Tips about Boards of Education you can't afford to miss

In India, the education boards are classified into CBSE, ICSE, IG, IGCSE, and State boards. This article clearly explains the various curricula and provides an in-depth understanding of the advantages of each board of education.

When we want our children to take their initial steps towards education, we often have concerns about the school governing bodies. Here, I'll give a thorough analysis of the various boards of education.
In India, the education boards are classified into CBSE, ICSE, IG, IGCSE, and State boards.


CBSE is an abbreviation for Central Board of Secondary Education. The CBSE is a national educational organization for public and private schools that is directly controlled by the Government of India. It is preferred by most people. It is quite comfortable and encourages children to become acquainted with all courses.


  • Simple syllabus

  • Teaches good and appreciable English

  • Involves a good number of extra-curricular activities

  • More CBSE schools


CISCE stands for Council for Indian School Certificate Examinations (CISCE). It is also referred to as ICSE (Indian certificate of secondary education). It is a non-governmental, private board for school education in the nation. It is on par with international standards. The CISCE board puts equal emphasis on languages, science, and art, and encourages students to explore a broad range of subjects and disciplines.


  • Extraordinary curriculum

  • Practical methodology adopted

  • Good for students who want to write competitive exams or study abroad.

  • Teaches life skills


The full form of the IB board is International Baccalaureate. IB was first recognized as the International Baccalaureate Organization. Founded in 1968, IB has its headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland. It is a non-profit foundation. IB focuses on fostering young minds who are inquisitive, informed, and compassionate to improve the world via education that encourages international understanding and respect.


  • Well recognized by world-class universities

  • Best teaching and infrastructure

  • Suits for students who move abroad after schooling


The IGCSE is based on the British curriculum (GCSE) but has been adjusted for a student body that is more internationally oriented. The goal is to include students from as many different language backgrounds as possible. This enables them to keep learning their mother tongue.


  • Curriculum is globally recognized

  • Helps in exploring knowledge

  • encourages logical thinking

  • helps to prepare for universities

5.State boards

They include all the schools which are run by the state government in their respective states and union territories. State governments provide primary, secondary, and also higher secondary education to the students. They have nominal fees. Their main motto is to see that every child in the state gets educated.


  • moderately packed curriculum

  • textbooks are available to everyone and are affordable to purchase

  • More number of state government-run institutions exist in a state

  • Maintains uniform educational standards over the entire state

Children are shaped into mature individuals by their education. Therefore, it is crucial to have a thorough understanding of the school's curriculum and other relevant information. I hope this post clarifies how different boards of education operate.


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