The Gujarat Secondary and Higher Secondary Education Board or G.S.E.B. is a government of Gujarat body responsible for determining the policy-related, administrative, cognitive, and intellectual direction the state’s higher educational system takes.
The main academic task of GSEB is the preparation of syllabus for secondary schools and also the recommendation of text-books to be taught in government & other affiliated schools. The Board also performs the duties of recognising new schools, performance evaluation of schools and inspections of various schools associated with the Board.
The GSEB conducts 2 main examinations – The Secondary School Certificate (SSC) exam for Standard 10th and the Higher Secondary (School) Certificate (HSC) exam for Standard 12th students in Gujarat. The Board also holds a Talent Search Test for students of Std 8th & 9th in five major subjects every year and GUJCET for standard 12th for engineering, pharmacy and other courses’ admissions.