karnataka 2nd PUC 2020 are the minimum requirements for exam set by the Department of PUE. If a student met the following conditions then he/she can sit for the exam:

  1. The student must be enrolled in class 12th of a school affiliated to Dept. of PUE.

  2. The student must have cleared their class 11th from the Department of PUE or any other board recognised by the department.

  3. The student must have attained the required attendance in class 12th. 

Karnataka PUC Board 2020 Application Process

Mode of Application : Offline

Mode of Payment : Other

The application process for Karnataka PUC 2020 was held in offline mode. Regular students can apply through their respective schools, whereas private students can apply through the head office of DPE or through schools. 

  • Regular students could take the application form from the Head of Institution of their respective institute and enter their details. Students had to provide details like their name, parents’ name, school name etc. After filling the application form, attach required certificates such as birth certificates and/or caste certificates etc. 
  • Private students can apply for Karnataka 2nd PUC 2020 by collecting application forms from the head office of Dept. of Karnataka PUC or the school they are enrolled in.
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Partnership accounts –retirement and death of a partner
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Accounting for share capital and debentures
Financial statements of joint stock company
Analysis of financial statements
Accounting for non-profit organizations
Computers in accounting II
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Hadith from Prophet Mohammed (PBUH)
Bio graphy of Prophet Mohammed (PBUH)
Wise saying of Prophet Mohammed (PBUH)
Moulana Abul Kalam Azad
Al Madina Munawwara
Al Malik Shar Suri
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Gautam Buddha
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Arabic poetry
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Eulogy of the prophet mohammed (PBUH)
Hazrat Abubaker Siddique
Quality of pen
Traeacherous world
The rich and the poor
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Couplets from arab proverbs
Arabic grammar
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Murakkab izafi
Huroof-ul-jar preposition
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Fael-ul-amar w-nahi imperative tense
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Jazim fael-ul-mudareh sukun(inactive)
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Story of moses (PBUH)
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Basic mathematics
Commercial arithmetic
Analytical geometry
Genetics and evolution
Biology in human welfare
Business studies
Introduction to management
Principles of management
Financial management and financial markets
Consumer protection
Solid state
Chemical kinetics
Surface chemistry
General principles and processes of isolation of elements
P-block elements
D and f block elements
Coordination compounds
Haloalkanes and Haloarenes
Alcohols, phenols and ethers
Aldehydes, ketones and carboxylic acids
Organic compounds containing nitrogen
Chemistry in everyday life
Computer science
Backdrop of computers
Computing in C++
Large data, database and queries
Advanced concepts in communication technology
Economics-II part - A micro-economics
Introduction to economics
Theory of consumer behavior
Demand analysis
Production and cost
The theory of the firm and perfect competition
Imperfect competitive markets (non-competitive markets)
Economics-II part – B macro-economics
National income accounting
Money and banking
Consumption and investment function
Government budget and the economy
Open economy
Concept formation and thinking
Individual differences
Personality and adjustment
Inclusive education
Current trends in education
Management and quality in education
Computer education
Research in education
Statistics in education
Field effect transistor (FET)
Bipolar junction transistor (BJT) biasing
Transistor amplifiers
Feedback in amplifiers
Operational amplifier (Op-Amp)
Wireless communications
Modulation and demodulation
Power electronics and its applications
Digital electronics
C – Programming
Modern communication systems
Romeo and Juliet - William Shakespeare
Too dear - Leo Tolstoy
On children -Khalil Gibran
Everything i need to know i learned in the forest - Vandana Shiva
A sunny morning - Serafin and Joaquin Alvarez Quinter
When you are old - W B Yeats
The gardener - P Lankesh
To the foot from its child - Pablo Neruda
I believe books will never disappear - Jorge Luis Borges
Heaven, if you are not on earth - Kuvempu
Japan and Brazil through a traveler's eye - George Mikes
The voter - Chinua Achebe
Where there is a wheel - P. Sainath
Water - Challapalli Swaroopa Rani
Au fil du temps
64 million de consummateur
Medias. Fr
Habitants des villes ou de champs
Cultivons nos plaisirs
Les autres et moi
Douce france
Sur le chemin des mots
French grammar
Au fil du temps
64 million de consommateur
Medias. Fr
Habitants des villes ou de champs
Cultivons nos plaisirs
Les autres et moi
Douce france
Sur le chemin des mots
Letter writing / e-mail
Geography-Part-A fundamentals of human geography
Human geography
World population
Human economic activities
Transport and communication
Human settlements
Geography- Part – B : human and economic geography of India
Population of India
Land and water resources
Mineral and power resources
Manufacturing industries
Transport, communication and trade
Geographical perspectives on environmental issues – planning and sustainable development
Geography-part – C : practical geography
Representation of geographical data
Structural geology
Hindustani music
Development of Indian music through vedic period and ramayana, mahabharata periods
Details on shruti, grama and murchana
Study of thata system
Music therapy and voice culture
Technical terms: dhwani, thata, raga, vadi – samvadi, anuvadi, vivadi, purvangauttaranga, theka, kayda, peshkar, tihayi, mukhada, tukada, palta, gat, jod, toda, jhala
Study of gharanas of hindustani music
Various systems of hindustani music
Autobiography’s of musicians: pt. mallikarjun mansur, pt. panchaxari gavayi, pt.kumar gandharva, ustad vilayat khan, pt. nikhil bannerjee, pt. d.r. parwatikar, ustad ahmadjan thirokwa, pt. samata prasad, pt. sheshgiri hangal
Contribution of musicologists to the field of hindustani music jaydev, sadarang-adarang, pt.v.n.bhatkhande, pt.v.d. paluskar
Essays: music and psychology, music and society
Tala rachana (siddhanta)
Stone age and metal age
Indus civilization
Ancient period
Medieval period
Socio-religious reform movement in medieval India
Modern period
Map work
Home science
Fundamentals of interior decoration
Consumer education
Meal planning
Food storage
Community nutrition
Childhood years
Wet processing for textiles
Traditional textiles and embroidery of India
Selection of clothing
Extension education for community development
Role of the community development facilitator
Leadership in extension
Karnataka music
Inductive logic
Nature of induction
Postulates of induction / grounds of induction
Concept of cause
J.S.Mill’s experimental methods
Scientific method and hypothesis
Scientific explanation
Material fallacies
Indian logic
Non-detailed text
Relations and Functions
Vectors and three-dimensional geometry
Linear programming
Opt Kannada
Electric charges and fields
Electrostatic potential and capacitance
Current electricity
Moving charges and magnetism
Magnetism and matter, electromagnetic induction
Alternating current, electromagnetic waves
Ray optics and optical instruments
Wave optics
Dual nature of radiation and matter, atoms
Nuclei, semiconductor electronics, communication systems
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Origin and growth of Indian political system
Elections and party system in India
Administrative machinery in India
Social movements and their political implications
Nation building and challenges to Indian democracy
Emerging trends of Indian politics
Contemporary political trends
International relations and politics
India’s foreign policy
Challenges of adjustment
Psychological disorders (abnormality)
Therapeutic approaches
Psychology-its social relevance
Psychology and life
Nurturing psychological skills
Making of Indian society
Social inequality, exclusion and inclusion
Inclusive strategies
Family in India
Change and development of villages, urbanization in India
Economic, political and communication systems
Social movements
Social change in India
Vital statistics
Index numbers
Time series analysis
Interpolation and extrapolation
Theoretical distributions
Statistical inference
Statistical quality control
Operations research

Karnataka PUC Board 2020 Preparation Tips


To score good marks student should have dedication, knowledge and most importantly, a strategy. Having a good strategy to tackle Karnataka PUC 2020 will enable you to score well in the exam. Here are a few strategies which previous toppers have used while preparing for Karnataka 2nd PUC:

  • Read the complete syllabus: It is important for you to go through the complete syllabus of Karnataka 2nd PUC 2020 before starting your preparation. Doing so will make you aware of the important topics, weightage and what you need to study for the exam. After going through the syllabus, segregate the topics and make a plan on how to study them.
  • Quality over quantity: Preparing for Karnataka PUC 2020, you should know that it is much better to study little with concentration rather than finishing more topics without any concentration. You will only retain the topics you have studied with focus and concentration. 
  • Prepare a strategy: Preparing a strategy for Karnataka 2nd PUC 2020 will be helpful for you as it will give your studies discipline and also make you more confident about the exam. Making a study timetable will help you gain a perspective on how many topics you have to cover in a given time. On the basis of this, you can prepare an effective study timetable and ace the exams!
  • Go through the exam blueprint: Exam blueprints inform you of what type of question will come from which topic or unit along with how much marks it will carry. Studying according to the exam pattern not only decreases study pressure but it is also an efficient way of studying for Karnataka 2nd PUC.
  • Self-Evaluation: Students are also advised to practice from Karnataka PUC board question papers to find where they lack in studies. This self-evaluation will leave plenty of room for them to strengthen the topics they have difficulty with. 

Knowing exam pattern is important as it helps students with planning their studies. Exam pattern for Karnataka 2nd PUC 2020 is given below:

Karnataka PUC Exam Pattern 2020

Mediums offeredKannada, Tamil, Malayalam, Marathi, Telugu, English, Sanskrit and Urdu
Subjects OfferedBiology, Business Studies, Chemistry, Computer Science, Economics, Electronics, English, French, Geography, Geology, Hindi, Hindustani Music, History, Home Science, Kannada, Karnataka Music, Logic, Malayalam, Marathi, Opt-Kannada, Physics, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology, Statistics, Telugu, Tamil, Urdu etc.
Subjects to be ChosenNeed to choose 2 language subjects and 4 other subjects
Minimum Passing Marks35

Practising with Karnataka PUC question papers helps students to prepare smartly for the exams. These question papers work as mock tests because, the same pattern, typology questions will be used while preparing Karnataka PUC question papers 2020. So, by practising from these papers, students will get an idea about the exam pattern, syllabus, marking scheme, frequent topics, typology of questions and much more. It is also a good idea to put a timer or use a stopwatch while solving these question papers and try to solve the questions in stipulated time. Previous year question papers of all subjects of Karnataka PUC can be downloaded by following the link given above.

Karnataka PUC Board 2020 Admit Card

  • Karnataka Board PUC hall ticket 2020 will be released between January and February 2020. 
  • Students will be able to collect their Karnataka 2nd PUC hall ticket through respective schools. 
  • The hall ticket provides basic details of a student along with the exam schedule and exam centre address.
  • It is mandatory to carry Karnataka 2nd PUC hall ticket to the exam hall on exam day.

Documents Required at Exam

  • School ID
  • Hall ticket

DPUE, Karnataka will release the result of Karnataka PUC 2020 in the third week of April 2020. The 2nd PUC result will be provided in online mode through the official website. Students can check their result by entering hall ticket number in Karnataka PUC result window. Students can follow the given steps to check their Karnataka 2nd PUC result 2020:

Step 1: Click on the link provided above or visit the official website on pue.kar.nic.in.

Step 2: Then, click on the link that says Karnataka 2nd PUC 2020 result.

Step 3: Enter the registration number in the result window and submit it.

Step 4: Karnataka 2nd PUC result will open on the screen.

Step 5: Download and save the result for future references.

Qualifying Marks Trend

Year Category Cutoff
2019 General 35
OBC 35
SC 35
ST 35
General PWD 35

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how can I get distinction in 12th board exam in just 4 months??

Apoorva Student Expert 30th Oct, 2019

Hello dear student,

If you want to get the distinction  in class 12th board  then dear student make a habit of studying everyday. You can good marks very easily that is not that difficult but to sit and concentrate that is . Study for one hour and then take 15 mins gap then take another subject. 4 months is a huge time you can easily get good marks .I hope this was helpful to you

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