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What is the full form of ISC?

The full form of ISC is 'Indian School Certificate.' It refers to the higher secondary examination (12th class exam) conducted by the Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations (CISCE). The ISC exam is aligned with the standards of the 1986 National Education Policy and is conducted in English, except for language-specific papers. ISC certification is recognized for its rigorous academic standards and is often preferred for admission into A-Level colleges.

Who Can Appear for the ISC Examinations?

  • Only Class 12 students enrolled in full-time courses at CISCE-affiliated schools are eligible.
  • Students in long-distance (correspondence) courses or those who are home-schooled are not permitted to take ISC exams.

What Subjects Are Offered in the ISC Curriculum?

  • English
  • Mathematics
  • Physics
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • History
  • Geography
  • Environmental Education
  • Political Science
  • Accounts
  • Economics


The Indian School Certificate, or ISC, is a pivotal qualification in India's educational landscape. It is known for its comprehensive curriculum and rigorous assessment, preparing students for higher education and professional pursuits.

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