Prime focus of the Board is on:
Innovations in teaching-learning methodologies by devising students friendly and students centered paradigms
Reforms in examinations and evaluation practices.
Skill learning by adding job-oriented and job-linked inputs
Regularly updating the pedagogical skills of the teachers and administrators by conducting in service training programmes, workshops etc.
Main objectives of CBSE are
To define appropriate approaches of academic activities to provide stress free, child centered and holistic education to all children without compromising on quality
To analyze and monitor the quality of academic activities by collecting the feedback from different stakeholders
To develop 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
To adapt and innovate methods to achieve academic excellence in conformity with psychological, pedagogical and social principles.
To encourage schools to document the progress of students in a teacher and student friendly way
To propose plans to achieve quality benchmarks in school education consistent with the National goals
To organize various capacity building and empowerment programmes to update the professional competency of teachers
To prescribe conditions of examinations and conduct public examination at the end of Class X and XII. To grant qualifying certificates to successful candidates of the affiliated schools.
To fulfill the educational requirements of those students whose parents were employed in transferable jobs
To prescribe and update the course of instructions of examinations
To affiliate institutions for the purpose of examination and raise the academic standards of the country.