Mr. Rajesh Kumar Chaturvedi has been appointed as new chairman of Central Board of Secondary Education, New Delhi. He is 1987- batch IAS officer for MP cadre. He has been appointed for a period of five years. The post of CBSE Chairman had been lying vacant since December 2014.
As on today, there are around 18000 schools affiliated to CBSE in India and abroad. Out of which more than 200 schools are located in 23 countries. CBSE not only conducts school board exams but it is responsible to take many competitive exams such as CTET, JEE mains, NEET, UGC-NET etc.
Besides conducting exams, CBSE carries many research and development activities in the field of education. It defines appropriate approaches of academic activities to provide stress free, child centred and holistic education to all children without compromising on quality and analyse and monitor the quality of academic activities by collecting the feedback from different stakeholders.
CBSE is also involved in developing norms for implementation of various academic activities including quality issues; to control and coordinate the implementation of various academic and training programmes of the Board; to organize academic activities and to supervise other agencies involved in the process.
CBSE is keen to implement innovations in teaching-learning methodologies by devising students friendly and students centered paradigms. It is well known institution in India for reforms in examinations and evaluation practices.