K12 Schools India

Admission process to start for students of Std XI

Posted on May 25th, 2017 in Admission |

ST Correspondent , 25 May  2017

Source: Sakal Times

Pune: The Centralised Admission Process (CAP) for the admissions to Std 11 in Pune and Pimpri-Chinchwad is set to begin on Thursday. The forms that are to be submitted online only, this year, could be filled by the students 1 pm onwards at www.pune.11thadmission.net Read the rest of this entry »

CBSE decides to abolish marks moderation policy

Posted on May 25th, 2017 in CBSE |

Pranita Roy |25 May  2017

Source: Sakal Times

Pune: There has been a huge debate over Central Board of Secondary Education’s (CBSE) decision to scrap the ‘marks moderation policy’. Although, the Delhi High Court (HC) has stayed the order, city-based CBSE school principals, experts and parents have expressed concern over its impact on results and admissions of students.

The high court has stayed the order stating that it is ‘unfair and irreparable’ for students and CBSE should implement the new changes from the next academic year instead of this year. Read the rest of this entry »

Online admission process for Std XI to roll out at 1pm today

Posted on May 25th, 2017 in Admission |

TIMES NEWS NETWORK, May 25, 2017,

Source: The Times of India

Pune : The first step to gain admission to Pune’s junior colleges rolls out from 1pm on Thursday .

Filling of part 1 of the admission forms in the centralised online procedure for standard XI will start on Thursday .Students have been advised to collect the information booklet containing the password and login id from their respective schools or guidance centres and fill in the forms at respective places. Read the rest of this entry »

NEET result stayed, med admissions may be delayed

Posted on May 25th, 2017 in Admission |

Padmini Sivarajah, May 25, 2017,

Source: The Times of India

Madurai : In an order that may throw the National Eligibility-Cum-Entrance Test (NEET) schedule for MBBS and BDS admissions off the track, the Madras high court on Wednesday stayed all further proceedings with regard to the examination held on May 7.

The interim order restrains the CBSE from continuing with the evaluation of answer scripts, releasing answer key and result declaration. Read the rest of this entry »

CBSE may move SC against HC’s order on moderation

Posted on May 25th, 2017 in CBSE, High Court, Supreme Court |

Manash Gohain, May 25, 2017,

Source: The Times of India

New Delhi : 1.5Cr Students In Dark, Results May Be Delayed

The fate of at least 1.5 crore school-leaving students hangs in the balance as chaos over moderation of marks grows. Amid indications that CBSE may move the Supreme Court against the Delhi HC order asking it not to do away with the moderation policy this year, several other school boards are likely to delay announcing Class XII results as they wait and watch the developments. Read the rest of this entry »

PCMC lockdown on edu instts

Posted on May 24th, 2017 in Management |

Archana Dahiwal, May 24, 2017,

Source: Mirror

Well-known names to be greeted with locks at gates, as civic body plans sealing drive to recover property tax worth crores from schools, colleges
In a crackdown on the continu ing issue of getting individuals and entities to pay property tax to the authorities, the Pimpri-Chinchwad Municipal Corporation (PCMC) has now directed the spotlight onto defaulting educational institutes. Launching a new drive starting Wednesday, the civic body has decided to start sealing the buildings of around 35 such institutes, which owe above Rs 10 lakh in dues each. Read the rest of this entry »

More than 50% RTE seats still vacant across state, Pune tops in admission

Posted on May 24th, 2017 in Admission, RTE |

SwatiShindeGole, May 24, 2017,

Source: The Times of India

Pune : As many as 62,000 (52%) of the total 1.2 lakh seats in the state reserved under the RTE quota for underprivileged children are vacant after four rounds of admissions.

The RTE Act requires that all unaided and non-minority schools reserve 25% of the seats for students from economically-weaker sections. Read the rest of this entry »

Keep `moderation’ this year: HC to CBSE

Posted on May 24th, 2017 in CBSE, High Court |

Abhinav Garg,May 24, 2017,

Source: The Times of India

New Delhi : Stressing that no one can “play with the lives and future of children“, the Delhi high court on Tuesday prohibited CBSE from scrapping its “moderation policy“ to evaluate Class 10 and 12 board students this year. The results are expected in the next few days.

A bench of acting Chief Justice Gita Mittal and Justice Pratibha M Singh made it clear to the board that “rules can’t be changed after the game has begun“ and directed it to continue with the grace marks or moderation Read the rest of this entry »

Higher edu exam patterns blind to visually disabled

Posted on May 23rd, 2017 in Education |

Meeta Ramnani,  May 23, 2017,

Source: Mirror

Most questions in the papers set nearly always have options that require visualisation, leaving visually impaired students at a loss, even with a writer
Education and giving exams is no easy task for the impaired. And, those set ting the papers seem oblivious to the issues plaguing these students, especially those attempting higher education tests. Read the rest of this entry »

Engg syllabus to be revised after 10 years

Posted on May 23rd, 2017 in Curriculam, Education |

Pranita Roy , May 23, 2017,

Source: Sakal Times

Pune: After 10 years, the syllabus for engineering courses will be revised and updated according to the industrial requirements to increase employability, as per the instructions by All India Council of Technical Education (AICTE). Read the rest of this entry »