Bihar School Examination Board

The Bihar School Examination Board (abbreviated BSEB) is a statutory body under section 3 of Bihar School Examination Act - 1952 which is functioning under Government of Bihar devised to conduct examinations at secondary and senior secondary standard in both government and private schools belonging to state of Bihar.[3]

Bihar School Examination Board
बिहार विद्यालय परीक्षा समिति
Formation1952 (70 years ago) (1952)
TypeGovernmental Board of Education
Legal statusActive
HeadquartersPatna, Bihar, India
  • Campus 1 - Sinha Library Road, Patna - 800017, Bihar. Campus 2 - Buddh Marg, Patna - 800001, Bihar
Official language
OwnerGovernment of Bihar
Anand Kishor , IAS[1]
Anup Kumar Sinha[2]
Parent organization
Education Department of Bihar

The exam is conducted on the basis of syllabus as prescribed by the Government of Bihar. It is headquartered at the capital of the state, Patna. Along with school examinations, it also conducts departmental examinations such as Diploma in Physical Education, Certificate in Physical Education and Teachers Eligibility Test (TET) for Bihar state, Simultala Residential Entrance Examinations (for admission to Simultala Awasiya Vidyalaya), Examination for Diploma in Elementary Education etc.

The board conducts secondary and senior secondary school examinations twice a year. One is the annual board examinations in February–March and the other is a supplementary examination held in May–June of every year.

Bihar Board 10th subjectsEdit

As per syllabus, math, science, social science, two language subjects are the compulsory subjects for Class 10 students. Apart from this, they can choose one optional subject which can be a language subject or an elective subject.

Bihar Board 12th subjectsEdit

There are three streams in Class 12 i.e. arts, commerce and science stream. For arts, there are a lot of subjects available from which 5 subjects a student need to choose. Commerce stream students need to appear for English, Hindi, Statistical mathematics, Business studies and Accountancy subjects. Science stream students have Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Mathematics as main subjects and two are elective which are also compulsory.

Along with these subjects, students have option to choose one additional subject while filling application form.

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ "Who is Anand Kishor? A sneak peak". Headlines Today. Archived from the original on 12 July 2018. Retrieved 26 May 2018.
  2. ^ "Govt cracks whip, 22 BSEB staff suspended". The Times of India. 15 June 2016. Retrieved 16 September 2016.
  3. ^ "Bihar School Examination Board | Bihar School Examination Board". Retrieved 16 November 2021.

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