Board Exam 2017: Important helpline numbers for students to solve all their queries


A complete list of contact numbers to enable you to solve your queries with ease.

With just three days left for Maharashtra Board Exam 2017 to begin, the Maharashtra State Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education (MSBSHSE) has announced a few helpline numbers to address queries of all board students.  

The helpline numbers have been released to help candidates cope with confusion and fear.

Examination schedule:

HSC: Tuesday, February 28, 2017 to Saturday, March 25, 2017

SSC: Tuesday, March 7, 2017 to Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Few changes in examination:

Now, candidates will have a gap between science II, history-civics, and geography-economics papers scheduled from March 20 to 22,  2017.

New schedule:

Science II paper to be held on March 20
History-civics paper to be conducted on March 22
Geography-economics on March 25
Helpline details:

According to reports, a group of education experts and counsellors will respond to the students' calls between 8 am to 8 pm during the exam period
The service is available for students and their parents in all nine divisions, i.e. Pune, Mumbai, Nagpur, Aurangabad, Kolhapur, Amaravati, Nashik, Konkan and Latur
The counselling service will be available only during the examination period
Experts from press note:

"During examinations, many students start having negative thoughts or suffer from stress… This service has been launched to ensure that if students have any doubts about the exam or need to speak to someone about it, they can call on this number. However, students and their parents are requested to refrain from calling the helpline to inquire about the exam centre, seating arrangement etc."

Students to note

Helpline numbers for HSC/SSC students: Between 8 am to 8pm.

List of numbers:



The Maharashtra State Board of Secondary & Higher Secondary Education is an autonomous body established under the provisions of the Maharashtra Act No. 41 of 1965.

The board conducts the HSC and SSC Examinations in the state of Maharashtra through its nine Divisional Boards located in Pune, Mumbai, Aurangabad, Nasik, Kolhapur, Amravati, Latur, Nagpur and Ratnagiri. Every year, around 14 lakh candidates appear for HSC exam, whereas 17 lakh candidates appear for SSC examination.

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