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All About XII Board Exam In India

By on January 10, 2013

All About XII Board Exam In India12th Board examination or Higher Secondary Examination(HSC) is a centralized exam that is conducted by CBSE, CISCE, NIOS and all State School Education Boards during March-April month of every year.

It is mandatory to clear HSC in order to pursue under graduate or higher education studies in India. 12th board is given different names by different boards and the details are as under.

12th Board Exam Names

CBSE board exams is called All India Senior School Certificate examination(AISSCE)
CISCE board is known as Indian School Certificate Examination (ISC)
Institute of Secondary Distance Education is what is it called by ISDE, Private Non- Governmental Board of School Education.
NIOS board is National Institute of Open Schooling Board.

Pattern For 12th Board Exam

Examination Procedure

Complete security measures are taken prior to the examination to make sure that the papers do not get leaked in advance. 12th boards is the most important stage of a student life and important that every student gets a fair chance for with extreme security is maintained.

The question papers are distributed after complete supervision and security is not only maintained till this stage but throughout the examination. The content of the papers are strictly protected until the examination begins. The board examinations may comprise of numerous sets of question papers to omit any chances of copying.

Complete Security is Maintained

Generally a different school is made a center and ID cards are issued to the applicants in-advance that need to be presented in the examination center and is also checked by the invigilators. Anyone without the ID proof is not allowed to appear in the examination.

To ensure impartiality, the students do not to identify themselves on the answer sheets and are represented by the Roll number that are allotted well in advance. Carrying books, mobile phone, calculators and any other means besides logarithm tables is completely prohibited in the examination center.

Duration of the Examination

About XII Board Exam In India

Examination of every subject lasts for three hours where every paper is of 100 marks except the Science paper. Science paper is divide into two parts where the practical tests are conducted prior to the boards by an external examiner and the students appear only for theory part.


On completion, the applicant just leaves with the question paper and the answer scripts are collected and sent to board of education for marking. The answer papers are checked by experienced teachers based on model answers. To avoid any kind of partiality a false roll no. is attached to the answer sheet before evaluation and later matched with actual roll no. of the student. Upon checking. The board of education issues official grade or score to the applicant and a certificate of HSC completion is also issued.

Results of Board/Academic Examinations

The date of result declaration of Board Examinations conducted by Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) and various State Boards are announced in advanced. A particular portal available for disseminating results that can be accessed by the students as well as the parents.

The portal http://results.nic.in is not only ideal for Board results but single-point result source for various examinations that conducted in India. You can get assistance for various other useful information and relevant websites, besides downloading mark sheets and other admission forms.

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