CBSE curriculum


The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) is a national level board of education in India for public and private schools, controlled and managed by Union Government of India. There are approximately 21,271 schools in India and 220 schools in 28 foreign countries affiliated to the CBSE. From 309 schools in year 1962, as on year 2019, CBSE has 21,271 schools and 228 schools in 25 foreign countries. All schools affiliated to CBSE follow the NCERT curriculum.

CBSE Vision

The CBSE envisions a robust, vibrant and holistic school education that will engender excellence in every sphere of human endeavour. The Board is committed to provide quality education to promote intellectual, social and cultural vivacity among its learners. It works towards evolving a learning process and environment, which empowers the future citizens to become global leaders in the emerging knowledge society. The Board advocates Continuous and Comprehensive Evaluation with an emphasis on holistic development of learners. The Board commits itself to providing a stress-free learning environment that will develop competent, confident and enterprising citizens who will promote harmony and peace.

Academics Unit

The goal of the Academic, Training, Innovation and Research unit of Central Board of Secondary Education is to achieve academic excellence by conceptualising policies and their operational planning to ensure balanced academic activities in the schools affiliated to the Board. The Unit strives to provide Scheme of Studies, curriculum, academic guidelines, textual material, support material, enrichment activities and capacity building programmes. The unit functions according to the broader objectives set in the National Curriculum Framework-2005 and in consonance with various policies and acts passed by the Government of India from time to time.

Objectives of the Unit

i. To define appropriate approaches of academic activities to provide stress free, child centred and holistic education to all children without compromising on quality

ii. To analyse and monitor the quality of academic activities by collecting the feedback from different stakeholders

iii. 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

iv. To adapt and innovate methods to achieve academic excellence in conformity with psychological, pedagogical and social principles.

v. To encourage schools to document the progress of students in a teacher and student friendly way

vi. To propose plans to achieve quality benchmarks in school education consistent with the National goals

vii. To organize various capacity building and empowerment programmes to update the professional competency of teachers

Prime focus of the board

  • 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.

National Education policy 2020

Education Policy lays particular emphasis on the development of the creative potential of each individual.

It is based on the principle that education must develop not only cognitive capacities – both the ‘foundational capacities ’of literacy and numeracy and ‘higher-order’ cognitive capacities, such as critical thinking and problem solving – but also social, ethical, and emotional capacities and dispositions.

With various dramatic scientific and technological advances, such as the rise of big data, machine learning, and artificial intelligence, many unskilled jobs worldwide may be taken over by machines, while the need for a skilled workforce, particularly involving mathematics, computer science, and data science, in conjunction with multidisciplinary abilities across the sciences, social sciences, and humanities, will be increasingly in greater demand.

Key Principles of NEP

  • Emphasize Conceptual Understanding
    Rather than rote learning and learning-for-exams
  • Unique Capabilities Recognizing, identifying them in each student.
  • Critical thinking and Creativity
    To encourage logical decision- making and innovation
  • Continuous Review
    Based on sustained research and regular assessment by educational experts.

Early Childhood Education


Empowering Teachers With Joyful classrooms

We help you create Joyful Lesson plans


Joyful Learning

CBSE emphasises on Joyful learning.

Some ways to create joyful lesson plans are :

  • Incorporating the  element of curiosity in the lesson plan.
  • Personalised learning, which caters to all kind of learners – Visual, Auditory , Tactile 
  • Providing relevant, meaningful connections  to real-life while learning.
  • Implementing novel ways of teaching using creative tools and technology.
  • Promoting reflective-thinking and self-assessment
  • Designing inter-disciplinary activities that make meaningful connections with the real-world 

Empowering Students - COE

The students apply the knowledge gained in different subjects to solve problems and enhance their critical thinking capability and problem-solving ability. They experience the joy of creating digital artefacts in the form of digital drawing, photography, videography, music, website creation, and coding, using a wide variety of digital tools. This novel approach to teaching promotes student enthusiasm and leads to the development of their digital skills.

At COE, we work along with teachers and 

  • Guide students to work on multidisciplinary projects. 
  • Explain the concepts using digital tools that enhance the conceptual understanding. 
  • Skill them up with a wide range of 21st Century skills. 

Curriculum Integrated Activities @ COE

In Accordance with CBSE Curriculum and NEP

  • Coding is the new literacy. It is the skill of today and the future. Creativity makes students better communicators and problem solvers. It prepares them to thrive in today’s world — and to shape tomorrow’s.
  • Integrating coding and creativity with the curriculum creates a magical learning experience.  The curriculum followed at COE is full of activities that help learners apply the knowledge of core curricular concepts to solve real-world problems.
  • The activities are designed in accordance with the CBSE curriculum and customised as per the syllabus followed at the school
  • The activities helps learners visualise the core curriculum topics better.
  • Augmented Reality apps on iPad help learners bring digital objects into the real world to spark curiosity and augment understanding. It enhances attention because it keeps the learners focused on the subject matter. Tagging imagery to what is learned helps both the encoding and the retrieval processes, as it makes the learning multi-sensory.

Skills Imparted

21st century skills
Literacy skills
Life Skills

Building up Literacy and Life Skills

Literacy Skills
Life Skills

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