What is West Bengal Board of Secondary Education

West Bengal Board of Secondary Education

The West Bengal Board of Secondary Education (WBBSE) was established in 1951 under an Act of the State Legislature called the West Bengal Secondary Education Act of 1950. The Board was inaugurated by the then Governor of West Bengal Dr.K.N.Katju on 3rd May 1951 and the Board started functioning under the Chairmanship of Sri Apurba Kumar Chanda. The basic task before the Board was two fold:


  • To regulate, control and develop secondary education of the State.
  • To conduct the school final examination.

Previously this was done by Calcutta University. The Board was subsequently renamed as West Bengal Board of Secondary Education in 1964, under the West Bengal Board of Secondary Education Act 1963. During its long history the Board was superseded by the State Govt. twice. The Board, an autonomous body, in its present look came into existence from January 1964 with Dr. J.C.Sengupta in the Chair.

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West Bengal Board Class 10th 2014 Results Declared!

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West Bengal Board Class 10th 2013 Results Declared!

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