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Important Organisations in Haryana

Updated on: Feb 28, 2013

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Haryana government has set up several educational apex bodies to look after the educational development in the state. These apex bodies are responsible for educational administration for a given group of institutions. To know more please click on the below apex body of your choice.   .

Haryana Education Board

The Board of School Education Haryana was founded in 1969, under the Haryana Act No 11 of 1969. At that time the office was in Chandigarh but later shifted to Bhiwani in January 1981. The Board conducted the first matric level examination in 1970.  The board started administration of Middle Examination in 1976 to improve the educational standards at Middle level. In 1987, the board started the conduct of class XII examination under the new pattern and in 1990 started conducting Vocational Examination keeping in view the need and relevance of vocationalization of education.

The board is promised to send education to each and everyone and hence established the Haryana Open School in 1994 and thus started educating to those unable to receive formal education or may not continue studying due to many other reasons.  The Board started with 100 staff members now has more than 800 staff members and administers examination for more than one million candidates in a given year. Besides conducting examination the Board is earnestly committed to its long-term goal of raising the standard of education in the State. The board has recently started different innovations in different facets of school education so as to maintain sanctity as well as reliability of examination on one hand and simultaneously may improve the quality of education on the other hand.

Unfair practices in the examinations have been stopped and board has decided stringent punishment to those involved in such practices. The information technology has made the board a technology savvy unit. The board is utilizing information technology services to improve the quality of education in the State of Haryana. The board has started the semester system of education from the academic year 2006 – 07, and thus became the first board in India to do so.

The State Board of Education Haryana is the first board to introduce relative grading, CCE (Continuous & Comprehensive Evaluation) in all board classes i.e. Middle, Secondary & Senior Secondary. The head of the board is a chairman appointed by the state government. The chairman is assisted by a vice chairman and a secretary mainly, who in turn got assistance from other staff members.

Functions of the Board

The main functions of the board are as follow:-   

(1) Stipulate the courses of instruction, textbook and other books of study for school education; 
(2) Carry out examinations for school education
(3) Publish the results of such examinations, grant certificates and diplomas and award scholarships, medals and prizes;   
(4) Stipulate conditions for recognition of schools and other institutions;   
(5) Solicit reports from the Education Directorate or the District Education Officers;   
(6) Approve measures to promote physical moral cultural and social welfare of students;   
(7) Systematize and provide lectures, demonstrations and educational exhibitions, seminars and symposiums  
(8) Take necessary steps with regard to the modernizing of school curricula, strengthening of science and mathematics education, work experience and vocationalisation of education;   
(9) Withdraw recognition from the institution;   
(10) Submit annual audited accounts and balance sheet together with the annual report of the Board to the State Govt. and publish such accounts and balance sheet in the Official Gazette; and 
Perform such other acts and things as it may deem fit for the rationale of carrying out the provisions of this Act.

Haryana Open School

The Board of Education Haryana Government established the Haryana Open School (HOS) with the purpose of providing education to all at their doorstep.

Directorate of Higher Education Haryana

Large no of institutions are spread across the length and breadth of the state of Haryana for providing higher education, The functioning of these institutions is ensured by the Directorate of Higher Education, Haryana. The Directorate not only looks after the functioning of institutes providing higher education but also promised to elevate the level of higher education in the state. The directorate has approved for Education City Project in the state during 2005 – 2006 plan.  The project has all the facilities to tapping up the potential of EDUSAT- The Education Satellite. A sum of Rs. 5.0 lac has allocated in the annual plan 2005 – 2006 for the project.

To fulfill its commitment and so as to make more students chose for attending university classes the Directorate has institutionalized various scholarship schemes. These schemes are 

Haryana State (Meritorious Student) Scholarship Scheme:-This scheme has been brought into effect to encourage students in government colleges. Under this scheme three category of students – male students, female students and SC students are given annual scholarship on the basis of performance in annual university examination in four main categories Arts, Commerce, Science and Education. The scholar ship is given at both undergraduate and postgraduate level. The scheme is college specific and three meritorious students in each stream who have stood 1st, 2nd and 3rd will be given this scholarship.  The students who stand 1st in the merit receive Rs. 5000 (per annum), the student who stands 2nd in the merit receives Rs. 3000 (per annum) and the student who stands 3rd in the merit receives Rs. 2000 (per annum).

Merit Scholarship to Undergraduate Girls Student:- This scheme was started in the year 1998-99 with a purpose to persuade girl students to study Science subjects at the degree level. The scholarship is provided only for the first year of the course. The scholarship carries an amount of Rs. 1315/- per student for one year only. A sum of Rs. 18.00 lac has been approved in the plan outlay 2005-2006.

Incentive to Students Belonging to Minority Group – Under this scheme bicycles are provided for the students of minority community (Muslims) @ Rs. 1500/- per student per year. Only those students can avail this facility whose parents annual income is Rs. 50000 or less. The students of Minority Community are also given free stationery @ Rs. 500/- per student per year.

Remedial Coaching For SC/BC and Educationally Backward Minority Group Students – This scheme includes incentives to lecturers teaching English, Math and Science to students belonging to SC/BC and Minority Community for +1 to BA/B.Sc./B.Com. @Rs. 1000/- (Rs. 800/- to per Lecturer as honorarium and Rs. 200/- as incentive to per student) per month.

Office of Higher Education Commissioner,
Haryana, Chandigarh
SCO-177-178, Ferozi Building, Sector-17/C, Chandigarh

Tel. No.:  2716216, 2703090, 2771712, 2771934
Fax No.:  2701213, 2701205, 2703407
Email Address: [email protected], [email protected]

State Board Of Technical Education Haryana

The Technical Education Board Haryana was established in 1966 following the bifurcation of Punjab. Minister of Technical Education Haryana government is the Chairman of the board, and Director Technical education is the member secretary. The board comprises of 40 members.

The board has to look after the following academic aspects of Technical Education:

  • Accreditation
  • Affiliation of the Institutions and courses
  • Examination
  • Certification

The Board has following functions
Some of the major functions which are required to be undertaken by the Board are:

Academic Functions

  1. Prescribe curricula
  2. Prescribe Norms and standards
  3. Prescribe Entry-level qualification for programmes
  4. Liaise with other bodies and disseminate information
  5. Organize workshops and seminars
  6. Prepare Admission Brochure

Affiliation and Accreditation

  1. Prepare guidelines for affiliation and accreditation of Institutions and programmes
  2. Inspect and accredit institutions
  3. Disaffiliate institutions
  4. Grant academic autonomy to institutions
  5. Provide feedback to institutions
  6. Prescribe fees
  7. Prevent commercialization of Technical Education
  8. Liaison with NBA (National Board of Accreditation)

Examination and Certification

  1. Prescribe rules and guidelines for examination.
  2. Prescribe guidelines for the paper setters and examiners.
  3. Prescribe guidelines for internal assessment of students.
  4. Conduct Examinations.
  5. Review and Declare results
  6. Decide cases of use of unfair means in the examinations.
  7. Conduct Examination Committee meeting from time to time

Conduct of Entrance Test

The State Board of Technical Education Haryana has also conducting Entrance Examination since 1995 – 96 sessions for making centralized admissions to various Diploma Courses in the State. Nearly 30,000 candidates appear in these tests every year.

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