About MBOSE HSSLC 2019

MBOSE HSSLC 2019: Meghalaya Board of School Education (MBOSE) conducts the Higher Secondary School Leaving Certificate (HSSLC) exam for students studying in 12th to assess their scholastic abilities and promote them for higher studies. MBOSE HSSLC 2019 theory exams started from March 1 and concluded on March 26, 2019, and practical exams were conducted between February 18-26, 2019. Meghalaya HSSLC 2019 exams have a time duration of three hours, starting from 10 A.M. and ending at 1 P.M. The exam was conducted in English, Khasi, Garo, Assamese, Bengali, Hindi, Nepali and Mizo which are also the Modern Indian Languages students can choose. Students can access their MBOSE HSSLC result 2019 which has been declared on May 8, 2019 for Science, Commerce and Vocational stream on the official result website of Meghalaya Board. The result for Arts stream has been made available on May 27, 2019. 

Exam level: Intermediate
Frequency: Once a year
Languages Assamese, Bengali +4 More
Conducting Body: Meghalaya Board of School Education
Duration 3 Hours

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MBOSE HSSLC 2019 Important Dates

27 May, 2019 Result - Art stream | Mode: Online
08 May, 2019 Result - Science, Commerce and Vocational stream | Mode: Online
26 Mar, 2019 Exam - Statistics | Mode: Offline
25 Mar, 2019 Exam - Physical education/Home science | Mode: Offline
22 Mar, 2019 Exam - Computer applications | Mode: Offline
20 Mar, 2019 Exam - Geography | Mode: Offline
19 Mar, 2019 Exam - Psychology/Poultry farming-VI (vocational)/ Computer technique-VI (vocational) | Mode: Offline
18 Mar, 2019 Exam - Economics/Chemistry | Mode: Offline
15 Mar, 2019 Exam - Music (western) | Mode: Offline
14 Mar, 2019 Exam - Mathematics | Mode: Offline
13 Mar, 2019 Exam - History/Entrepreneurship (vocational) | Mode: Offline
12 Mar, 2019 Exam - Sociology/Geology/Entrepreneurship (commerce) | Mode: Offline
11 Mar, 2019 Exam - Philosophy/Biology/Computer technique-V (vocational)/ Poultry farming-V (vocational) | Mode: Offline
08 Mar, 2019 Exam - Elective languages/Business studies | Mode: Offline
07 Mar, 2019 Exam - Education | Mode: Offline
06 Mar, 2019 Exam - MIL/Alternative English | Mode: Offline
05 Mar, 2019 Exam - Anthropology/Computer technique paper – IV (vocational)/ Poultry farming-IV (vocational) | Mode: Offline
04 Mar, 2019 Exam - Political science/Accountancy/ Physics | Mode: Offline
01 Mar, 2019 Exam - English | Mode: Offline
18 Feb, 2019 Exam - Practical exams | Mode: Offline

MBOSE HSSLC 2019 Eligibility Criteria

Meghalaya Board of Secondary Education issues guidelines which a student should meet to be eligible for Meghalaya HSSLC. The eligibility criteria for MBOSE HSSLC 2019 is given below:

  1. The student should be enrolled in class 12th of a school affiliated to MBOSE.

  2. The student should have qualified class 11th from a school affiliated to MBOSE or any other board recognised by MBOSE.

  3. Student must have minimum required attendance in current academic year of class 12th.

MBOSE HSSLC 2019 Application Process

Mode of Application : Online and Offline

Mode of Payment : Other

Regular and non-regular students can apply for MBOSE HSSLC 2019 through downloadable forms available on this website. Candidates can also apply offline and the forms for same was available at the Board’s office in Tura/Shillong for Rs. 10/- (Rs. ten only) per form. Online forms were made available on the MBOSE website from August 20, 2018 for non-regular candidates and from 1st week of October, 2018 for regular candidates. Compartmental applicants and improvement applicants could use the hard copies of compartmental forms and improvement forms to apply for MBOSE HSSLC 2019. Candidates have to take the forms from their schools and fill it in the following manner:

  1. On the front side candidates have to enter their details and attach their passport sized photographs. 

  2. On the back side, ANNEXURE-A lies. Students should read this carefully, sign in the appropriate field and the concerned Head of Institution is to certify, with seal.

The fee structure for MBOSE HSSLC 2019 is given below:


Fees for Meghalaya HSSLC 2019 (in rupees)

Regular candidate without practicals

Exam Fee: 400

Mark sheet fee: 150

Original Certificate fee: 150

Admit card fee: 80

Centre fee: 220

Total Fee: 1000

Regular candidate with practical in one subject

Exam Fee: 400

Marksheet Fee: 150

Original Certificate: 150

Admit card fee: 80

Centre fee: 220

Practical Fee for one subject: 130

Total Fee: 1130

Regular candidate with practical in two subject

Exam Fee: 400

Marksheet Fee: 150

Original Certificate: 150

Admit card fee: 80

Centre fee: 220

Practical Fee for one subject: 260

Total Fee: 1260

Regular candidate with practical in three subject

Exam Fee: 400

Marksheet Fee: 150

Original Certificate: 150

Admit card fee: 80

Centre fee: 220

Practical Fee for one subject: 390

Total Fee: 1390

Regular candidate with practical in four subject

Exam Fee: 400

Marksheet Fee: 150

Original Certificate: 150

Admit card fee: 80

Centre fee: 220

Practical Fee for one subject: 520

Total Fee: 1520

Non-regular/Compartmental/Improvement without practical

Exam and other fee: 1000

Permission fee: 220

Total fee: 1220

Non-regular/Compartmental/Improvement with practical in one subject

Exam and other fee: 1130

Permission fee: 220

Total fee: 1350

Non-regular/Compartmental/Improvement with practical in two subjects

Exam and other fee: 1260

Permission fee: 220

Total fee: 1480

Non-regular/Compartmental/Improvement with practical in three subjects

Exam and other fee: 1390

Permission fee: 220

Total fee: 1610

Non-regular/Compartmental/Improvement with practical in four subjects

Exam and other fee: 1520

Permission fee: 220

Total fee: 1740

Private candidate

Total fee (including permission fee): 1220

Application Fees

Category Quota Mode Gender Amount
General, ST, OBC, SC Offline Male, Female, Transgender ₹ 1000
General, ST, OBC, SC PWD Offline Male, Female, Transgender ₹ 1000

MBOSE HSSLC 2019 Syllabus

Prose Pieces to be reed
Indigo by louts fischer
The ratirap by selma lagerlof
Lost spring
Stories of stolen chuldhood by anees jung
Neep water by william douglas
Pieces to be read
The rebellion
George orwell
Tmniling the jaguar
Wlflund price
A day in the life of a debt collector
Miuishj premckai
Growing up
Joyce cory
Poetry Pieces to be read
Keeping quiet by peblo neruda
A nhing of beauty by john keali
Caring for animals by jo silkhe
And so it eventually happened by r. pa and rasansrky
The soul’s prayer by sarojisu naidu
The education of nature by william wordsworth
The human seasons by john keats
Enterprise by nusim ezekiel
Supplementary reader Pieces to be read
What men live by leo tolstoy
Enchanning caves ot meghalaya by b. n. kkarpran daly
Grammar and composition Portions to be read
Unseen passages of various types
Short composition like note-taking
Notice writing
Letter writing
Letters of application for a job
Essay writing
Gram mar usage
Transformation of sentences
Direct & indirect speech
Active & passive voice
Ermor correction in sentences
Uae of word substitution
Opposite words
The prescribed portions are
Reading unseen passages with a variety or questions leading to learning of new vocabulary, test understanding and ability to write independently
Precis writing
Amplification or an idea
Short plays The prescribed plays are
The bishops candlesticks - by norman mckinnell
Macbeth by skakespeare
Grammar and usage Correction or grammatical ermors in the given sentences
Active and pussive voice
Use of adverbs
Question tags
One word substitution
Environmental education
Biodiversity Concepts and values of biodiversity
Concepts of biodiversity
Species of various gene pools
Biodiversity in an ecosystem
Values of biodiversity
Why value diversity
Types of biodiversity
Species diversity
Ecosystem diversity
Marine ecosystem
Estuarine ecosystem
Genetic diversity
Interdependence between species
Interactions between plants and animals
Economic potential of biodiversity
Economic potential of plant diversity
Economic importance or animal diversity
Loss of biodiversity
Causes leading to loss or biodiversity
Threatened, endangered and extinct species
Strategies for conservation of biodiversity
Why conserve biodiversity
Environmental management Need for environmental development vis-i-vis development
Introduction development levels and environment impacts
Sustainable agriculture Need for sustainable agriculture
Key components in thc industrialization or modern agriculture
Green revolution
Impact of green revolution on the environment.
Ecological impacts
Sociological impacts
Impact of agrochemicals on environment
Management or agriculture produce
Storage and preservation
Sustainable development Concept of sustainable development
Concept or sustainable consumption
Lessons on sustainable consumption
Contemporary concept or sustainable consumption
Challenges for sustainable development
Econonic considerations
Need for sound economic policies
Political considerations
Social considerations
Need for a transformation in social conditions
Role of individual and community
Prose The prescribed pieces are
Kabir ahaituk priti by br. b. k. kakati
Asomiya vaishnab kabir narad by tirtha nails sutma
Barnabodh by dr. bhabendra saikia
Shalitya by upe,rdra nath goswami
Poetry The prescribed poems are
Indrarnunya rnjar jawya ayojo by srimanta shankar
Naatghar by naiini bala devi
Kukur by amulya boruah
Ubhaii nahar kabita by nabakanta barua
Hi drama chirii The prescribed portions are
Dwitiya and tritiya anka
Grammar and composition The prescribed portions are
Make sentences with phrases and idioms
Bhab samprasharan
Prose Pieces to be read
Bangler nabya lekhokdiger proti nibedon
Rankim chandrii ckauopoddhay
Rabindranafle tagore
Dudher dam
Poetry Plwcei to be reed
Sita-o-sarama by michael madhauudan dutta
Dui bigha jami by rabindra nath tagore
Bangla bhasba uchchorito holey by shansur rahamasi
Novel Rajsingha bankim chanlra chattopaddhay
Grammar Definition and exampie
Swar sangati
Swar bhakti
Banganubad/prabad, prabachan
Prose The prescribed pieces are
Ki tap seani by hubert k. sagma
lckka pora am gisik bimik by k m. momin
Gital chasong janggi tangani by l r. marak
Poetry The prescribed pieces are
A chir ku rang by howard deniwn w. monin
Nangko gisik raien by howard denison w. momin
Hobani sinteani by evelyn r. marak
Tom tomani dongja la agilsako by meckjin r. marak
Katta ma gitcham niam songgitcham by d. s. rongmurhu
Essay writing
Agan me apa ku jikse
Prose The prescribed pieces are
Bazaar darshan by jaisuuindra
Pahalwan ki dholak by phani.hwar nath renu
Charlie chaplin yarn hum sab by frishnu khare
Namak by rajiya sajiad zahir
Shram vibhajan aur jati pratha by bhimrao anbedkur
Men kalpana ka adarsh samaj by bhinrao ambedkar
Poetry The prescribed pieces are
Atma parichay by harivansh rai bachchan
Bat sidhi thi par by kuwar narayan
Usha by rameskwar bahadur singh
Kavitavali by tulsidas
Lakshman, murcheha aur ram ka vilap by tuisidas
Rapid reader Atit mein dabe pau by om thanvi
Diary ke panne by anne frank
Grammar and composition Composition
Essay writing
Letter writing
Unseen passage
Sandhi by sandhi vichcbed air sandbi ki pablhand
Sanas by vigrah air samaa ki pahachan
Vakys by prakar air rupantaran
Prose Ka pyrkhat u khasi by h. 0. mawrie
Ki syntiew ha ranab by w. kharkrang
Poetry Ki jingsneng tymmen by r. s. berry
Ki poetry khasi by v. g. bareh na nensei
Ki sur myllung by b. c. jyrwa
Ka samoi jong ka lyer by k. s. nongkynrih
Grammar and composition Kua grrnvnar by h. w. sten
Hia - poetry Ka va ngai em lalram.ropui by heia
Awmliar huiva by liangkhaia
Kawftuchawia by chhuana
Khawngai hnuchham vankhanja
Hraite khawnge i chun ve kha rokunga
Chhingklhual tha lengheri laltanpuia
Zofa kan dinhmun hi l.z.sailo
An dang chuang lo ve suakliana
Phu loh thahmingliani f. rokimna
Duhaisam t. zamnpela
Prose Buaina darchhawna
Anni leh keini siamkiina khawthring
Inlodelli lalzuia colney
Hmanlai nula wh tlangval nun b.lalthangliana
Leilung hi pathain siam a ni p. l. liandinga
Zorain par mawi c. rokhuma
Chanchin tha malsawinnaa z. t. sangkhuma
Music sangzuala

MBOSE HSSLC 2019 Preparation Tips


To strengthen preparation for MBOSE HSSLC 2019, it is important to study smartly along with hard work. Read these handy tips and tricks given by the exam toppers to learn how to ace MBOSE HSSLC 2019:

  • Try to finish the syllabus: Your first focus should be on finishing the syllabus at least two months before the commencement of exams. This gives you enough time to revise and solve previous years question papers, sample papers, and mock tests. Practising from these are helpful in the exam. Make a list and keep a track of which subjects/units are left.
  • Make a study timetable: Planning a study schedule for MBOSE HSSLC 2019 are really helpful as it helps you to finish the exam syllabus. You can allot times for different subjects and make divide topics according to their frequency or weightage in the exam. Don’t forget to give yourself time for breaks when you make a study timetable.
  • Focus on basic concepts: Give more priority to basic concepts before attempting to do advanced topics. If you reach straight into advanced topics, you will get demotivated. Thus, it is advisable to strengthen your basic concepts first and go to the advanced topics for later. Try to solve every problem and example problems in your board prescribed textbook before reaching to the reference books. 
  • Give yourself short, achievable goals: You can also divide your syllabus into small parts and give yourself small goals which are easily achievable. Once you are habitual, start expanding your goals. This is beneficial as it gives you a sense of fulfillment and confidence.
  • Take breaks: It is important to take breaks during your studies. Exam stress can be detrimental to your preparation and it only leads to unnecessary anxiety. Try to follow some hobbies or exercise, take walks and eat healthily.

Students preparing for MBOSE HSSLC should know the exam pattern for the exam as well. Knowing the exam pattern helps in planning studying strategies which help in exam preparation. Exam pattern for MBOSE HSSLC is given below:

  1. Subjects are divided in the following manner: Science, Commerce, Arts, Modern Indian languages, Elective languages, and Vocational stream. 

  2. Most of Science, Commerce, and Arts exams have a duration of 3 hours and a total score of 100 marks. These papers have a section of multiple choice, objective based questions. 

  3. All language papers, both Modern Indian languages and Elective languages have a duration of 3 hours and a total score of 100 marks. These papers have a section of multiple choice, objective based questions as well.

  4. The vocational stream has a total of four papers and doesn’t have multiple choice, objective based questions section. Two of these papers are for 45 marks and are to be attempted in 2 hours.

If you aspire to qualify MBOSE HSSLC 2019 with a good score, you should practice for the exam using Meghalaya HSSLC question papers. Attempting these questions gives you an insight into the marking scheme, frequent topics, exam pattern, syllabus, etc.

Students can access MBOSE HSSLC question papers of all subjects on the official website.  

MBOSE prescribes the previous year question papers or sample papers for a better understanding of the paper pattern. The variety of questions being asked year around, marking scheme as per the topic etc. Students can also time it as per the exam timing to work on their speed. 

MBOSE HSSLC 2019 Admit Card

MBOSE HSSLC admit card 2019 was issued to students in December, 2019. The exams were conducted between March 1 and 26, 2019. Students can follow the steps given below to access the admit card for Meghalaya HSSLC:

Step 1: Go to the link provided on this page.

Step 2: Look for the link of admit card under ‘Latest News’’.

Step 3: Click on the link and type in your details.

Step 4: MBOSE HSSLC admit card 2019 will load on the screen.

Step 5: Download and take a print out of the admit card as it will be required to give the exams.

Documents Required at Exam

  • School ID
  • MBOSE HSSLC admit card 2019

Meghalaya Board of Secondary Education has announced the result of HSSLC 2019 on May 8, 2019. The result has been released for three streams, ie., Science, Commerce and Vocational. The result for Arts stream has been released on May 27, 2019. Students can check their result online on the link provided on this page. Students can follow the step-by-step guide below to check their Meghalaya HSSLC 2019 result:

Step 1: Click on the link provided on this page.

Step 2: Navigate to the link titles ‘Higher Secondary School Leaving Certificate, 2019’ and click on it.

Step 3: Enter your credentials like enrollment number, name etc. and press on submit.

Step 4: MBOSE HSSLC 2019 result can be seen.

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