Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE)
An apex body of school education in India, CBSE has about 11,000 schools affiliated with it. These include govt. or govt. aided schools, schools run by autonomous organizations under the govt.
CBSE is a Central Government recognized national body, which conducts two board examinations – the All-India Secondary School Examination for Class 10 and the All-India Senior School Certificate Examination for Class 12. More than 10,000 schools are affiliated with the Board including many both public and private schools.
Primary and Middle Level
Internal Assessment conducted by the teachers
Board prescribes no syllabus, but recommends the syllabus laid down by NCERT
Class IX – Internal Assessment
Class X – (Higher Secondary Schools affiliated to CBSE)- Internal assessment conducted by the schools based on which a Certificate of School Based Assessment is provided to the students.
Class X – (Secondary Schools affiliated to CBSE, students who wish to move out of the CBSE system)- External assessment in the form of AISSE examination.
The Board prescribes the syllabus.
Higher Secondary Level
Classes: XI, XII
Class XI – Internal Assessment
Class XII – External Assessment in the form of AISSCE examination
The Board prescribes the syllabus
*For Classes IX, X; the internal assessment will be conducted by the school in accordance with the guidelines of the Continuous and Comprehensive Evaluation (CCE) system that the CBSE has introduced, where students will be assessed in term of grades and percentile marks.