CBSE Board Exams 2021: Class X, XII date sheets released

Finally, the most awaited update for aspiring students on CBSE board exams 2021 is here. Today at 5 PM, Union Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank himself released the CBSE class 10th and 12th board exams date sheet.

Education Minister Nishank took to Twitter to release the date sheets, he wrote, “Dear Students, hereby announcing the much-awaited date-sheet of CBSE board exams of X & XII. Please be assured that we have done our best to ensure that these exams go smoothly for you. Wish you good luck!’


Class 12th exam will start from 4th may and will end on 11th June. It would be held in two shifts, the morning shift from 10:30 am and afternoon shift from 2:30 pm. The key exams are English on May 4, Business Studies on May 12, Physics on May 13, Accountancy on May 17, Chemistry on May 18, Biology on May 24, Economics on May 25, Hindi on May 31, Mathematics on June 1, Geography on June 2 and History on June 10.

Class 10th exam will also start on 4th May and will end on 7th June. The key exams are Science on May 15, Mathematic on May 21 (both standard and basic), Social Science on May 27 and Computer Application on June 7, which is the last exam.

Because of lockdown and Coronavirus pandemic situation, the entire education system had shifted to online mode, that’s why board exams are happening a bit late this year. However, it was already announced that board exams will be happening in the month of May and also, the syllabus of each subject has been reduced to 30% for the ease of students.

Practical examinations will begin from March 1, 2021.