Format of the grade
To reduce the burden of learning the Board has bifurcated the combined syllabus of class IX and X. From the year 2012 the High Madrasah Examination (Xth class standard) and Alim Examination (Xth class standard) will be conducted following the syllabus of class X only.
In addition to above the following measures have been taken to establish and maintain fair and flexible evaluation system in Madrasah Education:
i) Fifteen minutes extra-time to read the question paper and to write name, roll number on the answer- script
ii) Introduction of detailed examination calendar
iii) Abolishing of writing name of the examinees from the answer-scripts in all examinations, only Registration Number is being used for identification of the students
iv) Introduction of mid-term compartmental Examination within two months from the date of publication of the PPR & PPS results.
v) PPR & PPS facilities extended to both pass and fail examinees
vi) Use of computerized photos of the examinees on the Admit Card, Registration Card and Certificate, use of hologram on Certificate and Mark sheet for ensuring authenticity.
Quality Education: To face the challenges of the 21st century in context of globalization and to give the country a competitive advantage in all fields of knowledge, quality education in the institution is urgently required. To maintain quality education, quality teachers were / are selected through written examination, personality test and on academic qualification earlier by the School Service Commission, now by Madrasah Service Commission. To update knowledge and to promote the professional growth of teachers the Board organizes various in-service training programme from time to time. Equal emphasis has been given to promote cognitive, affective and psychomotor learning. Physical Education, Work Education, Life Skill and co-scholastic areas have been included in Madrasah curriculum. Due emphasis has been given to improve the infrastructure of the Madrasahs. The SSM is helping a lot in this regard. Top priorities are being given for healthy sanitation and drinking water facility, library and laboratory facilities to all the Madrasahs. About 81 Madrasah Complex (cluster) have been formed to enhance the quality through mutual exchanges and sharing of resources among the Madrasahs. For quality evaluation, the Board introduced Competency based Continuous and Comprehensive Evaluation and Grading System. Peer Learning and Remedial Lesson have been introduced to improve the learning level of the students.
Equality and Uniformity: The recruitment process, essential qualification and service conditions of teaching and non-teaching staff of Madrasahs and Schools are same. The staff of Madrasahs and staff of schools both enjoy similar pay scales, retirement benefits and other facilities like leaves, in-service training etc.
Democratic Character of Managing Committee: The Management of the Madrasahs are controlled by the Managing Committee (MC) and the MC is formed following the Management Rules for Madrasahs framed under the West Bengal Board of Madrasah Education Act 1994. The MC consists of representatives from the Guardians, Teaching and Non-Teaching Staff, Panchayet Samiti and the Govt. The Head of the institution is the Joint Secretary of the MC. Thus the management is well balanced and true democratic character is maintained.
Vocational Education: In collaboration with Department of Technical Education, 156 Madrasahs are running with Vocational Education and Training.