West Bengal board revises HS routine 2022 to avoid clash with JEE Main

WBCHSE has revised dates of chemistry, economics, and other subjects slated for April-end. Now, exams will end on April 26 instead of 20.

West Bengal board revises HS routine 2022 to avoid clash with JEE Main West Bengal Class 12 board exams rescheduled
Vagisha Kaushik | Mar 8, 2022 - 9:21 a.m. IST
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NEW DELHI: The West Bengal Council of Higher Secondary Education (WBCHSE) has revised Class 12 board exams 2022 dates to avoid clash with Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Main 2022 dates. The board has rescheduled subjects slated at the end of April including chemistry and economics. With the revised schedule, the exams will end on April 26 instead of April 20.

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West Bengal revised HS routine 2022

“As per the notification of National Testing Agency (NTA), the schedule date of JEE Main 2022 session 1 is from April 16 to 22 which is in direct conflict with already announced HS exam 2022. Hence, for the greater interest and convenience of the candidates who will be attempting JEE Main exam along with HS exam, the Council has rescheduled the dates of HS exam,” said the board.


Subject (Morning shift: From 10 am to 1.15 pm)

April 2, 2022

Bengali (A), English (A), Hindi (A), Nepali (A), Urdu, Santhali, Odia, Telugu, Gujarati, Punjabi

April 4, 2022

English (B), Bengali (B), Hindi (B), Nepali (B), Alternative English

April 5, 2022

Healthcare, Automobile, Organised Retailing, Security, IT, and ITES - Vocational Subjects

April 6, 2022

Biological Science, Business Studies, Political Science

April 8, 2022

Mathematics, Psychology, Anthropology, Agronomy, History

April 9, 2022

Computer Science, Modern Computer Application, Environmental Studies, Health & Physical Education, Music, Visual Arts

April 11, 2022

Physics, Nutrition, Education, Accountancy

April 13, 2022

Chemistry, Journalism & Mass Communication, Sanskrit, Persian, Arabic, French

April 18, 2022

Commercial Law and Preliminaries of Auditing, Philosophy, Sociology

April 25, 2022

Statistics, Geography, Costing & Taxation, Home Management & Family Resource Management

April 26, 2022


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WBCHSE president Chiranjib Bhattacharya told reporters that the exam will commence on April 2 as scheduled but dates of certain papers, slated for April-end, have been revised. Exams have now been extended up to April 26 instead of April 20. Higher Secondary exams could not be held last year due to a spike in COVID-19 cases, as per PTI.

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