Secondary School Certificate

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The Secondary School Certificate, also called SSC or Matriculation examination, is a public examination in India, Bangladesh and Pakistan conducted by educational boards as completion exam of secondary education in these countries. Students of 10th grade/class ten can appear in these examinations. It is equivalent to GCSE in England and first two years of high schools in United States.


In India, it is also known as 10th Board Exam. It is a public examination conducted by various boards of education including CISCE,[1] CBSE and state boards for students of class 10 (Senior class).


The 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. Class 10 exam is conducted annually. 10th board exam syllabus may differ for students from different education boards..


In India, 10th board exam is usually conducted in March/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 May/June.


Secondary School Certificate is a public examination in Bangladesh. To participate in this examination one has to pass in Junior School Certificate for class 8. The SSC is held based on the books of classes 9 and 10. The books of classes 9 and 10 are same in Bangladesh. This examination is very important to get admitted to colleges or higher secondary schools. Usually SSC in Bangladesh is held in February. The examination is controlled by education boards in [[Bangladesh


Secondary School Certificate is a public exam for classes 9 and 10 separately. Class 9 exam is called SSC part-1 and class 10 exam is called SSC part-2. This exam is conducted by government boards, officially known as Boards of Intermediate and Secondary Education, or simply BISE. Every province has its own boards stationed in main districts of the provinces. Exams are held usually in March & April. Groups include Science group & Arts/Humanities group at SSC level. Marking scheme for Sciences group is 520 marks for 9th and 580 for 10th bringing the total marks of SSC at 1100. In the early 2000s, Computer Science was added as an option in place of Biology, and that is the only option students can opt from. Upon clearing both the SSC Part-1 and SSC Part-2 examinations, students are awarded with the official secondary school certification (SSC) qualification.

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  1. ^ "ICSE examinations".

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