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Punjab Board

The Punjab School Education Board (PSEB) is one of the autonomous boards of India aimed at improving educational standards and promoting school education at the ground-root levels in Punjab.
  • Eligibility
    1st to 12th
    Standard in Punjab Board
  • Exams
    Class 10 and Class 12 Boards
  • Scoring
  • Difficulty Level

All you need to know about Punjab Board


What is Punjab Board?

Functions of Punjab Board

Affiliations with Punjab Board

Examinations within Punjab Board

Syllabus for Punjab Board

  • Class 10
  • Class 12

Exam Dates of Punjab Board

  • Class 10
  • Class 12

Exam Results for Punjab Board

How to prepare

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

What is Punjab Board? Stroke 396

  • The Punjab School Education Board came into existence through a legislative enactment in November 1969
  • It was founded for the development and promotion of school education in the state of Punjab
  • In 1987, the Vidhan Sabha amended the Board’s Act to grant it autonomy

Functions of Punjab Board Stroke 396

Following are some of the functions of PSEB:

  1. To make necessary arrangements for smoothly conducting public examination at school level.
  2. At present the board conducts public examinations at middle, matriculation, and senior secondary level.
  3. It prescribe the curriculum, courses of studies and text books for school education.
  4. The board has a full - fledged academic wing, with subject experts. The main responsibility of this wing is to prepare and revise the syllabi regularly and then prepare textbooks accordingly.
  5. It arranges for the preparation, compilation, improvement, publication, printing and sale of textbooks.
  6. To make necessary arrangements for affiliations with schools to the board.
  7. To make efforts to bring about qualitative improvement in school education.
  8. To act as an advisory body to the state government regarding school education.

Affiliations with Punjab Board Stroke 396

PSEB affiliates:

  • All government schools
  • Some private schools in the state

Here are some institutes that PSEB 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 Punjab Board Stroke 396

  • PSEB conducts public examinations at matriculation, middle and senior secondary levels
  • It also makes all the necessary arrangements to maintain a comprehensive account of students attending the course and registering for the examination

Syllabus for Punjab Board Stroke 396

To be successful in any examination, a thorough knowledge of the syllabus is needed.

Class 10

maths Mathematics
  1. Real Numbers
  2. Polynomials
  3. Pair of Linear Equations in Two Variables
  4. Quadratic Equations
  5. Arithmetic Progressions
  6. Triangles
  7. Coordinate Geometry
  8. Introduction to Trigonometry
  1. Some Applications of Trigonometry
  2. Circles
  3. Constructions
  4. Areas Related to Circles
  5. Surface Areas and Volumes
  6. Statistics
  7. Probability
science Science
  1. Light - Reflection and Refraction
  2. Human Eye and Colourful World
  3. Electricity
  4. Magnetic Effects of Electric Current
  5. Sources of Energy
  1. Chemical Reactions and Equations
  2. Acids, Bases and Salts
  3. Metals and Non-metals
  4. Carbon and its Compounds
  5. Periodic Classification of Elements
  1. Life Processes
  2. Control and Coordination
  3. How do Organisms Reproduce?
  4. Heredity and Evolution
  5. Our Environment
  6. Management of Natural Resources
Social Science
  1. Physical Features of the Punjab and their Influence on its History
  2. Political and Social Conditions of Punjab Before Guru Nanak Dev Ji
  3. Guru Nanak Dev Ji and His Teachings
  4. Contribution of Sikh Gurus from Guru Angad Dev Ji to Guru Tegh Bahadur Ji
  5. Guru Gobind Singh Ji's Life, Creation of Khalsa, and His Personality
  6. Banda Bahadur and the Sikh Misals
  7. Ranjit Singh: Early Life, Achievements, and Anglo - Sikh Relations
  8. The Anglo - Sikh Wars and Annexation of the Punjab
  9. Punjab's Contribution Towards Struggle for Freedom
  1. Features of the Indian Constitution
  2. The Central Government
  3. The State Government
  4. Indian Democracy at Work
  5. Indian Foreign Policy and United Nations
  1. India - An Introduction
  2. Land
  3. The Climate
  4. Natural Vegetation, Wildlife and Soils
  5. Water Resources and Irrigation Projects
  1. Land Utilisation and Agriculture
  2. Mineral Resources
  3. Means of Transport and Communication
  4. Population
  1. Basic Concepts
  2. Infrastructure of the Indian Economy
  3. Agricultural Development in India
  4. Industrial Development in India
  5. India's Foreign Trade
  6. Economic Planning in India
english English
  1. Reading Comprehension
  2. Punctuation
  3. Noun
  4. Articles
  5. Adjective
  6. Pronoun
  7. Verb
  8. Adverb
  1. Prepositions
  2. Conjunction
  3. Tenses
  4. Sentences
  5. Transformation of Sentences
  6. Vocabulary
  7. Writing

Class 12

maths Mathematics
  1. Relations and Functions
  2. Inverse Trigonometric Functions
  3. Matrices
  4. Determinants
  5. Continuity and Differentiability
  6. Application of Derivatives
  7. Integrals
  1. Application of Integrals
  2. Differential Equations
  3. Vector Algebra
  4. Three Dimensional Geometry
  5. Linear Programming
  6. Probability
Physics Physics
  1. Electric Charges and Fields
  2. Electrostatic Potential and Capacitance
  3. Current Electricity
  4. Moving Charges and Magnetism
  5. Magnetism and Matter
  6. Electromagnetic Induction
  7. Alternating Current
  8. Electromagnetic Waves
  1. Ray Optics and Optical Instruments
  2. Wave Optics
  3. Dual Nature of Radiation and Matter
  4. Atoms
  5. Nuclei
  6. Semiconductor Electronics: Materials, Devices and Simple Circuits
  7. Communication Systems
Chemistry Chemistry
  1. The Solid State
  2. Solutions
  3. Electrochemistry
  4. Chemical Kinetics
  5. Surface Chemistry
  6. General Principles and Processes of Isolation of Elements
  7. The p - Block elements
  8. The d and f - Block Elements
  9. Coordination Compounds
  1. Haloalkanes and Haloarenes
  2. Alcohols, Phenols and Ethers
  3. Aldehydes, Ketones and Carboxylic Acids
  4. Amines
  5. Biomolecules
  6. Polymers
  7. Chemistry in Everyday Life
biology Biology
  1. Reproduction in Organisms
  2. Sexual Reproduction in Flowering Plants
  3. Human Reproduction
  4. Reproductive Health
  5. Principles of Inheritance and Variation
  6. Molecular Basis of Inheritance
  7. Evolution
  8. Human Health and Diseases
  9. Strategies for Enhancement in Food Production
  1. Microbes in Human Welfare
  2. Biotechnology: Principles and Processes
  3. Biotechnology and its Applications
  4. Organism and Populations
  5. Ecosystem
  6. Biodiversity and Conservation
  7. Environmental Issues

You can get the updated PSEB syllabus for all grades here.

Exam Dates of Punjab Board Stroke 396

Class 10

Subject Date Day
English 12th March 2018 Monday
Punjabi A 15th March 2018 Thursday
Punjabi B 16th March 2018 Friday
Information Technology, Physical Education 17th March 2018 Saturday
Maths 19th March 2018 Monday
Hindi, Urdu 21st March 2018 Wednesday
Languages 22nd March 2018 Thursday
Social Sciences 24th March 2018 Saturday
Computer Science 31st March 2018 Saturday

Class 12

Subject Date Day
General English 28th February 2018 Wednesday
Physics 07th March 2018 Wednesday
Chemistry 12th March 2018 Monday
Biology 16th March 2018 Friday
Maths 20th March 2018 Tuesday
Computer Science 24th March 2018 Saturday

For more details, you can get the time tables of practicals, SSC and HSC exams here.

Exam Results for Punjab Board Stroke 396

You can check Class 10 and 12 results online from the official website i.e

When you check your results, you have to ensure that the entered roll number is the same as the one given in the admit card.

How to prepare Stroke 396

Preparation Tips for Punjab 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 Punjab 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 PSEB 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 Punjab 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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