1. Short Title
(i) These Bye-Laws shall be called the Examination
Bye-Laws of the Central Board of Secondary
(ii) They are effective from 31st January, 1995
In these Bye-laws unless the context otherwise requires:
(i) "Admission Register or Admission & Withdrawal
Register" means a register maintained by the
(ii) "Board" means the Central Board of Secondary Education.
(iii) "Chairman" means the Chairman of the Central Board of Secondary Education.
(iv) "Controller of Examinations" means the Controller of Examinations of the Central Board of Secondary Education.
(v) "Examination" means Examinations conducted by the Central Board of Secondary Education.
(vi) "Examination Committee" means Examination Committee of the Board.
(vii) "Government" means the Government of India.
(viii) "Institution" means an educational institution including a school recognised or affiliated to by a Recognised Board/University and/or by the Union Govt. or a State Govt. or the Govt. of an Union Territory.
(ix) "Migration Certificate" means a certificate issued by the Central Board of Secondary Education at the request of a candidate passing out from Secondary/Senior School Certificate Examination of the Board for seeking admission to the examinations of another Board/University.
(x) "Major Subject" means a subject where the number of candidates taking examination is 1000 and above.
(xi) "Near relative" means and includes wife/husband, sons and daughters and members of their family, nephew, niece or similar relations of wife/husband.
(xii) "Recognized Board" means an education Board recognized by the Central Board of Secondary Education and/or by the Union/State Government in India; and includes Universities recognized as such by the University Grants Commission.
(xiii) "Regional Officer" means the Regional Officer of the Central Board of Secondary Education.
(xiv) "Results Committee" means Results Committee of the Board.
(xv) "Rules" mean the Rules as laid down by the Central Board of Secondary Education.
(xvi) "School' means a school affiliated to the Central Board of Secondary Education.
(xvii) "Secretary" means the Secretary of the Central Board of Secondary Education.
(xviii) "SSC" means Senior School Certificate Examination of the Board.
(xix) "Teacher" when used as a Paper-setter means a Professor, Reader, Lecturer, Principal/ Vice-Principal of Senior/Secondary School and Post Graduate Teacher.
(xx) "Transfer Certificate" means a certificate issued to a student by the school on his seeking a transfer to another institution by termination of his studies in the previous institution.
(xxi) "Ward" means near relative.
(xxii) Words importing the singular number also Include plural number and vice versa.
(xxiii) Words importing the masculine gender also include the feminine gender.
(i) On any question as to the interpretation of any
provision of these Examination Bye-laws,
(ii) On any question pertaining to its interpretation
of any provision of these Examination Bylaws,
4. Jurisdiction to file suits
(i) The Secretary shall be the legal person in whose name the Board may sue and be sued.
(ii) The legal jurisdiction for the suits to be filed
against the Board shall be the National Capital