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Board of Education in India – Curriculum offered by Schools in India

By SchoolMyKids Expert|3 - 4 mins read| May 29, 2017

Currently there more than 15 lakh schools in India providing Elementary and Secondary level school education in India. Indian schools provide education to students through affiliation to various recognized and unrecognized Board of educations. With the absence of information of approved education boards in India, it’s very difficult to give the complete list of boards in India. Indian Schools offers syllabus and curriculum as per the following National, State and International boards. Read this article to know everything about boards in India.

List of Students in schools

 Values in ThousandsMaleFemaleTotal
Primary (I-V)67,60962,8921,30,501
Upper Primary (VI-VIII)34,50132,66467,165
Secondary (IX-X)20,12118,18038,301
Senior Secondary (XI-XII)12,44011,06123,501

All India National Level Boards in India

  1. CBSE – Central Board of Secondary Education, Delhi
  2. Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations (CISCE), New Delhi
  3. National Institute of Open Schooling (formarly National Open School), New Delhi

State Boards

  1. Andhra Pradesh Board of Intermediate Education
  2. Andhra Pradesh Board of Secondary Education
  3. Andhra Pradesh Open School Society
  4. Assam Higher Secondary Education Council
  5. Assam Board of Secondary Education
  6. Assam state Open school
  7. Bihar Intermediate Education Council, Patna
  8. Bihar School Examination Board, Patna
  9. Bihar Sanskrit Shiksha Board, Patna
  10. Bihar Board of Open Schooling & Examination
  11. Chhatisgarh Board of Secondary Education, Raipur
  12. Chhatisgarh Board of Secondary Education & State Open School, Raipur
  13. Goa Board of Secondary & Higher Secondary Education, Goa
  14. Gujarat Secondary & Higher Secondary Education Board, Gandhi Nagar
  15. Gujarat State Open School, Gandhinagar Gujarat
  16. Haryana Board of Education, Hansi Road, Bhiwani
  17. Haryana Open School, Bhiwani
  18. Himachal Pradesh Board of School Education, Dharamshala
  19. Himachal Pradesh State Open School, Dharamsala, Kangra
  20. J&K State Board of School Education, Jammu
  21. J&K State Open School, Srinagar
  22. Jharkhand Academic Council, Ranchi
  23. Karnataka Board of the Pre-University Education, Bangalore
  24. Karnataka Secondary Education Examination Borad, Bangalore
  25. Karnataka Open School, J.S.S. MahaVidya Peeth, Mysore
  26. Kerala Board of Public Examinations, Pareeksha Bhawan, Thiruvananthpuram
  27. Kerala Board of Higher Secondary Education, Thiruvananthapuram
  28. Kerala State Open School, Thiruvananthapuram
  29. Maharashtra State Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education, Pune
  30. Madhya Pradesh Board of Secondary Education, Bhopal
  31. M.P. State Open School, Bhopal
  32. Manipur Council of Higher Secondary Education, Imphal
  33. Manipur Board of Secondary Education, Imphal
  34. Meghalaya Board of School Education, Meghalaya
  35. Mizoram Board of School Education Chaltlan, Aizawl
  36. Nagaland Board of School Education, Kohima
  37. Orissa Council of Higher Secondary Education Bhubaneswar
  38. Orissa Board of Secondary Education, Cuttack
  39. Punjab School Education Board, Mohali
  40. Rajasthan Board of Secondary Education, Ajmer
  41. Rajasthan State Open School, Jaipur
  42. Tamil Nadu Board of Secondary Education, Chennai
  43. Tamil Nadu Board of Higher Secondary Education, Chennai
  44. Tamil Nadu State Open School, Chennai
  45. Tripura Board of Secondary Education, Agartala, Tripura West
  46. U.P. Board of High School & Intermediate Education, Allahabad
  47. Telangana Board of Intermediate Education
  48. Telangana Board of Secondary Education
  49. Uttranchal Shiksha Evm Pariksha Parishad, Ram Nagar, Nanital
  50. West Bengal Board of Secondary Education, Calcutta
  51. West Bengal Council of Higher Secondary Education, Calcutta
  52. West Bengal Council for Rabindra Open Schooling
  53. West Bengal Board of Madrasa Education

Other Indian recognized boards for Secondary and Higher Secondary Level

  1. Rashtriya Sanskrit Sansthan, New Delhi.
  2. Gurukul Kangri Vishwavidyalaya, HaridwarDirectorate of
  3. Army Education, New Delhi.
  4. Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh.
  5. Jamia Miliya Hamdard University
  6. Banasthali Vidyapith, Banasthali, Rajasthan
  7. Jamia Miliya Islamia, New Delhi.

International Boards in India (Foreign education boards in India)

Cambridge International Examinations (University of Cambridge)

Know more about Cambridge CIE Program or Click here for list of approved CIE schools in India

  • IGCSE Programme from University of Cambridge – International General Certificate of Secondary Education
  • CIE A & AS Level

International Baccalaureate

Know more about International Baccalaureate IB Programmes or Click here for list of approved IB schools in India

  • PYP – Primary Years Programme
  • MYP – Middle Years Programme
  • DP – Diploma Programme
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