The Meghalaya Board of School Education is an Autonomous body of the Education Department which was established in 1973. Its Headquarter is located at Tura, West Garo Hills and headed by the Executive Chairman of the Board.
The Education Department is headed by the Minister of Education, Govt. of Meghalaya. In the Secretariat, The Principal Secretary leads the Team with four Secretaries, Jt. Secretaries and Dy. Secretaries. The Department is divided into three Directorates namely, Directorate of Higher & Technical Education, Directorate of School Education & Literacy, and Directorate of Educational Research and Training at the State Level.