CBSE Organisation & Committees
The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) is an apex body of education which runs under the supervision of Controlling Authority - the Secretary, Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India. CBSE consists of a number of advisory committees.
The board has a full time chairman designated as Chief Executive of the Board appointed by Controlling Authority. The Chief Administrative Officer (Secretary of the Board) is liable for all matters related to accounts, administration, affiliation, establishment, grievances, legal, public relations, and property of the board etc. The chief administrative officer also looks after the All India Pre Medical Test (AIPMT) and Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya (JNV) examination.
The controller of examination & Director address all the matters related to examination - be these administrative or confidential. The Academic Director of CBSE looks behind development of syllabi, text, publication etc. Academic Director also take care for In service teacher training and other academic projects. Different CBSE committees look after its functioning. The role of different CBSE committees are mentioned here in brief
The affiliation committee grants affiliation to schools / institutions. The committee also fixes qualification for teachers at different standard, constitutes inspection panels and furnishes suggestions on affiliation bylaws etc.
This committee looks after school curriculum at different level. Committee also looks after affiliation and renewal curriculum.
The responsibilities of examination committee includes; appointment of paper setters, moderators; Fixation of maximum / minimum pass criteria / marks; Duration of Exams.; Complaints about Qpts., etc.
The Finance Committee looks after revision Of rates of fees; Payments For work Pertaining to exam./ affiliation
Any policy decision to be taken with regard to the conduct of All India Pre-Medical / Pre-Dental Examination; Projects