The Higher Secondary Education serves as step towards higher education for the young persons in the age group of 16-18 Years. In this context, the council has been making a sustained effort towards a quality uniform evaluation system all over the state encompassing more than 4300 schools and over 8 lakhs students. The task has been more challenging in context of the very competitive global environment and a diverse range of subjects.
The H.S. education is a significant part of the overall education system. West Bengal has the distinction of being the pioneer in the modern education system by virtue of the influence of the great literary and social path finders. We may recall the renaissance period and the great personalities and their immense contribution.