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Maharashtra SSC Board Important Chapters 2023: Subject-wise DetailsAugust 30, 2023
Maharashtra State Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education (MSBSHSE), Pune, is a self-governing organization established in 1965 by Maharashtra Act No. 41. The Maharashtra State Board of Secondary & Higher Secondary Education administers the HSC and SSC Examinations in Maharashtra through its nine divisional boards in Pune, Mumbai, Aurangabad, Nasik, Kolhapur, Amravati, Latur, Nagpur, and Ratnagiri.
HSC Board will release the tentative dates for conducting Maharashtra board exams for Class 12. In 2023 the Class 12 Maharashtra Board exam result was declared on May 25, 2023. Candidates should regularly visit the official website www.mahahsscboard.in, to stay updated with all the latest information. Read further about Maharashtra Board Class 12 syllabus, exam pattern, important dates, etc.
Maharashtra HSC Board is responsible for conducting the Class 12 or HSC exams. To pass the MSBSHSE exams, students must score a minimum of 35%. If a student does not score the minimum required marks must take the Maharashtra HSC supplementary examinations to pass the exams. However, the Class 12 students will take a term-end test for 600 instead of 650 marks.
The HSC exam is a crucial time in a student’s life since the results can significantly impact their academic future. Students must concentrate and study properly to pass the Class 12 Board exams with the best possible score. The question paper is for 100 marks, with a duration of 3 hours. The paper includes short questions, short-response questions, objective-type questions, fill-in-the-blanks, and essay questions.
Before we dive into further details, let us have a quick overview of the 12th Maharashtra Board exams:
|Full Exam Name||Maharashtra Higher Secondary School Certificate Examination|
|Short Exam Name||Maharashtra HSC Board|
|Conducting Body||Maharashtra State Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education, Pune|
|Frequency of Conduct||Once a year|
|Languages||English, Hindi, Marathi|
|Mode of Application||Offline|
|Mode of Exam||Offline|
|Exam Duration||3 Hours|
|Official website link||mahahsscboard.in/index.htm|
The Maharashtra Board Class 12 registration process is generally conducted in November. Maharashtra HSC conducts a registration process for regular, private students and re-examinees separately. Candidates must visit the Maharashtra Board’s official website to submit the HSC exam registration form for the academic year 2024. Important documents required for the registration are as follows:
The registration fee for the 12th Maharashtra board form is mentioned below:
|Class||Registration fees||Processing Fees|
|HSC/12||INR 500/-||INR 1000/-|
Below are the steps to register for the Maharashtra Board Class 12 exam:
Maharashtra State Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education (MSBSHE) is expected to conduct the HSC Board Exams from February to March 2024. There are five subjects in Class 12, including English, a compulsory language paper. Students can choose any language paper as their fifth subject besides the other three stream-specific compulsory subjects.
Internal Assessment/Practical Component for all Subjects: The education board has introduced an internal assessment or practical exam of 20 marks for all Class 12 subjects. The theory paper will be 80 marks, with 20 marks kept for the internal assessment. Out of these 20 marks, 5 marks will be assigned for listening skills. Another 5 marks will be kept for oral skills. The remaining 10 marks will be allocated to the subject-related activity. The same criteria will be applied to all subjects of Class 12.
Maharashtra State Board only conducts theoretical examinations. The total marks are divided into two parts: Theoretical and Practical.
|English||100 (80 +20)|
|Mathematics and Statistics||100 (80 + 20)|
|Chemistry||100 (70 + 30)|
|Physics||100 (70 + 30)|
|Biology||100 (70 + 30)|
You will see the divisions assigned to students depending on their performance in the board exams in the results. The following are the HSC grading systems used by the board:
|75% and Above||Distinction|
|60% and Above||First Division|
|45% to 59%||Second Division|
|35% to 44%||Pass Grade|
Maharashtra HSC Board exam is conducted for 3 hours.
Maharashtra State Board of Secondary and Higher Education, Pune devises the syllabus for Class 12 exams. After analysing the state syllabus and NCERT syllabus to the best, the Maharashtra State Board Syllabus for Class 12 was formulated to provide the required knowledge to build their future. The Maharashtra Board HSC syllabus 2024 is also accessible in PDF format on the official website.
Physics is a practical subject. Students need to understand the topics well so that they can implement them practically. They will also need to demonstrate the concepts in the exam through diagrams. Below we have provided Maharashtra Board Class 12 syllabus for Physics:
|Circular Motion||Angular displacement
Angular velocity and angular acceleration
Equation for velocity and energy at different positions
|Gravitation||Newton’s law of gravitation
Kepler’s laws of motion, escape velocity of a satellite,
Variation of ‘g’ due to altitude, latitude, depth and motion, etc.
|Rotational Motion||M.I., K.E. of rotating body
Radius of gyration
Projection of U.C.M. on any diameter
K.E. and P.E. in S.H.M
Deformation, Plasticity, Hooke’s law, Poisson’s ratio, stress and strain
Elastic constants and their relation
|Surface Tension||Surface energy
Effect of impurity and temperature on surface tension,
Angle of contact
|Wave Motion||Doppler effect in sound
Simple harmonic progressive waves, transverse and longitudinal waves
Superposition of waves
|Stationary Waves||Vibrations in a finite medium, vibrations of air columns
Stationary waves on string
Free and Forced vibrations
|Kinetic Theory of Gases and Radiation||Derivation of Boyle’s law
1st law of thermodynamics, Wein’s displacement law
Green house effect
|Wave Theory of Light||Huygens’ Principle
Polarisation, Polaroids, Refraction at plane surface
Plane polarised light
Wave front and wave normal
Doppler effect in light
|Interference and Diffraction||Young’s experiment
Analytical treatment of interference bands
Rayleigh’s criterion, interference and diffraction. etc
Dielectrics and electric polarisation, van-de-Graaff generator,
Energy density of a medium, etc
|Current Electricity||Kirchhoff’s law
|Magnetic Effects of Electric Current||Ampere’s law and its applications
Ammeter, Voltmeter, moving coil galvanometer, Cyclotron. etc
Circular current loop as a magnetic dipole
Diamagnetism, Paramagnetism, Ferromagnetism
|Electromagnetic Inductions||Laws of electromagnetic induction, proof
Self induction and mutual induction, Eddy currents, etc.
|Electrons and Photons||Photoelectric effect
Hertz and Lenard’s observations
|Atoms, Molecules and Nuclei||Rutherford’s model of atom
Composition and size of nucleus,
Bohr’s model, Decay law, Radioactivity, mass-energy relation, etc.
P-N junction diode
|Communication Systems||Propagation of electromagnetic waves, bandwidth of transmission medium, bandwidth of signals, etc.|
Maths is a practice-based subject. To get good marks in the exam, students must solve sample problems on all chapter topics. Below we have provided Maharashtra Board Class 12 syllabus for Maths:
|Part 1||Chapter 1 – Measurement of Angles|
|Chapter 2 – Trigonometric functions|
|Chapter 3 – Trigonometric functions of compound angles|
|Chapter 4 – Factorization Formulae|
|Chapter 5 – Locus|
|Chapter 6 – Straight Line|
|Chapter 7 – Circle and Conics|
|Chapter 8 – Vectors|
|Chapter 9 – Linear In equations|
|Chapter 10 – Determinants|
|Chapter 11 – Matrices|
|Part 2||Chapter 1 – Sets, Relations and Functions|
|Chapter 2 – Logarithms|
|Chapter 3 – Complex Numbers|
|Chapter 4 – Sequences & Series|
|Chapter 5 – Permutations & combinations|
|Chapter 6 – Mathematical Induction and Binomial Theorem|
|Chapter 7 – Limits|
|Chapter 8 – Differentiation|
|Chapter 9 – Integration|
|Chapter 10 – Statistics|
|Chapter 11 – Probability|
In Maharashtra Board Class 12 Chemistry, students will learn about the physics, inorganic and organic concepts of Chemistry. Below we have provided Maharashtra Board Class 12 syllabus for Chemistry:
|Solid State||Classification of solids
Unit cell in 2- and 3-dimensional lattices
Calculation of density, voids, point defects, electrical and magnetic properties
Band theory of metals, conductors, semiconductors, insulators, and n-p type semiconductors
|Solutions and Colligative
|Types of solutions, concentration of solids in liquids
Raoult’s law elevation of boiling point
Solubility of gases in liquids
Depression of freezing point
Determination of molecular masses using colligative properties
Van’t Hoff factor, etc.
|Chemical Thermodynamics and Energetic||Work, heat, energy
First law of thermodynamics, Hess’ law of constant heat summation
Extensive and intensive properties
Enthalpy of bond dissociation
Second and third law of thermodynamics, etc.
Dry cell–electrolytic and galvanic cells
EMF, fuel cells, Nernst equation
|Chemical Kinetics||Activation energy, rate law and specific rate constant
Arrhenius equation, concept of collision theory, etc.
|General Principles and Processes of Isolation of Elements||Principles and methods of extraction
Reduction electrolytic method and refining
|p-Block elements||Group 15 elements
Group 16 elements
Classification of oxides
Group 17 elements
Group 18 elements, etc.
|d and f Block Elements||Lanthanoids
First row transition metals
|Coordination Compounds||IUPAC nomenclature
VBT, CFT. isomerism,
|Halogen Derivatives of Alkanes||Haloalkanes
Stability of carbocations
D-l and R-S configurations
|Alcohols, Phenols and Ethers||Nomenclature
Physical and chemical properties
Methods of preparation, etc.
|Aldehydes, Ketones and Carboxylic Acids||Nomenclature
Physical and chemical properties
Methods of preparation, etc.
|Organic Compounds Containing Nitrogen||Amines
Cyanides and isocyanides, etc.
Nucleic acids, etc.
|Polymers||Classification, methods of polymerization, copolymerization,
Polythene, bakelite, nylon, polyesters, and rubber,
Biodegradable, non-biodegradable polymers
|Chemistry in Everyday Life||Chemicals in medicines
Chemicals in food
In Biology, students have to write comprehensive answers to get good marks. Below we have provided Maharashtra Board Class 12 syllabus for Biology:
|Genetics and Evolution||Genetic Basis of Inheritance,
Gene- its nature, expression and regulation
|Biotechnology and its Application||Genetic engineering
Cloning a DNA Library
Biosafety Issues, etc.
|Enhancement in Food Production||Tissue Culture
Single Cell Protein
|Microbes in Human Welfare||Microbes in Household food processing
Mechanism of Aerobic and Anaerobic Respiration,
|Reproduction in Plants||Asexual reproduction
Post-fertilization changes, etc.
|Habitat and Niche||Ecosystems
Environmental issues, etc.
|Zoology||Genetics and Evolution
Biotechnology and its application
|Genetics and Evolution||Origin and the Evolution of Life
Chromosomal Basis of Inheritance
|Genetic Engineering and Genomics||DNA Fingerprinting
|Human Health and Diseases||Immunology
Pathogens and Parasites
Adolescence, drug abuse
Cancer and AIDS, etc.
|Circulation||Blood composition and coagulation
Heart, Pulmonary and Systemic Circulation
Regulation of cardiac activity,
|Excretion and Osmoregulation||Modes of excretion
Role of Kidney in Osmoregulation,
Regulation of kidney function, Disorders, etc.
|Control and Coordination||Nervous System
Hormones and their functions,
Common disorders, etc.
|Human Reproduction||Reproductive system in male and female
Contraception and sexually transmitted diseases, etc.
|Ecology and Environment||Biodiversity and its conservation,
Population and ecological adaptations
A student’s reading, writing, and English grammar skills are assessed in English. The Grammar section contains pre-determined topics. The topics are as follows:
Below is the section-wise weightage of Class 12 English topics:
|Reading Skills (Textual and Non-textual)||40%|
Below we have provided easy-to-follow steps to download Maharashtra Board Class 12 syllabus:
Step 1: Visit the official website of the Maharashtra Board at https://mahahsscboard.in/
Read more about Maharashtra State Board HSC Syllabus!
The official Maharashtra Board Class 12 Exam Date 2024 is yet to be released by the Board. However, Board has released the tentative 12th Maharashtra Board exams dates. Students can refer to the table below for Maharashtra Board Class 12 Exam Date:
|Date of Exam||Morning Session (11 AM to 2 PM)||Evening Session (3 PM to 6 PM)|
|February 2024||Hindi||Japanese, Chinese, Persian and German|
|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, Pali -35|
|February 2024||Maharashtri Prakrut, Sanskrit||Ardhamagadhi, Russian, Arabic|
|February 2024||Organisation of Commerce and Management|
|February 2024||Logic, Physics|
|February 2024||Secretarial Practice, Home Management -A/S|
|March 2024||Chemistry||Political Science|
|March 2024||Mathematics and Statistics -A/S, Mathematics and Statistics -C||Percussion Instruments -A|
|March 2024||Child Development, Agriculture Science and Technology -A/S/C, Animal Science and Technology -A/S/C|
|March 2024||Biology -S, History & Development of Indian Music -A|
|March 2024||Textiles -A/S||Bookkeeping and Accountancy -A/S/C|
|March 2024||Food Science and Technology||Philosophy, History of Art & Appreciation (Painting, Sculpture, Architecture)|
|March 2024||11 AM to 2 PM-General Civil Engineering-A/S/C, Electronics-A/S/C, Computer Science-A/S/C
11 AM to 1:30 PM- (Vocational)
Bifocal courses paper-1, Technical group paper-1, Electrical maintenance-A/S/C, Scooter and Motor Cycle Servicing-A/S/C
Multi-skill Technician (Electrical)
Multi Skill Technician (Food Processing)
Electronics-Field technician wireman
Control Panel Power- Distribution Lineman
|March 2024||11 AM to 2 PM- Commerce Group paper-1, Banking -A/S/C, Marketing and Salesmanship-A/S/C, Small Industries and Self Employment-A/S/C
11 AM to 2 PM- Fishery Group Paper-1 Fish Processing Technology-A/S/C, Fresh Water Fish Culture-A/S/C
11 AM to 1 PM- Agriculture Group Paper-1 Animal Science and Dairying-A/S/C, Crop Science-A/S/C, Horticulture-A/S/C
|Specialized Sewing, Machine Operator, Plumber-General-2, Automotive Service, Technician, Retail Sales Associate, Healthcare-General, Duty Assistant, Beauty Therapist, Agriculture, Microirrigation, Technician, Tourism and Hospitality, Customer Service, Executive (Meet and Greet)|
|March 2024||–||Psychology -A/S/C|
|March 2024||11 AM to 2 PM- General Civil Engineering-A/S/C, Electronics-A/S/C, Computer Science-A/S/C,
Commerce Group-Paper-2 banking-A/S/C, Office Management-A/S/C, Marketing and Salesmanship-A/S/C, Small Industries and Self Employment-A/S/C
11 AM to 1:30 PM-
Voactional- Bifocal Courses Paper-2,Technical Group paper-2,Electrical Maintenance-A/S/C,Mechanical Maintenance-A/S/C,Scooter and Motor Cycle Servicing-A/S/C
11 AM to 1PM-
Agriculture Group Paper-2, Animal Science and Dairying-A/S/C, Crop Science-A/S/C, Horticulture-A/S/C
|3 PM to 5 PM-Occupational Orientation: Library and Information Science (A)|
|March 2024||Fishery Group Paper-2
Fish Processing Technology-A/S/C
Fresh Water Fish Culture-A/S/C
|March 2024||Geography (A/S/C)||–|
|March 2024||–||History (A/S/C)|
|March 2024||–||Defence Studies (A/S/C)|
|March 2024||–||Sociology (A/S/C)|
Read more about Maharashtra HSC Time Table 2024!
The Maharashtra State Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education will release the Class 12 exam admit cards in January 2024. Maharashtra HSC hall ticket 2024 is made available on the board’s official website mahahsscboard.in
Students can download the Maharashtra Board HSC hall ticket 2024 by entering the username and password they will receive after registering for the board exam. Students will have to collect their admit cards from their respective school authorities.
Below are some simple instructions for downloading the Maharashtra Board HSC admit card for the relevant year:
Check detailed steps to download Maharashtra HSC Hall Ticket!
Note: The Maharashtra 12 hall ticket 2024 can be downloaded only by the school authorities. Afterwards, students will be notified to collect their hall ticket for the exam.
The following details are available on Maharashtra HSC admit card 2024:
Students taking the Maharashtra Board Class 12 examinations should begin their preparations as soon as possible. They must also go through the Maharashtra Board Class 12 exam pattern to learn more about the types of questions that will be asked in the exam and the marking scheme.
Given below are some preparation tips which students can use to ace Maharashtra Board HSC exams:
Read more about Maharashtra Board HSC Preparation Tips!
Below we have provided a sample timetable for last month’s preparation strategy. Make a timetable for one subject at a time. You can make changes to the timetable according to your preferences. Set aside a specific time each day to study, and you will find that it makes things so much easier.
|1-4||Physics – Keep the complete list of formulae, experiments, and derivations.||1. Try having a weekly revision and a written test of what you studied during the weekdays.
2. Make sticky notes of concepts that are difficult to remember.
3. You can identify two subjects that you find the most difficult. Daily one hour you can dedicate to those subjects.
4. Practice sample papers/previous year papers to understand the pattern, test your preparation, and identify your weak areas
5. Keep yourself calm, positive and confident.
|5-9||Chemistry – Questions related to organic and inorganic chemistry are fact-based questions that can be solved quickly with good practise.|
|10-15||Maths – Firstly, clear the fundamentals and concepts of the subject; some calculations can be lengthy. You should practise these types of questions a lot.|
|16-18||English – Read as much as you can. Any piece of good literature should not escape your hands: Your textbooks, the newspaper, or anything else you can lay your hands on. Follow a good grammar book and know the basic rules.|
|19-26||Revision days as per subjects|
|26-30||Sample or Previous Years Papers|
Read more about Maharashtra Board HSC Study Plan 2024!
Previous year analysis is extremely beneficial in assisting students in preparing for board exams and achieving excellent results. Also, solving previous years’ papers will make students more confident while solving the final board paper.
The previous years’ statistics for Maharashtra Board Class 12 results are as follows:
|Year||Overall Pass %||Boys’ Pass %||Girls’ Pass %||Total Students|
Maharashtra State Board released the Maharashtra HSC result 2022-23 on its official website on May 25, 2023. Around 14 lakh students took the exam during the 2021-22 session. Students can check the results by following the below-mentioned steps:
Details Mentioned on Maharashtra Board Class 12 Results
The following details will be mentioned in the Maharashtra Board Class 12 results:
Candidates who fail any subject or are dissatisfied with their results can apply for rechecking after the announcement of the Class 12 results. In the rechecking procedure, just the totalling of marks is validated, ensuring that the marks are accurately awarded on the mark sheet. Students must complete the following steps to request a reassessment of their HSC exam results:
Following the announcement of the Maharashtra Class 12 result, the Maharashtra board also permits students to re-evaluate their answer sheets. All of the answers will be re-evaluated, and new grades will be assigned. If there is a gain or decrease in marks after re-evaluation, it will be recorded in the mark sheet. Students can seek re-evaluation by completing an application form and sending it to MSBSHSE Departmental Secretary.
Application fee: Based on the previous year’s data, students will be required to pay the following re-evaluation fee:
The Maharashtra Board Class 12 toppers’ list for the year 2021-2022 is given below.
|Stream||Student Name||Marks Obtained||College|
|Commerce||Anisha Vaishampayan||97.23%||R A Podar College|
|Science||Gaurav Goel||97.38%||Pace Junior College, Andheri|
The Maharashtra board conducts Class 12 supplementary exam for the students who fail to pass in one or more subjects, in order to clear the Class 12 board exam. Students who pass the supplementary exams will be able to continue their studies, while those who fail will have to retake the exams in the next session. Students who failed in one or more subjects in Maharashtra HSC can reapply for supplementary exams.
Below are some of the most frequently asked questions on Maharashtra Board Class 12 exam:
Q: Where can I get the Maharashtra 12 Class syllabus 2024 for all subjects?
Ans: Students can get the Maharashtra Board Class 12 syllabus 2024 subject-wise on the board’s official website or this page.
Q: How to download the Maharashtra Board Class 12 admit card 2024?
Ans: The MSBSHSE HSC admit card 2024 will tentatively be released in January 2024. Students are advised to keep visiting the board’s official website or bookmark this page to stay updated with the latest information.
Q: How many subjects are included in Maharashtra Class 12 syllabus?
Ans: Various subjects are covered under the Maharashtra 12 board syllabus, including English, Marathi, Mathematics, Biology, Physics, Chemistry, etc.
Q: When will the MSBSHSE Class 12 exams for 2024 be conducted?
Ans: The Maharashtra Board Class 12 examinations 2024 will tentatively be held from February to March 2024.
Q: When will the Maharashtra HSC 2023 result be released?
Ans: Maharashtra State Board declared the Class 12 result 2023 on May 25, 2023.
A good school is crucial to impart quality education to students. Also, extra-curricular activities are necessary for the overall growth and development of the students. Here is a list of a few schools in Maharashtra:
|Name of School||Status of School||Location/District|
|Apeejay School||Senior Secondary||New Mumbai|
|Appasaheb Birnale Public School||Senior Secondary||Sangli|
|Atomic Energy Central School – 3||Senior Secondary||Thane|
|Atomic Energy Central School – 4||Senior Secondary||Mumbai|
|Bharati Vidyapeeth English Medium High School||Senior Secondary||Pune|
|Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan||Senior Secondary||Nandgaon|
|Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan’s Bhagwandas Purohit Vidya Mandir||Senior Secondary||Nagpur|
|Bharti Krishna Vidya Vihar||Senior Secondary||Nagpur|
|Bhavana Public School||Senior Secondary||Washim|
|Bhavan’s Bhagwandas Purohit Vidya Mandir||Senior Secondary||Nagpur|
|Bhavan’s Bhagwandas Purohit Vidya Mandir||Senior Secondary||Trimurti Nagar|
|Bhavan’s Bhagwandass Purohit Vidya Mandir||Senior Secondary||Srikrishna Nagar|
|Bhavans Ntpc Vidya Mandir||Senior Secondary||Ntpc Township|
|Billabong High International School||Senior Secondary||Mumbai|
|Billimoria High School||Senior Secondary||Satara|
After 12th grade, students have many streams to choose from, such as Science, Commerce, and Arts. They can pursue their passion after 12th grade by enrolling in a course in the field of their choice. After completing the 12th grade, students can take an admission exam to assist them in choosing the UG programme of their choice. We’ve compiled a list of upcoming admission examinations that students can choose from according to their interests and stream:
|Engineering||Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Main
Birla Institute of Technology and Science Admission Test (BITSAT) entrance exam
IPU-CET (B. Tech)
Manipal (B. Tech)
AMU (B. Tech)
NDA Entrance with PCM (MPC)
|Medical||National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test (NEET)
|Defence Services||Indian Maritime University Common Entrance Test
Indian Navy B.Tech Entry Scheme
Indian Army Technical Entry Scheme (TES)
National Defence Academy and Naval Academy Examination (I)
|Fashion And Design||National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT) Entrance Test
National Institute of Design Admissions
All India Entrance Examination for Design (AIEED)
Symbiosis Institute of Design Exam
Footwear Design and Development Institute
National Institute of Fashion Design
National Aptitude Test in Architecture
Center for Environmental Planning and Technology (CEPT)
|Social Science||Banaras Hindu University
IIT Madras Humanities and Social Sciences Entrance Examination (HSEE)
TISS Bachelors Admission Test (TISS-BAT)
|Law||Common-Law Admission Test
All India Law Entrance Test (AILET)
|Science||Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana (KVPY)
National Entrance Screening Test (NEST)
|Mathematics||Indian Statistical Institute Admission
Admissions to Universities
Various B.Sc Programs
Banasthali Vidyapith Admission
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