Assam Board: SEBA & AHSEC

AHSEC an acronym for Assam Higher Secondary Education Council is a board of education under the state government of Assam. It is the regulating body for higher secondary (10+2 stage) education in the state of Assam.  The Assam Higher Secondary Education Council was established by the Assam government on 1 June 1984 to regulate, supervise and develop the system of higher secondary education in the State of Assam. The Secondary Education Board of Assam conducts exams and provides assurance for the quality of education imparted in affiliated schools in the state of Assam, India.

অসম মাধ্যমিক শিক্ষা পৰিষদ
Secondary Education Board Of Assam (SEBA) Assam Board
Motto तमसो मा ज्योतिर्गमय ( Tamso Ma Jyotirgamaya )
Founder S. C. Rajkhowa
Formation January 29, 1962
Headquarters Guwahati, Assam, India
Type Autonomous, Governmental Board of School Education
Official language Assamese, Bengali, English, Hindi
Legal status Available
Parent organisation Ministry of Education, Government of Assam
Website sebaonline.org

History of the Secondary Education Board Of Assam

The Assam Act, XXV of 1961 (Assam Secondary Education Act, 1961) was passed to establish a Board of Secondary Education in the state to supervise, regulate, and develop Secondary Education in Assam. The Act came into force with effect from January 29, 1962 with the publication of Government of Assam, Education Department Notification. Thus the Board of Secondary Education, Assam (commonly known as SEBA) came into existence on March 14, 1962.

Functions Of Assam Higher Secondary Education Council

One of the main operation of the AHSEC (Assam Higher Secondary Education Council) is to enforce the rules and regulations, that have been set for the schools that are affiliated with the Assam Board. Other functions also include prescribing the syllabus, devising courses of study like the textbooks, conducting exams and so on.

Exams Conducted by Assam Board

The Secondary Education Board of Assam conducts two of the most widely taken exams in the state which include the class 10 exam and the class 12 exam every year. An overview of each of these exams is given in the following points.

Board of Secondary Education, Assam (SEBA)

SEBA or the Board of Secondary Education, Assam, conducts the HSLC Exam (High School Leaving Examination) for the students of 10th standard. Assam higher secondary education council supervises, regulates, and develops the system of Secondary Education i.e. Class 10 in the state of Assam.

Assam Higher Secondary Education Council (AHSEC)

AHSEC or the Assam Higher Secondary Education Council supervises, regulates, and develops the system of 12th standard in the state. The 12th standard exams in Assam are conducted for Science, Commerce, Arts and Vocational Groups.

Abbreviation AHSEC
Formation June 1, 1984
Type State Governmental Board of Education
Headquarters Guwahati, India
Location Bamunimaidam, Guwahati – 781 021.
Official language Assamese & English
Chairman Dayananda Borgohain
Parent organisation Government of Assam

Assam Board Syllabus

The Assam board designs the curriculum for all the classes and schools affiliated to the board and are required to follow it. To know in details about the Assam Board syllabus click the link provided.

Assam Board Books

The Board is also responsible for designing and prescribing the books to all the affiliated schools. The assam seba board books are designed in a way to help the students get a deeper understanding of all the concepts. Students can download all the Assam Board books from here.A

Assam Board Exam Resources

Keep visiting BYJU’S to get complete assistance for Assam board exams and also, register at BYJU’S to get additional support for the exams.

Frequently Asked Questions on Assam Board

What does SEBA stand for?

SEBA is the abbreviated form of the full form Board of Secondary Education,Assam.

What is full of AHSEC?

AHSEC is the acronym for the regulating body for higher secondary education in the state of Assam, known as the Assam Higher Secondary Education Council

Who established the first secondary school in Assam?

The first English High School was established in Gauhati by Captain Jenkins, the Commissioner of Assam in 1835. This school was known as “Guwahati Seminari”. Guwahati Seminari was the first school marking the beginning of secondary education in Assam.

When was Assam Higher Secondary Education Council established?

The Assam Higher Secondary Education Council was established on 1st of June, 1984 to Regulate, Supervise and Develop the System of Higher Secondary Education ( + 2 stage ) in the State of Assam.

What is Hslc exam?

The HSLC(High School Leaving Certificate)is awarded to those school students who successfully complete the curriculum and examinations of schools affiliated to various boards in India.(i.e. when they pass 10th standard). The awarding body is the Board of Secondary Education of the various states in India (inclusive of Assam).

When was the result of Hslc 2019 declared?

The Assam HSLC board results are usually declared in the last week of May 2019. Last year, it was declared on 25th May 2018, while this year the results were released on 15th May 2019.

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