The Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education (BISE), Barisal was established on August 23, 1999, by the section 03 A(1) of 1961 ordinance. It officially started the acts and deeds on 16th November 1999. BISE, Barisal is an autonomous organization which aims to organize, control and supervise the students’ enrollment in the schools and colleges, registration for the 3 major public examinations such as- J.S.C, S.S.C & H.S.C examinations for the convenience of the students of this region.
Prior to the foundation of Barisal board, the students and teachers had to go to Jessore Board for conducting the official activities which were very difficult and time-consuming. The establishment of this board is a blessing for them since it has eliminated the wastage of time and energy of the teachers as well as the students.
Now, BISE, Barisal is taking the responsibility of the schools and colleges of the districts namely- Barisal, Patuakhali, Bhola. Pirojpur, Barguna, Jhalakathi which are under the Barisal board’s educational administration. Barisal board is going ahead with the hope of developing a center of quality education to make sure it’s enlightening the students and providing them with the best resources to build themselves up as the top-class citizen of this country.
The present chairman of Barisal board is Professor Muhammad Ziaul Haque who is serving this position from 18th June 2014 till today. He completed his graduation in economics from the Jahangirnagar University in 1978 and had his postgraduate degree from the same institution in 1983. Later on, He joined Syed Hatem Ali college in 1986 as a lecturer in economics, became an assistant professor in 2001, associate professor in 2008 and then got promotion as a professor in 2013. In 2014, he joined Barisal board and working as a chairman since then. He is a welfare-oriented person who aims to serve people with his diligence and cognitive ideas.
The Barisal board has upgraded and automated their system and now anyone can know their updates simply by visiting www.barisalboard.gov.bd website through the internet. Also, they have created Barisal Board Mobile App for the students and teachers so that they can easily get their desired information by using phones or tablets. They are also giving scholarships to the brilliant students to encourage them to study with more enthusiasm and dedication.