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Maharashtra HSC (Class 12) Passing marks, Grading System

Deepansh Sharma
Deepansh SharmaUpdated On: June 07, 2022 06:04 pm IST

Maharashtra HSC class 12 result is going to be announced on June 8. Students can learn about the Maharashtra HSC class 12 Grading system 2022, as they would be assessed on the norms of this grading system

Maharashtra HSC (Class 12) Passing marks, Grading System 2022

Maharashtra HSC Class 12 Passing marks and the Grading System 2022 are released by the Maharashtra State Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education (MSBSHSE). MSBSHE is the edcucational body which governs all the academic related subject for primary and secondary education. The Maharashtra Board follows the Continuous and Comprehensive Evaluation pattern (CCE) for both class 10th as well as 12th. This signifies that the students are assessed by a number of tests conducted through out a year rather than just being brought under a single examination. In this section, we will acknowlege the Maharashtra HSC Class 12 Passing marks and the Grading System 2022.

As stated MSBSHE releases the Class 12 Passing marks criteria as well as the Grading System 2022 on its official website The students are evaluated under the norms as decided by the board. Please read this article to know more about the Maharashtra Class 12 Passing marks and the Grading System 2022.

Maharashtra HSC Class 12 Grading System 2022

Maharashtra HSC class 12 Grading system 2022 assesses the performance of the students on the basis following criteria. It awards division to the students corresponding to the percentage secured by them. The  Maharashtra HSC Class 12 Grading System 2022 is tabulated below:





60% - 75%

First Division

45% - 59%

Second Division

35% - 44%

Pass Grade

< 35%


Click here to check the Maharashtra Class 12 HSSC Result 2022

Maharashtra HSC Class 12 Passing Criteria 2022

 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 2022. Accordingly the minimum grade required to claim the pass status is C.

As per the Maharashtra HSC Scheme of Examination examination for a student is 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 examination are the improvement exams in which a failed student can appear to secure the passing marks.

Click here to read about the Maharashtra Class 12 Marking Scheme and exam pattern 2022

Important Points for Maharashtra HSC 2022 Grading System

  • With respect to the condonation marks, If a student require 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 represented at state, national or international level during the current academic year are eligible to be recieve grace marks upto 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 recieve 20 percentage grace maks in each subject.


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