All about GSEB

In November, 1966, the State Examination Board was established by the Gujarat Education Department to administer examinations at the different Primary, Secondary and Higher Secondary level. This Board has been declared ‘Autonomous’ by a notification of the Education Department in 1999. The contribution of the Education Minister is inspiring as a Chairman of the Budget Meeting of this autonomous Board. The Principal Secretary of the Education Department provides important guidance as a Chairman of the working committee of the Board. The Chairman of the State Examination Board plays the role of the member secretary of both the committees. The State Examination Board administers various 24 open examinations. The 13 members of this Board are appointed by the Gujarat Government. Apart from this, administrative committees are formed to be helpful in managing different examinations.

Role of GSEB

The Gujarat Secondary and Higher Secondary Education Board or GSEB is a government of Gujarat body responsible for determining the policy-related, administrative, cognitive, and intellectual direction the state's secondary and higher secondary educational system takes. The main responsibilities of the Board include academics, conducting examinations and research and development. The board is responsible for registration and administration of higher secondary and secondary schools in the state of Gujarat. The Gujarat board was formed on the basis of 'The Gujarat Secondary Education Act 1972'. And conducts the state level exam.

The main academic task of GSEB is the preparation of syllabus for secondary schools and also the recommendation of text-books to be taught in government schools as well as registered private schools. The Board also performs the duties of recognizing new schools, performance evaluation of schools and inspections of various schools.


The GSEB conducts 2 (including 4-semester type examinations) main examinations - The Secondary School Certificate (SSC) exam for Standard 10 and the Higher Secondary (School) Certificate (HSC) examination for Standard XI-XII students in Gujarat.


The Gujarat Secondary and Higher Secondary Education Board (GSHSEB) was constituted in 1972, following the enactment of the Gujarat Secondary Education Act 1972. Its chairman and deputy chairman are appointed by the state government. It has 16 ex officio members, and 44 other members drawn from academic organizations, legislative bodies and civil society.


GSEB provides the State Government guidance about the policies governing secondary education, its development and qualitative enhancement. In an overview, its duties are:

  • Preparing the curricula & syllabi
  • Registering new Secondary schools and monitoring their performance on a continual basis
  • Providing developmental guidance
  • Organizing training for teachers and principals-up measures (for instance, to integrate Gujarat's students with the Information Technology-enabled global village, the Board has introduced Computer Studies among regular curricula).

The innovative experiments of the State Examination Board, Gandhinagar

  • Started the use of Barcode Stickers for written examinations and other materials to stop the incidents of irregularities in the exams.
  • Created zone wise subject-groups this year for qualitative, neutral and fair evaluation and examination work considering the increase in PTC numbers.
  • First time, subject wise examiners are appointed by the mail merge program of computer after preparing data as per the profiles of the all PTC professors, by giving them rating and grades.
  • Neutral, Fair and effective evaluation has become possible by giving the answer key of the question papers after computerization for the first time.
  • Trainers got the best chance for the preparation of the exam because of the preparation of question papers based on the Blue Print.
  • For the first time in the history of the State Examination Board, the evaluation work started from the third day after the completion of the paper.
  • The experiments like Coding and dotted hide line have been used in the blank answer paper to avoid any kind of changes or mischief. Insertions are printed giving serial numbers.
  • To avoid any kind of mistake or error in any question paper, reviewed by the expert and experienced masters of the subjects. Key verification was also made.
  • Previously there were only two assessment centers for the first and second year. By increasing them, nine assessment centers of all mediums were set up. Experienced and expert professors of the respective subjects are appointed as the representative of the Board on every assessment center.
  • It was indicated in the public notification to inform the Board about the specialties of the student whose external assessment by the college is above 90 to control the corruption in the Self Financed Colleges. Due to this external assessment was under control.
  • Examination Code of Conduct, Guidelines and different types of forms were properly computerized. Because of that it has become simpler for all the colleges and center administrators and got enthusiastic response.


  • Both private and government schools operate here in Gujarat. One can also come across schools run by several municipal corporations and trusts in Ahmedabad.
  • Gujarat Secondary and Higher Secondary Education Board are in charge of the schools run by the state government. However, many of the private schools in Gujarat are affiliated to the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) and Council for the Indian School Certificate Examination (CISCE) board. Gujarati is the main medium of instruction in the state-run schools while the schools run by other boards use English as their medium of study. The government of Gujarat also gives special importance to education of women in India in the state.


The syllabus is structured and researched by experts which provides more practical knowledge and help to build up skills required for the overall development of the child. GSEB board provides both the medium for education English and Gujarati.

GSEB focuses on overall development and upgrade the quality standard of children, it enhances the quality inside the child and try to reshape in the best possible way.

About us

  • Where would you see a child frown, yet be happy at the same time?
  • Where would you final a student making healthy choices for lunch?
  • Where would you see little hands writing out their own future?

Presenting SDIS, where children are schooled for life. The lessons they learn here, the experiences they pick up, the relationship they forge stay with them as they move on to bigger, wider, and more, challenging arenas, Because SDIS, emphasizes the most important life lessons, to be independent, to be responsible, and above all, to dream the impossible dream In town, we consider it our duty to provide them the support and skills to achieve that dream.

Background Of SDIS

After all, the school did start as a dream, which turned in to a happy reality, HDH Bapji the founder and CO-founder HDH Swamishree with an aim to develop world class citizens. Swamiji started a school where kids could be kids, where parents and teachers were only instruments in helping children realize their full potential. In good times and Bad, in tough thought and then encouraged to seek and find solution that they countdown be the support. Network, not even behind the scenes door’s SDIS was is and will always be the school that put’s student’s firs and no one understands and appreciates that more than the students themselves. In their own word, with their own thought, read here what students past and present have to say about future ready school.


The Swaminarayan Dham International School is a co-educational -school for students ranging from 3-17 years, it is established, owned and administered by the All-India Anglo-Indian Education Institution, New Delhi, registered under the Societies Registration Act XXI of 1860.

The school is divided into THREE parts – Primary section (classes from 1st to 8th standard), the Secondary section (classes of 9th & 10th standard) and Higher secondary section( Classes of 11th & 12th Science and Commerce) The total number of students is above 600.From secondary, students are bifurcated on the basis of gender and different classrooms have been provided for the betterment of students . Students in class 11th and 12th have the option of two different streams:

  • Science (English, Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics/ Biology, Computer Applications),
  • Commerce (English, Organization of Commerce, Accounts, Economics, Hindi/Gujarati)

At present, there are two academic terms in the year:

  • First Term (early April to early October)
  • Second Term (early October to early March)

The school’s academic facilities include labs for Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Computer Science and library. There is an auditorium and a multi-purpose sports hall for the indoor games like chess, carom, and table tennis. The school has a large playground where sports like cricket, football, Basketball and other field sports are played. There is also a kid’s zone for pre-primary section


Early Year Program Stimulating the intellectual curiosity of children through specially designed methods u7w7 and play way techniques

Blending theoretical knowledge with real-life experiences Boosts stamina, endurance and physical fitness through various activities Enhances Kinesthetic Learning and motor skills development.

For 1ST to 12TH

The school presently follows the curriculum of NCERT prescribed by the GUJARAT STATE EDUCATION BOARD. As per the curriculum prescribed by NCERT the focus is laid more on the experimental learning and developing mindset of the students it emphasis more on practical understanding rather than bookish knowledge.



  • A pupil shall be eligible to appear in the final examinations only if he/she has 75% attendance.
  • No exam will be conducted other than the scheduled time.
  • Parents/guardians are requested to examine the result card of their wards and return it, duly signed, to the class teacher within three days.
  • Signatures found in the progress report should be identical with the specimen signature entered in the diary or in the admission form of the candidate.
  • Result declared at the end of the academic year is final, and no request for re-examination shall be entertained.
  • Those who fail to sit in the examination in any subject shall be marked absent in that Subject and shall not be awarded any position. In case of grave illness a medical certificate to that effect shall be produced. No re-exam will be conducted.
  • Anyone found indulging in malpractices during examinations is liable to be debarred from further examinations.
  • Criteria for promotion, after Final Examination shall be 40% of marks in all the papers computed on the basis of the marks obtained by the candidate in the examinations and the internal assessment made by the school throughout the year. Promotion of students who have absented themselves from exams/tests in case of illness or of some genuine reason will be considered on the basis of their performance in the class during the year.
  • Exams date can be rescheduling if needed from management side.

Promotion policy

  • There are two kinds of assessment – formative and summative.
  • Formative assessment is commonly referred to assessment for learning, in which the focus is on monitoring students response to and progress with instruction.
  • Summative assessment is commonly referred to as assessment of learning, in which the focus is on determining what the student has learned at the end of the unit of instruction or at the end of the grade level.
  • For continuous assessment and to encourage learning through, the method following evaluation consists of the following.
  • The weekly test, first term and final examination the day to day return work ,homework and daily lesson, oral assessments , group projects , mind map ,worksheets and spoken English .
  • The individual traits of the character, such as good conducts, regularity and responsibilities, sense of co-operation, sociability etc.
  • The passing marks in every subject are 33%.

Grade interpretation – STD 1 to 8

  • A+8 0% and above
  • A 65% to 79%
  • B+ 50% to 64%
  • B 33% to 49%
  • C below 35%

Grade interpretation

  • A+ 91 to 100
  • A 81 to 91
  • B+ 71 to 81
  • B 61 to 70
  • C+ 51 to 60
  • C 41 to 50
  • D 33 to 40
  • E+ 21 to 32
  • E Below 21

contact us

Swaminarayan Dham
International School

Opp. Infocity, Koba-Gandhinagar
Highway, Gandhinagar, Gujarat 382007

Phone : +91 9979884471/73
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