The Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations or CISCE is a private and national-level entity. It is a board of school education in India that is responsible for holding the Indian Certificate of Secondary Education for Class 10 and Indian School Certificate Examinations for class 12. Starting its journey on 3rd November, 1958, most of the education policies were under the aegis of the Cambridge University.
The Council targets at promoting education of science, literature, fine arts etc. It also works towards implementation of the knowledge gained in practical life. It conducts school examinations, meant for the educational development of the country.
It acts as the representative body for the schools affiliated to it for the governments’ responsibilities towards school education. The medium of imparting education is completely English.
The basic function of the council is to conduct the Indian School Certificate Examinations, i.e. ICSE for Class 10 and ISC for Class 12. It is also responsible for conducting Certificate in Vocational Education or CVE. The council has another operating wing known as the Research, Development and Consultancy Division or RDCD. This wing is active in addressing the various issues related to education, curriculum and teaching.
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