The Maharashtra Board exams 2019 has been started today i.e. March 01, 2019. The first exam is for the First Language. The candidates of class 12 who are appearing for revised syllabus and old syllabus exams will appear for the exams from today onwards. The last date of the exams is on March 22, 2019. The last exam for revised syllabus candidates is Social Sciences Paper-2 Geography while for the old syllabus candidates will appear for the Social Sciences Paper-2 Geography and Economics.
The exams for SSC are going to begin at 11:00 am. The exams will end at 1:00 pm or 1:30 pm or 2:00 pm. The timings are different for various subjects. Candidates are advised to appear for the exams after checking the subjects and the respective timings.
In Mumbai division, around 3.99 lakh SSC students are taking part in the board exams from Maharashtra Board. Out of the total enrolling candidates, 3.83 lakh students are from the revised syllabus and 16,000 are from the old syllabus. As per the Secretary of Mumbai Division, Sharad Khandagale, the exams for both courses such as the old syllabus and the new syllabus will be conducted together.
In the year 2018-19, the exam pattern was changed. 20 marks for internal exams were scrapped for languages bonus marks for sports and arts were also slashed. This is the first time when the students are enrolling for the exams 100-mark paper for languages.
The flying squads which are inspecting the HSC examinations will also examine the SSC standard examinations.
This is the first batch which will not have the oral exams for the Languages. The questions will be conducted for 100 marks.
The Maharashtra State Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education is the board which is responsible for the education-related activities in Maharashtra. It is a state level board. The board is well known as MSBSHSE. MSBSHSE came into existence under the provision act in the year 1965. Maharashtra Board conducts the secondary and Higher Secondary examinations annually i.e. for class 10 and 12 respectively. There are a total of 9 main divisions of the boards. The names of the divisions are Pune, Mumbai, Aurangabad, Nasik, Kolhapur, Amravati, Latur, Nagpur, and Ratnagiri. More than 14 lakh students have appeared for the examinations. Apart from this Maharashtra board conducts the examinations twice a year. One as the main examination and the other as supplementary examinations. In the entire state, there are a total of 21,000 SSC schools and 7,000 HSC schools under the affiliation of the Maharashtra board.