Board Exam 2024: Karnataka, TN, CGBSE, Kerala, 4 more boards to start Class 12 exams today

State Board Exams 2024: Andhra Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh, Meghalaya, and Tripura boards will be starting exams from today. Know exam timings for each board.


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8 state boards will be holding Class 12 board exams 2024 today. (Image: Wikimedia Commons)8 state boards will be holding Class 12 board exams 2024 today. (Image: Wikimedia Commons)

Vagisha Kaushik | March 1, 2024 | 07:07 AM IST

NEW DELHI: Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Chhattisgarh, Kerala, Himachal Pradesh, Andhra Pradesh, Meghalaya, and Tripura boards will be conducting Class 12 board exams 2024 today, March 1. Students are advised to reach the examination centre at least 30 minutes before the commencement of exams, carry their admit cards, and follow exam-day instructions.

All the boards will be commencing the exams for the academic session 2023-24 with language subjects. The minimum passing marks for board exams 2024 are 35 marks out of 100.

As per general board exam guidelines, students are allowed to carry only stationery items inside the exam hall. Items including books, notebooks, blank paper sheets, mobile phones, earphones, tablets, bluetooth devices etc. are prohibited in the examination centre.

Board Exams 2024: Board-wise exam timings

Himachal Pradesh, Kerala, Andhra Pradesh, and Chhattisgarh will be conducting early-morning exams while Tripura board will hold the exam late in the day. The duration of state board exams 2024 is almost three hours.

Name of board


Exam Timing

Karnataka School Examination and Assessment Board (KSEAB)

Second Pre-University Certificate (PUC) Examination

10:15 am to 1:30 pm

Directorate of Government Examinations (DGE), Tamil Nadu

Higher Secondary Examination (HSE)

10 am to 1:15 pm

Chhattisgarh Board of Secondary Education (CGBSE)

Higher Secondary Examination (HSE)

9 am to 12:15 pm

Directorate of Higher Secondary Education, Kerala

Plus two examination

9:30 am to 12:15 pm

Board of Intermediate Education, Andhra Pradesh (BIEAP)

Intermediate second year examination

9 am to 12 pm

Himachal Pradesh Board of School Education (HPBOSE)

Plus two examination

8:45 am to 12 noon

Meghalaya Board of School Education (MBOSE)

Higher Secondary School Leaving Certificate Examination (HSSLC)

10 am to 1 pm

Tripura Board of Secondary Education (TBSE)

Higher Secondary (HS)

12 noon to 3:15 pm

For Chhattisgarh students, this would be the last year for appearing in board exams only once a year as the Chhattisgarh Board of Secondary Education (CGBSE) recently announced conducting board exams twice a year.

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