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Maharashtra HSC Grading System 2024 - Check Maharashtra Board HSC Grading System and Passing Marks

Deepansh Sharma
Deepansh SharmaUpdated On: November 06, 2023 04:42 pm IST

Students must learn about the Maharashtra HSC Grading System 2024, as they will be assessed on the norms of this grading system. The result for the Maharashtra HSC students will be published in May 2024.

Maharashtra HSC Grading System 2024

Maharashtra HSC Grading System 2024 is released by the Maharashtra State Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education (MSBSHSE). MSBSHE is the edcucational body that governs all the academic related subjects for primary and secondary education. In Maharashtra, the class 10 examinations are known as the SSC exam while the class 12 board exams are known as HSC exams. The HSC full form is the Higher Secondary School Certificate. The Maharashtra HSC Board 2024 follows the Continuous and Comprehensive Evaluation pattern (CCE) for both classes 10th as well as 12th. This signifies that the students are assessed through several tests conducted through out a year rather than just being brought under a single examination.

As stated, MSBSHE releases the Class 12 Passing Marks as well as the Grading System 2024 on its official website - The students are evaluated under the norms as decided by the board. Read this article to learn more about the Maharashtra Class 12 Grading System 2024.

Maharashtra HSC Important Links:
Maharashtra HSC Result 2024
Maharashtra HSC Supplementary Exam 2024

Maharashtra HSC Grading System 2024

Maharashtra HSC class 12 Grading system 2024 assesses the performance of the students based on the following criteria. It awards division to the students corresponding to the percentage secured by them. The Maharashtra HSC Class 12 Grading System 2024 is tabulated below:





60% - 75%

First Division

45% - 59%

Second Division

35% - 44%

Pass Grade

< 35%


Maharashtra HSC Grading System 2024: Passing Criteria 

Maharashtra HSC Class 12 students need to score at least 35% Marks in each subject ( in theory and practicals individually) as well as in aggregate to pass the Maharashtra HSC Class 12th Board Examinations 2024. Accordingly, the minimum grade required to claim the pass status is C. As per the Maharashtra HSC Scheme of Examination, the exams for a student are conducted for 5 subjects, out of which 4 are optional subjects while there is one main language subject. The maximum marks for a language subject are 100 while the Mathematics and Science subjects are divided into two parts and hold 150 marks individually. Students who fail to secure the minimum passing marks in Maharashtra HSC Class 12 Board Exams, would be given an opportunity to sit in the Maharashtra HSC Class 12 Compartment exams. These examinations are the improvement exams in which a failed student can appear to secure passing marks. Check the passing marks here:


Passing Marks (35%)


Passing Marks out of 20 



Passing Marks out of 40 



Passing Marks out of 50 



Passing Marks out of 60 



Passing Marks out of 70 



Passing Marks out of 75 



Passing Marks out of 80 



Passing Marks out of 90 



Passing Marks out of 100 



Passing Marks out of 120 



Passing Marks out of 150 



Maharashtra HSC Grading System 2024: Condonation Policy

Condonation marks are provided to the students who are not able to pass any type of subject with a shortage of 1 to 2 marks. Check the list of grace marks that can be awarded in each subject given below:


Condonation marks admissible up to

First Language 


Second Language


Third Language 


Social Science






Maths and Science combined


Two subjects opted by deaf and dumb students in place of two languages

2 in each subject

Important Points for Maharashtra HSC Grading System 2024

  • With respect to the condonation marks, if a student requires more marks, then in such cases no condonation marks will be rewarded, depriving even the minimum condonation marks.
  • Sports Quota holders i.e. students who are represented at the state, national, or international level during the current academic year are eligible to receive grace marks up to 20 in each subject.
  • In addition to this, candidates who have taken part in the Republic Day parade (RDC), conducted in New Delhi; shall be eligible to receive 20 percentage grace maks in each subject.

Students have to make sure that they have downloaded the latest Maharashtra HSC Syllabus 2023-24 and Maharashtra HSC Exam Pattern 2023-24 before starting the preparations for the Maharashtra HSC board exams 2024. Try to focus on completing the syllabus at least one month before the board exam so that you can revise accordingly. 


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