The Central Board of Secondary Education (abbreviated as CBSE) is a Board of Education for public and private schools, under the Union Government of India. Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has asked all schools affiliated to follow only NCERT curriculum.
Clearing High School(Class 12th) is mandatory for pursuing Higher education or Undergraduate courses in India.
CBSE conducts the final examinations for Class 10 and Class 12 every year in the month of March. The results are announced by the end of May.
CBSE also conducts AIPMT (All India Pre Medical Test) for admission to major medical colleges in India. In 2014, the conduct of the National Eligibility Test for grant of junior research fellowship and eligibility for assistant professor in institutions of higher learning was outsourced to CBSE.Apart from these tests, CBSE also conducts the central teachers eligibility test and the Class X optional proficiency test.With the addition of NET in 2014, the CBSE has become the largest exam conducting body in the world.