MP Board: Madhya Pradesh Board of Secondary Education (MPBSE)

MPBSE is the acronym of Madhya Pradesh Board of Secondary Education and is the main education board of Madhya Pradesh, which is responsible for conducting Secondary and Higher Secondary. The MP board was established as per the Madhya Pradesh Madhyamik Shiksha Adhiniyam, 1965 (23 of 1965) to regulate Secondary Education in Madhya Pradesh.

Latest Notification: The Madhya Pradesh Board of Secondary Education (MPBSE) has announced the decision to defer the practical exams for Classes 10 and 12, this year until further update. The practical exams that were scheduled to commence on 20 May 2021, has been postponed due to the rise in COVID-19 cases in the state, according to the notice shared on the official Twitter handle of the School Education Department, Madhya Pradesh. Meanwhile, the recent newsflash updated by the Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, states that the Madhya Pradesh Board Class 12 Examination has been cancelled. 

For the convenience of the students of MP Board who are preparing for the board exams, we have given the complete list of the solved past year question papers here:

MP Board SSLC Previous Year Question Papers with Solutions

MP Board Class 12 Previous Year Question Papers with Solutions

MP Board Class 12 Maths Question Papers with Solutions

Madhya Pradesh 2020-21 NTSE Stage 1 Question Paper With Solutions

Students can check for the answer key of Madhya Pradesh NTSE Phase 1 from the links listed below. The exams are conducted every year at two levels.

Here, the complete details about the MP board are given:

MPBSE Full Form Madhya Pradesh Board of Secondary Education
Formation 1965
Type Governmental Board of School Education
Headquarters Bhopal, MP, India
Location Madhya Pradesh, India
Official Language Hindi, English & Urdu
Chairman Shri. Iqbal Singh Bains (I.A.S.)
Phone 0755-2570248,  2570258

About MP Board (MPBSE):

The MPBSE or Madhya Pradesh Board of Secondary Education (मध्यमिक शिक्षा मंडल) is an education board in the state of Madhya Pradesh,which was established by the Madhya Pradesh Secondary Education Act, 1965. The main role of MPBSE is to promote education and make it more effective.

Information Overview about MPBSE:

Functions of MP Board

  • Conducting state-level high school and intermediate exams
  • Granting affiliation and recognition to schools across the state
  • Making courses, formulating syllabus and prescribing textbooks to the affiliated schools
  • Providing equivalence to examinations conducted by other boards.

Exams Conducted by Madhya Pradesh Board

The MP Board conducts two of the most widely taken exams in the state which include the Class 10 exam and the Class 12 exam every year. An overview of each of these MP Board exams is given in the following points.

MP Board 10th Exam (High School)

The MPBSE Class 10 exams are conducted in the month of March every year. Almost 10 to 11 lakh students appear for the Class 10 MP Board Pariksha every year.

MPBSE announced the MP Board Class 10 Results 2020 on 4 July 2020. The total pass percentage stood at 62.84%, while last year’s pass percentage was 61.32%. Reports state that nearly 43% of boys in private schools and 38% of boys in government schools failed in class 10 exam. Likewise, 31% girls in private school and 35% girls in government school are reported to have failed the exam.

Nearly 11,32,319 students appeared in the MP 10th Board exam 2019, which included 9,90,546 regular students. At the same time, the MP Board High School exam 2019 was held in 3,864 exam centres across the state. MPBSE announced the results of Class 10 exam today, on 15 May 2019. Students who registered for the MP board exam can check their scores on the official websites of the MPBSE and In 2019, the overall pass percentage in MP Board Class 10 Result 2019 was recorded as 61.32%, while in 2020, the overall percentage is at 62.84%

Year of Passing 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
Overall Pass Percentage 49.79% 53.87% 52.11% 66.54% 61.32% 62.84%
Girls Pass Percentage 48% 51.78% 51.02% 69% 63.69% 65.87%
Boys Pass Percentage 47.56% 56.33% 50.71% 64% 59.15% 60.09%

The pass percentage of the students over the years are given in the table above and the graph below. Refer to the following graphs to know the details about the exam statistics.


MP Board 12th Exam (Intermediate)

The MPBSE class 12 exam is conducted every year in the month of March to April. Almost 7-8 million students appear for the class 12 MP Board Pariksha every year. MP Board HSSC Result or Class 12 Result was released on 14th May 2019. The total number of students who received MP Board Class 12 Results stood at 7,65,358, of which 4,05,122 regular students and 41030 private students passed in the exams. Meanwhile, in 2020, 6,64,504 was the total number of students who registered for the exams, while  4,54,008 passed the exam.

Year of Passing 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
Overall Pass Percentage 65.88% 65.94% 69.33% 70.01% 52.63% 72.37% 68.81%
Girls Pass Percentage 63.31% 69.42% 73.78% 69.47% 51.39% 76.31% 73.4%
Boys Pass Percentage 69.5% 63.3% 65.81% 70.07% 50.81% 68.94% 64.66%

The pass percentage of the students have seen a steady increase over the past few years which can be seen from the table given above. Meanwhile, find also the details of the no. of students who registered and appeared for the 2020 exam.



Supplementary Exams

The Madhya Pradesh Board conducts the supplementary exams for class 10 and 12. The MP board supplementary exams are conducted every year after the commencement of board exams. This Year MP board conducted the supplementary exam for the candidates who could not pass the regular board examinations on 3 July 2019.  Check the complete details about MP board supplementary result details in this article for both class 10 and 12.

  • Students can get the MP Board 12th Supplementary Exam Time Table Free PDF from the official website of the MP board-
  • They can visit the official website for MP Board 12th Supplementary Result-
  • MP board 12th supplementary result was released on 6th Aug 2019.

MP Board Syllabus

The MPBSE designs the syllabus for all the classes and schools affiliated to MP board are required to follow it. The subjects that are included in class 10 are Science, Social Science, English, and Maths. The updated and detailed MP board syllabus for all the classes can be checked from the linked article.

MPBSE Textbooks

The Madhya Pradesh Board of Secondary Education is responsible for designing textbooks and are prescribed to all the schools affiliated to it. The textbooks are designed in a way to help the students get a deeper understanding of the concepts and give the students clear insights of all the important topics. Students can download all the MP board textbooks for all the classes and subjects from here.

Exam Pattern of Madhya Pradesh Board

The exam pattern of class 10 and 12 exams are decided by the MP board and almost remains the same every year. The duration of all the exams of class 10 and 12 are 3 hours and the total marks are 100. The complete MP board pattern is provided here and students can even refer to the blueprints whose link is given below in the exam resource section.

MP Board Pariksha and Result Dates

The class 10 exams generally start by the first week of March and end by March last week. On the other hand, the class 12 exams generally start from the first or second week of March and end by the first week of April. The MP board results are generally out by mid-May and then the supplementary exams start.

Also Check: MP Board Topper Answer Sheets 

Madhya Pradesh Board Exam Resources

Preparing for the board exams can be quite challenging and a student will have to be completely prepared if they have to ace the exams. Here, for the convenience of the students, we have compiled some additional study materials or resources, which the students can download and refer to during their study time. These effective resources are highly valuable for a student preparing for the class 10 and 12 MP Board Pariksha.

Keep visiting BYJU’S to get complete assistance for MP board exams and also, register at BYJU’S to get additional support for the exams.

Frequently Asked Questions on Madhya Pradesh Board

What is the full form of MPBSE?

MPBSE is the short form for Madhya Pradesh Board of Secondary Education.

From where can you get all the details regarding the MP Board class 10 and 12 exams and its resources?

One of the best source to find all the study materials and exam resources is the official website, Meanwhile, students can also access the resources for free from MP Board Exam Resources.

What are the marks needed to pass the MP Board Exams?

To be deemed passed, students need to score at least 33 per cent marks aggregate and in each subject in MPBSE class 10 and class 12 exams. In 2018, nearly 20 lakh students had registered for the exam of which, 7.69 lakh are from class 12 or HSSC, nearly 11.48 lakh are from class 10.

How can I check my MP Board SSC results?

Students can get online to, the official website to check for their results. For more detailed steps to check out SSC results, check out MP Board SSC Result.


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