(Info) Gujarat Secondary and Higher Secondary Education Board


Gujarat Secondary and Higher Secondary education Board

About Gujarat Board:

"Gujarat Secondary and Higher Education Board" is the authority which conducts the main and the supplementary public Examinations every year for the SSC (Secondary School Certificate - Class X) and HSC (Higher Secondary School Certificate - Class XII). The exams are conducted in the months of March and October every year.

In the state of Gujarat, about 7 Lakhs students take these Exams every year in about 350 centers. The question papers are set in 6 languages Gujarati, Hindi, English, Marathi, Sindhi & Tamil. Apart from these above mentioned public exams, Gujarat Secondary and Higher Education Board conducts a "Talent Search" for students of Std VIII & IX in five major subjects every year.

Mission Vision and Objectives:

On the Board rests the responsibility of determining the policy-related, administrative, cognitive, and intellectual direction the State's higher educational system takes. Its brasstacks functions fall into three categories:

  • ACADEMIC: Preparing the curricula & syllabi for secondary schools, recommending Text Books for Government approval, registering new Secondary Schools, maintaining a periodically updated register of secondary schools of the State, conducting inspection & supervision of secondary schools in the State, prescribing school timings, vacations, internal examinations & promotion rules, holidays, etc., advising the State Government on academic matters.
  • EXAMINATIONS : Conducting Main and Supplementary public examinations every year in March and October, for SSC (Standard l0) and HSC (Standard 12).
  • RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT: The R&D division of the Board takes up research projects, and publishes research papers. It conducts training courses for inspecting officers and teachers and other functionaries in of Secondary Education.

Main Functions:

  • To grant recognition to aspiring school.
  • To prescribe courses and text books for High school and Intermediate level.
  • To conduct High school and Intermediate Examination.
  • To provide equivalence to the examinations conducted by other Boards.

Contact Details:

  • Address:
    Gujarat Secondary and Higher Secondary Education Board,
    Sector 10, Near old Sachivalaya,
  • Phone Number: (079) 23220538
  • Email: gshseb_gnr[at]yahoo.in
  • Website: http://www.gseb.org/gseb/index.htm

Important Links:

Courtesy: GSEB.ORG