About NBSE HSLC 2020

Nagaland Board of School Education conducts High School Leaving Certificate exam or HSLC examination. This is a state-level matriculation exam which is conducted for 10th class students. 

  • Students are advised to complete the NBSE HSLC syllabus as soon as possible in order to devote maximum time to proper revision.
  • NBSE HSLC exams 2020 are scheduled to be conducted from February 14 to February 26, 2020.
  • NBSE HSLC exams comprise of the exams of 6 subjects which are held for 3 hours each.
  • The NBSE HSLC date sheet has been released in online mode on December 2, 2019. Students are advised to refer to the same to know the exam dates and timing.
  • The exam's duration will be of 3 hours per paper.
  • The NBSE HSLC 2020 result will be declared online on May 2, 2020, tentatively. Students can also check the results through SMS.
  • Students will be able to collect the original mark sheets by Nagaland Board shortly after the online declaration of the result.
Exam level: Matriculate
Frequency: Once a year
Languages English
Conducting Body: Nagaland Board Of School Education
Duration 3 Hours

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NBSE HSLC 2020 Important Dates

Upcoming Dates and Events

14 Feb, 2020

Exam - Social Science | Mode: Offline

17 Feb, 2020

Exam - Mathematics | Mode: Offline

19 Feb, 2020

Exam - Second Language (Hindi/ Alternative English/ Sumi/ Lotha/ Tenyidie/ Ao/ Bengali) | Mode: Offline

21 Feb, 2020

Exam - English | Mode: Offline

24 Feb, 2020

Exam - Science | Mode: Offline

26 Feb, 2020

Exam - Sixth Subject/Vocational Subjects | Mode: Offline

02 May, 2020 (Tentative)

Result | Mode: Online

NBSE HSLC 2020 Eligibility Criteria

In order to be eligible to sit for the NBSE HSLC exams 2020, students must satisfy the following NBSE HSLC eligibility criteria:

  • Students must have successfully cleared their 9th standard examinations.
  • They also must have studied their 10th class in a school affiliated to NBSE.
  • Students must have completed the application procedure and received the admit card for the NBSE HSLC 2020.

NBSE HSLC 2020 Application Process

Mode of Application : Offline

Mode of Payment : Other

  • The NBSE HSLC 2020 application process is completed offline by the candidates in their school of education. 
  • Only students who are studying in a school affiliated to the Nagaland Board of School Education or NBSE can fill the application form. 

Application Fees

Category Quota Mode Gender Amount
General, ST, SC, OBC Offline Male, Transgender, Female ₹ 900

NBSE HSLC 2020 Syllabus

Alternative english
Reading skills
Writing skills and applied grammar
Modern Indian language: AO
Modern Indian language : LOTHA
Modern Indian language: SÜMI
Modern Indian language: TENYIDIE
Major Indian language: Bengali
Major Indian language: Hindi
Number system
Coordinate geometry
Statistics and probability
Living world
Natural resources
Our environment
Social sciences
India and the contemporary world
Resources (India)
Democratic politics
Understanding an economy
Nagaland (geography and g. k separate textbook)
Book keeping and accountancy
Final accounts (without adjustments)
Bank reconciliation statement
Bills of exchange
Errors and their rectification
Environmental education
Restoring balance in ecosystem
Issues of the environment
Striving for a better environment
Home science
Principles of growth and development of a child between birth to 3 years
Role of play and recreational activities during infancy stage
Meal planning
Food hygiene and methods of storage of food
Resources available to family
Money management
Consumer education
Interior decoration
Care of clothes, quality check of apparel
Foundation of information technology
IT basic
IT tools
IT application
Societal impact of IT
Ethnic music
Western music

NBSE HSLC 2020 Preparation Tips

In order to properly prepare for NBSE HSLC exams 2020, candidates must keep the following NBSE HSLC preparation tips in mind:

  • Students must revise the subjects taught in the class.
  • They must regularly practice questions and other study material throughout the year.
  • Students should make notes to ensure a thorough understanding of the subject matter.
  • They must maintain their health to ensure physical and mental well-being at the time of preparation.
  • Students should solve mock question papers before the exam to understand the pattern and gain a semblance of the examination environment.

NBSE HSLC 2020 Exam Pattern

The NBSE HSLC 2020 exam pattern comprises 7 subjects in total which are:

  • Social science
  • Science
  • Mathematics
  • English 
  • Second language (optional) - Tenyidie, Ao, Sumi, Lotha, Hindi, Bengali and alternative English
  • Sixth subject - Music, Home Science, FIT, Environmental Education and BK & Accountancy 
  • Vocational paper - IT and TT

The paper for all the subjects except vocational is 3 hours in duration whereas the duration for the vocational papers is 2 hours. A candidate generally needs 40% or above in order to obtain a pass status in the result for the specific exam. 

  • The NBSE HSLC 2020 mock tests and sample question papers are released by the Nagaland Board of School Education. 
  • These mock tests are integral for comprehensive preparation for the exam and help a candidate in pinpointing areas which need to study further. 
  • They also provide candidates familiarity with the actual examination environment. 
  • Students can download NBSE HSLC mock tests 2020 and previous question papers from the official NBSE website.

NBSE HSLC 2020 Admit Card

  • The NBSE HSLC 2020 admit card will be available online on the official Nagaland Board of School Education (NBSE) web portal. 
  • The candidates could download admit cards using their roll number. 

Documents Required at Exam

  • NBSE HSLC 2020 admit card
  • Valid government issued photo ID

The NBSE HSLC 2020 result will be declared on May 2, 2020, students can check the same in both online and offline mode:

  • Students can check their result on the official NBSE web portal - nbsenagaland.com. Candidates will need to enter details such as roll number in order to view and download the result. 
  • They can also receive their result via SMS by sending NBSE<space>Roll number to '54242'.
  • Students will receive their official mark sheets from the school in which they are studying. 

The NBSE HSLC result 2020 comprises the following details:

  • Roll number of the candidate
  • Name of the candidate
  • Subjects 
  • Marks obtained by the candidate in each subject
  • Qualifying status of the candidate

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