CBSE 12th Exam Date Sheet 2017, Time Table, Schedule

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.


Date Sheet

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.


5 Quick tips to Crack CAT Exam

The Common Admission Test or prominently known as CAT is a mandatory examination for most of the elite and reputed education institutes offering a MBA program. Every student strives hard to rattle their brain to get through this exam and seek a place in the top-notch management institutions. CAT papers are unpredictable but it follows a systematic and time bound process. The simple yet 5 most effective tips to crack CAT exam are highlighted below.


Prepare Your Weekly Time table

CAT is not an exam to be mugged up but it requires practice and analytical skills which comes with solving maximum number of problems. The aspiring candidates must prepare a weekly schedule for theory, analysis, mocks and revision.

Candidates must study for a couple of hours to get their basic in place but spend majority of the time in appearing for mocks and revisions.

Build Your Concepts

Questions in CAT are never repeated and always follow a different and unique style. Hence, it is best to strengthen your fundamentals to understand the principle and application than just mugging up the formula. Maintain your notes and keep the formula list handy for application. Also, owing to the time constraint try to loop for short cuts and tips to solve faster and get accurate answers.

Review Your Mocks

Giving your mocks are not enough but analyzing it and reaching higher level of accuracy is important in CAT. Revise your mocks and compare your solutions to identify the sections where you can improvise with regards to accuracy and speed.

Formulate a Strategy

CAT is all about your analytical skills and fundamentals. The sectional cut-offs and negative markings are a way to filter the chunk of cream candidates. Hence, a strategy is important in the preparation of CAT. It is not advisable to attempt all the questions. You must select the appropriate question and have your concepts clear on it to get the accurate answer in a short time.

A practice of about 12-15 mocks will give a basic idea on your strength on topics in each section and thereby help you to select the apt question. The initial mocks are important only to understand your flaws and formulate your strategy accordingly.

Keep Going

CAT is unpredictable and scores are often not satisfactory in the initial days. Do not compare it with your friends and neither lose your determination. Study harder and practice more to get better scores and make a mark in the finals.


Institute of Banking Personnel Selection- IBPS releases notification for the recruitment of probationary officers- PO and management trainees- MT posts every year for the various banks participating. Every year, thousands of graduates appear for the IBPS exam as it will enable the aspirants to get a government job opening in the 19 public sector banks. Here are some guaranteed tips to crack your IBPS bank exam:

Analyze the Exam Pattern

Aspirants need to carefully analyze the exam pattern an

complete the syllabus so that they can get an idea of which topics will come in the exam. It is always advisable to check both the prelims and mains written test syllabus so that they can start their preparation properly.

Utilization of Resources

Aspirants should make use of all available resources for preparing IBPS exam. Few books that are popular and useful for the preparation of IBPS are Quantitative Aptitude for Competitive Examinations by R.S.Agarwal, A Modern Approach to Verbal and Non- Verbal reasoning by R.S.Agarwal, NCERT, and Manorama Year Book. To prepare for the GK section, make it a daily habit to read “The Hindu”, “The Times of India” and watch news channels to keep an eye on what’s happening in and around the country and the world. Also, go through magazines that focus on current affairs and general knowledge.

Study Topic wise

To prepare and concentrate well, students need to study a single topic at a time and not jump to each and every topic in a hurry to complete the syllabus. This way they get a good grasp over the subject and it will help them understanding the concepts without getting confused. The best way will be to make a time table and follow it religiously. Allocating equal time to each and every subject will be very helpful.

Practice Sample Papers

In addition to subject wise studying, applicants can also prepare for the IBPS exam by practicing mock test papers or sample papers. This is the best method to prepare for any exam as practice makes man perfect. You can improve your time management and also get an idea of the type of questions that will appear in the exam. Take every mock test as if it’s your actual exam and analyze yourself.

Make Notes

As and when you study, make small notes of important topics, formulas or keywords. This method will help you during your revision time as you will not have to search for the important points in the books everytime. Bookmark difficult topics/ questions for revision.