CBSE stands for Central Board of Secondary Education. It was formed on November 3, 1962, and headquartered in New Delhi, India. It affiliates over 16000 schools in India and about 24 other countries of the world. The affiliation granted to the schools is up to a higher secondary level which includes all Kendriya Vidyalayas, all Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas, private schools, and most of the schools approved by central government of India.
The Board is responsible for conducting final examinations for the students of class 10th and 12th, All India Senior School Certificate Examination (AISSCE) for Class 10 and 12, every spring as well as an Entrance Exam for Engineering Student – AIEEE, and for Medical Students – AIPMT.