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Karnataka Secondary Education Examination Board (KSEEB)

Karnataka Secondary Education Examination Board (KSEEB)

Established in 1966, Karnataka Secondary Education Examination Board (KSEEB) is responsible for managing the education system all across the state and conducting state level examinations like Secondary School Leaving Certificate (SSLC). The board regulates and supervises the system of Secondary education in Karnataka State. It executes and governs various activities that include devising of courses of study, prescribing syllabus, conducting examinations, granting recognitions to schools and, providing direction, support and leadership for all secondary educational institutions under its jurisdiction.

The board has set up divisional offices to improve the evaluation system and the results. This decentralization helps the board serve the students much more efficiently and effectively. KSEEB even introduced supplementary examination for students who failed the March examinations. These examinations will be held in June and will enable the successful students to go for higher educational courses in the same academic year. Karnataka is the first state in the entire country to hold such examinations.

Secondary School Leaving Certificate (SSLC):

Secondary School Leaving Certificate is given out by KSEEB to students who have passed Class 10 examinations in the state. SSLC is considered to be a common eligibility examination popular in many states of India, specially Kerala, Tamil Nadu and Karnataka.

Every year in April about 8.50 Lakhs & in June 1.50 Lakhs students are appearing for the SSLC examinations.

Click on the tabs below for more information on SSLC, conducted by KSEEB:

Karnataka Educational Secretariat:

The Karnataka Government of Education has two separate people to look after individual departments all over the state. The Principal Secretary, Education Department (Higher Education) oversees the Department of Higher Education and the Secretary, Education Department (Primary and Secondary Education) oversees the Primary, Secondary, Pre -University, Vocational, Adult Education, Public Libraries, Printing Stationery and Publications. The two Secretaries are assisted by five Deputy Secretaries, Joint Secretary and Additional Secretary.

The Educational Secretariat is responsible for:

  • support services for policy-making.
  • for planning and budgeting for the Education sector.
  • co-ordination with Planning, Finance and other related departments.
  • assisting the cabinet meetings, legislature functioning in regard to education.
  • release of grants to the supporting departments.
  • liaison with the Union Ministry of Human Resources Development, other funding agencies.
  • fixing norms and providing broad guidelines for growth, expansion consolidation and qualitative improvement of education.
  • initiating research.
  • monitoring and evaluation of the work of the various departments and programs.