About West Bengal 12th 2020

West Bengal Council of Higher Secondary Education (WBCHSE) has released the datesheet of West Bengal board 12th on the official website of the board. The Exams will be conducted We from March 12 to March 27, 2020. Exams will start with the language paper including Bengali, English, Hindi, Nepali, Urdu, Santhali, Odia, Telugu, Gujarati, Punjabi and conclude with Statistics, Geography, Costing and Taxation and Home Management and Family Resource Management papers. Health & Physical Education, Visual Arts, Music and Vocational Subjects, are held for two hours and all other papers are held for a duration of 3 hours and 15 minutes (15 minutes given to read the question paper before beginning to write the exam). WBCHSE will release the result of West Bengal board class 12 in the last week of May 2020. The result, which is declared online, will be provisional and the board issues the original West Bengal 12th mark sheet to the test takers soon after.

Exam level: Intermediate
Frequency: Once a year
Languages Bengali, English +7 More
Conducting Body: West Bengal Council of Higher Secondary Education
Duration 3 Hours 9 Minutes

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West Bengal 12th 2020 Important Dates

12 Mar, 2020 Exam - Bengali (A), English (A), Hindi (A), Nepali (A), Urdu, Santhali, Odia, Telugu, Gujarati, Punjabi | Mode: Offline
14 Mar, 2020 Exam - English (B), Bengali (B), Hindi (B), Nepali (B), Alternative English | Mode: Offline
16 Mar, 2020 Exam - Biological science, Business studies, Political science | Mode: Offline
17 Mar, 2020 Exam - Health Care, Automobile, Organised Retailing, Security, IT and ITDS -Vocational Subjects | Mode: Offline
18 Mar, 2020 Exam - Mathematics, Psychology, Anthropology, Agronomy, History | Mode: Offline
19 Mar, 2020 Exam - Computer Science, Modern Computer Application, Environmental Studies, Health & Physical Education, Music, Visual Arts | Mode: Offline
21 Mar, 2020 Exam - Commercial Law and Preliminaries of Auditing, Philosophy, Sociology | Mode: Offline
23 Mar, 2020 Exam - Physics, Nutrition, Education, Accountancy | Mode: Offline
25 Mar, 2020 Exam - Chemistry, Economics, Journalism & Mass Communication, Sanskrit, Persian, Arabic, French | Mode: Offline
27 Mar, 2020 Exam - Statistics, Geography, Costing and Taxation, Home Management and Family Resource Management | Mode: Offline

West Bengal 12th 2020 Eligibility Criteria

To appear for West Bengal 12th exam, students have to fulfil the following eligibility criteria:

  • Students enrolled in class 12 of an institution affiliated to WBCHSE must clear all dues of the current academic year apart from obtaining a minimum 70% attendance in class XI and XII separately. 
  • They must submit the filled examination form along with specified documents and exam fee, and their applications must be accepted by the board.

West Bengal 12th 2020 Application Process

Mode of Application : Offline

Mode of Payment : Other

  • Candidates studying in class 12 of West Bengal board affiliated institution must submit the examination form to the school before the due date. 
  • They can collect the form of West Bengal board 12th examination from their respective schools after which they have to fill it and pay the examination fee. 
  • They have to submit the application along with the required documents as specified by the Board.
Commercial law
The law of partnership
The law relating to negotiable instruments
The law of insurance
Preliminaries of auditing
New branches of auditing
Pre-audit procedure
Vouching of transactions
Cost of materials - II
Cost of labour
Methods of remuneration
Basic -concept of overhead
Income from house property
Income from capital gains
Income from other sources
History of sanskrit literature
Amplification from prose/verse
Sanskrit grammar
Sanskrit linguistics
Translation from Bengali or English or Hindi into Sanskrit
Short paragraph writing
Visual arts
Indian arts
Western art
Handicrafts/design/architecture/photography theory
  • A student can prepare a timetable which includes sufficient time for all subjects in their syllabus and also an extra hour for self-evaluation.
  • The timetable must have short breaks in between to make the study time less monotonous.
  • Candidates should also solve sample papers and previous years’ WB Board 12th question papers.
  • While studying for West Bengal board 12th, one should make short notes which they can get back to while revising. This will save them from the trouble of going through the entire textbook all over again.
  • Group study with friends is another effective method. This way, students can compare and analyse their preparation level for the exam.

Details regarding the exam pattern for West Bengal HS 2020 exam has been given below:             


Theory Marks

Project/Practical MarksTotal
Arabic, Bengali (A and B), Hindi (A and B), English (A and B), Alternative English, Nepali (A and B), Odia, Persian, Punjabi, Sanskrit, Santhali, French, Gujarati, Accountancy, Business Studies, Economics, Mathematics, Agronomy, Anthropology, Commercial Law and Preliminaries of Auditing, Costing and Taxation, Education, Environment Studies, History, Journalism and Mass Communication, Philosophy, Political Science, Sociology80

20 (Project)


Biological Science, Chemistry, Physics, Modern Computer Application, Computer Science, Geography, Nutrition, Psychology, Statistics


30 (Practical)100
Music4555 (Practical)100
Health and Physical Education4060 (Practical)100

Documents Required at Exam

  • Admit Card
  • School ID Card

West Bengal 12th result will be declared online on by the last week of May 2020. Students will be able to check the same using their roll number and registration number. The result of West Bengal class 12 comprises details about student's performance in the exam including there name, roll number, marks obtained in different subjects, total marks, division, and qualifying status. After the provisional result of WB 12th is declared online, students have to visit their schools in person and collect their original mark sheets.

Steps to check WB HS result 2020:

  • Visit the official website: wbresults.nic.in.
  • Click on the link of 12th class result.
  • Enter the details as asked and submit the details.
  • The result will display on the screen.
  • Take a screenshot or printout of the same and keep it safe.

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