The Central Education Board (CBSE) was constituted in1952 and reconstituted in the year 1962. More than 20,000 schools are affiliated with the CBSE in 25 countries including India.There are 8 regional offices of the Board located at Ajmer, Chennai, Allahabad, Delhi, Guwahati, Panchkula, Bhubaneshwar and Patna. CBSE subscribes to Equity and Access by providing a uniform curriculum to government schools, government-aided and private schools.
The Board adopts a student friendly apporoach with primary focus on preparing an individual for life and world of work alongwith value education. The Board demonstrates constant innovation and improvement in school education with the intent of de-stressing students, making learning more holistic, joyful and meaningful.
Continuous and Comprehensive Evaluation(CCE) is applied to assess the affective, cognitive and psychomotor development of students right upto Class X. Assessment of students is based on grades instead of marks. Students are assessed on a grading scale with no fail/pass upto Class V and on a separate grading scale in Classes VI to VIII. CCE has also been introduced in classes IX and X in three parts. Part I where performance is reflected in the form of grading on the basis of 4 Formative and 2 Summative Assessments in a year. Part II comprises of assessment of co-scholastic areas including attitudes and values to be assessed on a grading scale. Part III takes into account the level of participation in various activities also assessed on a grading scale.
CBSE has well designated programmes on Life Skills, Adoslescent Education and Global Health Survey.Around 32 vocational courses are also provided to students by CBSE under vocational studies.CBSE promotes students talents in Sports, Mathematics, Science and IT at national and international forums. The students from schools affiliated to CBSE participate in the Inter School Sports and Games Competitions held annually at Cluster, Zonal and National level in 17 broad disciplines.