Indian Board of School Education (WB) is a self autonomous ,
Independent Board, which is established vide Act XXI of 1963 for vocational and Academic educational purpose.
The Board is established for development of education under the guidelines of national education policy 1986 and programme of action 1992 Govt. of India respectively.
It has been constituted to regulate non formal Primary, Middle, Matriculation (10th), Senior Secondary (12th) education and other vocational courses (Under Self Employment Education Scheme) in India. With the help of educational experts to educate uneducated boys, girls, men and women for upliftment of the literacy in India. So that they can serve society effectively and with dignity. Board may impart education with international techniques and with stress on moral, mental, physical and social personality.
It is also pertinent to mention here that one of the prominent and well known Boards providing Secondary and Senior Secondary Examinations for the students all over the country is the Council for Indian School Certificate Examinations (ICSE), which is a registered society. So is the CBSE which stands for Central Board of Secondary Education.
- Under HUMAN RIGHTS PROTECTION ACT ,1993 autonomous bodies have been given special protection & consideration.( For further details refer: AIR 1993 SC-2178.
- THE SECONDARY/MATIRICULATION EXAMINATION CONDUCTED BY BOARD/ COUNCIL IS EQUIVALENT TO 10TH CLASS/COURSE.
THE SENIOR SECONDARY EXAMINATION CONDUCTED BY BOARD/COUNCIL IS EQUIVALENT TO 12TH CLASS/COURSE.
ACCORDING TO THE MINISTRY OF HOME AFFAIRS. GOVT. OF INDIA NOTIFICATION NO. 26/4/52 CC DATED. 20.09.1952 ISSUED IN CONSULTATION. WITH THE UNION PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION. THAT IN THE CASE OF DEGREE /DIPLOMA AWARDED BY BOARD/UNIVERSITY/COUNCIL CITY IN INDIA. WHICH ARE IN CARPORATED BY ONE ACT? OF CENTRAL OF PART B STATE LEGISLATURE IN INDIA. NO FORMAL ORDERS REORGANIZATION SUCH. DEGREE/ DIPLOMA NEED BE ISSUED BY GOVERNMENT. SUCH DEGREE SHOULD BE RECOGNIZED AUTOMATICALLY FOR THE PURPOSE OF EMPLOYMENT.
INDIAN BOARD OF SCHOOL EDUCATION IS ISSUED LETTERS TO VARIOUS REPUTED UNIVERSITIES FOR GRANT THE PERMISSION FOR FURTHER STUDIES TO PASSED OUT THE CANDIDATES OF THIS BOARD.