The Board of Secondary Education, Assam (SEBA) provides authority for conducting examinations and providing assurances for quality education to all. The board was set up in 14 March 1962. The language used for instruction is Assamese, Bodo, Hindi, Bengali. In some schools, the medium of instruction is English. The government has implemented the free and compulsory education for the students up to the age of 14.
The Secondary Education Commission made three reforms in the education system like alteration of the educational pattern, variation of secondary curriculum, changes in the examination system.
The main duties and responsibilities of the board are as follows:
- Textbooks selection
- Conducting examinations
- Curriculum Preparation
- Determining the qualifications of teachers
- Awarding certificates.
The secondary education board of Assam provides education with special references for economically weaker and backward sections of the society, disabled children, girls, and other marginalized categories like SC, OBC, ST, EBM(Educationally Backward Minorities). The assessment of textbook as per medium of instruction is done by the Director of Secondary Education, Assam after consultation with the SEBA.
Some of the Significant schemes provided by Assam Government are:
- ‘AAROHAN’ – Mentoring and monitoring the talented students from remote, rural and poor families.
- ‘SAPTADHARA’ – Imparting education especially in extracurricular activities like sports, yoga, dance, NSS activities etc.
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