To provide Educational guidelines to schools; there are various School Boards. While there are many Boards to which Schools in India are affiliated; they broadly fall into 4 main categories of School Education in India. They are:
- National Level Boards
- State Boards
- International Boards
- The National Open School
National Level Boards
These Boards cover education Pan-India with some schools in different countries also affiliated to them. The aims and objectives of these Boards are to provide Education rooted in the India Ethos. There are two main boards at the national level, which are:
As per the Indian constitution it is the duty of the state to provide education to all its citizens. Most State Governments have established Boards of school education in line with their state legislature. The state Boards are given below:
Just as India has its own National and State Boards to provide guidelines for School Education; there exist Boards in other countries which have come into existence. These Boards have over a period of time gained recognition and acceptability due to their high standards. Some of these boards have spread their footprint world-wide. In India too, schools affiliated to such Boards have been spreading and are usually labelled “International Schools”. They are becoming increasingly popular and these boards have taken care to get recognition from most Universities in India so that a student completing his or her formal education from these boards will find recognition for joining Indian Universities after the Class XII examinations. The two most popular International boards are given below.
The National Open School
The National Open School provides open enrolment at the secondary and senior secondary level as well.
For more detailed information, visit http://www.nos.org/