Published On : Mon, Jan 4th, 2016

CBSE Class 10 and Class 12 exams to be held from March 01, 2016

Nagpur: The dates for Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) for candidates appearing for Senior School Certificate Examination and Secondary School Examination in 2016 has been announced.

The Class 10 exams is scheduled to start from March 1 and will continue till March 28.

On the other hand, the Class 12 exams will start from March 1 and will continue till April 22.

Science paper for Class 10 will be held on March 2 and Social Science on March 10, while English paper will be on March 15 and Mathematics on March 19.

The English paper for Class 12 is to be held on March 1, Business Studies on March 3, Physics on March 5, History on March 8, Chemistry on March 9 and Mathematics on March 14

And Accountancy paper is scheduled for March 17, Political Science on March 18, Biology on March 21, Economics on March 31, Geography on April 7 and Philosophy on April 16.

Students appearing for the exams can check the schedule on the official website of CBSE –

They can go to ‘Latest @ CBSE’ section and click on ‘Date sheet for Main Examination 2016 Class XII/Class X’

As per reports around 13 to 15 lakh students are set to appear for class 10 and 12 main examination in 2016.

Established in 1962, the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) is the biggest educational board in the country with over 15,000 schools – Kendriya Vidyalayas (KVs), Navodaya Vidyalayas, privately owned schools and all central government schools – affiliated to it.

CBSE’s motto is asato mā sadgamaya (From ignorance, lead me to truth).

Apart from Class 10 and class 12 examinations, CBSE also conducts JEE (Joint Engineering Examination), AIPMT (All India Pre-Medical Test),CTET(Central Teacher Eligibility Test) among others.