Karnataka Secondary Education Examination Board came in to existence in the year 1966, has been conducting SSLC and other examinations. Every year the student strength is increasing tremendously.
For the academic year - April 2012 about 8.38 Lakhs students are appearing for the SSLC examinations.
The board has decided to improve the evaluation system and the results, every year the quantum of the board examination has been increasing and hence divisional offices of the Board have been set up in order to decentralize the student needs. The board is now providing Admission Tickets with student photographs and major breakthrough in this venture is the photos being used in the repeaters Admission Tickets also. It is for the first time, results of the April 2011 shall be announced with the students' photos in the result sheet. Photos will be maintained in the volumes of the Board.
The board has ventured to conduct the supplementary examination for the failed candidates of the examination of March in June month of every year itself; this will enable the students who would be successful in the June examination to join higher education courses in the same academic year from July itself. This process was introduced first time in the country.