State Boards In India: Exam Dates, Admit Card, Results
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  • Written By Varsha
  • Last Modified 08-06-2022
  • Written By Varsha
  • Last Modified 08-06-2022

State Board Of Education: List Of State Boards In India

Boards 2020-21: Each state in India has its own board of education. And the curriculum set by each board will vary from one to another based on their features. There are 29 states in India and each state follows a different curriculum. Apart from these 29 state boards, there are 3 national boards that will be also conducting Class 10 and Class 12 exams.

In this article, we will provide you with all the necessary information regarding the list of Boards in India along with the Board Exam Dates, Syllabus, Admit Card, Time Table, Question Papers, and Results.

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Boards in India

First, we will look into National Board Exams in India followed by that we will go through the State Boards in India.

National Boards in India

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), the Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations (CISCE), and the National Institute of Open Schooling are the three national boards in our country (NIOS). They conduct board exams for students in the 10th and 12th grades every year. The list of national boards in India are tabulated below:

  1. CBSE – Central Board of Secondary Education
  2. NIOS – National Institute of Open Schooling
  3. CISCE – Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations

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CBSE Board Exam

The CBSE is a national education board that is associated with 21,271 schools in India and 228 schools in 25 other countries. As of May 1, 2019, there are 1,138 Kendriya Vidyalayas (KVs), 3,011 Government/Aided schools, 16,741 private schools, 595 Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas, and 14 Central Tibetan schools. Every year in February/March, the CBSE conducts board exams for the 10th and 12th grades.

Exams are held by the Board for both regular and private students. Candidates who intend to continue their education at a distance can apply for admissions and take tests.

After class ten, CBSE offers a variety of disciplines in the Science, Commerce, and Humanities streams to its students. Students can apply for admission to various colleges/universities to pursue higher education after passing class 12th. The Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya Selection Test (JNVST), the Central Teacher Eligibility Test (CTET), and other national level entrance tests conducted by CBSE are among the most popular.

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CBSE Class 10 NCERT Solutions CBSE Class 12 NCERT Solutions
CBSE Class 10 Syllabus CBSE Class 12 Syllabus
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CBSE Class 10 Sample Papers CBSE Class 12 Sample Papers
CBSE Class 10 Question Papers CBSE Class 12 Question Papers
CBSE Class 10 Date Sheet CBSE Class 12 Date Sheet
CBSE Class 10 Result CBSE Class 12 Result
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CICSE Board Exam

The Indian Certificate of Secondary Education (ICSE) and the Indian School Certificate (ISC) examinations for Class 10th and Class 12th, respectively, are conducted by the CISCE, a privately held national-level board of school education in India. It was founded in 1958. The CISCE is connected with around 2,100 schools in India and overseas. Every year in February and March, the Council holds board examinations for students in grades 10 and 12. Exams are exclusively given to regular students by the Board.

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ICSE Class 10 Time TableISC Class 12 Time Table
ICSE Class 10 SyllabusISC Class 12 Syllabus
ICSE Class 10 BooksISC Class 12 Books
ICSE Class 10 Sample PapersISC Class 12 Question Papers
ICSE Class 10 ResultISC Class 12 Result

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NIOS – National Institute of Open School

The National Institute of Open Schooling (NIOS) is an educational board within the Union Government of India (GoI). It was founded in 1989 by the Government of India’s Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) to give education to all segments of society with the goal of increasing literacy and paving the way for flexible learning.

The NIOS, like the CBSE and the CISCE, is a national board that administers secondary and senior secondary examinations. After high school, it also provides vocational training. NIOS enrols over 3,50,000 students each year, making it one of the world’s largest open schooling systems. The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIOS) conducts board exams twice a year, in March/April and September/October.

List of State Boards in India

Apart from the three National Boards, there are other State Boards in multiple states. The list of state boards in India apart from national boards are tabulated below:

Board/State Name List of Boards
Andhra Pradesh
Andhra Pradesh Board of Intermediate Education, Hyderabad
Andhra Pradesh Board of Secondary Education, Hyderabad
Andhra Pradesh Open School Society, SCERT Campus, Hyderabad
Assam Higher Secondary Education Council, Bamunimaidan, Guwahati
Assam Board of Secondary Education, Guwahati
Bihar Intermediate Education Council, Patna
Bihar School Examination Board, Patna
Bihar Sanskrit Shiksha Board, Patna
Chhatisgarh Chhatisgarh Board of Secondary Education, Raipur
Delhi Board of Higher Secondary Education, Delhi
Goa Goa Board of Secondary & Higher Secondary Education, Goa
Gujarat Gujarat Secondary & Higher Secondary Education Board, Gandhi Nagar
Haryana Board of Education, Hansi Road, Bhiwani
Haryana Open School, Bhiwani
Himachal Pradesh Himachal Pradesh Board of School Education, Dharamshala
Jammu & Kashmir
J&K State Board of School Education, Jammu
J&K State Open School, Srinagar
Jharkhand Jharkhand Academic Council, Ranchi
Karnataka Board of the Pre-University Education, Bangalore
Karnataka Secondary Education Examination Board, Bangalore
Karnataka Open School, J.S.S. Maha Vidya Peeth, Mysore
Kerala Board of Public Examinations, Pareeksha Bhawan, Thiruvananthpuram
Kerala Board of Higher Secondary Education, Thiruvananthapuram
Kerala State Open School, Thiruvananthapuram
Maharashtra Maharashtra State Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education, Pune
Madhya Pradesh
Madhya Pradesh Board of Secondary Education, Bhopal
M.P. State Open School, Bhopal
Manipur Council of Higher Secondary Education, Imphal
Manipur Board of Secondary Education, Imphal
Meghalaya Meghalaya Board of School Education, Meghalaya
Mizoram Mizoram Board of School Education Challan, Aizawl
Nagaland Nagaland Board of School Education, Kohima
Orissa Council of Higher Secondary Education Bhubaneswar
Orissa Board of Secondary Education, Cuttack
Punjab Punjab School Education Board, Mohali
Rajasthan Board of Secondary Education, Ajmer
Rajasthan State Open School, Jaipur
Tamil Nadu
Tamil Nadu Board of Secondary Education, Chennai
Tamil Nadu Board of Higher Secondary Education, Chennai
Tripura Tripura Board of Secondary Education, Agartala, Tripura West
Uttar Pradesh U.P. Board of High School & Intermediate Education, Allahabad
Uttarakhand Uttranchal Shiksha Evm Pariksha Parishad, Ram Nagar, Nainital
West Bengal
West Bengal Board of Secondary Education, Calcutta
West Bengal Council of Higher Secondary Education, Calcutta
Rabindra Mukta Vidyalaya (W.B. State Open School)
West Bengal Board of Madarsa Education
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List of other Institutes Recognized for Secondary Level

The list of other institutes recognized for secondary level are tabulated below:

  1. Rashtriya Sanskrit Sansthan, New Delhi
  2. Gurukul Kangri Vishwavidyalaya, Haridwar, Directorate of Army Education, New Delhi
  3. Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh
  4. Jamia Milia Hamdard University
  5. Banasthali Vidyapith, Banasthali, Rajasthan Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi
  6. IGCSE Programme from University of Cambridge, International

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