Maharashtra SSC exam: More than 1.7 million students from across Maharashtra are expected to appear for the Secondary School Certificate (SSC) examination for class 10 which begin today (March 3). State Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education (MSBSHSE) Chairperson Shakuntala Kale had on Monday said that the SSC exam based on the new syllabus would be organised across the nine divisions — Mumbai, Pune, Nashik, Nagpur, Konkan, Latur, Aurangabad, Amravati and Kolhapur — between March 3 and 23. A total of 1,765,000 students are expected to appear for the exam. "The students should follow only official schedule of the examination that was published by the state board," Kale added.
Exams for Class 12 (HSC) began on February 18, 2020, and will conclude on March 18.
For Maharashtra board SSC exams, there will be all-language papers from March 3 to March 9 according to the preference of students. It will be followed by Mathematics, Science and Social Sciences.
Maharashtra 10th exam time table
First Language (Marathi/Hindi/Urdu/Gujarati/Kannada/Tamil/Telugu/
|Second/ Third Language (German/French)||3-03-2020|
|Second/Third Language exam (Marathi/Kannada/Tamil/Telugu/Malayalam/Sindhi/Bengali/Punjabi)||4-03-2020|
|Second or Third Language (Composite Course) Marathi (Composite)||4-03-2020|
|Second or Third Language (Hindi)||06-03-2020|
|Second or Third Language - Hindi (Composite)||06-03-2020|
|Second or Third Language (Urdu/Gujarati/Sanskrit/Pali/Ardhamagadhi/Persian/Arabic/Avesta/Pahalvi/Russian)||07-03-2020|
Second or Third Language (Composite) Urdu/Sanskrit/Pali/Ardhamagadhi/Arabic/Persian
|First Language (English)||9-03-2020|
|Third Language (English)||9-03-2020|
|Science and Technology (Part -1)||16-03-2020|
|Science and Technology (Part -2)||18-03-2020|
|Multi Skill Foundation Course||19-03-2020|
|Social Sciences Paper-1||21-03-2020|
|Social Sciences Paper-2||23-03-2020|
The Maharashtra State Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education is a statutory and autonomous body established under the "Maharashtra Secondary Boards Act" 1965. Most important task of the board, among few others, is to conduct the SSC for 10th class and HSC for 12th class examinations. It is the most popular education board in terms of enrollment in high school in India only after the CBSE. It has been ranked 4th in the 'Futuristic Education Boards in India' among more than 35 educational boards in the country.