Function of the Board

The major functions of the Board are :

  • To conduct High School Certificate Examinations (H.S.C.E.) and examinations of other courses prescribed by the Board.
  • To prepare courses of studies, text books, teaching materials etc.
  • To publish and distribute/sell text books, syllabuses, lesson notes, work books and other related materials.
  • To issue certificates of the examinations conducted by the Board and equivalence certificate to the examinations of other State Boards.
  • To recognise the secondary schools for the examinations of the Board.
  • To make regulations for undertaking different functions of the Board.
  • To take care of Secondary Education through Orientation Programmes, Refresher Courses and other academic programmes.