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HBSE 12th Date Sheet 2021 (Postponed)

Board of School Education, Haryana, affirms following the same suit as other state boards on 16th April 2021. The board has decided to defer the class 12th board exams due to the surge in COVID-19 cases. Class 12th students are advised to keep patience till June 2021. The board will review the coronavirus situation across the country and release the exam dates accordingly. Furthermore, the exam dates will be released at least 15 days before the commencement of exams. Therefore, students must continue with their preparations to score well in the exams. 

Earlier, the Haryana Board of Secondary Education released the HBSE 12th date sheet online on 27th March 2021 for regular/open school students and students appearing for compartment or improvement in one subject exam. According to the old date sheet, the class 12th exams were scheduled to commence from 20th April 2021 to 17th May 2021. Moreover, HBSE class 12th practical exam was conducted between 5th April 2021 and 10th April 2021.

Usually, the practical exams are conducted in February and the theory exams in March and April. However, due to the ongoing pandemic, exams are postponed until June 2021. Please note that the HBSE 12th exam 2021 will commence in written mode and not online. Once the regular exams are completed and the results for the same are published, the board will release the supplementary exam date sheet.


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HBSE 12th Date Sheet 2021 - Important Dates

Earlier, the board had announced the HBSE class 12th exam dates on 9th February 2021 to prepare for the exams accordingly. However, the detailed class 12th exam date sheet was released a month later. Nevertheless, the board has postponed the class 12th examinations due to the ongoing pandemic. The following are the important dates that the students should not miss out on.



Old date sheet release date

27th March 2021

Exam dates

To be announced 

Practical exam commencement

5th April 2021 - 10th April 2021

Release of results

To be announced

HBSE 12th Date Sheet 2021 Highlights

Here are the highlights of the HBSE 12th board exam 2021 date sheet.

Conducting authority

Haryana Board of Secondary Education

Exam commencement date

To be announced

Exam end date

To be announced

Official website

HBSE 12th Date Sheet 2021 (Old)

Following the CBSE announcement, the board announced on 16th April 2021 to defer the class 12th exam, and the new exam dates will be released after reviewing the COVID-19 situation. As per the old date sheet, the class 12th exams were going to start with Hindi (Core/Elective), whereas it was scheduled to end with various vocational subjects exams. Moreover, the HBSE class 12th exams' duration has been reduced from 3 hours to 2.5 hours. The old Haryana board 12th date sheet 2021 is given below for reference purposes:


Subject (12:30 PM - 3:00 PM)

20th April 2021 

Hindi (Core/ Elective)
English (Special for Foreign Students)

23rd April 2021


24th April 2021

Fine Arts (All Options)

27th April 2021


29th April 2021

Physical Education

30th April 2021

Home Science

1st May 2021

English (Core/ Elective)

3rd May 2021

Military Science
Dance (All Options)

4th May 2021


5th May 2021

Public Administration

6th May 2021


7th May 2021

Computer Science/ ITES
(Information Technology & Enabling Services)
(For Govt. Model Sr. Sec. School, SLCE
Sec-28 Faridabad only)

8th May 2021

History/ Biology

10th May 2021

Agriculture/ Psychology

11th May 2021

Sanskrit/ Urdu/ Bio-Technology

12th May 2021

Political Science

13th May 2021

Music Hindustani (All Options)/
Philosophy/ Business Studies

15th May 2021

Sociology/ Entrepreneurship

17 May 2021

Retail/ Security/ Automobile/ ITES/ IT/ Patient Care Assistance/ Beauty and Wellness/ Physical Education and Sports/ Office Secretaryship and Stenography In Hindi/ English/ Travel Tourism & Hospitality/ Agriculture Paddy Farming/
Media Animation/ Banking & Finance Service/ Banking and Insurance Services/ Vision Technician/ Apparel Fashion Design

HBSE 12th Date Sheet PDF (Old)

HBSE class 12th date sheet 2021 PDF released on the official website is given below. Candidates can download it for reference purposes.

How to Download HBSE 12th Date Sheet 2021?

Students must follow the steps given below to download HBSE 12th date sheet 2021 from the official website.

Step 1: Visit the official website of HBSE - 12th Date Sheet 2021

Step 2: Click on "Enter Website." Click on the "HBSE 12th Date Sheet 2021" link under the "News" section.

Step 3: A new window pops up with the HBSE 12th date sheet 2021 PDF.

Step 4: Download and save the date sheet PDF for future reference. 

Guidelines for HBSE 12th Practical Examinations

The board released a press note regarding the commencement of practical examinations on the official website. According to the press note, the board commenced the HBSE 12th practical examinations between 5th April 2021 and 10th April 2021. Therefore, students must consult their respective school authorities for the HBSE 12th practical examination date sheet. 

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Press Note PDF 

Important Points to Note Before Appearing in HBSE 12th Board Exam 2021 

There are specific rules and guidelines for HBSE board exams that candidates should be aware of, as it will help them appear in the exams without facing any challenges. Candidates must go through the following guidelines before appearing in the HBSE 12th board exam 2021:

  • Go through the date sheet carefully and note down the subjects and their respective dates.

  • Candidates will have to carry their Logs, Trigonometry tables, Stencils for the Mathematics exam.

  • Candidates will not be allowed to enter the examination hall without HBSE 12th hall ticket 2021.

  • Solve the previous year's question papers to get an idea about the question paper pattern.

  • For the blind, dyslexia & spastics, deaf & dumb, and permanently disabled candidates who cannot write on their own will be provided with the services of an amanuensis along with 60mins extra time.

  • Devices like mobile phones and digital watches are not allowed inside the exam hall.

  • Private and open school candidates are advised to contact centre superintendent board officials to know their exam centres.

  • Candidates are advised to contact board officials in case of any emergency.

Frequently Asked Questions

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  2. What is the HBSE regular exam start date?

  3. How are the HBSE 12th compartment exams conducted?

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