Secondary School Certificate
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10th Board Examination, also known as the Secondary School Certificate Exam, is a public examination that is conducted by various boards of education including CBSE and other state boards for students of class 10 (Senior class). 10th board exam is also known as the SSC exam in many states of India and also in Bangladesh, Pakistan and parts of Karachi. SSC is an equivalent to GCSE in England.
The same exam is conducted as the SSC exam in the states of Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Gujarat, Andhra Pradesh, Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh and Goa. In 2010, 1,626,342 students, including 901,417 boys, took this examination at 3,692 centres spread across the state of Maharashtra in India. More than 13 lakh students appeared in the CBSE class 10th Exam in 2014.
In India, 10th class exam is conducted at the state level by the state boards of education and at the National level by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE). Class 10 exam is conducted annually. 10th board exam syllabus may differ for students from different education boards.
10th board exam is usually conducted in the month of March and April by most of the boards of education in India. An exam schedule is released by the boards at least one month before the exam. Class 10 board exam results are usually declared in the month of May/June. Some of the education boards in India also declare a list of top 15 students in the board exams, called the merit list.
10th board is first step towards our career. In other words, it is a foundation stone of our career or future life. Result of the 10th board exam not only improves our confidence but also reflects our inner instinct capability and motivates us for a bigger achievement. 10th board result is also important in higher education and career. Many universities and colleges grant admission only students with above than certain marks in 10th and 12th board exams. The same thing is also applicable in jobs and career opportunities.
- Junior School Certificate (JSC)
- Higher Secondary (School) Certificate (HSC)
- General Certificate of Secondary Education (GCSE)
- GCE Ordinary Level
- Board examination
- http://cbse.gov.in/welcome.htm CBSE Xth Board Site
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