Education Boards in India

India is a diverse culture, with 29 states and 7 union territory, and 23 officially recognized languages. Today, there are officially four primary boards of education present in India, namely CISCE, IB, CBSE and the State boards.

List of All Education Boards in India

Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations (CISCE)

The CISCE sets curriculum from class 1 through class 12. Comparisons are drawn to UK’s A-Level Exam, with a plethora of subject selections.

Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE)

CBSE offers courses from class 1 through class 12, examinations conducted at class 10 and 12 are considered board exams. Students have the option of taking up the exam in either English or Hindi (except for language exams)

International Baccalaureate (IB)

Founded in 1968, IB covers over 3,000 schools spread across 141 countries. However, it is limited to metros and tier-1 cities in India.

State Boards

Nearly every state in India has its own state education department and conducts board exams for classes 10 and 12. Currently, there are 52 state-sanctioned boards present.

Andaman and Nicobar Islands Lakshadweep
Andhra Pradesh Madhya Pradesh
Arunachal Pradesh Maharashtra
Assam Manipur
Bihar Meghalaya
Chandigarh Mizoram
Chhattisgarh Nagaland
Dadra and Nagar Haveli National Capital Territory of Delhi
Daman and Diu Odisha
Goa Puducherry
Gujarat Punjab
Haryana Rajasthan
Himachal Pradesh Sikkim
Jammu and Kashmir Tamil Nadu
Jharkhand Telangana
Karnataka Tripura
Kerala Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand West Bengal

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