Equivalent Education System

The Universities in the country are autonomous and are free to establish regulations of their own, related to the acceptance of qualifications from countries other than India. The Association of Indian Universities (AIU) has been accepted as an accredited agency at the national level for undertaking the assessment of foreign academic credentials. Given below is a matrix of equivalent education system of various countries.

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I Afghanistan I Bangladesh I Bhutan I Britain I Caribbean Common Wealth Countries I East Africa I Egypt I Ethiopia I Fiji I Ghana I Indonesia I Iran I Iraq I Jamaica I Jordan I Kenya I Kuwait I Lebanon I Libya I Malaysia I Mauritius I Morocco I Myanmar I Nepal I Nigeria I Philippines I Qatar I Sri Lanka I Saudi Arabia I South Africa I Sudan I Syria I Tanzania I Thailand I Turkey I Uganda I United Arab Emirates I Vietnam I Yemen I Zimbabwe

Bhutanese Certificate of Education National Board of Secondary Education, Royal Govt. of Bhutan

Matriculation/10 th Class under 10+2 pattern

Bhutanese School Certificate Examination (12 Yrs.) -do-

12 th Class under 10+2 pattern.

(EC dt. 23.7.81)


General Certificate of Education (Ordinary Level) Approved Examining Bodies in U.K.

G.C.E. (Ordinary Level) exam. of U.K. with four subjects be recognized as equivalent to Matriculation exam.

(EC dt. 6.4.76)

Certificate of Secondary Education Middlesex Regional Examining Board, Middlesex

Matriculation exam. conducted in India if passed with grade I in five subjects.

(EC dt. 4.2.75).

Certificate of Secondary Education Southern Regional examinations Board, Southampton (U.K.)

Matriculation standard if passed with grade I in five subjects.

(EC dt. 4.2.75).

G.C.E. 'O' level

G.C.E. 'A' level

General Certificate of Education of approved Examining Bodies

Examining Bodies in England:

i) Oxford and Cambridge Schools Examination Board Cambridge, CB2 1 QB

ii) University of Oxford Delegacy of Local Examinations, Oxford, OX 27 BZ

iii) Cambridge University Local Examinations Syndicate, Cambridge, CBI 2 EU

iv) Southern Universities Joint Board, Bristol, BS6 6DD

v) University of London, London, WC1B 5DP

vi) Joint Matriculation Board, Manchester M15 6 EU

vii) Welsh Joint Education Committee, Cardiff CF5 2YX

viii) Associated Examining Board, Aldershot Hants, GU11 1BQ

Those who have passed in five subjects at least at the G.C.E. (ordinary level) and two subjects at the (Advanced Level) or 4 'O' Level and 3 at 'A' level be treated as having successfully completed the 12-Year Pre-University/Higher Secondary in India.

(EC/SC dt.20/22.4.80) 

Postgraduate Cert. in Education Homerton College, Cambridge Institute. of Education, Cambridge

Holders of the cert. may be treated to have completed their B.Ed. qualification.


Examination Recognized Awarding Authority Equivalent Exam. in India
Military High School Exam.(12-Year course) Ministry of National Defence, Directorate of Training, Kabul

+2 stage of 10+2 pattern

(EC dt. 21.10.80).

12-Year Baccalaureate Certificate Ministry of Education

+2 stage exam.

(EC dt. 28.7.82).

Diploma in Agriculture Vocational Agriculture School Higher Secondary/Pre-University for purpose of admission to 4-Year course leading to Bachelor's degree in Agriculture of an Indian University. (EC dt. 2.12.70).
Degrees and Diplomas Kabul University(Faculties) Corresponding degrees of Indian Universities on reciprocal basis for purpose of higher studies in Indian Universities. (EC dt. 5.2.70).
B.S. degree Faculty of Science/Engg., Kabul Univ.

Corresponding B.Sc. degree of Indian University.

(EC dt. 17.4.83).


Higher Secondary Certificate Examination Boards of Intermediate & Secondary Education in Bangladesh

Pre-University / New Intermediate course of any university wherever the degree of course is of three years duration.

EC Dt. 10.5.75

B.Sc. Degree University of Chittagong

B.Sc. degree awarded by an Indian University on the basis of merits of the individual concerned.

(EC. Dt. 12.3.72)