ICSE Board


The Indian Certificate of Secondary Education (ICSE) is an examination that is conducted by the board known as Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations, a private, non government board of School education in India. The board has been designed to provide an excellent course of general education from class 1 through 10 in the country. The course have been designed to provide education in accordance with the recommendations of New Education Policy 1986 (India), English being the medium of communication.  There are approximately 2120 schools affiliated to ICSE in India.

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List of ICSE Schools in India


ICSE and ISC exams are known for their extensive and voluminous syllabus. It is difficult on the part of student to allocate equal amount of time and also getting an in depth understanding of the subject. This generally becomes an arduous task for the students if they want to pursue a career in engineering or medicine. The students chasing a dream of becoming an engineer or a doctor need to understand all aspects of physics, mathematics, chemistry and biology – with emphasis on problem solving skills.


The syllabus that is followed by ICSE board differs from CBSE in content and volume. The syllabus focus on being more comprehensive and complete, where all the field of subject is given equal importance. The students who are more inclined to go for a career in humanities and management, then for them ICSE will be more interesting.  It has been generally found that the students hailing from ICSE background holds an edge over English language and personality development. Hence the students finds it easy to crack the language exams like TOEFL and IELTS.

Byju’s Study Material for ICSE School Students

Byju’s have made sure to cover all the aspect of the curriculum followed by the board and is prepared with expert research panels who are from NIT and IITs. Our adaptive module helps the students building a foundation in the JEE and Medical entrances right from class 6 in a very effortless and easy manner. At Byju’s our course lays emphasis on problem solving the questions that we get in JEE. Alongwith that, entire ICSE syllabus has been covered so that the students could continue in their respective classes.


We will also update this page with free study material designed by India’s best teachers. The study material will contains study material for all classes ranging from class 6th to class 12th along with video lectures, sample question papers, test series, topic-specific articles, textbooks, current affairs, government resource material etc., enabling one to have smooth and stress-free learning experience.

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