SEBA-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.

More details about the Assam Seba Board can be found below in this article. Browse through to get an overview of the Assam Seba Board.

SEBA Board Details

অসম মাধ্যমিক শিক্ষা পৰিষদ
Secondary Education Board Of Assam (SEBA) SEBA 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

Functions of SEBA Board

  • Ensures its mission and vision is followed
  • Sets direction for schools and forms an effective structure
  • Monitors and reviews school’s performance and sends reports
  • Develops school curriculum and reviews regularly
  • Publishes textbooks after revisions of syllabus by R&D of education wing
  • Helps budgeting and affiliation of upcoming schools
  • Recommends reformations
  • Passes various academic circulars
  • Conducts examinations in the state
  • Provides results and its documentation
  • Forms as a connecting link between schools and parents
  • Encourages participation of parents in student’s academics
  • Advocates role and qualification of teachers

SEBA Board Subjects

SEBA Board students need to study the below-mentioned subjects for that particular academic session. Students will score high marks based on the subjects provided below. These subjects are important to study to pass their SEBA board exam. We have mentioned the list of compulsory as well as elective subjects for SEBA students.

Subject Details Marks
First Language Any one of the following Languages (MIL) : Assamese, Bengali, Hindi, Bodo, Urdu, Manipuri, Nepali, Khasi, Garo, Mizo, Hmar.


English(IL) and any one of the following In Lieu Languages: Assamese (IL), Bengali (IL), Hindi(IL) Manipuri(IL), Bodo(IL), Santhali(IL), (For Karbi Anglong & Dima Hasao districts.)



Second Language English 100
General Science 100
General Mathematics 100
Social Science 100
Elective Subjects Advanced Mathematics (E), Geography (E), History (E), Sanskrit (E), Arabic (E), Persian (E), Santhali (E), Computer Science (E), Fine Arts (E), Music (E), Dance (E), Home Science (E), Woodcraft (E), Garment Designing (E), Weaving and Textile Design (E), Assamese (E), Bengali (E), Hindi (E), Bodo (E), Manipuri (E), IT/ITeS NSQF (E), Retail Trade NSQF (E), Agriculture & Horticulture NSQF (E) Tourism & Hospitality NSQF (E), Health Care NSQF (E), and Private Security NSQF(E). 100

SEBA Board Syllabus

Board of Secondary Education Assam prescribes syllabus for all subjects. The SEBA Assam syllabus covers entire course structure, unit-wise marks distribution, duration of period, projects and assignments. Students are advised to have a thorough knowledge of the syllabus to score well. Even the final question paper is prepared by referring to the syllabus of the respective subjects.

SEBA Board Previous year Question Papers

Secondary Education Board of Assam previous year question papers are one of the most important resources for examinations. Practising these HSLC papers especially for upcoming board examinations is a mandate of sorts. Students must solve these Assam SEBA board previous year question papers to get an idea beforehand.

SEBA Board Books

Secondary Education Board of Assam textbooks aims to enhance a student’s ability by including information in the most engaging possible. It develops a drive in students to self-study thus encouraging students to perceive textbooks, not as part of curriculum alone. These textbooks are designed according to the syllabus prescribed by the Board. They cover all the important topics and concepts explained in a simple language.