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Role and Objectives of CBSE in India
22 July, 2016

From the time your kid starts his/her academics, the decision of choosing the right board of education becomes a prime concern for all parents, because the choice of board makes a significant difference in the early development of the child. So whether you are looking for the best schools in Mumbai or anywhere else in the country, here’s a few information especially about CBSE board that you need to know, before you make a decision.

What is CBSE board?

CBSE board is the name given to the Central Board of Secondary Education. This autonomous board is completely controlled by the government of India, and has a head office situated at New Delhi. Moreover, in order to execute its functions effectively, and to maintain the educational standards, the board has decentralized its administration and have set up regional offices in different parts of the country.

Studying a CBSE syllabus is a good choice, because it prepares a person's mental capabilities to a higher level than those schools following national standards of education. The board endorses innovations in teaching and learning methodologies by formulating student centered paradigms. Moreover, its education system develops skill learning by adding job-oriented and job-linked inputs. It also regularly updates the pedagogical skills of the teachers and administrators by conducting in-service training programmes, workshops etc.

Type of examinations conducted by CBSE

The board conducts two examinations — the All India Secondary School Examination, AISSE (Class X) and the All India Senior School Certificate Examination, AISSCE (Class XII). These examinations serve as the basis for students to pursue their higher education, once out of school.

The biggest advantage is that all major competitive examinations in India are based on the CBSE syllabus. These examinations include the Joint Entrance Examination (IIT-JEE), the All India Engineering Entrance Examination (AIEEE) and the All India Pre Medical Test (AIPMT).

Schools with CBSE board

These days CBSE schools become the preferred choices for schooling. In short, a central board like CBSE is able to attract merit from both the rural and urban pockets of the country, which is not the case with state boards.

CBSE Schools are ranked among the best educational institutions in the country. This is why in India; you have a plethora of options in CBSE schools that will simply leave you spoilt for choice.

RBK Global School is one such CBSE school in Bhayander, Mumbai that aims to offer a rich, enjoyable and lasting educational experience for students. This school plays an important role in shaping one’s life and provides students, individual attention in a multicultural setting.

Implements a compact structure

The CBSE syllabus is easier when compared to that of other boards, mainly due to fewer subjects and a more compact structure. Secondary subjects like Environmental Education are not compulsory under the CBSE syllabus. The subjects of Biology, Chemistry and Physics, fall under the general umbrella of Science, while Geography, History and Civics fall under the spectrum of Social Sciences.

CBSE ordains that each subject’s entire syllabus be divided into units. Each unit is then allocated a certain number of lectures or periods required, so that the school is able to cover the topics of the unit in the class during the academic year. This kind of setup is systematic and allows all the teachers to schedule their lectures efficiently thus helping the students to plan their study and preparation correctly.

Provides information online

Central board provides online education system to help those students who face different problems. You can easily get study material online and also get advice from experienced teachers. Websites also helps you to be updated with the information like exam dates, result information, paper solution and much more.

Consistency all over the country

CBSE is well known for its nation-wide approach and has an education system that’s consistent all over the country. A certificate from the Central Board of Education is recognized throughout the country, in all colleges and academic centres.

The CBSE affiliated schools follow a uniform curriculum with a flexible scheme of studies suitable to the needs of every student. Despite the geographical variations, the schools and students under CBSE enjoy and share common privileges as regards to the curriculum, examinations and academic innovations. With this advantage in hand, shifting from a CBSE school in one state to another CBSE school in the other state becomes a lot easier.

Obtain international standards

Since a good number of schools are going ‘Global’ worldwide, the CBSE (Central Board of Secondary Education) has shaped a Foreign Schools Cell (FSC), which will make sure that CBSE institutions outside India get the right educational and organizational support.

CBSE also has the advantage of a desirable status with Global Universities. One can see CBSE Schools in action in Singapore, Russia, Africa and Middle East. If a brilliant student desires to study overseas, that won’t be a deterrent, given the element that CBSE is a globally recognized board.