About Maharashtra SSC Board 2019

The Maharashtra School Leaving Certificate 2019 or the Maharashtra SSC Board 2019 Examination is conducted by the Maharashtra State Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education (MSBSHSE) every year in Maharashtra. This is a state level exam which is conducted for students of class 10th in all schools affiliated to MSBSHSE. The Maharashtra SSC Board 2019 Examination includes subjects such as English, Social Science, Hindi, Marathi, Science and Mathematics. The minimum passing percentage for all the exams is 35%. The Maharashtra SSC Board Examination 2019 application procedure is carried out through the for regular candidates through the respective school of the candidate while it is completely online for private candidates. The exams will be conducted from March 1 to 22, 2019. The Maharashtra SSC Board result 2019 will be available online on the MSBSHSE website in June 2019.

Exam level: Matriculate
Frequency: Once a year
Languages English, Gujarati +5 More
Conducting Body: Maharashtra State Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education, Pune
Duration 3 Hours

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Maharashtra SSC Board 2019 Important Dates

01 Mar, 2019 Exam - Marathi (01)Hindi (02)Urdu (04)Gujarati (05)Kannada (06)Tamil (07)Telugu (08)Malayalam (09)Sindhi (10)Bengali (11)Punjabi (12) | Mode: Offline
01 Mar, 2019 Exam - German(34)/French (35) | Mode: Offline
02 Mar, 2019 Exam - SECOND OR THIRD LANGUAGE Marathi (16)Kannada (20)Tamil (21)Telugu (22)Malayalam (23)Sindhi (24)Bengali (25) Punjabi (26) | Mode: Offline
05 Mar, 2019 Exam - FIRST OR THIRD LANGUAGE English (03) English (17) | Mode: Offline
06 Mar, 2019 Exam - Multi skill Foundation Course/Introduction to Basic technology (81) Automobile Service Technician (82) Retail Merchandising (83) Healthcare-General Duty Assistant (84) Beauty and Wellness (85) Physical Education and Sports (86) Tourism and Travels ( | Mode: Offline
07 Mar, 2019 Exam - Second or Third language Hindi (15) | Mode: Offline
08 Mar, 2019 Exam - SECOND OR THIRD LANGUAGE Urdu (18)Sanskrit (27)Pali (28)Ardhamagadhi (29)Persian (30)Arabic (31)Avesta (32)Pahalavi (33)Russian (34) Gujarati (19) | Mode: Offline
08 Mar, 2019 Exam - SECOND OR THIRD LANGUAGE (Composite Course)Sanskrit (Composite) (D)Pali (Composite) (E)Arabic (Composite) (F)Persian (Composite) (H)French (Composite) (I)German (Composite) (J)German (Composite) (J)Russian (Composite) (K)Kannada (Composite) (L)Tamil (Comp | Mode: Offline
11 Mar, 2019 Exam - Mathematics Part-1 Algebra (71) Arithmetic (76)(For Special needs (Divyanga)-Blind, Deaf, Spastics, Autism & Learning disabled etc. Candidates) | Mode: Offline
13 Mar, 2019 Exam - MATHEMATICS (71) Paper-II Geometry | Mode: Offline
15 Mar, 2019 Exam - Physiology Hygiene & Home Science (For Special needs (Divyanga)-Blind, Deaf, Spastics, Autism & Learning disabled etc. Candidates) | Mode: Offline
15 Mar, 2019 Exam - Science and Technology (Part I) (72) | Mode: Offline
18 Mar, 2019 Exam - Science and technology Part-II (72) | Mode: Offline
20 Mar, 2019 Exam - Social Sciences Paper-I History and Political Science | Mode: Offline
22 Mar, 2019 Exam - Social Sciences Paper-II Geography | Mode: Offline
08 Jun, 2019 (Tentative) Result | Mode: Online

Maharashtra SSC Board 2019 Eligibility Criteria

In order for candidate to be eligible for the Maharashtra Board SSC Exam 2019, the candidate must have studied class 10 and the candidate must have maintained an attendance of at least 75%. The Divisional Chairman has the authority to approve a maximum shortage of attendance up to 15% only for candidates with valid medical reasons or special circumstances. 

Attendance shortage beyond 15% can be condoned by the Divisional Chairman in exceptional cases for Maharashtra Board SSC 2019 eligibility criteria where:

  • The candidate has authorised participation in sports at State, National or International level organised by recognised Sports Authorities.
  • The candidate has been admitted late in a recognised secondary school due to the transfer of his guardian from other States.  In such a situation, the candidate's attendance is marked from the actual date of admission of the candidate in the concerned secondary school.

Maharashtra SSC Board 2019 Application Process

Mode of Application : Offline and Online

Mode of Payment : Bank Challan | Other

The Maharashtra Board SSC 2019 application procedure can be carried out both online and offline.

  • The online application window for the private candidate is open till October 3, 2018. They cannot apply in offline mode. They must keep a scanned copy of passport size photograph while filling the online application form. Photographs clicked from mobile phones are also applicable.
  • The private candidate must also submit the original application form along with the fee, scanned copy of certificate or affidavit, a copy of aadhar card latest by October 4, 2018, to designated contact centre/ junior college/ school.
  • In the online method, candidates must access the application link on the official Maharashtra State Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education (MSBSHSE) website and pay the required exam fees online.
  • In the offline method, candidates can fill the application form through their respective schools and pay the exam fee via bank challan. 

Maharashtra SSC Board 2019 Preparation Tips


Maharashtra Board SSC 2019 preparation tips include study methodology keeping the following 5 basic principles in mind:

Maintain Regularity: The candidates must maintain regularity in attendance of classes in the school. Regularity in school will help the candidates to comprehensively understand a topic in the school. In case of any doubt in any topic, candidates must clear their doubts by appropriately interacting with their teachers.

Full-Fledged Preparation: The candidates should revise the lessons taught in class every day and with strict regularity. Following this practice will help the candidate to thoroughly understand and remember concepts from the various chapters in the long run. Multiple revisions are always recommended for scoring well in the exam.

Practice: The candidates must ensure that sufficient practice and rereading is carried out in order to comprehensively understand and remember the subject matter. Making notes is a beneficial practice methodology and speeds up the learning process. Candidates should also practice through mock question papers to pinpoint areas of study which need further attention.

Clarity: The candidates must devote a proper amount of time to every subject and ensure that the concepts of all chapters are clear. Book recommendations can be sought out from teachers to further ensure clarity of the subject matter.

Health: The candidates should sleep and eat well. Ensuring physical soundness is integral for proper preparation for the exam.

The Maharashtra SSC Board 2019 exam pattern comprises 5 compulsory subjects:

  • English
  • Hindi
  • Social Science
  • Mathematics
  • Science

Another language paper is available in different language options including Marathi. The minimum percentage of marks required in order to obtain a pass result is 35%.

In Mathematics and Science, the total marks are 150 each and a candidate is required to obtain at least 52 marks in each subject in order to obtain a pass result in the subject.

The remaining subject exams are of 100 marks each and the candidate requires at least 35 marks to obtain a pass result.

Students can practice from the Maharashtra SSC question papers or sample papers to know the exam pattern well. They will also learn time management for the actual exam day.

Maharashtra SSC Board 2019 Admit Card

The Maharashtra SSC Board admit card 2019 will be available online for candidates who have applied to the exam. The admit card can be downloaded from a link available on the official Maharashtra State Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education (MSBSHSE) website using the candidate's roll number. The Maharashtra Board SSC 2019 admit card will be available online in February 2019.

Documents Required at Exam

  • Maharashtra Board SSC Exam Admit Card
  • Valid government issued photo ID

The Maharashtra Board SSC 2019 result will be available to the students both online and offline:

  • The exam results will be available for download on the official link for Maharashtra SSC Board result 2019 and can be accessed using the candidate's roll number. The marksheet can be downloaded and printed by the candidate.
  • The marksheet will be available offline to the candidates through their respective schools.

Results will be available in June 2019.

In order to obtain a pass status in the Maharashtra SSC 2019 exam, the candidate must achieve a minimum percentage of 35% which is considered equivalent to a grade 'C'. The grading equivalents for various percentages for the exam are given below.

Percentage and Grade Conversion for Maharashtra SSC Exam 2019

Percentage of MarksGrade
Above 60%A
45 - 59%B
35 - 44%C
Below 35%D

Qualifying Marks Trend

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

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