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CBSE Board Explained in Detail

The Central Board of Secondary Education (abbreviated as CBSE) is a Board of Education for public and private schools. under the Union Government of India. It was established in the year 1929 and now enjoys the distinction of being one of the oldest and largest Board of Secondary Education in India. It has about 15,000 affiliated schools in India and across 24 other countries of the world.
CBSE affiliates all Kendriya Vidyalayas, all Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas, private schools, and most of the schools approved by central government of India


Examination Pattern:  All India Senior School Certificate Examination (AISSCE) for Class 10 and 12
Facts
Total Number of Schools Affiliated with CBSE: 1480Areas of Operation: 25 Countries including India, Malaysia, Dubai etcMajor entrance exams syllabus based on CBSE viz. IIT, AIPMT etcAccording to available data available from a leading daily, out of 9,700 students who qualified for the IIT 2012-13 years, 5,500 were from the CBSE. It means the CBSE …

CISCE (ICSE) Board Explained In Detail

The CISCE Council had been constituted to represent: Government of India, State Governments/Union Territories, in which there are schools affiliated to the council, the Inter-State Board for Anglo-Indian Education, the Association of Indian Universities, the Association of Heads of Anglo-Indian Schools, the Indian Public Schools' Conference, the Associations of Schools for the ISC Examinations and members co-opted by the Executive Committee of the Council.

The Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations(CISCE) conducts three examinations, namely,

1. The Indian Certificate of Secondary Education (ICSE –Class X);
2. The Indian School Certificate (ISC - ClassXII) and
3. The Certificate in Vocational Education (CVE - Year 12). The subject choices and syllabuses prescribed for these examinations are varied and aimed at nurturing the unique gifts of individual pupils

THE ICSE (CLASS X)
The fact that most people think ICSE is a Board, it is actually an examination! The Indian…

IGCSE Explained in detail

IGCSE International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE) is an academically rigorous, internationally used, specialized, English language curriculum which is offered to students to prepare them for International Baccalaureate and CIE A-level.
IGCSE assessment is conducted by two UK assessment bodies: Edexcel (also known as London Examinations) and Cambridge International Examinations (CIE) A student who has passed IGCSE is eligible for any +2 level qualification, like Class 12 CBSE/ ICSE or any international pre-university programme, like the IB Diploma, Advanced Placement Diploma (US), and A/AS Level & AICE (UK).IGCSE is a two-year programme starting at the Class 9 level. A student who has done his/ her early schooling from any other board can join the IGCSE programme at the Class 9 level.CIE has declared the launch of its new Cambridge International Primary Programme in June this year.Examination Pattern Cambridge Primary, typically for learners aged 5 to 11 yearsCamb…

IB International Baccalaureate Explained In Detail

About IB International Baccalaureate (IB), formerly the International Baccalaureate Organization (IBO), is an international educational foundation headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland and founded in 1968.
Examination Pattern: It offers 4 educational programs, namely The IB Primary Years Programme, for students aged 3 to 12, focuses on the development of the whole child as an inquirer, both in the classroom and in the world outside. The IB Middle Years Programme, for students aged 11 to 16, provides a framework of academic challenge that encourages students to embrace and understand the connections between traditional subjects and the real world, and become critical and reflective thinkers.The IB Diploma Programme, for students aged 16 to 19, is an academically challenging and balanced programme of education with final examinations that prepares students for success at university and beyond.The IB Career-related Certificate, for students aged 16 to 19, is the newest offering from the IB. …

Difference between CBSE, ICSE, IGCSE, IB and State Board

With the Beginning of admissions’ season across cities in India, parents face dilemma as which board would fit best for their young ones.


India Schools offer both Indian and International Syllabi namely:
1. CBSE: Central Board of Secondary Education
2. CISCE: Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations (CISCE)
3. IB: International Baccalaureate
4. IGCSE: International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE) Cambridge University
5. State Board:State Government Recognized Board

Let’s consider each one of them….

A. CBSE Central Board of Secondary Education A Board which follows universal pattern is the first choice for parents with transferable jobs. CBSE affiliates all Kendriya Vidyalayas, all Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas, private schools, and most of the schools approved by central government of India
Examination Pattern:  All India Senior School Certificate Examination (AISSCE) for Class 10 and 12

Facts   Total Number of Schools Affiliated with CBSE: 14808 Areas of Operati…