Learn the main differences between the CBSE, ICSE and NIOS boards
Many students, parents and teachers always ask such questions in the subject “Which board is considered better for students?” What is ICSE or CBSE? Or “What is NIOS?” There are many types of dilemma in this subject too. Today in this article we will also confirm the important differences between the board as well as confirming the questions of the students:
First of all, we will understand some basic facts about the three boards:
CBSE (Secondary Education Board):
The CBSE board is the only board of India that operates all the public and private schools at the national level. This board is governed by the Indian government.
CBSE provides affiliation to all Kendriya Vidyalayas (KVS), Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas (JNV), Private Schools and most of the schools approved by the Government of India.
In India more than 19 thousand schools and 25 foreign countries, about 211 schools are affiliated with CBSE.
CBSE conducts annual examinations (or board exams) for classes 10th and 12th standard every year and also announces results by the end of May.
Apart from board examinations for class 10th and 12th, CBSE also conducts some important competitive examinations like JEE Main, NEET, UGC Net etc.
CBSE sets NCERT textbooks in its affiliated schools.
CISCE / ICSE (Council for the Indian School Certificate Examination):
The Indian School Certificate Examination Council (CISCE) is a privately held national level board of school education in India.
It organizes the Indian School Certificate of Secondary Education (ICSE or Class 10) and Indian School Certificate Examination (ISC or Class 12) and declares the results by the end of May.
Around 2,100 schools are affiliated to the CISCE in India and abroad.
The CISCE examination course is based on the curriculum of the Foreign Cambridge School Certificate Examination (United Kingdom).