CBSE is an abbreviation of Central Board of Education which is responsible for conducting the Secondary and Higher Secondary examination in India. This board has a predefined curriculum, for various streams like Arts, Science and Commerce. The students are judged on their subject knowledge and application knowledge which are taught in the predefined curriculum. The examinations are generally held every year in between the month of February and April which varies year to year.
The dates for the examination of 2017 are already out at around 9th of January. As per their latest announcement the examination of CBSE 12th exam are about to start from 9th of March, 2017.These exams will be conducted for a time period commencing on 9th March, 2017 and ending on 29th April, 2017 and are generally held in the morning hours from 10:30 AM to 1:30 PM on an average.
English being a common paper for all the streams is held first on the 9th of March. For the other segments you can refer the below points.
The first exam from the Science category will be conducted on 15th March, 2017, followed by Mathematics on 20th March. The Chemistry exam is on 25th of March. The next Biology exam is being conducted on 5th April, 2017.
The commerce specific exams are starting with Business Studies which is scheduled on 16th March, 2017. Next on the row is mathematics which is held on 20th March, 2017. Next paper is of Informatics Practices which is scheduled for 27th March, followed by Accountancy on 29th of March. The last exam of economics for this stream is being held after a long gap of almost 20 days that is on the 17th of March.
This stream has quite a lot of varied subjects with lot of electives. Here are the few of the dates for some of the important subject which majority of the student population considers. History exam is scheduled for 23rd of March, followed by Political Science which is to be held on 3rd of April. Geography, Sociology, Economics and Psychology are all held at a time gap of 5 days with dates being 6th April, 12th April, 17th April and 24th April respectively.
Regarding your electives and any other exam papers which might not have been listed above, you can always refer to the official site to get the official exam dates. Also, there are many sites which maintains and provides updates on the schedules. You can also add times of India notification which will be providing notification on the dates, schedules or any related information for your CBSE 12th exams.