The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) and the Indian Certificate of Secondary Education (ICSE) are well known self-financing school education boards in India with a different syllabus, education and exam pattern. Both the curricula lay emphasis on analytical thinking and problem solving abilities that are essential to prepare the students for university education and employment later in life.
CBSE conducts two examinations — the All India Secondary School Examination (AISSE - Class X) and the All India Senior School Certificate Examination (AISSCE - Class XII). It is recognized by the National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT) that manages a chain of central schools (Kendriya Vidyalaya & Jawahar Navodya Vidyalaya) spread across India. Established in the year 1962, around 16,000 schools across the country and 200 schools in 23 countries around the world are affiliated to the CBSE board.
ICSE is conducted by a non-governmental educcontinue reading