Organisational Set up

The Board functions under the overall supervision of the Controlling Authority which is vested with the Secretary (School Education& Literecy), Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India. The Board has various statutory committees which are advisory in nature. The Governing Body of the Board is constituted as per its rules and regulations. The recommendations of all the committees are placed for approval before the Governing Body of the Board.

Structure of the Board

The Chairman is the Chief Executive of the Board and is assisted by eight Heads of Departments: the Secretary, Professor & Director (Academics, Research, Training and Innovation), Controller of Examinations, Director (Edusat. & Vocational Education), Director (CTET & JNVST), Director (IT), Regional Directors and Executive Director (JAB). The Secretary (School Education and Literacy), Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India is the Controlling Authority of the Board and appoints the Chairman and other Heads of Departments.

The Secretary, CBSE, is the Chief Administrative Officer of the Board and responsible for the matters relating to Administration, Audit and Accounts, Public Relations, Legal and grant of affiliation to schools.

The Professor & Director (Academics, Research, Training and Innovation) is the head of the Academics and Training Unit. The major functions of the unit include developing the curriculum for all the subjects at the Secondary and Senior Secondary levels, organizing teacherís training workshops, assessing training needs of the staff, development of new courseís content and innovation in the field of education, publishing text books for Secondary and Senior Secondary classes and monitoring theacademic projects.

The Controller of Examinations is assignedall matters concerning examinations and administration of examinations, the major areas being pre and post examination work, co-ordination with Regional Offices for conducting annual and compartmental Secondary and Senior School Certificate Examinations.

The Director (CTET & JNVST) conducts Central Teachers Eligibility Test (CTET) and Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya Selection Test (JNVST) and ensures its smoothadministration.

The Director (IT) is responsible for all matter concerning On-line registration of class IX and XI pre-examination and post examination activities of all regions, all computer related activities of Delhi region, JEE, CTET and Proficiency Test, Online applications pertaining to SGAI, Publications, Management System, Scholarship, Recruitment, Website-updation and maintenance and all new IT ventures and projects.

The Director (Edusat and Vocational Education) is responsible for all matters concerning Distance Education through Education Satellite launched by Indian Space Research Organisation (I.S.R.O.) and designing of curriculum etc. for vocational subjects.

The Regional Directors are responsible for all matters concerning conduct of main and compartmental Secondary and Senior Secondary certificate examinations and administration of examinations, the major areas being pre and post examination work, declaration of its results andother related activities.

The Executive Director (JAB) is responsible for all matters concerning conduct of the Joint Entrance Examination and administration of its pre and post examinations.

Committees

Committees

Function(s)

Affiliation

Granting affiliation to institutions; laying down qualifications for teachers; constituting inspection panels; suggestions, additions or alternatives in Affiliation Bye-laws 

Curriculum

Coordination of the recommendations of the Subject committees; Revision and updating of Curriculum documents, Policies relating to Academics, Training and Innovation. Introduction of new subjects as Elective, preparation of textbooks and supplementary material as required.

Examination

Appointment of paper setters and moderators; Fixation of maximum/ minimum pass criteria/marks; Duration of examinations; Special permission and exemption cases etc.

Finance

Revision of rates of fees; Payments for work pertaining to examination/ affiliation

PMT

Any policy decision to be taken with regard to the conduct of All India Pre-Medical/ Pre-Dental Examination; Projects