Last year the Bihar Board exam for Class 10 had begun on 5 March 2017 and continued till 12 March 2017. With only 50% pass percentage in matric exams this year, Bihar Board had declared the class 10 board result in June. Out of the 17,23,911 examinees appeared in the exam, 8,63,950 or 50.12% students candidates have qualified for the higher studies. More than 8 lakh students failed in the matriculation examination this year.
According to officials 13.91% candidates secured 1st division, 26.88% 2nd division and 9.32% 3rd division.
BSEB will conduct class 12 exam from 6 February 2018.