West Bengal Class 12 Board 2024: Check WB Class 12 Time Table, Exam Pattern, Syllabus

Samia Miraj

Updated On: March 15, 2024 08:09 pm IST

Every year, WBCHSE releases West Bengal HS Time Table, syllabus, admit card, exam pattern, and result for West Bengal Class 12 Board. Read the article to know all the latest updates.
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West Bengal Council of Higher Secondary Education conducts class 12th board exams every year. The complete process from registration of students to announcing the result is managed by WBCHSE. For the upcoming academic year, the WB board is expected to conduct exams from February 16 to February 29, 2024.

To prepare well for board exams, WBCHSE provides WB HS Syllabus 2024 on the official website of the West Bengal board, https://wbchse.wb.gov.in/. In addition, the board provides all the official announcements related to class 12th online. The students can check the updated information for syllabus, exam pattern, admit card, result and more on the official website. Besides this, the West Bengal board also provides the list of toppers of Class 12th. Check out more information about West Bengal Class 12 Board 2024 from the article given below:

Quick Links:
West Bengal HS Result 2024
West Bengal Madhyamik Class 10th Grading System 2024
West Bengal HS Toppers 2024
WB Class 12 Science Toppers 2024
WB Class 12 Arts Toppers 2024
WB Class 12 Commerce Toppers 2024

About West Bengal Class 12 Board 2024

WBCHSE is an Indian autonomous body that came into existence in 1975. Each year, more than 8 lakh students appear for the board exams. The West Bengal board has decided to follow the conventional method of conducting the board exams only once. WBCHSE will take board exams annually covering 100% syllabus for Class 12th. The board exams will be conducted in the morning shift starting from 10 a.m. The students appearing for the board exams must reach the examination center at least half an hour before the board examination.

West Bengal 12 Board Exams 2024: Overview

From the table below, students can check out the most important details for WB Class 12 board 2024. 

Board Name

West Bengal Council for Higher Secondary Education

Exam Name

WB Board Class Class 12 Board Exams 2024

Exam Dates

February 16 to February 29, 2024

Exam Frequency 

Once A Year 

Exam Level 


Exam Duration 

3 hours

Official website


West Bengal Class 12 Result 2024

West Bengal Class 12 Result 2024 will be published in May 2024. West Bengal Council for Higher Secondary Education will provide the result on the official website. Students can download the result by visiting the activated link available on the WB board’s official website. The result will provide students detailed information about the performance given by them in the board exams. Check out the simple steps given below to download the result:

  • Step 1: Visit the official website of the WB HS Result 2024 at wbresults.nic.in
  • Step 2: On the homepage, click on "West Bengal Council of Higher Secondary Education Examination - 2024"
  • Step 3: On the next page, enter the roll number and DOB.
  • Step 4: Enter the captcha code.
  • Step 5: Click on submit and the result will open on the screen.

WB Class 12 Date Sheet 2024 

As mentioned above, the West Bengal Board also releases the West Bengal Class 12 Routine 2024 on the official website. The board exams for West Bengal class 12th are expected to commence on February 16, 2024. The last exam will be conducted on February 29, 2024. Prior to the theory exams, WBCHSE will conduct practical examinations. The information related to exam dates and center will be provided to students in advance. Students can check out the specifications related to the theory examination date from the table provided below:



  • Bengali (A)
  • English (A)
  • Hindi (A)
  • Nepali (A)
  • Urdu
  • Santhali
  • Odia
  • Telugu
  • Gujarati
  • Punjabi

February 2024

  • English (B)
  • Bengali (B)
  • Hindi (B)
  • Nepali (B)
  • Alternative English

February 2024


  • Healthcare
  • Automobile
  • Organized Retailing
  • Security
  • IT
  • ITES
  • Electronics
  • Tourism and Hospitality
  • Plumbing
  • Construction

February 2024

  • Biological Science
  • Business Studies
  • Political Science

February 2024

  • Mathematics
  • Psychology
  • Anthropology
  • Agronomy
  • History

February 2024

  • Computer Science
  • Modern Computer Application
  • Environmental Studies 
  • Health and Physical Education
  • Music
  • Virtual Arts

February 2024

  • Commercial Law and Preliminaries of Auditing
  • Philosophy
  • Sociology

February 2024

  • Physics
  • Nutrition
  • Education
  • Accountancy

February 2024

  • Economics

February 2024

  • Chemistry
  • Journalism and Mass Communication
  • Sanskrit
  • Persian
  • Arabic
  • French

February 2024

  • Statistics
  • Geography
  • Costing and Taxation
  • Home Management and Family Resource Management

February 2024

West Bengal Class 12 Exam Pattern 2024

The students can download the WB Board Class Class 12 Exam Pattern 2024 from the official website of the West Bengal board. The questions in the board exams will be focused on more theoretical knowledge and applicative learning. The question paper will be divided into two parts. The first part of the question paper will consist of multiple-choice questions and students will have to solve the MCQ-type questions through the method of an OMR sheet. The next part will be descriptive questions. The question paper consists of a total of 30% MCQ questions in the West Bengal Class 12 board exams in 2024. Rest of the paper includes 70% of the descriptive questions. The question paper will be of 80 marks and 20 marks will be for practicals. The language subjects will be counted for 100 marks.

WB Class 12 Syllabus 2024 

On its official website, WBCHSE issues the West Bengal Class 12 Syllabus for each of the subjects in PDF format. Students can refer to it while preparing for the board examinations.They can download the syllabus according to the stream that they have chosen in class 12. This will help in making the study plan easily. Ensure the academic year while downloading the syllabus as there might be some changes by the WB board in the syllabus. 

West Bengal Class 12 Admit Card 2024 

WBCHSE provides the admit card to the head of the school. It is expected that the admit card will be released a week or two before the board exams. Once the principals get the admit cards, it becomes their responsibility to further distribute admit cards to students. After receiving the WBCHSE Admit Card 2024, students must get a copy of it. It will be necessary for students to carry the admit card to the exam center. Without the WB HS Admit Card 2024, students will not be provided entry inside the examination center. The admit card includes the roll number, student’s name, exam center, exam code, and instructions that students need to follow inside the examination hall.

West Bengal Class 12 Question Papers 

Previous year's question papers can be a step to prepare well and score good marks in board exams. By solving the previous year question papers, students can get an idea of the types of questions in board exams. Students can get the previous year's question papers on the official website. While practising the questions in the allotted time, students can also improve the time management skill.

West Bengal Class 12 Previous Year Question Papers are available in a pdf format. Students can also get a printout of them. Check out the table below to get the question papers for various subjects:


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Political Science

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WB Class 12 Preparation Tips 2024

Following effective preparation tips and tricks will help students to prepare for the West Bengal Class 12 board exams. Read the pointers given below and start preparing.

  • Make a study plan according to the syllabus and the exam pattern provided by WBCHSE. It is better to download and refer to the syllabus and the exam pattern from the official website.
  • Prepare handwritten notes to remember important information for the board exams. Going through the study notes is convenient when getting stuck on a particular question. 
  • Try to solve previous year's question papers released by the WBCHSE on the official website. Get an idea of the pattern of questions in the board exams.
  • Follow a healthy diet and lifestyle to stay fit.

West Bengal Class 12 Compartment Exam 2024

After the announcement of board exams, compartment exams are conducted by WBCHSE. Students who failed to pass in one or two subjects can appear for the WB HS compartment exams 2024. The compartment exams are supposed to be conducted in July 2024 by WBCHSE. The WB board will provide the schedule for WB Class 12 Compartment Exams 2024 after the WB HS board result 2024. 

To appear for the compartment exams, students will have to pay the examination fee. WB board will issue separate admit cards for the compartment exams. Students will be able to collect the admit card from schools. After the conduction of exams, the compartment result will be released in August 2024. The compartment exam is the chance for students to improve their scores in board exams.


How can students download the WBCHSE board exam datesheet 2024?

Once the WB 12th datesheet is out, students can visit the official website and check the link to download the datesheet. By clicking on it, students can download the WBCHSE date sheet 2024. 

Can students download the WBCHSE Admit Card 2024 online?

Only schools are provided access to the portal to download the admit cards. Hence, regular students need to visit the school and collect the admit card, once it is released. 

Will WBCHSE announce the toppers list 2024?

The WBCHSE will announce the toppers list 2024 after the declaration of the result. Students can go through the toppers list to check their names. The list will be released online.

Will the list include names from all streams in Class 12th?

WBCHSE will release the list for all three streams (Science, Commerce, and Arts) of Class 12th. Students from each stream can go through the list to check their names in it. 

Will there be practical exams conducted for WBCHSE 12th?

According to the stream, there will be practical exams for different subjects. Students will be provided with the practical exam schedule and they will have to be present on the specific dates.

What will be the dress code for WBCHSE 12th exams?

For all practical and theory exams, it will be necessary for students to appear for the exams in the school uniform. This is the basic criteria to be present for the board exams.

What should be the strategy to score good marks in WBCHSE 12th exams?

Students must have good command over the syllabus. When appearing for the exam, they should plan a specific duration for short and long answers. This will help them to attempt all questions and reserve some time for revision. 

What are the essential things to focus on exam day?

On the exam day, students must reach the exam center at least half an hour before the starting time. They must carry the required stationery and admit card. While writing the answers, they should not spend too much time on a question.

Which documents should be collected after completing WBCHSE 12th exams 2024?

After completing WBCHSE 12th exams, students must collect the original marksheet and migration certificate from the schools. These are the important documents required for further admission.

Is 90 a good score to get enrolled in a B.Sc after completing 12th board exams?

Students must aim to score the highest marks in board exams. According to the final score, they can match the college’s cut off with their marks and get admission in a reputed college.

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