Council of Higher Secondary Education, Odisha

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Council of Higher Secondary Education, Odisha
Council of Higher Secondary Education, Odisha logo.jpg
Formation23 October 1982; 36 years ago (1982-10-23)
TypeState Governmental Board of Higher Secondary Education
HeadquartersPrajnapitha, Samantapur, Bhubaneshwar, Odisha, India
Official language
Odia and English
Parent organisation
Department of School and Mass Education, Government of Odisha

Council of Higher Secondary Education, Odisha (abbreviated as CHSE (O)) is a Board of Education imparting Senior Higher Secondary (Class 11 & Class 12 Courses) for public and private schools, Colleges under the State Government of Odisha, India.


Council of Higher Secondary Education, Odisha was established in 1982, with accordance of Odisha Higher Secondary Act 1982, which was assented by the Governor of Odisha on 23 October 1982.

The Council of CHSE(O) was formed to regulate, control and develop Higher Secondary Education in the State of Odisha. Though the administrative function council commenced from 7 September 1982, in a rented building at Goutam Nagar, Bhubaneshwar. After some years the council constructed its own administrative building in Samantapur, Bhubaneshwar and started functioning in its own infrastructure from 2 January 1996. The new name of the campus is being christened as Prajnapitha.[1]


CHSE(O) affiliates all state and private schools and colleges in the state of Odisha.

Courses offered[edit]

CHSE(O) Board conducts examinations in the streams of Arts, Science, Commerce, and Vocational Education, which includes subjects of:

  • Political Science
  • Economics
  • History
  • Mathematics
  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Botany
  • Zoology
  • Electronics
  • Computer Science
  • Bio-Technology
  • Computer Application & Statistics
  • Geography
  • Accountancy
  • Business Studies
  • Education
  • Information Technology
  • Physiology
  • Anthropology
  • Indian Music
  • Home Science
  • English
  • Hindi
  • Logic


The board conducts final examinations every spring for Higher Secondary Examination (HSE), Council of Higher Secondary Education Examinations (C.H.S.E.) and examinations of other courses prescribed by the Board for Class 12.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "About CHSE".

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 20°18′32″N 85°50′05″E / 20.308932°N 85.83468°E / 20.308932; 85.83468