In Uttar Pradesh a few secondary schools are being governed by the Indian Council of School Education ( I.C.S.E. ) and Central Board of Secondary Education (C.B.S.E. ), but most of the Secondary schools seek recognition of the U.P. Board. At present there are 9121 secondary schools recognized by the U.P. Board of High School and Intermediate Education.
The UPB prepares the syllabus for students from Class I to Class XII, for schools affiliated with it.