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ICSE Board 10th

ICSE Board 10th 2024

ICSE Board 10th Exam 

Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations (ICSE board Class 10th) is a private and non-governmental board of school education in India. ICSE board is an all-India board which is in New Delhi. A meeting was held in October 1956 of the Inter-State Board for Anglo-Indian Education. A plan was executed for setting up an Indian Council to administer the University of Cambridge, Local Examinations Syndicate’s Examination in India, and to appraise the Syndicate to amend its examination to the needs of the country. It is a privately held examination at the national - level of the board.

ICSE board in the year 1965 Indian Certificate Examination Conference was held under the Education minister Dr. Avul Pakir Jainulabdeen Abdul Kalam the main motive of this conference was to oversee the replacement of Cambridge School.

ICSE board is mainly divided into 3 parts that are Indian Certificate of Secondary Education (ICSE board class 10th), The Indian School Certificate (ISC Board Class 12th), and The Certificate in Vocational Education (CVE year 12). The ICSE board class 10th exam 2024 and ISC 12th board exam which is conducted by CISCE every year. ICSE exam commences from the 1st week of March to the 1st week of April. The result of this exam is released in the second week of July. To pass the exam, students need to score more than 33% out of the total respective marks.

Registration Form: The registration form is used to fill in the personal and required details according to the field. The registration form is kept as a record of an ICSE 10th registration form of a student. This helps you find the Name and which field he/she belongs to and make your work easier.

Syllabus: Syllabus is generally made for the preparation of the examination. In the ICSE 10th syllabus, there is a list of selected topics that are decided by the teacher for the preparation for the exam.

Time Table: It is the planning process of managing time according to the particular event that is going to take place and at what time. Making a timetable helps you in the preparation for the exams and leaves you with extra time for revision a few days before the exam. 

Admit Card: Admit Card is given by the ICSE 10th board. You must carry the ICSE 10th admit card with you while giving the board exams. Without this, you won’t be allowed to sit in the examination hall. 

Result: The result is the final stage of the consequence of the action which expresses the quality as well as quantity. It is the stage that shows your hard work and the dedication you have given in the examination.

Compartment Exams: Compartment exams are the exams that are given by those students who fail in 1 or 2 subjects. But if you fail in more than 2 subjects then the board will consider you fail only then you can’t reappear in the exam again. Students must have to score 33% marks in the board exam to clear the examination. The Compartment exam is easier than your main Board Exams. But no exam paper is hard or easy it totally depends on the student predicting that the paper is easy or hard according to their knowledge and study.

CISCE Board Class 10th Exam 2024: Highlights

Name of Board

Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations

Head Office


Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations,

Pragati House, 3rd Floor, 47-48, Nehru Place, New Delhi 110019

Commencement of Exam

Yet to be Announced


Year of Establishment


Name of the Authority

The Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations

Exam centers

All over India


All over India

History of the Examination Boards

  • The Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations (CISCE) was established in 1958 by the University of Cambridge Local Examinations Syndicate (now separated).
  • The purpose of the Council was to make sure that examinations are conducted to the needs of the country.
  • The Council holds ultimate control of these examinations.
  • They provide courses with examinations at –Std. X and XII in the English medium.
  • The Council is engaged in the continued development of curriculum frameworks and assessment systems, to ensure that the syllabus is as relevant as possible, and directed towards learning outcomes.

Medium of Instruction

  • English

Mission statement & Main objectives

  • The Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations is committed to serving the nation’s children through high-quality educational endeavors, empowering them to contribute towards a humane, just and pluralistic society, promoting introspective living by creating exciting opportunities, with a commitment to excellence.
  • The Council is engaged in the continued development of curriculum frameworks and assessment systems to ensure that the syllabus is as relevant as possible and directed towards learning outcomes.

CISCE Board Curriculum Details from class I to XII:

The basic principle is different in each of the classes. The structure is such that the students can acquire all the basic knowledge.    

Class I to V:

  • There are guidelines for each subject and year group which is set by CISCE to make the syllabus relevant.
  • It is advised to focus more on acquiring and refining skills, not on learning facts. 
  • Every school is free to choose its own textbooks.

Class VI to X:

  • For classes VI to VIII, only guidelines are provided to the schools instead of the set syllabus. Council has prescribed the syllabus for classes IX and X. 
  • As such, there is no set of textbooks. Council provides a list of recommended textbooks that a school can take help from.
  • All the students of the school must be enrolled in the schools. There is a big no for the private candidates.
  • There are some compulsory subjects for the students that they have to study such as English, Second language, Social studies, Maths, Science. After that, they can choose to further the ‘Vocational’ subjects and one project from a list of 13 themes.

Class XI & XII:

  • Students can go for either Arts, Science, or Commerce section.
  • No set textbooks are there. But schools can take references from the prescribed textbooks from the Council.
  • A list of detailed syllabus is provided to the schools so that teachers can plan an effective curriculum.
  • The CISCE board exam is at the end of class XII.

Vocational Group:

Vocational Group refers to instructional programs or you can say instructional courses that develop your skills for a particular job function or trades. The vocational group offers you a wide range of subjects which also helps you in making your future brighter.

It offers various subject choices so that students can study the subjects of their choice and interest.  The Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations aims at serving the nation by providing quality education to all children. 

The board believes in the saying “Knowledge is Power”. All the students who are appearing in the ICSE Board 10th Exam have to sit for English (Compulsory) with 3, 4, or 5 electives. All the candidates should compulsory pass in Socially Useful Productive Work and Community Service.

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