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ICSE Vs CBSE Board-Which is Better?

Primarily, on a national level, there are two essential boards Central Board of Secondary Education and Indian Certificate of Secondary Education.
What is the CBSE board?
CBSE is a Central Board of Secondary Education based on the NCERT syllabus.
What is the ICSE board?
ICSE is a national level, private Board of School education in India.
  • State Boards
  • Council for the Indian School Certificate Examination (CISCE)
  • National Institute of Open Schooling (NIOS)
Is there any other board in India?
Difference between CBSE and ICSE
CBSE board focuses on science and mathematics whereas ICSE board focuses on language subjects.
Competitive Edge
Entrance examinations like IIT, JEE, NEET, etc. have syllabus similar to the CBSE and ICSE offers analytical abilities to students.
Medium of Instruction
ICSE board prefers the English language whereas CBSE board doesn’t prefer any specific language.
ICSE boards get more preference in foreign schools and universities than CBSE
CBSE has an alphabetical grading system whereas the ICSE board offers scores to the students.