Kolkata: The West Bengal Board of Secondary Education announced the Madhyamik examination schedule for the year 2020 on Thursday. As per the announcement, the examination will commence from February 18 2020 and will continue till February 27 2020.
The Madhyamik examination schedule are as follows:
February 18 – First Language
February 19 – Second Language
February 20 – Geography
February 22 – History
February 24 – Mathematics
February 25 – Physical Science
February 26 – Life Science
February 27 – Optional Subject
The West Bengal Madhyamik Shikha Board announced the results of Class X exams on May 21 this year. The pass percentage in this year’s exam was 86.01%. According to reports, Sougata Das of Mahammadpur Deshpran Vidyapith school topped the exam with an all-time record high score of 694 marks out of 700.
The Class 10 examination was badly hit by the paper leak row. The Madhyamik paper was leaked in the sixth consecutive examinations starting from day one with Bengali. Several were arrested in this case.
However, the board official denied the paper leak report. WBBSE president Kalyanmoy Ganguly said the pictures were circulated after the exam started, this could not be called a ‘leak’.
“The images were taken and forwarded on Whatsapp after the exams began. By that time candidates were already writing their papers inside the centre. So there has been no leak,” said Ganguly. The Madhyamik examination was concluded on February 22 with Optional Elective paper.
For the previous academic session 2017-2018, a total of 11,02,921 candidates took the West Bengal class 10 board examination which was held in March.