CISCE - Mission & Ethos


The Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations is committed to serving the nation's children, through high quality educational endeavours, empowering them to contribute towards a humane, just and pluralistic society, promoting introspective living, by creating exciting learning opportunities, with a commitment to excellence.

The Ethos of the Council
  • Trust and fair play
  • Minimum monitoring 
  • Allow schools to evolve own niche - progressive institution
  • Needs of the children - renew their objectives
  • Freedom to experiment with new ideas and practices - The Schools must continuously evolve - 'You won't skid if you stay in a rut'
  • Diversity and plurality - the basic strength for evolution of idea
  • Schools to motivate pupil towards the cultivation of:
    • Excellence - The Indian experience
    • Values - Spiritual and cultural - to be the bed rock of the educational experience
  • Schools to have 'Indian Ethos' and strong roots in the national psyche. Be sensitive to national aspiration
  • Be sensitive to national aspiration.
  • The Work

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