Central Board of Secondary Education

organization in India

Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) is an Autonomous Indian national board of education, establish in year 1929 by the Government of India. There are more than 27,000 schools, 240 schools within India and 240 in 28 different foreign countries affiliated by the CBSE, and follows the National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT) curriculum especially from class 9 to 12.[3]

Central Board of Secondary Education
Formation2 July 1929 (94 years ago) (1929-07-02)
HeadquartersNew Delhi, India
Nidhi Chibber, IAS[1]
Parent organisation
Ministry of Education
Affiliations28,573 schools (29 April 2022)[2]

The Central Board of Secondary Education conducts the CBSE examinations every year for CBSE students. The Board is known for making their exams application based and not just theoretical.


  • Rahul Singh, IAS.[4]


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  2. "CBSE - Central Board of Secondary Education".
  3. "Senior IAS officer Nidhi Chibber appointed CBSE chairperson". English Jagran. 2022-05-13. Retrieved 2023-06-28.
  4. "Nidhi Chibber appointed CBSE chairperson". theprint.in. 13 May 2022. Retrieved 28 June 2023.