West Bengal Board (WBBPE, WBCHSE & WBBSE)
The West Bengal Board is the primary education board in the state and comprises the
- West Bengal Board of Primary Education (WBBPE),
- The West Bengal Council of Higher Secondary Education (WBCHSE).
- West Bengal Board of Secondary Education (WBBSE),
WBBSE was established in 1951 and is responsible for administering the Class 10 board exam.
The West Bengal Council of Higher Secondary Education (WBCHSE) oversees the state's education of Class 11 and Class 12 students. Its responsibilities include administering the Class 12 board exams and developing the syllabus, curriculum, and textbooks for Classes 11 and 12.
Keep reading to learn about the West Bengal Board's duties, recent developments, and resources for students to prepare for exams, organized by class level.
West Bengal Board of Secondary Education - Highlights
|Name of the Exam||Senior Secondary School (SSC)|
|Exam Conducting Authority||Telangana Board of Secondary Education (TBSE)|
|Exam Date||3rd April to 13th April 2023|
|Result Release Date||To be notified|
|Mode of Availability||Online|
WBBSE Board - Latest Updates
In May, the West Bengal Board of Secondary Education (WBBSE) is expected to announce the W.B. Board Madhyamik results in 2023 on its official website. To view their results, students who took the Class 10 exams can utilize their roll numbers. The WBBSE result 2023 will display the scores obtained by students in all subjects. The exams were held by the Board from February 27 to March 4.
On January 18, the board modified the WB Madhyamik routine 2023, moving the History exam from February 27 to March 1 due to a date clash with bye-elections in the state. The WBBSE hall tickets 2023 were available on February 13, and students must obtain them from their respective schools.
The WBBSE exam schedule for 2023 was released on September 27, 2022, on the official website. According to the WB Madhyamik routine, the exams were held from February 23 to March 4, 2023, in pen-and-paper mode. Students can view the complete W.B. timetable 2023 by clicking the dates/timetable tab above.
WBBSE Board Time table
In West Bengal, the Madhyamik Pariksha or Class 10 board exams are conducted by the West Bengal Board of Secondary Education (WBBSE). Both boards have released the date sheets for the 2023 board exams. The Class 10 exams will commence in February, while the Class 12 exams will occur in April. Please continue reading to view the date sheets for the WBBSE Madhyamik (Class 10) and WBCHSE Uchcha Madhyamik (Class 12) exams.
|Conduct of WBBSE Exams 2023-Optional elective subjects||March 4,2023|
|Conduct of WBBSE Exams 2023-Physical Science||March 3, 2023|
|Conduct of WBBSE Exams 2023-Mathematics||March 2, 2023|
|Conduct of WBBSE Exams 2023-History||March 1, 2023|
|Conduct of WBBSE Exams 2023-Life Science||February 28, 2023|
|Conduct of WBBSE Exams 2023-Geography||February 25, 2023|
|Conduct of WBBSE Exams 2023-Second Language||February 24, 2023|
|Conduct of WBBSE Exams 2023-First Language||February 23, 2023|
How to Download WBBSE Board TimeTable
To check out WBBSE Time Table follow the steps below:
- Go to the official website of the West Bengal Board of Secondary Education at wbbse.org.
- Choose the "Exam Schedule 2023" option in the top menu.
- This will take you to a new page with a link to "Madhyamik Pariksha (S.E.),2023-Programme."
- Click on this link to access the West Bengal Madhyamik routine for 2023 in PDF format.
- Check the exam dates and timings mentioned in the routine.
- Download a copy of the routine and save it for future reference.
- Print out a hard copy of the routine if needed.
WBBSE Board Application Form
The West Bengal Board has released the registration form for the Class 10 Board exams on its official website. Students who are in class 10 are required to fill out the application form before the deadline. The school authorities typically facilitate the registration process, and students have to pay the registration fee. The details provided in the form will be printed on the admit card.
How To Fill out the WBBSE Board Application Form?
To fill out the application form online, follow the steps provided below:
Step 1: Visit the official WBBSE website.
Step 2: Click on the 'Download' option on the homepage's right side.
Step 3: Choose the 'West Bengal Board 10th Application Form' option.
Step 4: Fill out the form with the guidance of the school authorities to avoid errors.
Step 5: Pay the required fees and submit the form to the school.
WBBSE Board Exam Pattern
Familiarizing oneself with the exam pattern is crucial to effectively prepare for the West Bengal Class 10 Board exams. It helps students gain insights into the marking scheme, exam trends, and types of questions that can be expected in the test. This knowledge can enable them to develop a sound study plan and score high marks on the exam.
The West Bengal Board Class 10 curriculum comprises eight subjects, each with 100 marks, 90 marks allotted for theory, and 10 for internal assessments. To pass the board exam, students must obtain at least 282 marks out of 800, or 34%. The exam lasts 3 hours and 15 minutes, and there is no negative marking for incorrect answers. Refer to the table below for information about the marking scheme for different subjects.
|First language – Bengali||90||10||100|
|Second language – English||90||10||100|
|Physical Science and Environment||90||10||100|
|Life Science and Environment||90||10||100|
|Geography and Environment||90||10||100|
|History and Environment||90||10||100|
|Health and Physical Education||90||10||100|
|Optional Elective subject (Additional subject)||-||-||100|
WBBSE Board Syllabus
Access to the syllabus is crucial for students to prepare for board exams. It gives them a comprehensive understanding of the subject, including the covered chapters and topics. By consulting the syllabus, students can determine which areas to focus on and create a schedule accordingly. Below is a subject-specific syllabus guide for Class 10 students of the W.B. Board.
WBBSE Board Result
The official website is expected to release the WBBSE 10th Result 2023 in May 2023. To check their results, students must enter their roll numbers and date of birth in the appropriate fields on the West Bengal result portal, wbresults.nic.in.
Checkout the WBBSE Result 2023
- Visit the official West Bengal result portal
- A new result login page will open.
- Enter the Roll number and date of birth in the appropriate fields, and the DOB should be in the format of dd/mm/yyyy
- Submit the details
- The result will appear on the screen.
- Check and verify the scores. Save a copy or take a screenshot of the result for future reference.
WBBSE Board Supplementary Exam
For students who did not pass one or more subjects in the regular West Bengal Madhyamik exams, the WBBSE conducts a supplementary exam. The date for this exam has yet to be announced but will be available soon on the board's official website. The supplementary exam is expected in September or October of 2023. The West Bengal Madhyamik supplementary exam is held offline, and the WBBSE conducts it annually. For additional details about the WB Madhyamik supplementary exam routine for 2023, please refer to the following page.
|Application Mode for PPR/PPS||Online|
|Who can apply for PPR/PPS||Candidates appearing for Madhyamik exams|
|Time Limit for Application||Within 15 days from the date of publication of the results|
|Subjects Eligible for PPR/PPS||Theoretical papers only|
|Eligibility Criteria for Failed Candidates||
Obtained at least a grade C in two compulsory subjects
(Language or Elective) - for regular & continuing
|Submission of Fees||Along with the online application|
|Consequence of Incomplete or Incorrect Applications||Rejections|
|Communication of Results||
Results will be communicated to the concerned institutions
by the council
|How to Check Results||Results can be checked in council websites|
How To Apply For WBBSE Supplementary Exam
To apply for the West Bengal Madhyamik supplementary exam 2023, candidates must collect the registration form from their respective camp offices.
- The West Bengal board distributes the forms offline.
- Candidates should fill out the form under the guidance of their school.
- After filling out the form, candidates should submit it to the camp office before the deadline is announced.
- To check the starting and ending dates for registration submission for 2023, candidates can visit the board's official website.
- Click on the 'Services' tab, followed by the 'Registration' option's 'Know More' button to access this information.
Frequently Asked Question (FAQs)
Q1. Can private candidates appear for the WBBSE board examinations?
Ans. Yes, private candidates can appear for the WBBSE board examinations. However, they must fulfill certain eligibility criteria and submit the necessary documents within the stipulated time frame.
Q2. How can I get more information about WBBSE?
Ans. You can visit the official website of the West Bengal Board of Secondary Education (WBBSE) to get more information about the board, its functions, syllabus, examination schedules, and results. You can also contact the board office for further assistance.
Q3. What are the functions of WBBSE?
Ans. The primary functions of WBBSE include conducting secondary and higher secondary board examinations in the state, preparing the syllabus and textbooks for the same, and promoting and developing secondary education in West Bengal.