Punjab School Education Board (PSEB) has announced the schedule for board examination to be held for the academic session 2017-18. All Class 10 (Matric) and Class 12 (Senior Secondary) students who would be appearing for the same can check the entire schedule, for both regular and open school exams, at the official website of the Board. Now as the Punjab Board date sheet 2018 has been officially released, schedule your final phase of studies.
The date sheet prepared by the PSEB is now available at the Board’s official website. Punjab Board has announced the complete schedule for Matric and Senior Secondary including open school examination for the academic session 2017-18. Last year, the lowest pass percentage was recorded in three years for class 12 examination. It dropped to 62.36 percent from 76.77 percent in the year 2016.
The Board has announced that all the examinations will be conducted in a single shift of two hours from 10 am to 13:15 pm for Class 10 while for Class 12, the exam will be held from 2 pm to 05:15 pm (total 3 hours duration). The board will conduct Matric exams from March 12 and it will end on March 31. Similarly, Senior Secondary exams 2018 will be conducted from February 28 to March 24. The theory paper for Class 12 will begin from March 01, 2018. This year, the Punjab Class 12 Board Exams are being held early compared to last year.
The exams for academic session 2016-17 were conducted from March 01 to April 05. CBSE students in the State will appear late for the exam than their State Board counterparts. With board exams scheduled from March 5 till April 12, the CBSE board exams will end later.
In 2016, a total of 3,18,453 students had appeared for the PSEB Class 12 Board Exam and this number is likely to grow this year as well. In terms of pass percentage, the 2016’s figure stood at 76.77% which roughly translates to 2,44,487 passed candidates. The Punjab School Examination Board is expecting to improve upon this record and put up a better performance in the Punjab Class 12 Result 2017.
Punjab State Board Class 12 exams will complete earlier this time. Class 10 exam will conclude on March 31 whereas, for Class 12, the exam will end on March 24. The students can check the complete Punjab State Board time table 2018 for Class 10th and Class 12th Arts, Science & Commerce streams from PSEB website www.pseb.ac.in.