PSEB 2020


    Punjab Board Result (Declared): Check Latest Updates, Revised Syllabus and Exam Pattern

    Shekhar Suman Shekhar Suman
    Exams Prep Master

    Punjab Board declared the revaluation/rechecking results for class 10th and class 12th today i.e. Sep 6, 2020. Previously, the board announced the results for class 10 and 12 on May 29, 2020 and July 21 respectively. The result is available on the official website of Punjab board. Candidates can download the result by entering the name and board roll number. All the exams that were pending for class 10 and 12 were cancelled by the board. The board promoted all the candidates to the next level on the basis of internal assessment.

    Latest Updates

    • Punjab Board Senior and Higher secondary revaluation result declared today. Click here to check 
    • Result of matriculation(reappear) for open school declared for the candidates who appeared for one/two subjects’ exam.
    • Punjab Board reduced the syllabus for class 9 to class 12 by 30%
    • Punjab Board released the notification regarding registration/continuation for 2020-21 session for class 5, class 8, class 9 to class 12.
    • Notification regarding admission into class 5, class 8 and class 9 to class 12 released on the official website of Punjab Board
    • Punjab Board Open school registration/admission portal open for class 10 and class 12

    Punjab Board Highlights

    Name of ExamPunjab Board of Secondary Education 12th Examination
    Abbreviated AsPSEB 12th
    Conducting BodyPunjab School Education Board(PSEB)
    Frequency of ConductYearly
    Exam LevelMatriculation and Intermediate
    Mode of ApplicationOffline
    Mode of ExamOffline
    Exam Duration3 Hours

    Punjab Board Class 10 Exam

    Results for class 10 board exams were declared on May 29, 2020. The board cancelled all the pending exams and the marks were allotted on the basis of internal assessment and pre board exam. For the 2021 exam the board has released the notification for registration. Candidates are suggested to check and act accordingly in order to apply for the exam. The syllabus for class 10 has been reduced by 30% as the classes are suspended and remaining time is not enough to complete the whole syllabus. The 2021 exams are likely to be scheduled around the third week of March, 2020.

    Punjab Board Class 12 Exam

    The class 12th examination of Punjab Board was also delayed, unsurprisingly, as the lockdown was initiated right in the middle of the examination schedule. The examination was supposed to be conducted between 3rd to 30th March, but then was rescheduled between April 3rd and April 18th. These were postponed even then, before ultimately being canceled altogether. The marking was done on the basis of previously conducted examinations. The result was declared on July 21, 2020 on the official website. The board issued a digital marksheet for the students as it was difficult to collect original mark sheets from the school. Candidates can download the mark sheet from digiLocker facility. The board has reduced the syllabus for intermediate exams also. Candidates are now required to study 70% part of the syllabus and the 30% have been omitted. The detailed syllabus is available on the website.


    Punjab Board Syllabus

    The syllabus is limited to four compulsory subjects, which are - English, History, environmental education and Computer Science, whereas the others are optional and may vary from student to student. The whole syllabus for compulsory subjects have been tabulated below:

    PSEB 12th General English Syllabus 2020

    1Lessons for Intensive study
    3Lessons for Extensive study)
    4Grammar and composition

    PSEB 12th History Syllabus 2020

    1Physical features of Punjab and their influence on its history
    2Sources of the history of Punjab
    3Political, social and economic conditions of Punjab in the beginning of the 16th century
    4Guru Nanak Dev Ji's life and his teachings
    5Development of Sikhism under Guru Angad Dev Ji, Guru Amar Das Ji, and Guru Ram Das Ji
    6Guru Arjan Dev Ji and his martyrdom
    7Guru Hargobind Ji and transformation of Sikhism
    8Guru Har Rai Ji and Guru Har Krishan Ji
    9Guru Teg Bahadur Ji and his martyrdom
    10Guru Gobind Singh Ji, the foundation of Khalsa, his battles and his personality
    11Banda Singh Bahadur
    12Abdus Samad Khan, Zakaria Khan and Mir Mannu, their relations with the Sikhs
    13Rise of the Dal Khalsa and its mode of fighting
    14Social and economic conditions of Punjab under the Mughals
    15Invasions of Ahmed Shah Abdali and disintegration of Mughal rule in Punjab
    16Ranjit Singh's career and conquests
    17Anglo-Sikh relations (1800-1839)
    18Ranjit Singh's relations with Afghanistan and his N.W.F. policy.
    19Civil and military administration of Ranjit Singh
    20Character and personality of Ranjit Singh
    21First Anglo-Sikh war - causes and results
    22Second Anglo-Sikh war - causes and results, the annexation of Punjab

    PSEB 12th EVS Syllabus 2020

    2Environmental Management
    3Sustainable Development
    4Sustainable Agriculture
    5Environmental Actions

    PSEB 12th Computer Science Syllabus 2020

    2C++ language features
    3C++ Class concept
    6C++ File I/O
    8Exception handling
    10Cast operators

    The above mentioned syllabus contains all the chapters that were prescribed for Punjab board. Candidates are suggested to visit the official website for the revised syllabus. The board has uploaded revised syllabus for all the classes on its website.

    Punjab Board Exam Pattern

    There are four compulsory subjects that, from which Environmental Education and Computer Science will be conducted and taken only at the school level. As for the paper, it will carry four sections, which will be – namely –objective type question, very short answers type questions, short type questions and descriptive, long-type question, all of which has proper marks distributed to each section.

    SubjectTheory MarksPractical MarksCCE MarksTotal MarksMin. Pass Marks
    General English65-107525
    General Punjabi/ Punjab History and Culture65-107525
    Environmental Education45-55017
    Computer Science50401010033

    Admit Card

    Admit Card

    PSEB released the students admit cards so as to give them the security as well as the admission to their respective exam centers. The admit card contains the student’s name, roll number, along with the exam dates, exam centers etc. Students are advised to keep their admit cards with them all the time and more importantly, not lose it at any cost.

    Release of PSEB 12th date sheetSecond week of February 2021
    Availability of admit cardThird week of February 2021
    PSEB 12th Exams beginFirst week of March 2021

    The details mentioned in the PSEB admit card will have are -

    1. Name of the Board
    2. Examination’s Name
    3. Student's name
    4. Class
    5. Date of Birth
    6. Father’s Name
    7. Mother’s Name
    8. Roll Number
    9. Enrollment Number
    10. List of Subjects
    11. Subject Code
    12. Test Centre Details
    13. Photograph
    14. Signature of student
    15. Important Instructions

    Exam Analysis

    Punjab Board Exam 2020- Analysis

    The exam of Class 12th of PSEB was characterized by confusion, as there was no firm decision being made for the students in the wake of COVID-19 pandemic. The exam was postponed at least twice, before the pending PSEB exams were canceled. The results – which were declared on 21st July, 2020 - will be based on the best performing subject formula. The results were already delayed because of the uncertain status of the examination. The results were ultimately declared on July 21st, 2020. The students can get to check their results on the official website of the PSEB, with the help of their roll numbers.

    1. Visit the official website 
    2. Enter the login credentials
    3. Students have to make sure they have their roll number with them, so that they can enter it on the box given. Click on submit.
    4. The PSEB 12th results will appear on the screen.
    5. Students can download their results 

    Details in Marksheet

    1. Roll number
    2. Student’s name
    3. Father's name
    4. Category
    5. Total marks
    6. Subjects
    7. Marks obtained in theory and practical
    8. Registration number
    9. Mother's name
    10. Stream

    Punjab Board Result Analysis

    The overall pass percentage of 2020 results of PSEB was 90.98%. On the other hand, the PSEB 12th result in 2019 was 86.41 percent, meaning that the overall pass percentage has increased by 4.57% than last year. The pass percentage of rural areas is better than the urban area, as the former stands as 93.39% while the latter boasts of 91.96% in PSEB 12th examination 2020.

    School wise pass percentageGovernment schools: 94.32%
    Affiliated schools: 91.84%
    Associated school: 87.04%
    Gender wise pass percentageGirls – 94.83%Boys – 90.99%
    Stream wise pass percentageArts: 92.87%Sci: 94.82%Com: 91.05%Voc: 88.81%

    Punjab Board Revaluation Process

    The revaluation result has been declared by the board on Sep 6, 2020 for senior and higher secondary exam. In this process the marks allotted to the answers have been calculated again to assure the accuracy. The candidates will receive updated mark sheet if any changes have been made in the marks. In this process the marks may decrease and no claims shall be accepted for reduced marks. The students can get their answer sheets rechecked by an independent examiner, which will also be assigned by the board. As for revaluation, the marks of the provided answer sheet will be calculated again closely and check whether there is any. Steps to check the revaluation result are as follows:

    • Visit the official webiste
    • Click on ‘sr.secondary revaluation result March 2020’
    • Enter registration number/roll number
    • Click on ‘search’
    • The result will appear on the screen 
    • Download and print the result for future reference

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Ques. When will the board release the application for class 11 admissions?

    Ans: The board has released the notification for class 11 registration and admission 2021. Candidates are suggested to visit the official website for all such information. The registration process is also active for senior secondary exams and class 5 to class 9.

    Ques. What is the process of registration for class 12 examination?

    Ans: Candidates are suggested to read and understand the instructions released by the Punjab board regarding the registration process. The board has released notification for both new and existing candidates who are supposed to appear in 2021 exams.

    Ques. When will the new syllabus be implemented?

    Ans: The new syllabus, that has been reduced by 30%, has already been implemented and it is applicable only for the year 2021. The decision was made because the classes were suspended and it was quite difficult to complete the whole syllabus in such a limited time.

    Ques. When Can I register for class 10 exam 2021?

    Ans: The registration process will start from August 26, 2020 and the last date to register is September 29, 2020. Before initial registration candidates are suggested to read and understand the official notification carefully.

    Ques. When will the application be released for open schooling?

    Ans: The board has already released the online admission form for open schooling admissions 2021. Candidates are required to fill and submit the online application form that is available on the official website of Punjab Board.

    *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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