The main objective of CBSE is to provide stress free, child centered and holistic education to all children without compromising on quality. CBSE has effectively organised academic and training programmes and organised activities and supervise other agencies involved in the process.

It is important to adapt and innovate methods to achieve academic excellence in conformity with psychological, pedagogical and social principles. The schools are supported to document the progress of students in a teacher and student friendly way.

CBSE has constantly strived to organise various capacity building and empowerment programmes to update the professional competency of teachers.

Public examinations are conducted at the end of Class X and XII. Innovations in teaching -learning methodologies and reforms in examinations and evaluation practices by devising students friendly and students centered paradigms.

Skill learning by adding job-oriented and job- linked inputs has been a big move by the CBSE. In order to execute its functions efficaciously, a Regional Office has been set up in Pune.