CBSE Board Exam Dates Announced: Will it impact JEE Main?

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CBSE Date sheet

This Sunday the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has announced the board exam dates for class 10 and class 12.

The class 10 board exams will begin from 21st of February to 29th of March 2019 whereas class 12 board exams will be conducted from 15th of February to 3rd of April 2019.

This is the first time in the last 4 years that CBSE has released the date sheet of the board’s exam in the month of December.

Date sheet of Board exams 2019

The CBSE has released the complete datasheets of class 10 and class 12 board examinations. Check the full schedule here:

Will it impact JEE Main?

Last year, the class 12 Physics boards paper was rescheduled as it coincided with the JEE Main exam date. What about this year?

The Central Board of Secondary Education has categorically stated that the board exams are scheduled in a way that it doesn’t coincide with competitive exams like the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) and Delhi University exams.

More about the board exams

The examination of the core subjects is scheduled to start in the month of March. Other non-core subjects like Music and vocational subjects are scheduled to begin in the month of February.

To avoid rush and to involve fewer schools, examination of the subjects taken by a smaller number of students will be conducted early, stated the CBSE’s controller of examination. He also stated that ‘Students have been distributed to avoid rush at the examination centers’.

About the Results

The results of the boards (class 10 & class 12) are expected to be declared in the 1st week of June 2019.

What else is in the news?

The CBSE has also made changes to the pattern of Class 12 English paper. Here are the changes:


Download Previous Year CBSE Papers


Aspirants should go through the date sheet, timings, and the instructions carefully so that they can prepare for the exam accordingly.

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