Board Exams 2018: Total Students Appeared, Pass Percent for All States

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Every year, more than 1 crore students appear in CBSE, ICSE, and state board class 10th and 12th exams. While CBSE, ICSE are some centralized boards that have affiliated schools in every state, there are some different state boards functioning in one or two given Indian states only. Currently, there are 30 state boards working in India.

 

For school education, these board conducts Secondary School Examination (class 10th) and Senior School Certificate Examination (class 12th). These exams are commonly known as Board exams among students.

 

Here in this blog, we have provided the details regarding the total number of students in all-state boards. Along with this, we have mentioned details such as the number of students appearing and qualifying board exams, total passing percentage, and the total number of schools affiliated with each board.

 

 

 

State-wise Stats for 10th Board Exam

 

 

Name of Board

Pass Percentage

Total Students Appeared in 10th Board Exam Qualified Students Total Girls Appearing in the Exam Total Boys Appearing in the Exam
Overall Girl Boy
Andhra Pradesh 91.92% 91.97% 91.87% 6,22,538 5,60,253 3,11,530 3,11,008
Assam 56.04% 53.23% 59% 3,37,570 1,89,191 1,73,078 1,64,492
Bihar 50.12% 40% 49.60% 17,24,000 8,63,000 8,26,000 8,98,000
Chhattisgarh 66.92% 69.44% 66.42% 3,86,349 2,58,573 2,05,190 1,81,159
Goa 91.27% 90.49% 88.69% 19,506 17,886 10,093 9,413
Gujarat 67.5% 60.63% 45.88% 11,03,854 5,68,192 4,18,392 6,85,462
Haryana 51.15% 55.34% 47.61% 3,64,800 1,86,586 1,97,873 1,66,927
Himachal Pradesh 62.76% 66.15% 59.76% 1,09,780 68,900 52,127 57,653
J& K 58.92% 61.54% 56.78% 55,045 32,432 24,750 30,295
Jharkhand 59.48% 61.79% 57.29% 4,28,379  2,54,830 2,08,701 2,19,688
Karnataka 71.93% 78.01% 66.56% 8,38,088 6,02,802 4,56,103 3,81,985
Kerala 97.84% - - 4,41,103 4,31,162 2,16,539 2,24,564
Madhya Pradesh 66.54% 65.78% 63.19% 11,47,276 7,63,944 5,10,794 6,36,482
Maharashtra 89.41% 91.97% 87.27% 16,28,613 14,56,203 7,42,507 8,86,106
Manipur 66.70% 67.51% 72.66% 61,000 40,687 - -
Meghalaya 56.76% 79.67% 78.44% 50,077 28,424 27,145 22,932
Mizoram 76.65% - - 18,355 14,069 9,547 8,788
Nagaland 66.01% 66.04% 65.98% 21,715 14,335 11,278 10,437
Odisha 76.23% 77.85% 76.83% 5,90,367 4,50,036 - -
Puducherry 92.42% 94.86% 89.99% 17,752 16,407 9,049 8,703
Punjab 59.47% 69.13% 52.31% 3,68,295 2,19,035 1,56,774 2,11,521
Rajasthan 79.86% 79.95% 79.79% 10,58,018 8,44,909 4,60,464 5,97,554
Tamil Nadu 94.05% 97.65% 93.45% 10,24,456 9,63,500 4,50,761 5,73,695
Telangana 83% 85% 82% 5,38,000 4,46,000 2,62,000 2,76,000
Tripura 59.59% 56.47% 62.87% 47,596 23,958 - -
Uttar Pradesh 75.16% 78.81% 72.27% 30,28,767 22,76,445 13,38,890 16,89,877
Uttarakhand 74.57% 80.22% 68.96% 1,46,166 1,09,006 - -
West Bengal 85.49% - - 10,84,178 9,26,853 6,06,633 4,77,545
CBSE 86.70% 88.67% 85.32% 16,24,682 14,08,594 6,71,103 9,67,325
ICSE 98.51% 98.95% 98.15% 1,83,387 1,80,663 83,018 1,00,369
NIOS 63.88% 65.87% 62.83% 8,04,976 4,20,189 - -

 

 

 

State Wise Stats for 12th Board Exam

 

 

Name of Board

Pass Percentage

Total Students Appeared in 12th Board Exam Qualified Students Total Girls Appearing in the Exam Total Boys Appearing in the Exam
Overall Girl Boy
Andhra Pradesh 73.33% 77% 70% 4,84,889 3,55,569 2,22,423 2,18,936
Assam 75.27% 77.78 73.04 2,55,462 192304 120455 135007
Bihar 35.92% 38.21 33.88 12,40,168 4,45,546 5,84,241 6,55,927
Chhattisgarh 77% 79.49% 74.45% 2,70,043 2,07,933 1,38,809 1,31,234
Goa 87.59% 89.89 85.13 16,899 14,802 8,737 8,162
Gujarat 58.97% 60.22% 50.20% 6,09,000 4,06,925 2,86,546 3,22,454
Haryana 63.84% 72.38% 57.10% 2,22,388 1,49,252 1,45,746 76,642
Himachal Pradesh 69.82% 74.08% 66.65% 98,281 68,621 46,439 51,335
J&K 55% 59% 50% 37,858 20,646 16,913 20,945
Karnataka 59.17% 67.11% 52.30% 6,90,152 4,08,421 3,37,860 3,52,292
Kerala 83.75% - - 4,42,000 3,70,175 - -
Madhya Pradesh 68.08% 73.49% 65.27% 7,64,599 5,20,511 3,38,468 4,26,091
Maharashtra 88.41% 92.36% 85.23% 14,16,986 12,52,817 6,33,090 7,83,896
Manipur 67.04% 69.15% 64.65% 28,020 18,784 - -
Meghalaya 76.4% 78.46% 77.56% 29,840 22,797 - -
Nagaland 75.30% 79.87% 70.44% 15,281 11,507 7,874 7,407
Odisha 73.89% 76.93% 66.99% 3,80,707 2,81,304 - -
Punjab 65.97% 78.25% 60.46% 3,00,417 1,98,199 - -
Rajasthan 88.33% 91.35% 86.24% 8,13,061 7,18,245 3,32,906 4,80,155
Sikkim 82% 83% 82% - 1,64,000 - -
Tamil Nadu 91.1% 94.1% 87.7% 8,98,763 8,18,773 4,79,381 4,19,355
Telangana 67.06% 73.25% 61% 4,29,000 2,88,000 2,05,086 2,23,914
Tripura 78.62% 80.97% 76.47% - - - -
Uttar Pradesh 72.43% 78.44% 67.36% 26,04,093 18,86,050 11,91,574 14,12,519
Uttarakhand 78.97% 82.83% 75.03% 1,32,381 1,04,54 - -
West Bengal 83.75% 83.44% 81.36% 8,04,895 6,63,516 4,26,595 3,78,000
CBSE 83.01% 88.31% 78.99% 11,86,306 9,84,752 4,95,899 6,90,407
ICSE 96.21% 97.63% 94.96% 80,880 77,816 37,828 43,052
NIOS - - - 12,07,986 - - -

 

 

 

Andhra Pradesh State Board of Secondary Education

 

 

Andhra Pradesh State Board of Secondary Education is also known as Directorate of Government Examinations. It was established in 1953. Every year board of secondary education conducts SSC/OSSC exam in March. In this state, class 10th examination is conducted by Board of Secondary Education, Hyderabad and 12th class examination is conducted by the Board of Intermediate Education AP, Hyderabad.

 

Total number of students appeared in 2018 Andhra Pradesh board exams – 11,07,427

 

Medium of Instruction in Andhra Pradesh State Board – Students can select any language Telugu, Urdu, English in the exam paper.

 

Official Website - http://main.bseap.org/

 

 

 

Assam State Board of Secondary Education

 

 

Assam State Board of Secondary Education is called SEBA. It was established in 1961. Every year board of secondary education conducts HSLC/HSEC exam in the month of February-March.

 

Total number of students appeared in 2018 Assam board exams – 5,93,032

 

Medium of Instruction in Assam State Board – The modern languages include Assamese, Hindi, English.

 

Official Website - https://sebaonline.org/

 

 

 

Bihar State Board of Secondary Education

 

 

Bihar School Examination Board was established in 1952. The board conducts secondary and Senior Secondary School examinations in February-March.

 

Total number of students appeared in 2018 Bihar board exams – 29,64,168

 

Medium of Instruction in Bihar State Board – The languages include Hindi and English.

 

Official Website - http://biharboardonline.bihar.gov.in/

 

 

 

Chhattisgarh State Board of Secondary Education

 

 

Chhattisgarh State Board of Secondary Education (CGBSE) was established in 2001. Every year, CGBSE conducts the examinations for Class 10th and 12th in the month of March.

 

Total number of students appeared in 2018 Chhattisgarh board exams – 6,56,392

 

Medium of Instruction in Chhattisgarh State Board – The languages include Hindi and English.

 

Official Website - http://cgbse.nic.in/

 

 

 

Goa State Board of Secondary Education

 

 

GBSHSE is the board who conducts Secondary and Higher Secondary Examination every year. The class 10th and 12th exam are conducted in March. It is established on 27 May 1975 under “The Goa, Daman and Diu Secondary and Higher Secondary Education Board Act.

 

Total number of students appeared in 2018 Goa board exams – 38,005

 

Medium of Instruction in Goa State Board – The languages include English, Marathi, and Hindi, Konkani.

 

Official Website - https://gbshse.gov.in/

 

 

 

Gujarat State Board of Secondary Education

 

 

Gujarat State Board of Secondary Education was established in 1972 which conducts 10th & 12th class examination in March. GSEB has changed State level Examinations from JEE(Mains) to GUJCET.

 

Total number of students appeared in 2018 Gujarat board exams – 17,12,854

 

Medium of Instruction in Gujarat State Board – The languages include English, Gujarati, and Hindi.

 

Official Website - http://www.gseb.org/

 

 

 

Haryana State Board of Secondary Education

 

 

Haryana Board of School Examination (HBSE) was established in 1969. The board conducts the exam for class 8th, 10th, and 12th class. First and second semester exams are conducted in September and March respectively.

 

Total number of students appeared in 2018 Haryana board exams – 6,11,262

 

Medium of Instruction in Haryana State Board – The languages include English, Hindi, Punjabi.

 

Official Website - http://www.bseh.org.in/

 

 

 

Himachal Pradesh State Board of Secondary Education

 

 

HPBOSE came into existence in the year 1969. The exams are conducted in March for Secondary and higher secondary in 1650 exam centres.

 

Total number of students appeared in 2018 Himachal Pradesh board exams – 2,08,061

 

Medium of Instruction in Himachal Pradesh State Board – The languages include English, Hindi, Punjabi, and Urdu.

 

Official Website - http://hpbose.org/

 

 

 

J & K State Board of Secondary Education

 

 

The Jammu and Kashmir Board of Secondary Education (JKBOSE) has been formed in the year 1975. The board has taken the responsibility to conduct final examinations for 10th & 12th standard students in March.

 

Total number of students appeared in 2018 J&K board exams – 92,903

 

Medium of Instruction in J & K State Board – The languages include English, Hindi, Urdu.

 

Official Website - http://jkbose.jk.gov.in/

 

 

 

Karnataka State Board of Secondary Education

 

 

Karnataka State Board of Secondary Education was established in 1966 which conducts the 10th and 12th exam in the month of April. It is also called KSEEB. Every year the student strength is increasing tremendously in Karnataka.

 

Total number of students appeared in 2018 Karnataka board exams – 15,28,240

 

Medium of Instruction in Karnataka State Board – The languages include Kannada, English, Sanskrit, Telugu, Tamil.

 

Official Website - http://kseeb.kar.nic.in/

 

 

 

Kerala State Board of Secondary Education

 

 

It conducts the class 10th and 12th examination in March- April. Every year, Kerala board has the highest passing score in India.

 

Total number of students appeared in 2018 Kerala board exams – 8,42,103

 

Medium of Instruction in Kerala State Board – Malayalam, English.

 

Official Website - http://www.education.kerala.gov.in/

 

 

 

Madhya Pradesh State Board of Secondary Education

 

 

It was established in 1965. MPBSE executes the exam of board class 10th and 12th in the month of March.

 

Total number of students appeared in 2018 Madhya Pradesh board exams – 19,11,875

 

Medium of Instruction in Madhya Pradesh State Board – The languages include English, Hindi.

 

Official Website - http://mpbse.nic.in/

 

 

 

Maharashtra State Board of Secondary Education

 

 

Maharashtra State Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education (MSBSHSE) was established in 1965 (amended in 1977). It is conducted class 10th and 12th level examination. The exams are usually held in the months of March, and October every year. The marks of March are the end of the educational year, and June marks the beginning of the new educational year in the state of Maharashtra.

 

Total number of students appeared in 2018 Maharashtra board exams – 30,45,599

 

Medium of Instruction in Maharashtra State Board – The languages include Marathi, English, Hindi.

 

Official Website - https://mahahsscboard.maharashtra.gov.in/

 

 

 

Manipur State Board of Secondary Education

 

 

The Board of Secondary Education, Manipur was established by an act of Manipur Legislative Assembly in 1972. It conducts the secondary and higher secondary examination in the month of February- March.

 

Total number of students appeared in 2018 Manipur board exams – 89,020

 

Medium of Instruction in Manipur State Board – The languages include Manipuri, English, Nepali, and Mizo.

 

Official Website - https://bsem.nic.in/

 

 

 

Meghalaya State Board of Secondary Education

 

 

To control the secondary and higher secondary examination, the Meghalaya Board of School of Education (MBOSE) was set up in 1973. The board exams are conducted in March-April every year.

 

Total number of students appeared in 2018 Meghalaya board exams – 79,917

 

Medium of Instruction in Meghalaya State Board – The major language included in education medium is English.

 

Official Website - http://www.mbose.in/

 

 

 

Mizoram State Board of Secondary Education

 

 

Mizoram Board of School Education (MBSE) conducts class 10th and class 12th board examination since 1975. It is also conducted State Technical Entrance Examination (STEE) from 2012.

 

Total number of students appeared in 2018 Mizoram board exams – 25000 (almost)

 

Medium of Instruction in Mizoram State Board – The languages include English, Mizo.

 

Official Website - http://www.mbose.in/

 

 

 

Nagaland State Board of Secondary Education

 

 

The Nagaland Board of School Education (NBSE) was set up through an Act by the Nagaland Legislative Assembly and received the assent of the Governor in 1973. Every year in March, NBSE conducts the High School Leaving Certificate Examination and secondary examination.

 

Total number of students appeared in 2018 Nagaland board exams – 36,996

 

Medium of Instruction in Nagaland State Board – The major language included in education medium is English.

 

Official Website - http://www.nbsenagaland.com/index.htm

 

 

 

Odisha State Board of Secondary Education

 

 

It is also called Board of School Education (BSE). The BSE was formed in 1953. It maintains all the necessary secondary and higher secondary education examination which is conducted in March/ April every year.

 

Total number of students appeared in 2018 Odisha board exams – 9,71,074

 

Medium of Instruction in Odisha State Board – The languages include Odia, English, and Hindi.

 

Official Website - http://www.bseodisha.nic.in/

 

 

 

Punjab State Board of Secondary Education

 

 

Punjab School Education Board was established in 1969 by the government of Punjab. The exam of class 10th and 12th conduct in March/ April month.

 

Total number of students appeared in 2018 Punjab board exams – 6,68,712

 

Medium of Instruction in Punjab State Board – The languages include Punjabi, English, and Hindi.

 

Official Website - http://www.pseb.ac.in/

 

 

 

Rajasthan State Board of Secondary Education

 

 

With the promulgation of the Rajasthan Secondary Education Act in 1957, this Board was set up in Jaipur on 4th December 1957. It was shifted to Ajmer in 1961. The class 10th and 12th class examination held in the month of March by Rajasthan Board.

 

Total number of students appeared in 2018 Rajasthan board exams – 18,71,079

 

Medium of Instruction in Rajasthan State Board – The languages include English and Hindi.

 

Official Website - http://rajeduboard.rajasthan.gov.in/

 

 

 

Tamil Nadu State Board of Secondary Education

 

 

Tamil Nadu Board of Secondary Education (TNBSE) is under the purview of the Department of Education, Government of Tamil Nadu, India. It was established in 1910. The exam conducts in March for 10th and 12th class.

 

Total number of students appeared in 2018 Tamil Nadu board exams – 19,23,219

 

Medium of Instruction in Tamil Nadu State Board – The languages include Tamil, Telegu, Urdu, English.

 

Official Website – http://tnresults.nic.in/

 

 

 

Telangana State Board of Secondary Education

 

 

The Department is responsible for conducting the SSC/OSSC Public Examinations which is conducted in March- April every year. It is also called Directorate of Government Examinations which is an independent department functioning under ministry of Secondary Education.

 

Total number of students appeared in 2018 Telangana board exams – 9,67,000

 

Medium of Instruction in Telangana State Board – The languages include Tamil, Telegu, Urdu, English.

 

Official Website – http://bse.telangana.gov.in/

 

 

 

Tripura State Board of Secondary Education

 

 

Tripura Board of Secondary Education was established in the year 1973. TBSE conducts 10th and 12th board exam in February-March.

 

Total number of students appeared in 2018 Tripura board exams – 80,000 (almost)

 

Medium of Instruction in Tripura State Board – The languages include Mizo, Hindi, and English.

 

Official Website – http://tbse.in/new/welcome.html

 

 

 

Uttar Pradesh State Board of Secondary Education

 

 

Uttar Pradesh State Board of Secondary Education was established in 1921 by United Provinces Legislative Council act. The first board examination was conducted in 1923. UP Board is Asia’s largest board in terms of the number of students. It conducts High school examination and Intermediate examination in the month of April. It is also called Board of High School and Intermediate Education Uttar Pradesh (BHSIEUP).

 

Total number of students appeared in 2018 Uttar Pradesh board exams – 56,32,860

 

Medium of Instruction in Uttar Pradesh State Board – The languages include Hindi, Urdu, and English.

 

Official Website – http://upmsp.edu.in/

 

 

 

Uttarakhand State Board of Secondary Education

 

 

It was formatted in 2001 by Uttaranchal School Education act but in 2008, the institution was renamed Uttarakhand Board of School Education by the Uttaranchal Legislative Assembly. It conducts 10th and 12th level examination in March-April. It is also known as UBSE Board.

 

Total number of students appeared in 2018 Uttarakhand board exams – 2,78,547

 

Medium of Instruction in Uttarakhand State Board – The languages include Hindi and English.

 

Official Website – http://www.ubse.uk.gov.in/

 

 

 

West Bengal State Board of Secondary Education

 

 

West Bengal State Board of Secondary Education(WBBSE) was established in 1951 by State Legislature act. It is responsible for secondary and Higher secondary board examination which held in March/ April every year.

 

Total number of students appeared in 2018 West Bengal board exams – 18,89,073

 

Medium of Instruction in West Bengal State Board – The languages include Bengali, Hindi, and English.

 

Official Website – http://wbbse.org/

 

 

 

Central Board of Secondary Education

 

 

CBSE is a national level board which follows only NCERT curriculum. CBSE was formatted in 1962. It conducts the final examinations for Class 10 and Class 12 every year in the month of March. It conducts engineering, architecture, Medical courses such as IIT JEE, AIEEE, NEET, UGC NET Exam also. CBSE is the largest exam conducting body in the world.

 

Total number of students appeared in 2018 CBSE board exams – 28,10,988

 

Medium of Instruction in CBSE Board – The language includes English.

 

Official Website - http://cbse.nic.in/newsite/index.html

 

 

 

National Institute of Open Schooling

 

 

NIOS was established in 1989 by the Ministry of Human Resource Development of the Government of India. It is also called National Open School. It is similar to other board which conducts class 3rd to class 12th level examination.

 

Total number of students appeared in 2018 NIOS board exams – 20,12,962

 

Medium of Instruction in NIOS Board – The languages include English and Hindi.

 

Official Website - http://www.nios.ac.in/

 

 

 

Indian Certificate of Secondary Education

 

 

It was established in 1986 which was affiliated to French Board of Examination. It is a private board of education in India. It is also called ICSE Board.

 

Total number of students appeared in 2018 ICSE board exams – 2,61,543

 

Medium of Instruction in ICSE Board – The languages include English and Hindi.

 

Official Website – http://www.cisce.org/

 

 

Note: - Some states and union territory such as Arunachal Pradesh, Sikkim, Puducherry, Jharkhand, Andaman and Nicobar, Daman & Diu, Dadar and Nagar Haveli, Lakshadweep do not have their own education boards. They come under central or adjacent state boards.

 

 

 

Total Number of Schools in India

 

 

In India, there is a number of government and private sector schools. Below, in the following table, we have shown the number of schools as per ownership type according to the provisional statistics of the Eighth All India School Educational Survey:

 

 

Category of School

Public Sector Schools

Private Sector Schools

Government Local Body Private Aided Private Unaided
Primary 5,24,234 1,40,765 26,484 68,203
Upper Primary 2,19,451 59,961 22,742 63,748
Secondary 42,119 11,582 27,053 36,252
Higher Secondary 24,808 1,847 17,302 20,441
Total 8,10,612 2,14,155 93,581 1,88,644
Sector Wise Total 1,024,767 282,225

 

 

Government Educational Institute: There are run by the Central Government or state governments, public sector undertaking or autonomic organizations and are wholly financed by the government.

 

Local body institutions: These are run by municipal committees/ corporations/ NAC/ Zilla Parishads/ Panchayat Samitis/ Cantonment Board, etc.

 

Private-aided institutions: These are managed privately but receive a regular maintenance grant from the government, local body, or any other public authority.

 

Private unaided institutions: These are managed by an individual or a private organization and do not receive maintenance grant either from the government, local body, or any other public authority.

 

 

Note: - There are only 22% of private schools out of a total number of schools in India. While, if we consider secondary and higher secondary schools then we have found 56% of private schools among total schools.

 

 

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We hope now, you have an idea about how many numbers of candidates appeared in class 10th and 12th board exam and which board are suitable for you. However, if you have any query related to this article then ask us freely in the comment box below.

 

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