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Bihar Board Marking Pattern & Exam Pattern 2023 for Class 10th & 12th

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The Bihar Board conducts the exams for the 10th & 12th class every year.  Students preparing for the Bihar board exams must know the exam pattern to prepare effectively. The BSEB exam pattern tells: 

  1. The marks distribution for each question.
  2. Learn the complete blueprint of the Question Paper.
  3. Marking Scheme and weightage.
  4. A total number of questions in each section.

In this article, we’ll tell you about the Bihar board marking pattern, passing marks and preparation tips to get a high BSEB 12th result.

Class 10th Main Marking/ Exam Pattern 2023

For class 10th main exam, the subject that is included is as follows:-

  1. English
  2. Social Science
  3. Science
  4. Mathematics
  5. Hindi
  6. Language Paper II
  7. Elective Subjects
SubjectsFull MarksTheoryPass Marks
Social Science10080281240
Language Paper10010033
Language Paper I10010033
Optional Paper10010033
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Students must refer to the Bihar board 10th model paper 2022 for getting an idea of the marking scheme and the main exam pattern.

Bihar Board Exam Pattern for Class 12th

The BSEB 12th exams include both subjective and objective questions. Moreover, you’ll have internal choices to attempt the questions.

The number of MCQ-based and theoretical questions will vary according to the marks of the papers. If the paper is of 100 marks, then

  1. MCQ Questions – 50 out of 60.
  2. Subjective Questions – 5 out of 8 and 3 out of 6.
  3. Short Answer question – 18 out of 25

However, if the paper is of 70 marks, then the BSEB 12th paper pattern will be:

  1. MCQ Questions – 35 out of 42.
  2. Subjective Questions – 5 out of 8 and 3 out of 6.
  3. Short Answer question – 10 out of 18.

The main subjects for BSEB 12th class are:

  1. R B Non-Hindi.
  2. Alternative English.
  3. English/Hindi.
  4. Arts Stream- Geography, Political Science.
  5. Science Stream- Biology, Physics, and Mathematics.
  6. Commerce Stream- Economics, Accountancy, Business,  Entrepreneurship.

Students can also apply for the Best Courses after 12th

Bihar Board 12th Exam Pattern 2023 – Arts Stream

SubjectsFull MarksTheoryPass Marks
RB -Non-Hindi505015
Alternative English505015
Political Science10010030

Marking pattern for Class 12th 2023 – Commerce Stream

SubjectsFull MarksTheoryPass Marks
RB -Non-Hindi505015
Alternative English505015
Business Studies10010030

Marking pattern Class 12th 2023 – Science Stream

SubjectsFull MarksTheoryPass Marks
RB -Non-Hindi505015
Alternative English505015

Passing Marks for the BSEB Exams

To pass the Bihar board class 12th exams, students need to get at least 33 marks out of 100. Those who couldn’t get 33 or more marks will be declared failed and they have to reappear for the exams.

To clear the exam with the 1st division, students need to score more than 300 aggregate marks. The second division is given to those who score between 225 to 300 marks.


After completing the board papers of the Bihar board students are now free to pursue new things. This can give the CA exam to crack the CA paper and become CA in India. CA is among the tough examinations of the country. Students need a good amount of preparation to crack such an exam. For this one can join the VSI Institute of Jaipur city. VSI Jaipur is the top leading institute for the CA aspirants of the nation. It is known to give fantastic results every year and thus gained popularity. if you wish to be a successful CA then join VSI Institute soon. VSI is the ideal place and success is guaranteed at this coaching center.

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VSI Jaipur provides the best 12th commerce classes for Accounts, Maths, BST and Economics subjects. By taking tuition from VSI, you can build solid concepts and get high grades in your 12th board exams. Further, if you aspire to become a CA, you can join our coaching classes and clear the CA exams on the first attempt. VSI Jaipur is the best CA Coaching in India and our students have scored the ever-highest marks in CA IPCC, Intermediate and Final exams. Moreover, our 7 students got AIR 1 in the last 10 years.

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