Council for the Indian School Certificate Examination (CISCE) conducts an examination known as Indian Certificate of Secondary Education (ICSE). The Council is a non-governmental education board in India up to class 10, and after 10th standard, ICSE becomes ISC (Indian School Certificate). There are more than 1000 schools affiliated with the board, in Indian and other countries of the world.
ICSE is heavy on languages and gives a good choice of subjects. It provides a wider range of subjects including home science, agriculture, fashion design, cookery, etc.