The Board was set up in the year 1921 at Allahabad by an act of United Provinces Legislative Council. It conducted its first examination in 1923. This Board is one in India which, from the very start, had adopted 10+2 system of examinationAllahabad is basically an Administrative and Educational city. High Court of Uttar Pradesh, Auditor General of Uttar Pradesh, Principal Controller of Defence Accounts ( Pension ) PCDA, Uttar Pradesh Madhymik Shiksha Prishad ( UP BOARD ) office.
Uttar Pradesh Madhyamik Shiksha Parishad or Uttar Pradesh Board of High School and Intermediate Education is a board of school education in Uttar Pradesh State of India. The UP Board prepares syllabus for students from Class I to Class XII, for schools affiliated with it. It conducts three board examinations: the Middle School Exam for Class VII, the High School Exam for Class X and the Intermediate Exam. Apart from Government Schools, i.e., Government Inter College(GIC) for Boys and Government Girls Inter College(GGIC) for Girls, the majority of private schools through the state also affiliate themselves with the UP Board. The medium for education prescribed by UP Board is either Hindi or English.
UP Board is headquartered at Allahabad and governs 9,121 schools. The Board is holding the examinations and currently preparing the results of nearly 3.2 million students. It is the largest examining body in the world.
From the days of civilization Allahabad has been seat of learning, wisdom and writing. It is the most vibrant politically spiritually conscious and spiritually awakened city of India. Prior to 1923, University of Allahabad was the examining body of these two examinations.
Around 65 lakh students of classes 10 and 12 would be appearing in the examinations to be conducted by the Board of High School and Intermediate Education of Uttar Pradesh (UP Board) that would begin on Tuesday.
UP Board Secretary Upendra Kumar told mediapersons on Monday that a total of 64,94,923 students have registered for the examinations. The examinations will be conducted at around 10,500 examination centres, against a total of around 9,000 centres that had been provided last year.
The total number of boys, registered for the high school examinations, is 21,26,652, while the number of girls is 16,72,522. In class 12, the total number of boys is 14,93,286, while the same for the girls is 12,02,463.
the Board has decided to have answer sheets with special codes in at least 10 districts that have been considered as "sensitive" on this count. These are Aligarh, Hathras, Etah, Allahabad, Kaushambi, Ghazipur, Mau, Ballia, Deoria and Azamgarh.
The students would be given 15 extra minutes to read the question paper carefully. Those physically handicapped would get 20 minutes for the same.
In the financial year 2001-2002, the Board has a budget provision of Rs. 521.399 Million ( $ 11.1 million approximately ). In this limited budgetary provisions, the Board has to pay the salaries of around 1700 officers and employees, to meet the various examination expenditures and other contingencies, whereas to achieve the social objectives of the State, the fee structure of the examinations is as in the chart below
Name of Examination Regular Examination Fee Private Examination Fee
High School Rs. 150 ($3.20) Rs.500 ($10.67)
Intermediate Rs. 300 ($6.40) Rs.600 ($12.80)