Punjab School Education Board is a school board based in Mohali, Chandigarh, India. It was founded in 1969 under a legislative act of the Government of Punjab to administer the curriculum taught in public schools in the Punjab state and conduct standardized examinations in addition to conducting administration of scholarships, and publishing of textbooks. The headquarters of the Board are located in SAS Nagar (Mohali), near Chandigarh.
The Board is headed by a full-time Chairman whose term lasts three years and who technically reports to the Secretary of School Education in the Government of Punjab. The current Education Secretary of the board is IAS Sh. Krishan Kumar who is sincerely committed to shaping the education system of Punjab by his pioneering Initiatives like ‘Padho Punjab’.
The Punjab School Education Board came into existence through a legislative enactment in November 1969 for the development and promotion of school education in the state of Punjab. In 1987, the Vidhan Sabha amended the Board’s Act to grant it autonomy. The scope of Board’s functions is very wide and covers almost every aspect/stage of school education
Punjab Board of Secondary Education
|Board Name||Punjab Board|
|Formation||25 November 1969|