Board of Secondary Education, Telangana
The Board of Secondary Education, Telangana came into existence in 2014 as per Telangana Act of 2014 with its head-quarter at Hyderabad. The Board started with a staff of 44 officials which has subsequently increased to 749. The Education Board prescribes syllabus, courses of instructions and text books for school education in Telangana besides conducting examinations based on courses listed. At present, the Board conducts examination for the following classes and courses: 10th, 10+2, D.Ed. and Diploma Courses. As many as 5 Lakh candidates annually appear in the examination conducted by the Board. Presently more than 8000 schools are affiliated with the Board. The Board has set up 1546 Examination centres throughout the state. Board also publishes text books for class 1st to 12th. Apart from a Liaison Office at Hyderabad , the Board has also established 26 Book Distribution & Guidance/Information Centres in the state to cater to the needs of students.