Citizen Charter

Introduction

The Goa Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education is corporate statutory body constituted by an Act “The Goa, Daman and Diu Secondary and Higher Secondary Education Board Act, 1975” (Act No. 13 of 1975) [27th May, 1975] of the state legislature.

Aims

The aims of the Board shall be to provide secondary and higher secondary education and, for this purpose grant recognition to the required number of such schools in the territory; to pay special attention to the improvement of the secondary and higher secondary education so that it meets the required needs and standards of economic and social development; to provide adequate facilities for educational and professional advancement of socially and educationally backward communities; to take such steps and such measures as may lead to intellectual, academic, physical and cultural development of the youth.

Major Functions

  1. Grant and withdraw recognition to the Secondary and Higher Secondary Schools
  2. Advise the government on matters of policy relating to secondary and higher secondary education in general and on the following matters in particular:
    • Ensuring a uniform pattern of education
    • Maintaining of a uniform standard of education in Secondary and Higher Secondary school
    • Coordination between the national policies and the policies of the state in respect of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education
    • Coordination between primary, secondary higher secondary and university education
  3. Lay down guiding principles regarding curricula and syllabi for the entire secondary and higher secondary courses and to prepare the detailed syllabi for all standards of secondary and higher secondary education.
  4. Advise the Government on standard requirement in respect of staff, buildings, furniture, equipment, stationery and other amenities required for secondary and higher secondary schools.
  5. Prescribe and prepare textbooks for all standards of secondary and higher secondary education.
  6. Prescribe conditions for admission of regular and private candidates to the final examinations.
  7. Declare the results of the candidates at the final examinations conducted by it.

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