Maharashtra HSC Board 2018

maharashtra hscMaharashtra HSC Board 2018 - Maharashtra State Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education (MSBSHSE) conducts Maharashtra 12th exam. Students appeared for Maharashtra HSC 2018 from February 21 to March 20. Maharashtra HSC result 2018 has been announced on May 30, 2018 by the State Board chairman, Shakuntala Kale in a press conference. The result has been made available online from 1 pm. The pass percentage of girls is 92.36 whereas that of boys is 85.23. Pass percentages of Science, Commerce and MCVC streams are 95.85, 89.50 and 82.18, respectively. The overall pass percentage of Maharashtra HSC 2018 is 88.41%. Candidates can also check their result via SMS. To do so, they have to type MHHSC <space> seat no and send it to 57766. The link to check result will be updated here as soon as it is announced. If not satisfied with the result, students will be able to apply for revaluation along with requisite fee. Candidates will have to enter their 7 digit seat number and mother’s first name to check Maharashtra HSC 12th result.  The date sheet of HSC exam 2018 was released by the Maharashtra Board. Last year, MSBSHSE declared HSC Maharashtra result 2018 on May 30 and the overall pass percentage was 89.50%. Go through this article to know the release date of Maharashtra HSC result 2018, steps to check the result details on the HSC result and date sheet of the exam.


Maharashtra HSC Result 2018 Declared - Check here


Maharashtra HSC Board Exam - Overview

Maharashtra HSC  Exam Particulars


Name of Exam

Higher Secondary Education Examination

Commonly Known as

HSC Exam

Exam Level


Conducting Authority

Maharashtra State Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education (MSBSHSE)

Mode of Exam

Pen and Paper

Exam Duration

3 hours

Maharashtra HSC 12th 2018 - Dates

The result of 12 Board Maharashtra 2018 is likely to be declared in the last week of May. Candidates can check the date of HSC Maharashtra Board exam and result declaration in the table:





Maharashtra Board HSC Exam 2018

21 Feb to 20 March


Maharashtra Board HSC Result 2018

May 30, 2018 (Announced)

How to Check Maharashtra HSC Result 2018?

Maharashtra Board has declared HSC 12th result online on May 30. Candidates have to enter their 7 digit seat number and mother’s first name to check HSC Board Maharashtra result. To check result via SMS, candidates have to type MHHSC <space> seat no and send it to 57766. 

Steps to Download Maharashtra HSC Result 

Step 1: Click on the link ‘Maharashtra HSC Result 2018'

Step 2: After clicking on the link, result page will appear on the screen

Step 3: Select your stream from Arts, Commerce or Science.

Step 4: Enter your credentials such as ‘Seat Number’ and ‘Mother’s First Name’ and click the button ‘View Result’.

Step 5: The Maharashtra Board HSC Result 2018 will reflect on the screen

Step 6: Take a hard copy of the mark sheet and save it for the future reference. 

Details on Maharashtra HSC Result 2018

1. Stream
2. Seat No.
3. Centre No.
4. District & Higher Secondary School No.
5. Month & Year of Exam
6. Sr. No. & Statement

7. Candidate’s name 
8. Candidate’s Mother’s Name
9. Result – Pass/Fail
10. Percentage
11. Total marks

Maharashtra HSC 2018 - Verification of Marks 

Candidates can apply for verification of marks in any subject. The verification, however, will be confined to checking whether or not all the answers have been examined properly and there has been no mistake in totalling the marks. For verification of marks, candidates have to submit an application to the head of the junior college, along with a fee of Rs.10 for each subject.

Passing Marks in Maharashtra HSC 2018

Students appearing for HSC exam need to obtain at least 35% in each subject to pass the exam. In case of a subject that includes two papers or one paper and one practical test, the marks will be added together.


The Board will award the Higher Secondary Certificate in four grades as shown below:-

Grade I: (Distinction): To candidates who obtain not less than 75% in the

aggregate, calculated based on the six or seven subjects in the examination.

Grade I: To candidates who obtain less than 75% but not less than 60% in the

aggregate calculated based on the six or seven subjects.

Grade II: To candidates who secure not less than 45% but less than 60% o in the aggregate calculated based on the six or seven subjects in the HSC exam.

Grade-pass: To all other successful candidates who secured pass mark.


Maharashtra Board Class 12th 2018-Exam Details

Maharashtra Board published the timetable for HSC Maharashtra 2018. The Maharashtra Board HSC Exam was started from Feb 21 to March 20, 2018. The Board conducted the exam in two slots. The first slot was held from 11 am to 2 pm, whereas, the second slot started at 03:00 pm and concluded at 06:00 pm. The exam started with English paper and ended with Russian and Arabic language.


Maharashtra HSC 2018-Subjects and Number of Papers

The names of all the elective and compulsory subjects that students have to take for all the three streams (Arts, Science and Commerce) as per the scheme are given in the pdf below. The pdf contains the number of papers, exam duration and maximum marks. The compulsory subjects are common for all the three streams. Go through the pdf file to have in-depth knowledge about the number of papers, duration, and marks, etc.


Medium of HSC Exam

Students taking HSC 12th exam can answer the paper in the following language- English, Marathi, Gujarati, Kannada. Urdu, Sindhi (Arabic or Devnagari Script) or Hindi. The script used for Marathi, Hindi, Sanskrit, Pali and Ardhamagadhi should be Devnagari. No candidate is allowed to choose more than two mediums for the examination from the above-mentioned options. 

Maharashtra 12th Board-Eligibility Criteria

The eligibility criteria is different for regular and private candidates. Read below to have complete details on the same.


Eligibility for Regular candidates

Candidates in 12th class will be eligible to appear for HSC exam only when they have 75 percent of attendance. The Divisional Chairman, however, can approve the shortage of attendance up to 15 percent for candidates with medical reasons or under some special circumstances. The attendance is also relaxed for students representing India or Maharashtra State in any International, National or Inter-State Sports or games held in India or abroad. The case is similar for candidates who are admitted late on account of the transfer of their guardians from other States.

Eligibility for Private Candidates

Candidates who have cleared Class 10 from a recognized board can appear for Maharashtra HSC exam as a private candidate 3 years after Secondary school certificate examination. Candidates should have completed their practicals as prescribed for first and second year students in junior colleges and attach their certificate proofs for the same along with their applications. Each student will have to pay Rs.10 along with the application to appear for the exam. In private candidates fail to submit his/her application on the specified date, their application will be accepted with a late fee of Rs. 10 within the 10 days of the last submission date.



The following are the fees candidates appearing for Higher Secondary Certificate examination will have to pay:



Examination Fee


Regular candidate

Rs. 65


Isolated candidate

Rs. 12 for each subject offered


Late Application

Rs. 10





Private Candidate

Rs. 45


Fee for scrutiny of applications

( private candidates )

Rs. 10


Enrolment Fee

Rs. 10


Fees for



Statement of marks

Rs. 6


Duplicate certificate

Rs. 10


Migration certificate



Verification of Marks

Rs. 10 per subject


Provisional certificate

Rs. 5

Permission to Re-appear at HSC 12th Exam

Candidates will get the permission to re-apply for HSC exam under following conditions:

  • A candidate who once appeared and did not pass the Higher Secondary Certificate exam and also did not enroll in any junior college post failure will be eligible to reappear in the exam. Such candidate will have to submit a fresh application along with a fee to the junior college last attended.

  • A candidate who has failed the exam and got admission in any other junior college after his/her failure will be eligible to reappear for the exam. A fresh application form, along with a fee needs to be paid by such candidate to the junior college last attended. Fulfilling 75 percent of attendance, however, is not compulsory under such condition.

  • If a candidate who has attended the last junior college is no more on the list of the junior colleges, or no more in existence, the candidate concerned will have to submit an application in the form prescribed by the Divisional Board through the head of any other junior college. The head of the junior may charge Rs. 2 from a student who wants to reappear at the exam.

  • A failed candidate who wants to appear for any subject(s) other than those appeared by him in the last examination will have to ensure the head to the junior college last attended that he or she has completed the course prescribed in the new subject or subjects, which he or she wants to appear.

  • A candidate who has passed the HSC exam and seeking to appear one or more isolated subjects will be allowed to appear in the subject,subjects not taken by him at the HSC exam. If a candidate appears for a subject wherein practicals are prescribed, he or she will have to complete the practical course for those particular subjects for both first and second year from a recognised junior college.

About Maharashtra Board

The Maharashtra Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education (MSBSHSE) came into existence in 1966. The board conducts Higher Secondary Certificate Exam twice a year in the state. MSBSHSE conducts the exam through its nine divisional boards, which are located at Amravati, Aurangabad, Konkan, Latur, Mumbai, Nagpur, Nashik, and Pune. In addition, Maharashtra Board also prescribes text books for these exams. More than 14 lakhs students participate in the Maharashtra Board HSC.

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