Telangana Board of Intermediate Education
Telangana State Board of Intermediate Education, Telangana
|Type||Board of Intermediate Education|
|Telugu, English, Hindi, Urdu|
|Website||Telangana Board of Intermediate Education|
The board regulates and supervises the system of intermediate education in Telangana State. It executes and governs various activities that include devising of courses of study, prescribing syllabus, conducting examinations, granting affiliations to colleges and, providing direction, support and leadership for all educational institutions under its jurisdiction.
Honorable Minister of the State for Secondary Education acts as chairman and secretary to Government, Secondary Education as vice-chairman of the board. The secretary of I.A.S. Rank acts as the chief executive of the board.
- to prescribe syllabus and text books.
- to grant affiliation to the Institutions offering Intermediate Courses in the State
- to lay down regulations for the administration of the Junior Colleges
- to prescribe qualifications for the Junior Lecturers
- to cause academic inspection of Junior Colleges
- to process results and to issue certificates
- sanction of new colleges
- issue of eligibility and equivalency certificates to continue further studies
- to prepare the lessons for KU Band Mana TV for telecast
It has a two-tier structure – head office at state level and regional offices at 10 districts.
Aims and objectives of intermediate education
- To make intermediate education accessible to all sections of the society.
- To lay special emphasis on the Rural, Tribal, Socially under privileged sections of the society.
- To strengthen girl's Education by improving their enrolment in the Colleges.
- To monitor and supervise all junior colleges in the state.
- To regulate the functioning of Private Aided Colleges to optimize the utilization of Grants of Grants in aid.
- To provide quality education even to the remote villages through Tele-Education through Mana TV.
- To make Education a tool of social and economic emancipation through Vocationalisation of Education.
- Shift of focus from academics to marketable skills, by introducing professional and specialized courses in emerging areas such as Computer Science, Graphics, and Tourism etc.
- Bring vocational education to centre-stage and to train students in practical and problem-solving skills.
- Develop infrastructure to facilitate education to disadvantaged groups in backward and remote areas.
- Provide Teacher Training.
- To impart Teacher Training / Refresher Courses to update the knowledge skills of the lecturers.
- To facilitate an interface with Industries and establish Linkage to ensure employment opportunities for Vocational Students.
- To revamp and re-structure the Vocational Curriculum from time to time to cater to the changing needs of the society.
- To promote vocational education by diverting a majority of students from general strength to vocational courses to make them self-reliant and gain employment.
Examination is one of the most important functions of the board. Every year a large number of students appears in Telangana Intermediate Examination for 1st Year (Junior) / Class 11 and 2nd Year (Senior) Class 12 under the two courses schemes – Regular & Vocational. Every year, TS Intermediate Examination has to be conducted in March/April
The Telangana Intermediate Public Advanced Supplementary Examination (IPASE) issued a schedule for the board supplementary exams for the students who want to retake their final exams in case if they failed or they want to improve there marks in annual examination. This exam is to be conducted in June/July.and best of 2 for 1st year improvements.
The Intermediate Public Examination is being conducted since 1978–79 both at the end of 1st year course and at the end of 2nd year course. Earlier the Public Examination was only at the end of 2nd year. The candidates are examined in Part-I English, Part-II Second Language and Part-III Group subjects for 500 marks in 1st year and 500 marks in 2nd year in Arts Group, 475 marks in HEG group and 470 marks in 1st year and 530 marks in 2nd year in MPC group, and 440 marks in 1st year and 560 Marks in 2nd year for the Bi.P.C. group. The percentage of pass marks in each paper is 35. The division in which the candidates are placed is decided on the basis of their passing all the papers in the 1st year and in the 2nd year.
The Board of Intermediate Education, Telangana, Hyderabad is offering a multitude of academic programmes. With a view to give greater impetus to the academic aspects of the board, a separate academic wing called "Educational Research and Training Wing" was created. The board enjoys prerogative right of prescribing textbooks of two year Intermediate course.
The board offers the following subjects
- Part I – English;
- Part II – Second Languages (Telugu, Hindi, Sanskrit, Urdu, Arabic, French, Tamil, Kannada, Oriya and Marathi);
* part III – Optional Subjects (Mathematics, Physics, chemistry, Botany, Zoology, Commerce, Economics, Civics, History, Psychology, Public Administration, Logic, Sociology, Geography and Geology);
- Modern Language Subjects (English, Telugu, Hindi and Urdu
The syllabus of language subjects and optional subjects is structured by concerned Subject Committees constituted by the Board. The committees also undertake revision of syllabus and its updates keeping the changes and current trends in view.
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