ICSE

ICSE

About ICSE

The Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations also called CISCE is a private Board of School Education in India. The board was founded in the year 1958. The Indian Certificate of Secondary Education (ICSE) and Indian School Certificate (ISC) are national level examinations conducted by the CISCE for Class 10 and Class 12 respectively. Both ICSE and ISC examinations are known for their voluminous and extensive exam syllabus.

The Indian Certificate of Secondary Education has been designed to provide an exam in a course of general education, according to the New Education Policy 1986, through English medium. The board focuses on a student’s overall growth, so it provides a balanced curriculum to all its learners.

Board Details

CISCE aims to serve its learners through quality education and empowering them to contribute towards humanity, pluralistic society, by creating an exciting learning experience. The contact details of the Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations is given below.

Name of Board

Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations (CISCE)

Established

1958

Medium of Instruction

English

Address (Head Office)

Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations (CISCE)

P 35-36, Sector VI

Pushp Vihar, Saket

New Delhi – 110017

Telephone Number

(011) 29564831/33/37

E-Mail

council@cisce.org

Official Website

cisce.org

Fax Number

(011) 29564735

ICSE Syllabus

The ICSE syllabus is well-structured, comprehensive and aims to build analytical skills and practical knowledge to its students. ICSE is known for its vast syllabus and students must give importance to all the subjects. The board focuses on a detailed study of each and every subject which helps students to have the flexibility of selecting specific subjects in higher classes.

The Indian Certificate of Secondary Education also considers the internal assessments to be very important for a student’s development. The practical exam results are aggregated with the student’s overall score.

Students who are studying under the Board should be completely familiar with the exam syllabus to prepare effectively for their examination. Click the link given below to get the complete details about ICSE Syllabus.

Examinations

The Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations conducts the Indian Certificate of Secondary Education (ICSE) exam for Class 10 students, the Indian School Certificate (ISC) exam for Class 12 students and the Certificate in Vocational Education (CVE – Year 12).

  • ICSE Exam (Class X)

The Indian Certificate of Secondary Education (ICSE) has been designed to provide an exam in a course of general education according to the New Education policy 1986. The exam is conducted for Class 10 students. There are 7 subjects in the examination, out of which 4 are compulsory subjects, and 3 have a choice of subjects.

  • ISC Exam (CLASS XII)

The ISC exam is conducted through the medium of English for those students who are completing their Class 12 from the board. Students must have English as one of their subjects in the examination.

  • C.V.E (Year 12)

The Certificate of Vocational Education Examination (C.V.E – Year 12) can be taken by students after 2 year course of studies beyond ICSE exam or any equivalent exam.

Students who are studying under ICSE board must prepare hard for their examination. Visit ICSE Study Materials to get the latest question papers and sample papers of ICSE exam. Click the below-given links to get the ICSE question paper and prepare for the exam more effectively.

ICSE Curriculum Details

The detailed curriculum of the board from class 1 to class 12 is provided below.

  • Class 1 to 5

The board focuses more on refining the skills of students. All the schools under the CISCE have the freedom to select their own textbooks for class 1 to 5. The board has guidelines for every subject which the schools must follow to make the syllabus relevant to the students studying under ICSE board.

  • Class 6 to 10

No prescribed syllabus but only guidelines are provided for students of class 6, 7 and 8. For class 9 and 10, a well-structured syllabus is provided by the council. The council also provides a list of books from which the schools can choose for their students. There is no textbook set by the council.

  • Class 11 to 12

Students have the freedom to select their preferred stream. They can select either Science, Commerce or Arts. A planned syllabus is prescribed by the board to help teachers prepare an effective curriculum.

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