WBCHSE Bengali Class 12 Syllabus: Exam Dates, Exam Pattern And More!

The West Bengal Council of Higher Secondary Education or the WBCHSE will be conducting the Senior Secondary or the 12th class examination in March 2023. The board of education has announced the WBCHSE Date sheet 2023 and WBCHSE Syllabus 2023 of all the subjects in detail on their official website, the link to which is provided below in the post.

The examination is going to be conducted between 14 March and 27 March 2023 for class 12th. The admit cards for WBCHSE senior secondary examination will soon be released in the first week of March and students can get their admit cards from their institution or schools from their respective Teachers or heads of Institutions.

The syllabus of all the subjects is provided in the post and also available in a pdf form on the official website and can be accessed from there too. Students must take a look at the syllabus of each subject to make sure they are preparing thoroughly for each and every subject and can prepare only for the topics that are covered in the syllabus.

The Senior Secondary examination is a crucial stage in the life of every person, as sometimes this examination can decide the entire career or life of a person, but students must note that it is just a stage in life and not the test of their entire life.

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WBCHSE Full Form

The full form of WBCHSE is the West Bengal Council of Senior Secondary Examination, a board located in Bardhaman, which is responsible for conducting Senior Secondary examinations all over the West Bengal state every year. It was established in the year 1975, and since then, it has been empowering multiple students, both male and female students in West Bengal to pursue Higher Secondary studies.

WBCHSE Syllabus

The board has released the syllabus of all the subjects including English, Hindi, Nepali, Urdu, Bengali, Vocational Subjects, Mathematics, Psychology, Sciences, and various others.

Students can read the details below for the syllabus or can visit the official website to download the pdf.

WBCHSE Bengali Class 12 Syllabus

The Bengali(A) syllabus for class 12th and its pattern is given below.


Literature47 marks
International Poetry and Indian stories 
Complete manual 
Language, History of Bengali Art – Literature and Culture, Essay writing33 marks
The language 
History of Bengali art- literature and culture 
Essay writing 
Project 20 marks
Total marks100 marks



  1. Story
  • Who saves, who lives by Manik Banerjee
  • The rice by Mahasweta Devi
  • India by Syed Mustafa Siraj
  1. Poetry
  • At the foot of Rupnaran by Rabindranath Tagore
  • Samar sen by Mahua
  • I see by Shakti Chatterjee
  • Besides the crying mother by Mridul Dasgupta
  • Victim by Jibanananda Das
  1. Drama (any one)
  • Colorful days by Ajitesh Banerjee
  • Variation by Shambhu Mitra
  1. International Poetry
  • Questions of a laborer, translation by Shankh Ghosh
  1. Indian stories
  • Paranormal by Kartar Singh Dual
  1. Complete manual
  • My Bengali by Subash Mukherjee

The language

  1. Language
  • Phonics
  • Vocabulary

2. History of Bengali art- literature and culture

  • Part 4 – Part 8

3. Essay writing

Details Of The WBCHSE Examination

Examination NameSenior Secondary Examination
Conducting BodyWest Bengal Council of Higher Secondary Education
Classes IncludedClass 12th
Official WebsiteClick here
Examination Start date14 March 2023
Examination Last date27 March 2023

WBCHSE Examination Date 2023

The board of education, WBCHSE has released the date sheet for both the annual examination of class 11th and the Higher Secondary examination of class 12th. The WBCHSE Examination dates for 2023 are provided below, make sure you note the Subjects date for which you are appearing in the examination.

14 March 2023Bengali (A)/English (A)/Hindi (A)/Nepali (A)/ Languages*
15 March 2023Holiday
16 March 2023English (B)/Alternative English/Bengali (B)/Hindi (B)/Nepali (B)
17 March 2023Vocational Subjects**
18 March 2023Biology/Business Studies/Political Science
19 March 2023Holiday
20 March 2023Mathematics/Psychology/History/Anthropology/Agronomy
21 March 2023Physical & Health Education/Music /Visual Arts/ Environmental Studies/ Computer Science/Modern Computer/ Application
22 March 2023Philosophy/Sociology/Commercial Law and Preliminaries of Auditing
23 March 2023Physics/Accountancy/Nutrition/Education
24 March 2023Economics
25 March 2023Chemistry/Journalism & Mass Communication/ Arabic/French/Sanskrit/Persian
26 March 2023Holiday
27 March 2023Statistics/Home Management and Family Resource Management/Geography/Costing and Taxation


Other Information About The Examination

  1. The timings for all the examinations are 10:00 am to 01.15 pm.
  2. A total of 3 hours and 15 minutes are provided, 15 minutes for reading and 3 hours for writing the answers except for vocational subjects.
  3. The total time given in the case of vocational subjects is 2 hrs.
  4. The examination will be held on one paper only, there will only be one question paper and one answer sheet for all the examinations.

WBCHSE Bengali Class 12 Syllabus: FAQs

Q1. When will the WBCHSE examination 2023 begin?

The West Bengal Senior Secondary examination will begin on 14 March 2023 and will end on 27 March 2023.

Q2. From where can I download the Bengali WBCHSE syllabus for the 2022-23 session?

You can download the Bengali syllabus for WBCHSE Examination from the official website of WBCHSE, provided above in the post.

Q3. When will the Bengali (A) paper be held for the 2022-23 WBCHSE Examination?

The Bengali (A) examination will be held on 14 March 2023.

Q4. When will the Bengali (B) paper be held for the 2022-23 session?

The Bengali (B) paper for the 2022-23 WBCHSE Examination will be held on 16 March 2023.

Q5. Where can I download the date sheet for the WBCHSE examination?

You can download the official Date sheet in a pdf form from the official website of the WBCHSE board, the link of which is provided above.

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