Maharashtra SSC and HSC Board Exam Tentative Dates 2024 Released


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 Maharashtra SSC and HSC Board Exam Tentative Dates 2024 Released

Hey there, future SSC and HSC exam takers of Maharashtra! 

The excitement and anticipation are building up as the Maharashtra State Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education (MSBSHSE) has released the tentative exam dates for 2024.

Let's dive into the details, learn how to download the timetables and gather some expert tips to rock these exams!

Key Dates: Your Countdown Begins!

Maharashtra SSC Exam 2024:

Exam Start: March 1, 2024

Exam End: March 22, 2024

Maharashtra HSC Exam 2024:

Exam Start: February 21, 2024

Exam End: March 20, 2024

Unlock Your Timetable: Simple Steps

Let's get those timetables ready. Follow these steps to grab your official exam schedule:

Visit the official site: Open in your browser.

Look for notifications: Keep an eye out for the 10th and 12th board exam timetable 2024 Maharashtra PDF download" link.

Access the PDF: Once found, click the link to open the PDF with all the dates and details.

Save and Print: Don't forget to hit the download option and consider printing it for easy reference.

Direct link to the official notifications.

Let’s Look at the Tentative Schedule

Table 1: HSC Tentative Timetable 2024
Tentative Exam Day and Date First Half (11 a.m.–2 p.m.) Second Half (3 PM–6 PM)
21st February, 2024 English (01)
22nd February, 2024 Hindi (04) German (14), Japanese (21), Chinese (26), and Persian (37)
23rd February 2024 Marathi (02), Gujarati (03), Kannada (06), Sindhi (07), Malayalam (08), Tamil (09), Telugu (10), Punjabi (11), Bengali (12) Urdu (5), French (13), Spanish (25), and Pali (35)
24th February, 2024 Maharashtri Prakrut (27), Sanskrit (33) Russian (20), Arabic (36),
25th February, 2024 Organisation of Commerce and Management (A/S/C) (51)
27th February, 2024 Logic (A/S/C) (47), Physics (S) (54)
28th February, 2024 Secretarial practice (52), home management (A/S) (61)
29th February, 2024 Chemistry (55) Political Science (42)
March 2, 2024 Mathematics & Statistics (A/S) (40), Mathematics & Statistics (C) (88) Percussion Instruments (A) (69)
4th March, 2024 Child Development (43), Agriculture Science and Technology (A/S/C) (75), and Animal Science and Technology (A/S/C) (76)  
5th March, 2024 Cooperation (A/C) (53)  
6th March, 2024 Biology (S) (56), History and Development of Indian Music (A) (65)
7th March, 2024 Textiles (A/S) Bookkeeping and Accountancy (A/S/C)
9th March, 2024 Geology (S) (41) Economics (A/S/C) (49)
11th March, 2024 Food Science & Technology (62) Philosophy (46), History of Art and Appreciation (A) (Painting, Sculpture, Architecture) (60)
12th March, 2024 (Vocational) Bi-Focal Courses Paper-I, Technical Group Paper-I, Electrical Maintenance (A/S/C) (A1), Mechanical Maintenance (A/S/C) (A2), Scooter and Motorcycle Servicing (A/S/C) (A3) Education (A/S) (78)
General Civil Engg. (A/S/C) (A4), Electronics (A/S/C) (C2), Computer Science (A/S/C) (D9) Multi-Skill Technician (Electrical) (E3), Electronics & Hardware Installation Technician & Computing Peripherals (E5), Multi-Skill Technician (Food Processing) (E6), Electronics & Hardware Installation Technician Wireman Control Panel (F6), Power-distribution Lineman (F8)
Commerce Group Paper-I: Banking (A/S/C) (A5), Office Management (A/S/C) (A7), Marketing and Salesmanship (A/S/C) (A8), Small Industries and Self-Employment (A/S/C) (A9) Specialised Sewing Machine Operator (G1), Plumber-General II (G2), Automotive Service Technician (G3), Retail Sales Associate (G4), Healthcare-General Duty Assistant (G5), Beauty Therapist (G6), Agriculture Microirigation Technician (G8), Tourism & Hospitality-Customer Service Executive (Meet & Greet) (G9)
Agriculture Group Paper-1: Animal Science and Dairying (A/S/C) (B2), Crop Science (A/S/C) (B4), and Horticulture (A/S/C) (B5)
Fishery Group Paper-I: Fish Processing Technology (B9) (A/S/C), Fresh Water Fish Culture (C1) (A/S/C)
13th March, 2024 Psychology (A/S/C) (48)
14th March, 2024 (Vocational) BI-Focal Courses Paper-II, Technical Group Paper-II, Electrical Maintenance (A/S/C), Mechanical Maintenance (A/S/C), Scooter and Motorcycle Servicing (A/S/C) Occupational Orientation: Library and Information Science (A) (85)
General Civil Engineering (A/S/C), Electronics (A/S/C), and Computer Science (A/S/C)  
Commerce Group Paper-II: Banking (A/S/C), Office Management (A/S/C), Marketing and Salesmanship (A/S/C), Small Industries and Self-employment (A/S/C)  
Agriculture Group Paper-II: Animal Science and Dairying (S) (B2), Crop Science (S) (B4), and Horticulture (S) (B5)  
Fishery Group Paper-II: Fish Processing Technology (B9) (A/S/C), Fresh Water Fish Culture (C1) (A/S/C)  
15th March, 2024 Geography (A/S/C) (39)
16th March, 2024 History (A/S/C) (38)
March 18, 2024 Defence Studies (A/S/C) (77)  
March 19, 2024 Sociology (A/S/C) (45) -

Note: The online exam for IT is on March 20, 21, and 22, 2024, in the morning shift and evening shift. Also, the online paper of GK will be held on March 21, 22, and 23, 2024, in both morning and afternoon shifts.

Table 2: SSC Tentative Timetable 2024
10th Exam Date 1st Half (starts at 11 a.m.) 2nd Half (starts at 3 p.m.)
March 1, 2024 First Language: Marathi, Hindi, Urdu, Gujarati, Kannada, Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, Sindhi, Bengali, and Punjabi Second or Third Language: German, French
March 2, 2024 Second or Third Language: Marathi, Kannada, Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, Sindhi, Bengali, Punjabi, Marathi (Composite)
March 4, 2024 Multi-Skill Assistant Technician/Introduction to Basic Technology, Automotive Service Technician, Store Operation Assistant, Assistant Beauty Therapist, Tourism and Hospitality, Food and Beverage Service Trainee, Agriculture (Solanaceous), Crop Cultivator, Electronics and Hardware Field Technician, Other Home Appliances, Home Care (Home Health Aide), Mechanical Technology, Electrical Technology, Electronics Technology, Power-Consumer Energy, Metre Technician, Apparel Sewing Machine, Operator, Plumber General  
March 5, 2024 Second or Third Language:Urdu, Gujarati, Sanskrit, Pali, Ardhamagadhi, Persian, Arabic, Avesta, Pahalavi, Russian Second or Third Language (Composite Course) Urdu, Gujarati, Sanskrit, Pali, Ardhamagadhi, Persian, Arabic, Avesta, Pahalavi, Russian, Kannada, Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, Sindhi, Punjabi, Bengali, Gujarati
March 7, 2024 First language (English), third language (English)
March 9, 2024

Second or third language: Hindi

Second or Third Language (Composite Course): Hindi

March 11, 2024 Mathematics Part-1 (Algebra), Arithmetic (Only for eligible Divyang Candidates)  
March 13, 2024 Mathematics Part-II (Geometry)
March 15, 2024 Science and Technology (Part I), Physiology, Hygiene, and Home Science (Only for eligible Divyang Candidates)
March 18, 2024 Science and Technology Part-II
March 20, 2024 Social Sciences Paper I: History and Political Science
March 22, 2024 Social Sciences Paper-II: Geography

Note: These are tentative dates. The final timetable will be shared with you by your school, and it will be posted on the official website as well.

Preparation Tips for Exam Success:

Now that we have the tentative schedule, we can focus on the preparation part.

Preparing for the SSC and HSC exams requires dedication, focus and effective strategies. Here are some valuable tips to help you excel in your exams:

Get an Early Start: Avoid procrastination, my buddy! Initiate your preparation well in advance and stay ahead of the curve. Believe me, this is the secret recipe for achieving success!

Understand Your Syllabus: Familiarise yourself with the syllabus for each subject. Make a list of topics and prioritise them based on their importance and weight.

Master the strategy: Develop a study plan that aligns with your rhythm. Mix and match subjects, manage your time wisely and ensure you have slots for those much-needed dance breaks!

Get into the context: Don't just scratch the surface. Plunge deep into each chapter, grasp the concepts and attempt to relate them to real-life scenarios. It will make the learning process much more captivating!

Use Official Resources: Utilise the official textbooks and study materials provided by the Maharashtra State Board. These resources are designed to align with the exam syllabus.

Practice Previous Years' Papers: Solve previous years' question papers and sample papers. This will give you insights into the exam pattern, types of questions, and time management.

Turn to the Clarification Team: When in doubt, ask for help! Don't hesitate to ask questions. Your teachers and peers are there to support you. Collaborative efforts lead to successful outcomes!

Revise with a Bang: Allocate dedicated time for revision. It's akin to giving your brain a rejuvenating makeover. Recap what you've learned and solidify that knowledge in your memory.


The Maharashtra SSC and HSC exams are important stepping stones in your academic journey. With the right preparation strategies and a focused approach, you can perform exceptionally well in these exams. Remember, consistent effort and determination will pave the way to success.

Good luck!

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