Karnataka SSLC Board 2018

Karnataka SSLC BoardKarnataka SSLC 2018: The Karnataka Secondary School Leaving Certificate Examination commonly known as Karnataka SSLC is conducted by the Karnataka Secondary Education Examination Board (KSEEB). The board conducts the regular examination in March/April and Supplementary examination in May/June. In 2018, Karnataka SSLC was conducted from March 23 to April 6, 2018. The examination was held across 2,817 examination centres in the state. The result of Karnataka SSLC has been announced on May 7, 2018. Over 8 lakh candidates have appeared for the examination. Candidates can apply for revaluation and re-totalling within the dates prescribed by the Board. As per KSEEB, in 2017, 20,8286 candidates cleared Karnataka SSLC examination from government schools while 153301 passed from government aided. Total 198852 cleared the examination from unaided school. In 2017, the Karnataka SSLC pass percentage was 67.87% whille it has been recorded 71.93% in 2018. There is an increase of 4.06% in pass percentage in 2018 as compared to 2017. Students appearing in Karnataka SSLC examination must fulfill two eligibility criteria. First, candidates must have completed their class VIII, IX and X standards from high, higher secondary multi-purpose schools. Second, they must have attendance, satisfactory progress and good conduct duly certified by the head of the institution. Read this article, for more details on Karnataka SSLC important dates, result, verification of marks, re-totalling and revaluation, eligibility and application form.


Karnataka SSLC 2018 – Overview

Name of examination

Karnataka Secondary School Leaving Certificate

Commonly known as

Karnataka SSLC

Conducted by

Karnataka Secondary Education Examination Board (KSEEB)

Exam category


Exam level


Mode of exam

Pen and paper as well as practical

Exam duration

3 hours

Exam date

March 23 to April 6, 2018

Result date

May 7, 2018

Karnataka Board SSLC 2018 Datesheet

KSEEB releases the datesheet of Karnataka Board 10th in November. In 2018, Karnataka SSLC examination was conducted in two sessions — forenoon session and afternoon session. The exam for the forenoon session was held from 9.30 am to 12.30 pm. The exam for afternoon session was conducted from 2 pm to 5.15 pm. Candidates can check below Karnataka SSLC datesheet.


Karnataka SSLC timetable



Karnataka SSLC examination

March 23 to April 6, 2018

Declaration of Karnataka 10th result

May 7, 2018


Karnataka SSLC Result


The result of Karnataka Class 10 has been declared online on May 7, 2018.  To check Karnataka SSLC result, candidates have to enter their registration number. The Karnataka Secondary School Leaving Certificate includes the final marks of candidates as well as their name, date of birth, subjects and qualifying status. Candidates can also access their result via SMS. The steps to check Karnataka SSLC result is explained below:


Steps to check Karnataka 10th result

  • Click on the link ‘Karnataka SSLC result 2018’ to be provided on this page

  • Enter registration number in the login page

  • Click on ‘submit’ button

  • The result will be displayed on the screen

  • Download and take its printout


Karnataka SSLC – Revaluation and retotalling

Candidates have to apply for revaluation and retotalling in any subject within 30 days from the date of declaration of result. Candidates have to submit their application for revaluation and retotalling to the Secretary, Karnataka Secondary Education Examination Board. Students have to apply for revaluation of their answer scripts on payment of Rs 700 while the fee is Rs 150 per subject for retotalling of marks. If on retotalling of marks candidates who failed but have passed in subjects or vice-versa, the correct result will be announced accordingly.


Karnataka SSLC – Exam Pattern

The exam pattern of Karnataka SSLC has been prescribed by the board. SSLC examination is conducted in seven mediums – Kannada, English, Telugu, Hindi, Marathi, Tamil, Urdu. Students in Karnataka SSLC examination have to select three languages and three core subjects. The core subjects are Mathematics, Science and Social Science. The subjects in first language are – Kannada, Telugu, Hindi, Marathi, Tamil, Urdu, English and Sanskrit. The subjects in second language are English and Kannada. The subjects for third language are Hindi, Kannada, English, Arabic, Persian, Urdu, Sanskrit and Konkani. According to Karnataka SSLC exam pattern, students have to select one of the languages from first, second and third. The language selected for the first language should not be selected as second and third. Kannada should be selected compulsorily as one of the languages either in first, second and third language. Karnataka SSLC exam pattern is explained below.


Detailed Karnataka SSLC exam pattern




Core subjects



First Language


3 hours



3 hours

Second Language


2 ½ hours



3 hours

Third Language


2 ½ hours

Social Science


3 hours

Karnataka SSLC Eligibility Criteria

Candidates have to fulfill the following Karnataka SSLC eligibility criteria.


Regular candidates:

  • Candidates have to send his application through a recognized school in which he/she has studied and have completed class 10.

  • Must have more than 75% attendance


Ex-School candidates:

Have registered himself as a ex-school candidates in a recognised school after the paying the prescribed fee



Private candidates:

  • Completed 18 years as on April 1 if the examination is held in April and June 1 if the examination is conducted in September.

  • Have passed the primary VII examination conducted by authority of the department of public instruction or examination equivalent to the same.

Karnataka SSLC – Application Form


Applications for appearing in Karnataka SSLC examination has to be sent to the Secretary through head of the institution where the candidates have studied. Candidates have to fill Karnataka SSLC application form to the head of the institution. Candidates have to attach three duly attested passport sized photograph. Those who wants to appear as a private candidate can apply to the board through the recognised institution. Candidates have to submit the required documents in proof of their age. Candidates have to pay their application fees through demand draft. The fee for regular candidates is Rs 354 while it is Rs 185 for private candidates.


Karnataka SSLC – Admit Card

Candidates applied for admission to the examination is issued admit card by the board provided they satisfy the eligibility criteria. Karnataka SSLC admit card will be sent to the head of the institutions from where the candidates have applied. Duplicate admit cards will be issued to candidates on payment of the required fee and on submitting valid proof of having lost the original admission ticket.


About Karnataka SSLC

KSEEB was established in 1966 for conducting SSLC and other examinations. Every year over 8.50 lakh candidates appear in April and 1.50 lakhs in June. In 2017, the overall pass percentage was 73.26, girls outperformed boys with 77.24 %. The pass percentage among boys was 69.44. The Karnataka SSLC result statistics of last three years are given below.


Previous years’ Karnataka SSLC Result statistics



Pass percentage






69.44 %

77.24 %

73.26 %


75.84 %

82.64 %

79.15 %


82.12 %

87.71 %


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