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Gujarat Board

Gujarat Secondary and Higher Secondary Education Board (GSEB) is a board of education in Gujarat. It is affiliated with government and private schools of English and Gujarati medium.
  • Eligibility
    1st to 12th
    Standard in Gujarat Board
  • Exams
    Class 10, Class 12, GTE, GUJCET
  • Scoring
    Percentile (Grading)
  • Difficulty Level

All you need to know about Gujarat Board


What is Gujarat Board?

  • Functions of Gujarat Board
  • Branches of Gujarat Board
  • Affiliations with Gujarat Board

Examinations within Gujarat Board

Syllabus for Gujarat Board

  • Class 10
  • Class 12

Exam Dates for Gujarat Board

  • Class 10
  • Class 12

Grading Pattern of Gujarat Board

How to prepare

  • Preparation Tips for Gujarat Board
  • Sample Papers of Gujarat Board
  • Previous Years’ Papers of Gujarat Board

What is Gujarat Board? Stroke 396

  • GSEB is responsible for conducting two state level examinations in Gujarat
  • The exams are called Senior School Certificate (SSC) and Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC)
  • The board was formed on 1st May 1960. The headquarters are located in Gandhinagar, Gujarat
  • GSEB decides the syllabus for these exams
  • It regularly inspects the performance of schools affiliated with it
  • New schools in Gujrat can affiliate themselves to the board by visiting the site the procedure mentioned on the site is completed, a school gets affiliated to GSEB and is bound by its rules and norms. The schools are supposed to follow the syllabus as prescribed by the board
  • The exam dates, question pattern, and marking scheme are all decided by GSEB. These are the same for all schools affiliated to it

Functions of Gujarat Board

The following are the functions of GSEB:

  • Prepare the blueprint: The board is responsible for preparing the syllabus, textbooks, exam dates, exam pattern, result dates, marking scheme etc.
  • Board of words: GSEB is responsible for following everything they put in their blueprint. For example, the board conducts exams as per schedule, ensures that questions asked in exams are within the syllabus, the marking scheme is fair to students and the results get published on time and are easily accessible
  • Nothing for free: GSEB is responsible for ensuring that students pay their fees as per the regulations
  • Encourage the best: GSEB awards scholarships and prizes to students who excel in academics or other activities
  • Be good to alumni: GSEB provides required certificates to ex-students and rectifies any error caused by the affiliated school
  • Discovery never ends: Affiliating with new schools is also one of GSEB’s responsibilities

Branches of Gujarat Board

To perform different functions, GSEB has been divided into the following branches:

  1. Academic
  2. Accounts
  3. Certificate
  4. Establishment
  5. Examination
  6. Affiliation
  7. Store

Affiliations with Gujarat Board

GSEB is affiliated with:

  • All government schools
  • Some private schools in Gujarat  

Here are some institutes that GSEB provides affiliations to:

  • Government schools
  • Government-aided schools
  • Autonomous organizations, which are controlled by the government
  • Private educational institutions, recognized by the state government
  • Society religious institutions, which are included in the bylaws of the board

Examinations within Gujarat Board Stroke 396

  • GSEB conducts the final examinations for Class 10 and Class 12 every year in the month of March
  • The results are announced by the end of May
  • The board conducts a talent search examination for students of Classes 1 - 12 for providing scholarships and other benefits
  • It conducts a state level entrance examination for admission to graduation courses in engineering called GUJCET (Gujarat Common Entrance Test)

Syllabus for Gujarat Board Stroke 396

Class 10

maths Mathematics
  1. Number Systems
  2. Algebra
    • Polynomials
    • Pair of Linear Equations in 2 Variables
    • Quadratic Equations
    • Arithmetic Progression
  3. Trigonometry
    • Introduction to Trigonometry
    • Trigonometric Identities
    • Height and Distance
  4. Coordinate Geometry
    • Lines
  1. Geometry
    • Triangles
    • Circles
    • Constructions
  2. Mensuration
    • Areas Related to Circles
    • Surface Areas and Volumes
  3. Statistics and Probability
    • Statistics
    • Probability
science Science
  1. Chemical Substances – Nature and Behavior
  2. World of Living
  3. Effects of Current
  4. Reflection
  5. Management of Natural resources
english English
  1. Section A - Reading
  2. Section B - Writing
  3. Section C - Grammar
  4. Section D - Literature from Text Books
Social Science
  1. Events and Processes
    • The French Revolution
    • Russian Revolution
    • Rise of Nazism
  2. Economies and Livelihoods
    • Pastoralists in the Modern World
    • Forest Society and Colonialism
    • Farmers and Peasants
  1. Culture, Identity and Society
    • Sports and Politics
    • Clothes and Cultures

Class 12

maths Mathematics
  1. Relation and Functions
  2. Algebra
  3. Calculus
  4. Vectors and 3D Geometry
  5. Linear Programming
  6. Probability
  1. Introducing Sociology Marks
    • Society and Sociology
    • Basic Concepts
    • Social Institutions
    • Culture and Society
    • Practical Sociology: Methods and Techniques
  1. Understanding Society
    • Structure, Process, and Stratification
    • Social Change
    • Environment and Society
    • Western Social Thinkers
    • Indian Socialists
Physics Physics
  1. Static Electricity
  2. Current Electricity
  3. Magnetic Effects of Electric Current and Magnetism
  4. Electromagnetic Current and AC
  5. Electromagnetic Waves
  6. Optics
  1. Atom and Nucleus
  2. Radiation and Dual Nature of Matter
  3. Semiconductor Devices
  4. Communication System
Chemistry Chemistry
  1. Atomic Structure and Chemical Bonding
  2. The Solid State
  3. Solution
  4. Thermodynamics
  5. Electrochemistry
  6. Chemical Kinetics
  7. Surface Chemistry
  8. P - Block Elements
  9. D and F - Block Elements
  10. Coordination Compound
  1. Nuclear Chemistry
  2. Stereochemistry
  3. Organic Compounds with Functional Group Containing Oxygen
  4. Organic Compounds with Functional Group Containing Nitrogen
  5. Polymers
  6. Biomolecules
  7. Chemistry in Everyday Life
biology Biology
  1. Physiology of Plants
  2. Physiology of Animals
  3. Reproduction, Growth, and Development
  4. Ecology and Environment
  5. Biology and Human Welfare
Computer Science
  1. Programming in C++
  2. Data Structures
  3. Databases and SQL
  4. Boolean Logic
  5. Communication and Open Source Concepts
econimics Economics
  1. Micro Economics
    • Economic Problem
    • Definition of Economics
    • Concept of Production Cost
    • Concept of Revenue
  2. Macro Economics
    • Macroeconomics: Meaning, Features and Functions
    • National Income
    • Measurement of National Income and Related Studies
    • Income and Employment Determination
    • Finance and Banking
Business Studies
  1. Principles and Functions of Management
    • Nature and Significance of Management
    • Principles of Management
    • Business Environment
    • Planning
    • Organizing
    • Staffing
    • Directing
    • Controlling
  2. Business, Finance and Marketing
    • Financial Management
    • Financial Marketing
    • Marketing Management
    • Consumer Protection
  1. Partnership Account
  2. Reconstruction of Partnership
  3. Dissolution of Partnership Firm
  4. Share Capital Transaction
  5. Accounting for Debentures
  6. Analysis of Financial System
  7. Deshi Nama System
english English
  1. Section A - Reading
  2. Section B - Writing
  3. Section C - Grammar
  4. Section D - Literature from Text Books

Exam Dates for Gujarat Board Stroke 396

Class 10

Subject Date Day
Gujrati (1st Language)
Hindi (1st Language)
Marathi (1st Language)
English (1st Language)
12th March 2018 Monday
Science 14th March 2018 Wednesday
Social Science 16th March 2018 Friday
Maths 20th March 2018 Tuesday
Gujrati (2nd Language) 21st March 2018 Wednesday
English (2nd Language) 22nd March 2018 Thursday
Hindi (2nd Language) 23rd March 2018 Friday

Class 12

Subject Date Day
Physics 12th March 2018 Monday
Chemistry 14th March 2018 Wednesday
Maths 16th March 2018 Friday
Gujarati (1st Language)
Hindi (1st Language)
Marathi (1st Language)
Gujarati (2nd Language)
Hindi (2nd Language)
Computer Education (Theory)
17th March 2018 Saturday
English (1st Language)
English (2nd Language)
20th March 2018 Tuesday
Biology 22nd March 2018 Thursday

Grading Pattern of Gujarat Board Stroke 396

  • Earlier, a student’s rank was based on his or her percentage. Since 2011, it’s based on the percentile.
  • The percentile rank is calculated as follows:
    • Step 1 : Subtract your percentile from 100
    • Step 2 : Multiply that number with the total number of candidates who appeared in your group
    • Step 3 : Divide that number by 100 and you will get your rank
  • The percentile system gives a rank to all the students who appeared for the exam instead of only the top 10 students
  • Focusing on the group instead of the individual makes it easier for a candidate to calculate his/her chances of admission

How to prepare Stroke 396

Preparation Tips for Gujarat Board

Prepare a study plan

For completing the syllabus well ahead in time, it is important that you check the entire syllabus and prepare a detailed study plan. Any comprehensive study plan should include reading the basic study material, followed by a thorough study of additional reference books to gain detailed knowledge on the subject. Practicing a set of questions that test the conceptual understanding of the subject will be helpful. Closer to the exam, go through previous years' question papers and study material to understand the examination pattern.

Also, based on your understanding of the relevant subject, you should decide whether you might need additional tutorials or help to perform better in examinations.

A month before examination

Jot down all important formulae and definitions from every topic and revise them from time to time. Pen down the points which require detailed study and try to follow the paper pattern of the past five years. Going through online tutorials and last minute preparation tips may help in improving your scores.

A day before the examination

You should try to keep your mind refreshed and maintain a steady focus on the paper ahead. The examination venue and timing should be checked against your admit card, that will be uploaded on the official website of the board.

Just before the examination

Try to take a deep breath and feel relaxed before the examination. Optimal self-confidence is the key to a good performance.

Examination time

Make sure you carry pens, pencils, scales, erasers, admit cards, drinking water, etc. Read the questions thoroughly before jumping to a conclusive answer. Try highlighting the key-points that the question demands. Adding charts and diagrams, wherever necessary, often improves readability of the answers. Make sure you mention your name, roll number and other relevant details in the answer sheet.

Sample Papers of Gujarat Board

  • Solving sample papers can give you an idea of the question pattern and prepare you for questions which have never been asked in actual examinations.
  • There are many GSEB sample papers for Class 10 and 12 available online.
  • You can read all about the importance of solving sample papers right here!

Previous Years’ Papers of Gujarat Board

Previous years’ papers are important to practice because they help you simulate the real exam. Make sure that you practice more and more so that you can answer questions easily on the day of the exam.

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