KSEEB Solutions, Textbooks, Model Papers, Exam Pattern & Syllabus


KSEEB is the Karnataka Board and the full form is Karnataka Secondary Education Examination Board. This board is responsible to conduct examination for SSLC and PUC. Here in this article, we are going to discuss the board and the related terminology such as syllabus, textbooks, exam dates, timetable, exam pattern, results and materials to prepare for the exam. Read the complete article, to get all the details for SSLC and PUC examination.


KSEEB, Karnataka Secondary Education Examination Board, came into presence in 1966. It has been administering the main examination of Class XII of affiliated schools and also conducting 11 other exams for Music, DD and Commerce. Every year, in April, approximately 8.5 lakh students appear for the class 10th exam conducted by the Board. And about 2.2 lakh students appear for the supplementary exam in the month of June, every year. The official website for Karnataka Board is kseeb.kar.nic.in.

The Director of KSEEB is responsible for SSLC examination and related matter. The headquarters of the Karnataka State Board is in Bangalore and are the divisional offices in Belgaum, Kalaburgi and Mysore, and the Bangalore headquarters in Malleswaram, Bangalore. The board is governed by the Karnataka Government.

  • KSEEB Full Form – Karnataka Secondary Education Examination Board
  • Type – State Governmental Board of School Education
  • Establishment Year – 1966
  • Headquarters – Bangalore, India
  • Director(SSLC and Other Exams) – Sumangala V
  • KSEEB Address – 6th Cross Malleshwaram, Karnataka
  • Contact – Ph. No: 080-23369154, 080-23460525
  • KSEEB Email: [email protected]

Responsibilities of KSEEB:

  • To conduct the exam for SSLC and PUC, every year.
  • To prescribe syllabus and textbook for all the schools and PUC colleges which are affiliated with Karnataka Board.
  • To provide affiliation to the public and private schools.
  • Improving schools education and bringing new methods to support education.


Karnataka Secondary Education Examination Board is responsible to conduct examinations for SSLC. SSLC or Senior Secondary Learning Certificate is provided by the board after the student has successfully cleared the exam with all subject. SSLC is equivalent to class 10th certificate all over India. The results for this standard have huge importance. Based on the result of SSLC or sometimes also called as SSC, students are able to get admission to PUC 1st year or higher level of exam. The scores obtained in SSLC play an important role to get a job or in career growth. This certificate is also used as a permanent date of birth proof for students.

After the students have successfully passed their SSLC, they are eligible to get admission in PUC 1st year. In total 31 districts of Karnataka, the colleges for PUC admission are available. Every year students who have to appear for PUC exam have to fill the online application form. Department of Pre University Education, Karnataka is responsible to conduct the exam for PUC. The official website for Karnataka PUC is pue.kar.nic.in. Students can visit the website anytime for information related to PUC.

KSEEB Syllabus

The syllabus for Class 1st to 10th for Karnataka state board affiliated schools are prescribed by the Karnataka Secondary Education Examination Board. The syllabus is formulated keeping into consideration the syllabus, all over India. SSLC is an important class for all the students who are appearing for KSEEB 10th exam. Therefore, it is necessary for them to prepare for the exam as per the syllabus prescribed by the board. The question papers are prepared as per these syllabi only. We are providing here the syllabus(2019-20) for SSLC Maths, Science and Social Science subjects as per prescribed by the board, for the convenience of students. Click on the link given below to get the required syllabus.

  • SSLC Maths 2019-20 Syllabus
  • SSLC Science 2019-20 Syllabus
  • SSLC Social Science 2019-20 Syllabus

Similarly, for PUC 1st and 2nd year, the syllabus is prescribed by the Department of Pre University Education, Karnataka. Below is the list of the syllabus for each subject, both for 1st and 2nd year of PUC. Students can click on the link and download them for reference use.

PUC 1st Year 2019-20 Syllabus Subject-Wise

  • Economics Programme of work, MQP and Blueprint
  • Economics Question Bank
  • Business Studies Programme of work, MQP and Blueprint
  • Business Studies Question Bank
  • I PU Accountancy Program of work, MQP & Blueprint
  • I PUC Accountancy Question Bank

PUC 2nd Year 2019-20 Syllabus Subject-Wise

  • Economics Program of work
  • Economics Model Question Paper and Correction for QB
  • Business Studies MQP
  • Business Studies Blue Print
  • Business Studies Programme of Work
  • Accountancy MQP
  • Accountancy Blue Print
  • Accountancy Programme of work
  • Business Studies Question Bank
  • Economics Chapter-1 QB English
  • Economics Chapter-1 QB Kannada
  • Accountancy Programme of Work
  • Accountancy Question Paper Blue Print
  • Accountancy Model QP Scheme of Valuation
  • Economics Model Question Bank
  • Micro and Macro Economics MQB 1
  • Micro and Macro Economics MQB 1

KSEEB Exam Pattern

The exam pattern for SSLC is set by Karnataka Board as per the syllabus prescribed by them. The pattern of the questions is set in such a way that an average student can easily attempt all the questions within the given time duration. The paper pattern for each subject is different. We are going to discuss here the exam pattern for SSLC and PUC exam.

SSLC Class 10 Exam Pattern

There are three language papers such as First Language, Second Language and Third Language. Then there are Mathematics, Science, Social Science, JTS and Alternate Subject and NSQF. All the question papers are in different versions depending on the subjects. Some have 4 sets and some have only 2 set. The questions will be both objective and subjective type. Let us see the patterns of question paper in a tabular form.

Languages Medium Number of Questions Maximum Marks Time Duration
First Language Kannada, Telugu, Hindi, Marathi, Tamil, Urdu, English, Sanskrit 50 100 3 hours
Second Language Kannada and English 45 80 2.5 hours
Third Language Hindi, Kannada, English, Arabic, Urdu, Sanskrit. 46 80 2.5 hours
Subjects Number of Questions Maximum Marks Time Duration
Mathematics 40 80 3 hours
Science 42 80 3 hours
Social Science 47 80 3 hours

To get the exam pattern for all the subjects, click on the link given below;

  • KSEEB SSLC Exam Pattern

Note: The above-given figures are as per the SSLC exam conducted this year in 2019.  

PUC Class 12 Exam Pattern

The question paper pattern for a new curriculum for Science subjects is given here. The subject we are covering here is Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Biology, Electronics, Computer Science and Home Science. Check the table below the to know the exam pattern for PUC 1st and 2nd year, subject-wise.

Subject PUC 1st Year PUC 2nd Year
Maximum Marks Exam Duration Maximum Marks Exam Duration
Physics 70+30 marks for practical 3 hours 15 min 70+30 marks for practical 3 hours 15 min
Chemistry 70+30 marks for practical 3 hours 15 min 70+30 marks for practical 3 hours 15 min
Mathematics 100 3 hours 15 min 100 3 hours 15 min
Biology 70+30 marks for practical 3 hours 15 min 70+30 marks for practical 3 hours 15 min
Electronics 70+30 marks for practical 3 hours 15 min 70+30 marks for practical 3 hours 15 min
Computer Science 70+30 marks for practical 3 hours 15 min
Home Science 70+30 marks for practical 3 hours 15 min

To get the exam pattern for all the subjects, click on the link given below;

  • KSEEB PUC Exam Pattern

KSEEB Textbooks

Karnataka Board aims to provide easy online access to all the classes from 1 to 10, textbooks on its official website. Students and teachers can avail the benefit directly. In addition, teachers from other states, education functionaries, researchers, individuals and organizations working in the education sector all over the country, even all over the world can now access the textbooks.

KSEEB provides access to all textbooks of Class I to X for all the medium such as Kannada, English, Hindi, Urdu, Marathi, Tamil and Telugu for all the subjects in the pdf format. Students and teachers can go to the official website, www.ktbs.kar.nic.in to download the book as per their requirement. They need to select the class, language and subject from the given dropdown given in the Karnataka textbook society.

To download the books online, click on the link below;

KSEEB Exam Dates

Karnataka Secondary Education Examination Board is responsible to conduct the exam for SSLC class and also the exam dates have been designed by the same board itself. Students who want to appear for the exam can check the exam dates here. The exam date for both SSLC and PUC have to be released by Karnataka Board. Also, the exam dates for supplementary examinations for the students who have failed in the board exam will be released by KSEEB.

Karnataka Board SSLC Timetable

Karnataka Board releases the SSLC timetable every year in the month of March-April. Students can find the latest timetable released by the board, on clicking the link given below. The timetable comes with required instructions which students are advised to read carefully.

  • Karnataka Board SSLC Timetable

Karnataka Board PUC Timetable

Department of Pre University Education, Karnataka, is responsible to release the timetable for PUC 1st year and 2nd year, every year. The department released the official notification on its website, pue.kar.nic.in. To check the latest timetable for PUC, click on the link.

  • Karnataka Board PUC Timetable

Karnataka Board Supplementary Exam Dates

Some students fail to clear all the subject at once in their board exams. That is why the Karnataka board conducts the supplementary examination for such student so that they can clear all the subjects and proceed to the next level of education. Click on the link given here, to download the time table;

  • Supplementary Exam Dates

Karnataka Education Board Results

SSLC and PUC(1st and 2nd year) examination results are announced by KSEEB on its official website. The results are declared in the month of June-July, every year. Students who have appeared for the exam such as 10th/PUC/Supplementary can check the results in Karnataka Board official results website, karresults.nic.in. Click on the link below to check the results:

  • Karnataka Board SSLC Results
  • Karnataka Board PUC Results

KSEEB Exam Materials

The exam materials are provided here such as model papers, previous year question papers, exam blueprint and sample papers, so that students can prepare from these materials for their SSLC and PUC exams. By solving these papers they can have the idea of question types and exam pattern in their main exam. Also, it will help them to do time management during the exam. Apart from these materials, we are also providing some preparation tips for all the students, following which they can excel in their exams and score good marks. Click on the below links to get materials.

  • Model Papers
  • Question Papers
  • Exam Blueprint
  • Sample Papers
  • Preparation Tips

Karnataka SSLC Time Table 2023 – Karnataka 1st & 2nd PUC Time Table 2023

Karnataka Board Exam Time Table 2023: Karnataka State Board has announced the 10th, 11th, and 12th exam dates. The Karnataka Board Time Tables 2023 pdf can be downloaded here. Otherwise, you can download the Timetable for X, 1st PUC, and 2nd PUC from the official website. Get to know the exact exam dates, days, subject names, and timings of the Karnataka Board SSLC, 1st PUC, and 2nd PUC Exams 2023.

Karnataka SSLC, 1st & 2nd PUC Time Table 2023

Karnataka School Examination And Assessment Board (KSEAB) will conduct the SSLC exam 2023 in the month of March and April 2023. Students who are appearing for exams can check the Karnataka SSLC Date Sheet 2023 in the following sections.

The department of pre-university education, Karnataka has released the 1 PUC, and PUC Time Table 2022-23. The board officials have provided different timetables for Commerce, Humanities, and Science departments.

Karnataka Board Class 10, 11, 12 Exam Dates – Overview

Name of the SSLC Exam Conducting Board Karnataka School Examination And Assessment Board
1 PUC, 2 PUC Exam Conducting Board Department of Pre University Education, Govt of Karnataka
State Karnataka
Academic Year 2022-23
Karnataka SSLC Exam Dates 31/03/2023 to 15/04/2023
Karnataka 1 PUC Exam Dates 10/2/2023 to 25/2/2023
Karnataka 2 PUC Exam Dates 9/3/2023 to 29/3/2023
Category Board Exam Time Table
Official Websites kseab.karnataka.gov.in, pue.karnataka.gov.in

KSEEB 10th Class Time Table 2023

Karnataka State SSLC Exam Time table 2023 is given here. According to the kseab.karnataka.gov.in Class 10 Exam Schedule, the exam will start on the 31st March 2023 and ends on 15th April 2023. The exam will be conducted for 3 hours.

Dates Subject
31/03/2023 First Language: Telugu, Hindi, Tamil, Kannada, English (NCERT) Sanskrit, Marathi, Urdu, English,
3/04/2023 Sociology, Mathematics.
6/04/2023 Second Language: Kannada, English
8/04/2023 Elements of Electrical Engineering IV, Elements of Mechanical Engineering – IV, Elements of Mechanical Engineering-2, Engineering Graphics-2, Elements of Electronics Engineering, Elements of Electronics Engineering-IV, Programming in ANSI ‘C’, Elements of Computer Science, Economics
10/04/2023 Science, Hindustani music, Political Science, Karnataka music, Karnataka music/hindustani music
12/04/2023 Third Language: Hindi (NCERT), Kannada, Hindi, English, Arabic, Tulu, Persian, Urdu, Sanskrit, NSQF exam subjects(IT, Retail, Automobile, Healthcare, Beauty and Wellness), Konkani
15/04/2023 Social Science

Karnataka 1st PUC Exam Time Table 2023

Karnataka State Board 11th Class Exam Routine 2023 is provided here. The exams will start on 10th February 2023 and end on 25th February 2023. Check the exam date for all the subjects of Karnataka 1 PUC Timetable.

10-02-2023 Economics
11-02-2023 Geography, Mathematics
12-02-2023 Sociology, Biology, Geology, Basic Maths
13-02-2023 English
14-02-2023 Business Studies, Psychology, Chemistry
15-02-2023 Political Science, Statistics
17-02-2023 Optional Kannada, Accountancy, Physics
18-02-2023 History, Electronics, Computer Science
20-02-2023 Kannada, Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, Marathi, Arabic, French
21-02-2023 Hindi
22-02-2023 Karnataka Music, Hindustani Music, Information Technology – NSQF, Retail-NSQF, Automobile -NSQF, Healthcare- NSQF, Beauty & Wellness- NSQF
24-02-2023 Logic, Education, Home Science
25-02-2023 Urdu, Sanskrit

Karnataka 2nd PUC Time Table 2023

Karnataka State Board will conduct 12th class exams from 9th March 2023 to 29th March 2023. Students can get admit cards from their respective schools or colleges and attend the exam. Get the detailed Karnataka 2nd PUC Time Table here.

Date of the Exam Subject
9/03/2023 Arabic, Kannada
11/03/2023 Education, Mathematics
13/03/2023 Economics
14/03/2023 Hindustani Music, Carnatic Music, Psychology, Basic Maths, Chemistry
15/03/2023 Tamil, Malayalam, Telugu, Urdu, Sanskrit, Marathi, French
16/03/2023 Business Studies, Logic
17/03/2023 Retail, Automobile, Information Technology, Health Care, Beauty & Wellness
18/03/2023 Biology, Geography
20/03/2023 Physics, History
21/03/2023 Hindi
23/03/2023 English
25/03/2023 Political Science, Statistics
27/03/2023 Optional Kannada, Accountancy, Geology, Home Science
29/03/2023 Sociology, Computer Science, Electronics

How To Download Karnataka Board Exam Time Table 2023?

Students who are appearing for the Karnataka State Board Exams 2023 can check the detailed steps to download Karnataka Board Exams Time Table 2023 pdf here.

  • Firstly, visit the official websites kseab.karnataka.gov.in for SSLC Exam and pue.karnataka.gov.in for the 11th and 12th classes.
  • Now check for the Karnataka SSLC Timetable 2023 or Karnataka PUC Timetables at the respective websites.
  • The timetable link will appear on the screen.
  • Hit that Karnataka State Board Time Table For 10th, 11th, and 12th classes link.
  • You will get a pdf file that contains the Karnataka Board Exam 2023 Timetable.
  • Download the PDF and take a printout for future reference.

Karnataka Board Class 10, 11, 12 Exam Day Instructions

The following are the few instructions every student should know and follow at the examination centre.

  • Individuals must carry their respective Karnataka State Board SSLC, PUC 1, and PUC 2 Hall Ticket 2023 to the examination hall.
  • Students are supposed to reach at least 30 minutes before the exam timings to the centre.
  • Any electronic device like calculators, and mobiles are strictly restricted in the exam hall.
  • Additional 15 minutes will be allocated to the students for reading the question paper.
  • For specially-abled persons, an extra one hour is given to complete the exam.
  • In the last 5 minutes of the exam, once proof-read your answer sheet ad try to correct the mistakes.

FAQs on Karnataka State SSLC, PUC 1 & 2 Exam Dates

  1. What is the date of the SSLC Exam 2023 Karnataka?

The dates of the SSLC Exam 2023 Karnataka are between 31.03.2022 and 15.04.2023.

  1. When 2nd PUC Board Exam 2023?

Karnataka 2nd PUC Board exams will begin on 09.03.2022.

  1. Will there be board exams in 2023 for class 12 in Karnataka?

Yes, the Karnataka state board will conduct the board exams for class 12.

Final Words

We think that the information gathered here about Karnataka Board Exam Schedule 2023 for Classes 10, 11, and 12 are useful for you. Students are advised to prepare for the exams and write well.

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