NBSE Passing Marks 2025 for HSLC & HSSLC (Nagaland Board 10th & 12th Pass Marks)

NBSE Passing Marks 2025 HSLC & HSSLC – Nagaland Board of School Education (NBSE) prescribs the Nagaland Board 10th and 12th passing marks 2025. A minimum of 33% in each subject is required to pass the exams.

If any student is unable to secure Nagaland board passing marks for HSLC or HSSLC, then he/she can appear in the compartment exam to improve their Nagaland Board result 2025. This article will clear your doubts related to NBSE passing marks 2025 for class 10th and 12th, as well as subject details. 

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Nagaland Board Passing Marks 2025

Students have to secure at least 33% to clear Nagaland board exan 2025 for class 10th and 12th. Below, we have tabulated NBSE passing marks 2025 for 10th and 12th class. 

Nagaland Board 12th Passing Marks for Theory

Class 12 students need to score the following marks to get passing grades in NBSE HSSLC result 2025.

SubjectsMaximum marksPassing marks
Business studies8027
Political science8027

NBSE HSSLC Passing Marks for Practical and Internal Assessment

SubjectsPractical Total marksInternal assessment/Practical passing marks
Business studies206
Political science206
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Subject-wise NBSE HSSLC Passing Marks

Nagaland Board 10th Passing Marks for Theory

SubjectsMaximum marksPassing marks
Science8040% of 80=32
Social science8040% of 80=32
Math8040% of 80=32
First language8040% of 80=32
Second language8040% of 80=32

NBSE HSLC Passing Marks 2025 for Practical and Internal Assessment

SubjectsInternal Assessment/Practical maximum passing Internal Assessment/Practical passing marks
Science2040% of 20=8
Social Science2040% of 20=8
Math2040% of 20=8
First language2040% of 20=8
Second language2040% of 20=8

Nagaland Board Grading System for 10th

Below, we have provided the HSLC grading system which is followed while preparing NBSE HSLC results 2025.

NBSE Grading System for 10th

Grade% of ExamineesTerms of performance 
A1Top 2% Truly outstanding
A2Next 8%Outstanding
B1Next 12% Excellent
B2Next 18% Very good 
C1Next 25% Good 
C2Next 23% Above average 
DNext 12%Average
E1Needs improvement 
E2Needs improvement 

The examinees who get D and E grades that is below 40 will be placed in ‘needs improvement’.

     Grade                         Mark range

        D                                  39 – 20

        E                                  19 –   0

  • Student who do not secure qualifying marks in the internal assessment are not eligible to
    sit for the external papers.
  • Original marksheet/Pass certificates are issued to successful candidates
  • Any mistakes in the marksheet/Pass certificate must be reported within 30 days
    after the publication of the Result Gazette for rectification.
  • The required minimum percentage of attendance to sit for the final examination is 80%.

NBSE Passing Marks 2025 – Subject criteria

The board has set the minimum number of subjects required to appear and pass the examination and get promoted to next class.

  • All the students who are in 10th class have to appear in total 6 subjects: 5 main and 1 additional subject. 
  • While students who are in 12th class also have to appear for 5 subjects.

Below, we have listed NBSE Board subject details of 10th and 12th.

Nagaland Board 10th main subjects

  • First language (English)
  • Second language (Bengali, Hindi, Lotha, Sumi, and Tenyidie)
  • Math 
  • Science
  • Social science

Nagaland Board 10th additional subject

  • Bookkeeping and Accountancy
  • Environmental Education
  • Home science
  • Foundation of information technology
  • Music

The exam dates for these subjects are announced through NBSE HSLC routine 2025 PDF.

Nagaland Board 12th main subjects

  • Physics
  • Chemistry 
  • Math
  • Biological
  • Accountancy
  • Economics 
  • Business studies
  • History
  • Political science
  • Sociology
  • Geography
  • English

Nagaland Board 12th additional subject

  • Information and technology
  • Tourism and hospitality
  • Healthcare
  • Beauty and wellness
  • Electronics and hardware

NBSE Passing Marks 2025 for Compartment exam

Students also will have one chance to appear in Nagaland board compartment exam who fail to secure minimum passing marks in two or three subjects. This is the last chance students have to clear the exam and save the academic year.

Students who fail in more than 3 subjects can not appear in the Nagaland board compartment exam. The passing marks for compartment exams are as similar as annual exam passing marks.

FAQs Related to Nagaland Board Passing Marks 2025

What are the passing marks for Nagaland Board 2025?

NBSE passing marks 2025 for HSLC are 33% in theory and practicals. The same passing marks are prescribed for HSSLC or Class 12 exams.

What will happen if I don’t secure minimum passing marks in Nagaland board?

You can appear in the Nagaland board compartment exam, if you are unable to secure minimum passing marks.

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