Board of Secondary Education Odisha (BSE Odisha) 2024

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  • Written by Saif_Ansari
  • Last Modified on 27-07-2023
  • Written by Saif_Ansari
  • Last Modified on 27-07-2023

About BSE ODISHA Board Examination 2024

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The Board of Secondary Education (BSE), Odisha is a body corporate under the Government of Odisha. It was constituted under the Odisha Secondary Education Act, 1953. It develops, regulates, controls and supervises secondary education in the State of Odisha. It extends various academic activities in order to prepare students for different career domains and fields. It also equips them for higher education. It regulates the educational activities in all the schools which are affiliated with it. 

The Board prepares the course curriculum and designs the educational activities intending to provide quality education to the students to prepare them for a successful future. BSE Odisha also incorporates various cultural activities for students to learn, enjoy the rich culture, and explore their other skills. The board updates its educational content from time to time to keep it updated and relevant according to the latest developments in the field.

Board NameBoard of Secondary Education, Odisha
Short FormBSE Odisha
FormationNovember 03, 1994
Organisation TypeState Governmental Board of School Education
HeadquartersBajrakabati Road, Cuttack,Pin code- 753001, Odisha, India
Principal SecretarySri Pradipta Ku. Mohapatra, IAS
Official LanguageOdia and English
Official Website

BSE Odisha Board Grading System / Marking Scheme

The grading system is the bifurcation of results as per the marks secured by students in their final exams. The BSE Odisha grading system determines the grade and remark awarded to students. The marking scheme for board and non-board classes is different from each other. In the grading system for primary classes, students are awarded a grade and remark based on the marks percentage they scored in their respective class final examination. In the case of secondary classes, the marks scored by students out of the total maximum marks of all subjects will determine the grade and grade value, which will reflect in their marksheet.

BSE Odisha Board Grading System for Primary Classes

The grading system of BSE Odisha primary classes is divided into 5 grades. Each grade is determined by the percentage of marks secured by the students in their final examination. And the grade obtained will decide the remark allocated to the student. The grades range from A* to D, where A* is the best and highest, while D is the lowest. Check the table below to learn the BSE Odisha board grading system for primary classes. 

90% to 100%A*Outstanding
75% to 89 %AExcellent
56% to 74 %BVery Good
35% to 55 %CGood
Below 35 %DScope for improvement

BSE Odisha Secondary School Grading System

BSE Odisha secondary school’s grading system is different from primary school’s. The grades range from A1 to F. They are allotted depending on the range of marks under which a student’s marks fall. The grade A1 is the highest, while the grade F is the lowest. It must be noted that students who secure less than 30 marks in individual subjects but secure average marks of more than 197 need to reappear for the exam. The range of marks, grades and grade values for BSE Odisha Board secondary school is tabulated below:

Range of MarksGradeGrade Value
>90% (540 to 600)A1Outstanding 
80-90% (480-539)A2Excellent
70-80% (420-479)B1Very Good
60-70% (360-419)B2Good
50-60% (300-359)CAbove Average
40-50% (240-299)DAverage
33-40% (198-239)EFair
<33% (0 to 197)FUnsatisfactory
Students securing less than 30 marks in individual subjects but securing aggregate marks of more than 197 FUnsatisfactory. Need to appear again.

Odisha Board Class 12

Application Process: December 2023 (Tentative)

Exam Date: February 2024 (Tentative)

Every year in March, the Council of Higher Secondary Education (CHSE) Odisha conducts examinations for Class 12. Students who have registered for Class 12 Odisha examinations must familiarise themselves with the entire Odisha 12th syllabus and the exam pattern. CHSE Odisha released the Odisha +2 exam Time Table 2024 on...

NCERT Textbooks for BSE Odisha Board

The National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT) creates textbooks for classes 1 to 12. CBSE and many state education boards prescribe the NCERT curriculum in their schools for board and non-board classes. These textbooks are created by experienced subject matter experts in accordance with the educational guidelines of the Ministry of Education, Government of India. The curriculum is also modified and upgraded to include the latest events of importance and updates in mathematical, scientific and other education-related areas.

The primary objectives of NCERT include performing and promoting understanding of the concepts in the chapter topics among students in their respective class syllabi. NCERT also performs research in the educational domain and allied activities, curates, prints and distributes textbooks and supplementary educational reading material, etc., to the schools that prescribe it. 

Class 12 NCERT Book
Class 11 NCERT Book
Class 10 NCERT Book
Class 9 NCERT Book
Class 8 NCERT Book
Class 7 NCERT Book
Class 6 NCERT Book

NCERT Textbooks Solutions

NCERT textbook solutions provide answers to all the intext questions asked in exercises at the end of each chapter. Students should practice these questions as it helps them to understand how to write proper answers and further strengthen their base in the chapter topics. For school exams, the school-prescribed books are sufficient for scoring excellent marks. Students need not refer to additional material or study topics outside their syllabus. Thus, focusing on NCERT textbooks and solutions is necessary to ensure the desired result. Also, answering these questions acts as a revision and the practice prevents the need to do rote memorisation.

NCERT Solutions
NCERT Solutions Class 12
NCERT Solutions Class 11
NCERT Solutions Class 10
NCERT Solutions Class 9
NCERT Solutions Class 8
NCERT Solutions Class 7
NCERT Solutions Class 6

BSE Odisha Board Exam Sample Papers

Solving sample papers is an effective way to strengthen command over the chapter concepts of the Odisha Board subjects. Sample papers aid students in getting familiarised with the type of questions that can be asked on a specific topic. Thus, it diversifies their area of knowledge and better equips them to answer different kinds of questions in their final examination. Students who solve BSE Odisha sample papers for their class subjects have an advantage over students who do not. They are better prepared methodically and mentally to attempt even tricky or difficult questions. This practice helps them easily retain the formulas, key points, derivations, theorems, laws, definitions, and other important facets. Students in BSE Odisha Class 10 and Class 12 should especially solve the sample papers to be ready for the board exam.

BSE Odisha Sample Papers (Practice)
BSE Odisha Board Sample Papers for Class 12
BSE Odisha Board Sample Papers for Class 11
BSE Odisha Board Sample Papers for Class 10
BSE Odisha Board Sample Papers for Class 9
BSE Odisha Board Sample Papers for Class 8
BSE Odisha Board Sample Papers for Class 7
BSE Odisha Board Sample Papers for Class 6

BSE Odisha Board Practice and Mock Tests

Once students learn and understand the concepts, they should solve the sample papers for BSE Odisha Board subjects. Afterwards, they should take mock tests for their respective class subjects. Embibe provides mock tests for classes 1 to 12 of all state boards. Students can also create their own mock tests on the Embibe app. On submitting a test, students receive detailed feedback on their exam performance, with points highlighting their strengths and weaknesses. Attempting mock tests also helps students learn time management. Students can access class-wise mock tests for BSE Odisha Board from the table below:

BSE Odisha Board Mock Tests
BSE Odisha Board Class 12 Mock Test
BSE Odisha Board Class 11 Mock Test
BSE Odisha Board Class 10 Mock Test
BSE Odisha Board Class 9 Mock Test
BSE Odisha Board Class 8 Mock Test
BSE Odisha Board Class 7 Mock Test
BSE Odisha Board Class 6 Mock Test


Application Process: May to June 2024 (Tentative)

Exam Date: May 2024 (Tentative)

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BSE Odisha Notes and Revision Notes

Making your own notes is an important part of doing self-study. They need to highlight important points in each topic so that they can be revised before the exam. Students need to include relevant key points in their answers to obtain the maximum possible marks in a subject exam. When the final exam is closed, students do not have the time to read their entire textbook for each subject. Thus, BSE Odisha Board notes and revision notes are crucial to study effectively for any exam. To make it easier for students to make notes, we have provided BSEB notes and revision notes. Students can either refer to them or modify them as per their requirements. Refer to the table below for the same: 

BSE Odisha Notes
BSE Odisha Notes for Class 12Class 12 Revision Notes
BSE Odisha Notes for Class 11Class 11 Revision Notes
BSE Odisha Notes for Class 10Class 10 Revision Notes
BSE Odisha Notes for Class 9Class 9 Revision Notes
BSE Odisha Notes for Class 8
BSE Odisha Notes for Class 7
BSE Odisha Notes for Class 6

BSE Odisha Board Previous Year Question Papers

Students can be sure of their exam preparation if they can answer any type of question from any chapter. To know one’s own strengths and weaknesses, students need to test themselves and work on their weak areas. The best way to do this is to solve previous years’ question papers. They introduce students to the exam pattern, the kind of questions asked in the exam, topics on which questions are frequently asked, estimated time taken by students to answer all the necessary questions, etc. Click on the links below to practice BSE Odisha Board previous years question papers:

BSE Odisha Board Previous Year Question Papers 
BSE Odisha Board Class 12 Physics Previous Year Question PapersBSE Odisha Board Class 12 Chemistry Previous Year Question Papers
BSE Odisha Board Class 12 Biology Previous Year Question PapersBSE Odisha Board Class 12 Mathematics Previous Year Question Papers
BSE Odisha Board Class 10 Mathematics Previous Year Question PapersBSE Odisha Board Class 10 Science Previous Year Question Papers

BSE Odisha Practical Exams

Practical exams are conducted in classes 10, 11, and 12. They form an integral part of the final exam. The final exam is divided into practical and theoretical exams. Practical exams are conducted nearly one month before the theory papers begin. The marks secured in the practical exam are added to the marks obtained in the theory exam. Students must also clear the practical exam. Students can also score full marks in the practical exams, which can improve their average score in the subject. Also, having a clear, practical understanding of a concept enables students to write a comprehensive answer on the same topic in the theory exam. Thus, they can improve their average score in such a subject. Practical exams are not held in all the subjects and are conducted only in Science-based subjects. 

BSE Odisha Compartmental Exams

In the BSE Odisha Class 10 and Class 12 board exams, students need to score 33% aggregate. Apart from that, they also need to secure the minimum marks in each subject. If students fail to obtain the minimum subject-wise marks and 33% aggregate, they must take the BSE Odisha compartment exam for that subject/s. To take the compartment exam, students need to register for it separately. The schools do the registration process. The compartment exam is generally conducted a month after declaration regular results.

Important Topics Videos to Focus on for BSE Odisha Board Exams

To obtain maximum marks in any class exam, students need to have a very strong conceptual understanding of the topics. In each subject, there are concepts that students may find difficult to understand. Thus, to help students learn and understand all the topics, we provide 3D interactive videos that explain the concepts through animation. Students can watch videos for BSE Odisha Board classes 6 to 12 on the Embibe app. 

Board of Secondary Education Odisha Digital Initiatives

The BSE Odisha Board has launched several digital initiatives to upgrade the education system in the State. Some of the key digital initiatives taken by the BSE Odisha Board are as follows:

  • DIKSHA Portal: The BSE Odisha Board school textbooks are converted into energised textbooks, with QR codes for each chapter. They have been uploaded to DIKSHA Portal and the OSEPA website. The chapters for classes 1 to 12 can be accessed through different sources through the QR code in the DIKSHA portal. The e-content from DIKSHA is also used in Odisha Shiksha Sanjog.
  • Madhu App: A syllabus-based e-learning app has been developed in Odia language to provide a virtual classroom experience to students and parents who only know the Odia language for their self-learning and assessment. Videos for Mathematics and Science chapters for classes 5 to 10, along with chapter-wise textbooks and self-assessment tools, are uploaded. The students can access the portal through their mobile and laptop, download the videos and complete their learning journey.
  • Odisha Education Resource Portal: Odisha Education Resource Portal (OERP) is a comprehensive one-stop portal meeting the educational needs of the students, teachers and parents. 

Key Points of BSE Odisha Board

Some of the key points on the BSE Odisha Board are listed below:

  • BSE Odisha conducts the board exams for classes 10 and 12 students. The board supervises all the activities related to these exams.
  • The Board prepares the curriculum, textbooks and study materials for the students.
  • BSE Odisha also undertakes Teachers’ Certificate Examination, Odisha Teacher Eligibility Test, etc.

FAQs on BSE Odisha Board

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Q: Where can I get BSE Odisha Board Class 12 syllabus?

Ans: Students can get BSE Odisha Class 12 syllabus on the Board’s official website and on the Embibe app.

Q: What is the full form of BSE Odisha?

Ans: BSE Odisha stands for Board of Secondary Education, Odisha.

Q: Is BSE Odisha an international board?

Ans: No. BSE Odisha is a state educational board in the State of Odisha, India.

Q: Where can I solve sample papers for BSE Odisha subjects?

Ans: Students can solve sample papers for BSE Odisha class-wise subjects on the Embibe app.

Q: Can I attempt mock tests for BSE Odisha Class 10 on Embibe?

Ans: Yes. Students can take unlimited mock tests for BSE Odisha Class 10 on the Embibe app.

Q: Is BSE Odisha Board easy or difficult?

Ans: Whether the BSE Odisha Board syllabus for any class is easy or difficult depends on the student’s conceptual understanding and practice.

Q: Where can I access previous years’ BSE Odisha Class 12 question papers?

Ans: Students can access subject-wise previous years question papers for BSE Odisha Class 12 on the Embibe app.

Q: Where can I check my BSE Odisha Class 10 results?

Ans: Students can check their BSE Odisha Class 10 result on the board’s official website and phone by sending an SMS RESULTOR 10ROLL NO to 56263.

Q: When are BSE Odisha Class 10, Class 12 board exams held?

Ans: The BSE Odisha Class 10, Class 12 board exams are generally held in March/April.

Q: When is the BSE Odisha board result declared?

Ans: BSE Odisha declares board exam result nearly two months after the final examinations conclude.

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