CBSE Date Sheet 2018 for Class X and XII

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After creating a considerable amount of anxiety among students, the CBSE date sheet 2018 for class 10th and 12th board examinations has finally been released. The exams for both the classes commence on March 5, after the festival of Holi. The end dates for class 10th and 12th are April 4 and April 12 respectively. The announcement was made on CBSE’s official websites and

CBSE Datesheet

Here is the schedule of the main subjects (you can find the full schedule on

CBSE Class 12 Board Exam Dates

Subject (Subject Code)Date
English Core (301)March 5
Physics (042)March 7
Business Studies (054)March 9
Chemistry (043)March 13
Accountancy (055)March 15
Geography (029)March 17
History (027)March 20
Mathematics (041)March 21
Informatics Practices (065)March 23
Computer Science (083)March 23
Biology (044)March 27

CBSE Class 10 Board Exam Dates

Subject (Subject Code)Date
Hindi Course-A (002)March 6
Hindi Course-B (085)March 6
English Comm (101)March 12
Science Theory (086)March 16
Science without Pr (090)March 16
Social Science (087)March 22
Mathematics (041)March 28

Points to be noted:

  • The paper starts at 10:30 AM.
  • The practical exams will be conducted in CBSE schools from mid-January to the month end.

The CBSE date sheet 2018 review by the experts and teachers so far has been positive with the main subjects being well-spaced from one another, giving a considerable amount of time for students to prepare themselves. For CBSE class 12th science students, the exam ends on March 21. Since the JEE 2018 offline exam date is April 8, they have a decent gap between the two exams. For the medical students, the last paper is Biology on March 27.

A total of about 28 lakhs students will be appearing for CBSE board exams this year. This is the first time that CBSE accepted over 11 lakhs registrations for the 12th board.

The announcement of the CBSE date sheet 2018 was a highly awaited one considering the last year’s much-criticized delay that was made during the announcement of results. However, now that the CBSE board exam dates are out, it’s time to strategize and pace up your preparations accordingly. Good luck!

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