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Schools in West Bengal

Updated on: Apr 9, 2013
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Schools in West Bengal have a great role to play in developing the standard of education in this state. Today, standard of higher education in this state is very strong and credit goes to these West Bengal schools, which have made the foundation so strong for whole educational scenario of the state. Here we are providing you with an overview about the schools in West Bengal.

The schools in West Bengal are under governance of State Government, Private Institutions or Religious organizations. Schools level education in West Bengal can be divided into three parts: Primary, Secondary and Higher Secondary. The secondary schools are under supervision of Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) or the Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations (CISCE) or the West Bengal Board of Secondary Education. When it comes to Higher Secondary level, the schools are affiliated by ICSE, CBSE and the West Bengal Council of Higher Secondary Education.

Generally, the schools in West Bengal follow English or Bengali as medium of instruction but in some of the schools Hindi and Urdu are also used .for the same purpose. In the school level education of West Bengal, the Higher Secondary or 10+2 level is very important because from this level specialization for students starts. Students have to choose one from three disciplines, namely, Liberal Arts, Science and Commerce.

There is no denial of this fact that standard of schools education in West Bengal is quite high and credit for developing the whole infrastructure goes to the state government and the schools. West Bengal is one of those pioneers, which have successfully been able to inject school level education to ground link level and schools in West Bengal have played the most important part in developing the whole backdrop.

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