Madhya Pradesh Board of Secondary Education (MPBSE)
Madhya Pradesh Board of Secondary Education (MPBSE) regulates and supervises the system of Intermediate education in Madhya Pradesh State. It executes and governs various activities that include devising of courses of study, prescribing syllabus, conducting examinations, granting affiliations to colleges.
The MPBSE prescribes the syllabus, for students from Standard IX to Standard XII, for schools affiliated with it & exams whose scores are necessary to gain admission in higher study institutes.
Bengali, Oriya, Punjabi, Kannada, Malayalam, Tamil, Telugu, Gujarati, Marathi, Sanskrit, Sindhi, Urdu, Arabic, French, Russian or Persian, can be chosen as a language subject in addition to the compulsory English language and Hindi languages.
It conducts three board examinations: the Middle School Exam for Standard VIII, High School Certificate Examination for standard X and the Higher Secondary (School) Certificate (HSC) Exam for standard XII, which is a school-leaving examination.