The Maharashtra State Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education has unveiled the tentative examination timetable for the upcoming year, 2024. This release is a significant step as it brings clarity to the planning and preparation process for students, giving them ample time to gear up for their impending board examinations.
For Class XII students, the examination schedule kicks off on February 21, while Class X students will commence their exams a bit later, on March 1, 2024. This timetable will be made available in a downloadable PDF format. Upon clicking, the PDF will either open directly in your browser or prompt you to download it to your device.
Time Table for Higher Secondary Certificate Examination(STD XII) Feb-March 2024 (General & Bifocal (Vocational) Courses)
|Exam Date||Morning Shift (11 AM – 2 PM)||Evening Shift (3 PM – 6 PM)|
|February 21, 2024||English (01)||–|
|February 22, 2024||Hindi||German, Japanese, Chinese, Persian|
|February 23, 2024||Marathi (02), Gujarati (03), Kannada (06), Sindhi(07), Malayalam (08), Tamil (09), Telugu (10), Punjabi (11), Bengali (12)||Urdu (5), French (13), Spanish (25), Pali (35)|
|February 24, 2024||Maharashtri Prakrut, Sanskrit||Ardhamagadhi, Russian, Arabic|
|February 26, 2024||Organisation of Commerce & Management||–|
|February 27, 2024||Logic, Physics||–|
|February 28, 2024||Secretarial Practice, Home management (A/S)||–|
|February 29, 2024||Chemistry||Political Science|
|March 2, 2024||Mathematics & Statistics (A/S), Mathematics & Statistics (C)||Percussion Instruments (A)|
|March 4, 2024||Child Development, Agriculture Science & Technology (A/S/C), Animal Science & Technology (A/S/C)||–|
|March 5, 2024||Cooperation (A/C)||–|
|March 6, 2024||Biology (S), History & Development of Indian Music (A)||–|
|March 7, 2024||Textiles (A/S)||Bookkeeping & Accountancy (A/S/C)|
|March 9, 2024||Geology (S)||Economics (A/S/C)|
|March 11, 2024||Food Science & Technology||Philosophy, History of Art & Appreciation (Painting, Sculpture, Architecture)|
|March 12, 2024||Bifocal courses Paper 1, Technical Group 1 and others||Multi-skill technician, Electrical food processing and others|
|March 13, 2024||–||Psychology (A/S/C)|
|March 14, 2024||Bifocal courses Paper 2, Technical Group 2 and others||Occupational Orientation: Library and Information Science (A)|
|March 15, 2024||-||Geography (A/S/C)|
|March 16, 2024||–||History (A/S/C)|
|March 18, 2024||Defence Studies (A/S/C)||-|
|March 19, 2024||Sociology (A/S/C)||-|
Maharashtra 10th Board Exam Time Table 2024
|Exam Dates (tentative)||1st Half (Starts at 11 am)||2nd Half (Starts at 3 pm)|
|March 1, 2024||First Language: Marathi, Hindi, Urdu, Gujarati, Kannada, Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, Sindhi, Bengali, Punjabi||Second or Third Language: German, French|
|March 2, 2024||Second or Third Language: Marathi, Kannada, Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, Sindhi, Bengali, Punjabi||–|
|March 4, 2024||Multi Skill Assistant Technician/ Introduction to Basic Technology, Automotive Service Technician, Store Operation Assistant, Assistant Beauty, Therapist, Tourism and Hospitality, Food& Beverage Service Trainee, Agriculture -Solanaceous, Crop Cultivator, Electronics & Hardware Field Technician Other Home Appliances, Home Care- Home Health Aide, Mechanical Technology, Electrical Technology, Electronics Technology, Power-Consumer Energy, Meter Technician, Apparels Sewing Machine, Operator, Plumber General|
|March 5, 2024||Second or Third Language: Urdu, Gujarati, Sanskrit, Pali, Ardhamagadhi, Persian, Arabic, Avesta, Pahalavi, Russian||Second or Third Language (Composite Course) Urdu, Gujarati, Sanskrit, Pali, Ardhamagadhi, Persian, Arabic, Avesta, Pahalavi, Russian, Kannada, Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, Sindhi, Punjabi, Bengali, Gujarati|
|March 7, 2024||First language (English), Third Language (English)||–|
|March 9, 2024||Second or Third language: Hindi Second or Third Language (Composite Course): Hindi||–|
|March 11, 2024||Mathematics Part-1 (Algebra), Arithmetic (Only for eligible Divyang Candidates)|
|March 13, 2024||Mathematics Part-II (Geometry)||–|
|March 15, 2024||Science and Technology (Part I), Physiology, Hygiene & Home Science (Only for eligible Divyang Candidates)||–|
|March 18, 2024||Science and Technology Part-II||–|
|March 20, 2024||Social Sciences Paper-I: History and Political Science||–|
|March 22, 2024||Social Sciences Paper-II: Geography||–|
More precisely, the Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) examinations for Standard 12 students will extend from February 21 to March 23. Conversely, the Secondary School Certificate (SSC) exams for Standard 10 students are scheduled to run from March 1 to March 22, 2023.
Anuradha Oak, the Secretary of the state board, underscores the importance of this early timetable release. Oak highlights that this proactive announcement aims to alleviate students' stress related to exams and provides them with extended periods for thorough preparation. This extended timeframe also allows students to effectively plan their study schedules.
Oak emphasizes the authenticity of the board's timetable and advises students against relying on schedules circulating on social media or disseminated by third-party sources. To ensure accurate information, students are urged to cross-reference the distributed timetable with the one provided by their schools and junior colleges.
Furthermore, the board plans to subsequently release separate timetables for practical exams, oral assessments, grade exams, and other subjects to keep students well-informed and prepared.
How to download the Maharashtra Board 2024 Exam Schedule
- Step 1: Go to the official website of the Maharashtra State Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education (www.mahahsscboard.in).
- Step 2: Look for the "Downloads" section or a similar tab on the website's homepage.
- Step 3: Locate and click on the link labelled "Maharashtra Board 2024 Exam Schedule" or a related title.