The Secondary School Leaving Certificate (SSLC) Examination for the academic year
2011 – 2012 is scheduled to be conducted from 12-March-2012 to 24-March-2012. The examination
will be held only in Grading System as per the Government orders GO (Ms) 200/2006 G.
Edn. dtd. 14.08.2006 and GO(Ms) 12/2007 G. Edn. Dept. dtd. 20.01.2007.
I. Details of the examination
1. As per the order GO (Ms) 200/2006 G. Edn. dtd 14.08.2006 there have been only
ten papers for SSLC Examinations since the academic year 2006-07. All papers will
have written examination and continuous evaluation.
2. The scores for written examination and continuous evaluation for English,
Mathematics and Social Science papers will be in the ratio 80:20; and for the other
papers except Information Technology, the ratio will be 40:10.
3. For Information Technology the ratio for continuous evaluation, written examination
and practical examination will be 10:10:20.
4. The time allotted for the written examination papers with 80 scores will be 2½
hours, for papers with 40 scores it will be 1½ hours and for Information Technology
paper with 10 scores it will be 1 hour. In addition to this, all examinations will have
cool off time of 15 minutes.
5. Only grades (not scores) attained by a candidate will be recorded in the School Leaving
6. Grades will be awarded in 9 point scale.
SSLC Examination March 2012 – Time Table
|12.03.2012||Monday||1.45 pm – 3.30 pm||First Language Part I Malayalam/Tamil/Kannada/Urdu/ Gujarati/ Additional English/ Additional Hindi/Sanskrit(Academic)/ Sanskrit (Oriental) Paper I (for Sanskrit Schools)/ Arabic (Academic)/Arabic Oriental Paper I (For Arabic Schools)|
|13.03.2012||Tuesday||1.45pm – 3.30 pm||First Language Part II Malayalam/Tamil/Kannada/Special English /Fisheries Science (For Fisheries Technical Schools)/ Arabic Oriental Paper II (for Schools)/ Sanskrit Oriental Paper (For Sanskrit Schools)|
|14.03.2012||Wednesday||1.45 pm –4.30 pm||Second Language – English|
|15.03.2012||Thursday||1.45 pm –3.30 pm||Third Language – Hindi/General Knowledge|
|17.03.2012||Saturday||1.45 pm –3.30 pm||Physics|
|19.03.2012||Monday||1.45 pm –4.30 pm||Mathematics|
|20.03.2012||Tuesday||1.45 pm –3.30 pm||Chemistry|
|21.03.2012||Wednesday||1.45 pm –3.00 pm||Information Technology|
|22.03.2012||Thursday||1.45 pm –4.30 pm||Social Science|
|24.03.2012||Saturday||1.45 pm –3.30 pm||Biology|
SSLC 2012 Kerala – Grading Scale
|A+||90 % to 100 %||9||Outstanding|
|A||80 % to 89 %||8||Excellent|
|B+||70 % to 79 %||7||Very Good|
|B||60 % to 69 %||6||Good|
|C+||50 % to 59 %||5||Above Average|
|C||40 % to 49 %||4||Average|
|D+||30 % to 39 %||3||Marginal|
|D||20 % to 29 %||2||Need Improvement|
|E||Below 20 %||1||Need Improvement|
Details of subjects, score and time are as follows
|1||First Language – Paper 1||10||40||50||1½ hours|
|2||First Language – Paper 2||10||40||50||1½ hours|
|3||Second Language – English||20||80||100||2½ hours|
|4||Third Language – Hindi||10||40||50||1½ hours|
|5||Social Science||20||80||100||1½ hours|
|10||Information Technlogy Theory||10||20||20||40||1 + 45 Minutes|