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GSEB HSC Result 2021(Out): Check Evaluation Criteria, Exam Pattern and Admit Card

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Exams Prep Master | Updated On - Jul 17, 2021

GSEB has released the GSEB HSC result 2021 on July 17, 2021 by 8:00 am for the Science Stream. As per media reports, the result can be downloaded by the schools using the school index number. Students can obtain their results from their respective schools. Approximately 1.4 lakh science stream students were waiting for their results this year. Read More

GSHSEB had previously released the Evaluation Criteria for calculating the 2021 results. They will be following a 50:25:25 criteria for evaluation this year. The students who are unsatisfied with their performance can take a pen and paper based test which will be conducted later. GSEB has also announced that in order to check the effect of the pandemic and online classes on students’ studies, GSEB will be conducting a diagnostic test (Termed as “Nidan Kasauti exam”) from July 10 to July 12 2021 for classes 9th , 10th and 12thRead More

Gujarat Board Highlights

Board name Gujarat Secondary and Higher Secondary Education Board (GSHSEB)
Exam Name Gujrat Board Higher Secondary School Certificate (GSEB HSC)
Exam level Senior Secondary and Higher Secondary
Exam mode Offline/written examination
Exam Dates May 10 to May 25, 2021(Cancelled)

GSEB Exam Dates

Gujarat Board Important dates


Exam Date

Class 12 Board Exam(Science Stream)


Class 12 Board(Sanskrit Madhyama)


Class 12 Board(General Stream)


GSEB HSC Result 2021 (Science Stream) July 17, 2021
Nidan Kasauti Exam 2021

Gujarat Board Nidan Kasauti Exam 2021

Since there has been a lot of loss of students’ studies due to the pandemic, GSHSEB will be conducting the ‘Nidan Kasauti exam’ for Class 9, 10 and 12 from July 10 to July 12, 2021. The exam will help GSHSEB to assess the learning loss that happened due to the pandemic. For class 11th currently the admission tests are going on and hence the exam will not be held for these students. Since the test is diagnostic in nature, students can take it with a healthy mindset. The exam will be conducted for selected subjects only. Details are given below : 

Class 9 Mathematics, Science and Social Science
Class 10 Mathematics, Science and Social Science
Class 12 Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Biology, Fundamental of commerce, psychology etc.

Download Official Notice Here

Gujarat Board Nidan Kasauti Exam 2021 Important Dates

Nidan Kasauti Exam 2021 July 10 to 12, 2021
Answer Sheet Submission July 13 and 14, 2021
Result preparation Dates July 30, 2021
Result Declaration By First week of August 2021

GSEB HSC Results 2021

The Gujarat Secondary and Higher Secondary Education Board (GSHSEB) has released the GSEB HSC Result 2021 on July 17 2021 for the science stream. The Class 10 exams have been cancelled and students will be granted a mass promotion. GSEB Class 12 exams have also been cancelled and the board will take into account the results of Classes 10, 11 and 12 in the ratio of 50: 25: 25 respectively . The students will be able to check their results through their respective schools. The schools can download the result by the school index number. There are 1.40 lakh students of science stream and 5.43 lakh students of the general stream waiting for the GSEB HSC results 2021. 

How to check GSEB HSC results 2021?

All the results are available on the official website of the Gujarat Secondary and Higher Secondary Education Board. Candidates can check and download their results from their schools. Candidates are suggested to download the scorecard/marksheet from their schools as it can be used as a provisional mark sheet. Schools can check the results by following the steps mentioned below:


  • Visit the official website of Gujarat Board
  • Enter the school index number
  • Click on ‘go
  • The result will be displayed on the screen
  • Students can obtain their results from their respective schools. 

How to Check Gujarat Board Results through SMS?

For 12th Results: Create the message ' GJ12S Seat_Number' and send this SMS to 58888111. The students will receive the GSEB 2021 results on their number.

GSEB HSC Result Statistics 2021

In 2021. 100% students of the science stream have been declared passed. 3245 students have recieved A1 grade whereas 15,284 students have recieved grade A2 grade. As per an Indian Express report, “As many as 466 students have secured more than 99 per cent marks in group A while 657 students secured more than 99 per cent marks in group B in all theory subjects. While 868 students scored more than 98 per cent in group A and 1,303 students secured 98 per cent in group B in all theory subjects.

Results date July 17,2021 (Science Stream) 
Total number of students appearing 6 lakh
Pass percentage (science) 100%
Pass percentage (Commerce & Arts) TBA
Total pass percentage TBA

GSEB HSC Toppers 2021

In 2021, no topper list is being released since the exams were cancelled. As per reports, 1.4 lakh students appeared in the Gujarat Board 12th exam 2021 for HSC Science stream. While, for HSC Arts and Commerece streams, 4 lakh students appeared in the Gujarat Board 12th exam 2021. In 2020, Neha Yadav, who topped Gujarat board 12th result 2020, from Rashtra Bharti Hindi Shala had secured 98.86%. 

GSEB Previous Years Result Analysis

Minimum marks required to pass the senior secondary examination is 33%. Marks in each subject and aggregate marks both shall be minimum 33%. The least marks for passing the examination is indicated as Grade-D. If someone gets a lower grade of E1 or E2, then he/she has to reappear for the exams. For differently-abled candidates the minimum qualifying marks in 20%.

Year Students Qualified(Male) Students Qualified(Female) Overall Candidates Qualified
2019 72.64 62.83 66.97
2018 60.63 45.88 67.5
2017 73.33 64.69 68.24
2016 85.29 84.62 86.69

What after GSEB HSC results?

Once the results are declared, the students can take a print out of the results page for a copy. However, this is not an original copy of the mark sheet. The e-scorecard printed form the website shall be attested by school authorities or any class 1 gazetted officer. The scorecard can be used for further admissions. The candidates will get the original mark sheet from the concerned schools after 2-3 weeks from the date of result declaration.

Gujarat Board Application Form 2021

The application form for Gujarat Board was released in the month of November. Candidates are suggested to apply for GSEB Secondary and Higher Secondary examinations through their schools. The registration form should be filled and submitted online on the official website of Gujarat Board. The candidates are supposed to fill the registration and application form as prescribed by the school authorities. The candidates who are appearing privately should also register through an institute recognized by the GSEB. For supplementary examination the candidates are suggested to fill the online application form. The last date to apply for Gujarat Board supplementary examination is June 30, 2020. The steps to fill and submit the online application form are mentioned below:

  • Visit the official website of GSEB
  • Select the option among 12th registration and then select the stream for which you want to apply.
  • If you want to apply for the general stream, then click on 'General Students' link, then select 'Login'.
  • Enter all the details like School Index and Password and click on Login.
  • On completion of the registration process, the process needs to be verified and approved by the Principal of the concerned school.
  • An online challan for payment of exam fees will be generated
  • Requirements for registration: Candidate's name, Date of birth (DOB), Father's name, Mother's name, Place of birth, Gender, Educational details, Email, Test centre preference, Caste, Reservation category, Signature, and candidate's photograph.
GSEB Exam Pattern

GSEB Class 12 Exam Pattern 2021

GSEB has released the exam pattern for Class 12 board Exams. The duration of each exam is 3 hours. Students can score a maximum of 100 marks in their GSEB HSC exams. Students appearing for GSEB Class 12 exams are recommended to go through the exam pattern along with the Gujarat Board Class 12 SyllabusThe syllabus presents all the important topics that students need to cover for their exam preparations while the GSEB Class 12 Exam Pattern provides an insight into the type of questions asked along with the marking scheme. 

Exam Pattern for Higher Secondary Examination(Class 12): This exam will also be conducted offline as pen and paper based exam. The questions shall be descriptive in nature. However, in some subjects there will be multiple choice questions of one mark. Nio negative marking criteria will apply for this exam. The maximum marks in a subject will be 100 and minimum passing marks is 33% for both sectional and aggregate. The bifurcation among the practical and theory marks will be stated by the concerned school. 

GSEB Syllabus

GSEB Class 12 Syllabus 2021

Gujarat Secondary and Higher Secondary Education Board (GSHSEB) has released the GSEB HSC Class 12 Syllabus for students on its official website. The syllabus has been reduced by 30%and changes have been made in the Exam Pattern. As per the revised exam format, OMR answers consist of 50% of the marks, and descriptive questions will comprise of the remaining 50%. The objective questions in the general stream will form 30% of the marks. Check the complete Class 12 syllabus here.

GSEB HSC Class 12 Stream-wise Syllabus 2021

Gujarat board (GSEB) has released the syllabus for Class 12 for its three major streams: Arts, Science and Commerce. The stream wise syllabus can be checked on the official website and is availale in both Gujarati and English. 


Major Subjects







Computer Science



Business Studies







Political Science




GSEB Eligibility

Gujarat Board Eligibility

For Higher Secondary Examination Candidates should have cleared 11th class examination from Gujarat Board Secondary Education or any recognised board.
For Senior Secondary Examination All students must have appeared for the class 9 examination from government school of Gujarat or any other recognized school. There is a minimum attendance criteria for the students that is essential to be fulfilled in order to appear for the senior secondary exams.

Gujarat Board Class 10 and 12 Admit Card 2021

GSEB Admit Card for both senior and higher secondary examinations will be available in the month of February. Candidates are required to collect the admit card from the concerned schools. Admit cards will contain the name and roll number of the candidate and the schedule of the board examination. The details of seat number and the details of examination center will also be mentioned in the admit card.

Gujarat Board 2021 Purak Pariksha Admit Card

The admit cards for supplementary examination or the Purak Pariksha 2021 will be available in the first week of July. The tentative date of commencement of examination is July, 2021. The admit card will be available in the concerned school for the candidates who have successfully registered for the supplementary examination. Admit cards are necessary to appear in this examination and no candidates shall be allowed to enter the examination hall without an admit card.

Gujarat Board Purak Pariksha 2021

If any candidate did not pass in the board examination and failed in one or more subjects then they can apply for the retest. The supplementary exam or the ‘Purak Pariksha’ is to be held from July 15, 2021. Details regarding the examination have been updated on the official website of Gujarat Board. Students who are repeaters and private candidates will be appearing for this exam. While there was a petition filed to cancel this exam, the Gujarat High Court has dismissed this plea and the Repeater Exams will be held as per schedule. The exam will be conducted in as many as 2,916 school buildings. 

Suggestions for the Candidates

  • Read the previous year question papers which will let you prepare well for the examination.
  • All candidates need to reach the exam centre at least 15 minutes prior to the scheduled time.
  • No electronic items are allowed into the examination hall, such as mobile phones, electronic calculators, etc.
  • Try to keep calm and do not panic during the examination.

Gujarat Board Scrutiny/Rechecking Process

If any students feel that their scores are not appropriate then they can apply for rechecking of their answer sheets. If any change in the mark is seen, then the same will be updated to you on the website as well as in the original mark sheet.

  • Charges for verification process: 100.00 INR
  • Re-evaluation for each subject: 500.00 INR

Abbreviations in the Mark Sheet:

  1. AO in the mark sheet refers to Absent 
  2. XO refers to Exemption.

Grading Patterns for Senior Secondary Examination 2020:

Marks Grade
91-100 A1
81-90 A2
71-80 B1
61-70 B2
51-60 C1
41-50 C2
35-40 D
21-35 E1
0-20 E2
GSEB Class 12 Exam FAQs

Frequently Asked Questions

Question: When will GSEB Class 12 Board Exams be conducted?

Ans. The GSEB HSC examinations 2021 have been postponed. They will be conducted once the Covid-19 pandemic recedes. 

Question: Who conducts the GSEB exam?

Ans. GSEB is conducted by the Gujarat Education Board.

Question: Where can I find my HSC results?

Ans. You can visit the official website- The results can be checked by using the school name and roll number.

Question: What is the passing mark for HSC exams?

Ans. A minimum of 33% marks is required in each subject and an aggregate 33% marks is required to pass the higher secondary examination. 

Question: Can I apply for a retest if I failed in one subject in the senior secondary examination?

Ans. Candidates can apply for the supplementary examination if they fail in one or more subjects in the board exam. The supplementary examinations are likely to start from July, 2021.

Question: What details are needed for checking SSC results 2021?

Ans. The candidates are required to enter the 6-digit seat number along with the allotted series. The details can be found in the admit card of the board examination.

*The article might have information for the previous academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification issued by the University/College.


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