World Library  
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Article

Uttar Pradesh Madhyamik Shiksha Parishad

Article Id: WHEBN0014454546
Reproduction Date:

Title: Uttar Pradesh Madhyamik Shiksha Parishad  
Author: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Language: English
Subject: Department of School Education, Haryana, Department of Higher Education, Haryana, Department of Elementary Education, Haryana, Haryana Board of School Education, Education in Uttar Pradesh
Collection:
Publisher: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Publication
Date:
 

Uttar Pradesh Madhyamik Shiksha Parishad

Uttar Pradesh Madhyamik Shiksha Parishad
Abbreviation UPMSP
Formation 1921
Type Governmental Board of Education
Headquarters Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh, India
Location
  • U.P. Board of High School & Intermediate Education, Allahabad - 211 001
Official language Hindi
Website www.upmsp.nic.in, rmsa-up.in

Uttar Pradesh Madhyamik Shiksha Parishad ((Hindi: उत्तर प्रदेश माध्यमिक शिक्षा परिषद्)) or Uttar Pradesh Board of High School and Intermediate Education is a board of school education in Uttar Pradesh State of India. The UP Board prepares syllabus for students from Class I to Class XII, for schools affiliated with it. It conducts three board examinations: the Middle School Exam for Class VII, the High School Exam for Class X and the Intermediate Exam for Class XII, which is a school-leaving examination. It prescribes the syllabus for these examinations, whose scores are necessary to gain admission in higher study institutes. Apart from Government Schools, i.e., Government Inter College (GIC) for boys and Government Girls Inter College (GGIC) for girls, the majority of private schools through the state also affiliate themselves with the UP Board. The medium for education prescribed by UP Board is either English or Hindi.

UP Board is headquartered at Allahabad and governs 9,121 schools. The Board is holding the examinations and currently preparing the results of nearly 3.2 million students. It is the largest examining body in the world.[1][2][3]

Historical background

The Board by an act of United Provinces Legislative Council was set up in 1921 at Allahabad. It conducted its first examination in 1923. This Board is one in India which, from the very start, had adopted 10+2 system of examination. The first public examination after 10 years education is High School Examination and after the 10+2 stage, there is Intermediate Examination. Before 1923, University of Allahabad was the examining body of these two examinations.8979712232

Organization

UP Board has head office at Allahabad with Secretary as the overall executive head. As such there are four Regional Offices of the Board under the control of Regional Secretaries:

Activities

  • To grant affiliation/recognition to schools.
  • To prescribe courses and text books at high school and intermediate level.
  • To conduct high school and intermediate examination.
  • To provide equivalence to the examinations conducted by other Boards.

See also

References

  1. ^ UPB About Us
  2. ^ http://indiatoday.intoday.in/story/up-board-class-12th-result-expected-on-june-5/1/278331.html
  3. ^ http://www.jagranjosh.com/upboard/10th
  • UP Board official website
  • Year wise Statics of UP Board Exams from 1991
  • Class 10 Result 2014
  • [1]
This article was sourced from Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. World Heritage Encyclopedia content is assembled from numerous content providers, Open Access Publishing, and in compliance with The Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR), Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., Public Library of Science, The Encyclopedia of Life, Open Book Publishers (OBP), PubMed, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, and USA.gov, which sources content from all federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government publication portals (.gov, .mil, .edu). Funding for USA.gov and content contributors is made possible from the U.S. Congress, E-Government Act of 2002.
 
Crowd sourced content that is contributed to World Heritage Encyclopedia is peer reviewed and edited by our editorial staff to ensure quality scholarly research articles.
 
By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. World Heritage Encyclopedia™ is a registered trademark of the World Public Library Association, a non-profit organization.
 


Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from Project Gutenberg are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.