Class 10, 12 State Board Exams Clash With JEE Main 2023: Read Details

New Delhi, 04 March 2022: Several state boards including Karnataka, Telangana, Jharkhand, and Andhra Pradesh have had to modify their Class 10 and 12 board examination dates due to a clash with the JEE Main 2022 schedule.Β 

The issue of date clash came to notice after the NTA released the official notification and application form of JEE Main 2022 on March 1. While some of the state boards have issued official notices regarding the change in board examination dates, some others are yet to respond.Β 

Note: The National Testing Agency (NTA) recently released the JEE Main 2022 notification along with the application form for the April Session. As per the schedule mentioned, JEE Main 2022 will be held in two sessions – April and May. While the upcoming April session will be conducted from April 16 to 21, 2022, Session 2 (or the May session) of JEE Main 2022 will be held from May 24 to 29, 2022.

Board Exam Dates Clashing With JEE Main 2022

State Board Previous Board Exam Dates 2022 Difference in Days Status of Change in Schedule
West Bengal April 02 – April 20 Date Clash To Be Announced*
Goa April 05- April 23 Date Clash To Be Announced
Jharkhand March 24- April 25 Date Clash To Be Announced**
Andhra Pradesh April 9 – April 2022 Date Clash Changes Announced***
Telangana April 22 – May 12 One Day Difference Changes Expected. To be Announced****
Karnataka April 22 – May 11 One Day Difference To Be Announced (Draft timetable issued)*****

West Bengal*

Following the clash with Joint Entrance Examination Main 2022 dates, the West Bengal Board of Secondary Education (WBBSE) is considering changing the WBBSE HS (Class 12) exam dates. As per the previously available information, the West Bengal Class 12 exams 2022 will be held from April 2 to April 20, 2022. WBBSE Class 10 board exams, on the other hand, will begin on March 7 and end on March 16, 2022.

According to WBCHSE President Chiranjib Bhattacharya, many higher secondary students appear for the national Joint Entrance Examination, and hence, the council is considering modifying the board exam timetable. An official notification regarding the same is expected soon.


While the Jharkhand board exams coincide with the JEE Main 2022, an official notice is yet to be issued regarding the same.

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Andhra Pradesh***

Class 10 and 12Β  AP state board examinations 2022 have been postponed by the Board of Intermediate Education of Andhra Pradesh (BIEAP). The decision was made as the previous schedule interfered with the National Testing Agency’s plan for JEE examinations.

On Thursday, Andhra Pradesh’s Education Minister Adimulapu Suresh revealed the updated examination timetable, which will span from April 22 onwards until May 12, 2022.Board Exam Dates Clashing With JEE Main 2022Board Exam Dates Clashing With JEE Main 2022


Telangana has also decided to revise its board exam dates. A final modified schedule is yet to be shared.Β Β 


The Karnataka Department of Pre-University Education also announced aΒ  tentative Karnataka 2nd PUC schedule for April-May exams 2022. Students have time till March 5, 2022 to express concerns about the proposed Karnataka 2nd PUC exam dates, according to the board.

As per the tentative schedule, the Karnataka board exams 2022 will start from April 22 and end on May 5, a week earlier than planned. Exams were previously supposed to take place from April 16 to May 6.

Board Exam Dates Clashing With JEE Main 2022

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