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23 names added to list of cities for holding NEET

Posted on March 25th, 2017 in CBSE, Examination |

Meeta Ramnani | 25  March 2017

Source: Sakal Times

Pune: The Central Board of Secondary Examination (CBSE) has added 23 cities where National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test (UG) – 2017 will be conducted. These include Ahmednagar, Amravati, Kolhapur and Satara. This was done as there was over 40 per cent rise in the registrations.

The cities that had NEET centres last year in Maharashtra included Aurangabad, Mumbai, Nagpur, Nashik, Pune and Thane. The exam will be conducted on May 7, Sunday. In 2016, 8,02,594 candidates registered, while in 2017, 11,35,104 candidates have registered for NEET.  Read the rest of this entry »

CBSE announces NEET exam centres in 23 more cities

Posted on March 25th, 2017 in CBSE, Examination |

Express News Service |  March 25, 2017

Source : The Indian Express

Against 8,02,594 registered candidates last year in NEET-2016, 11,35,104 candidates have been registered for NEET-2017.

WITH AN increase in the number of candidates who will be sitting for the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) this year, the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has announced the addition of 23 more cities to the list of 80 existing cities where the examination is being conducted. Read the rest of this entry »

CBSE to make studies serious

Posted on March 23rd, 2017 in CBSE |

Sakal Times | 23  March 2017

Source: Sakal Times

Pune: The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) released a statement on Tuesday to all schools on details of examination and report card for Std Vl to Std IX from Academic Year 2017-18 onwards.  The move has evoked mixed reactions from parents, while principals of schools feel that this will affect project work and extra-curricular activities.

The schools will now have two term exams right from Std VI to IX. Till now, Read the rest of this entry »

New CBSE exam format evokes mixed response

Posted on March 23rd, 2017 in CBSE, Examination |

Ardhra Nair, March 23, 2017

Source: The Times of India

Pune : The Central Board of Secondary Education’s recent decision to have a uniform assessment system from Standard VI to IX instead of continuous comprehensive evaluation (CCE) has received mixed reactions from the city’s school principals.

Parents, however, have wholeheartedly supported the move saying that this will prepare the students for Std X and higher classes, where the examinations are based on the whole syllabus instead of just a part. Read the rest of this entry »

New CBSE exam format for classes VI to IX

Posted on March 22nd, 2017 in CBSE, Curriculam |

Manash Gohain, March 22, 2017

Source: The Times of India

New Delhi : The Central Board of Secondary Education has formally junked the continuous and comprehensive evaluation (CCE) scheme for classes VI to IX, being followed in affiliated schools since 2009. Replacing it from the coming academic year (2017-18) is a new format -`uniform system of assessment, examination and report card’ -that aims at standardising teaching and evaluation across schools. Read the rest of this entry »

CBSE cancels 34 courses from Std XII

Posted on March 16th, 2017 in CBSE |

ST CORRESPONDENT, 16 March 2017

Source: Sakal Times

Pune: The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has decided to discontinue 34 subjects from Std XII Board exams from 2017-18, as the number of students opting for those subjects has declined.

Out of these, 27 subjects belong to vocational courses. The board has also remodelled the assessment scheme of Class X Board exams for schools offering vocational subjects as compulsory subjects under National Skill Qualification Framework (NSQF).  Read the rest of this entry »

Six subjects mandatory for Std X CBSE exams

Posted on March 11th, 2017 in CBSE, Examination |

PTI,  11 March 2017

Source: Sakal Times

New Delhi: Students appearing for Class X board exams from next year will have to study six subjects instead of five with the CBSE remodelling its assessment scheme.

Class X students have to presently study five subjects — two languages, social science, mathematics, and science.
Students also have a choice of studying a vocational subject as an “additional” course. Read the rest of this entry »

CBSE exams to start today

Posted on March 9th, 2017 in CBSE, Examination |

March 9, 2017

Source: The Times of India

Class X and XII exams of the Central Board of Secondary Education will start from Thursday . A total of 16.6 lakh Class X students will take the tests. The Class XII tests will continue till April 29 and the Class X till April 10. Read the rest of this entry »

CBSE exams 2017: Now an app to locate exam centre

Posted on March 9th, 2017 in CBSE, Examination |

Express Web Desk |March 9, 2017

Source : The Indian Express

CBSE class 10 and 12 board examinations are set to begin on March 9, 2017

Now finding the exam centre has become much simpler as the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has launched a mobile app for students of Class 10 and 12 appearing for their board exams this year. The app, called The Exam Locator App, facilitates in locating exam centres on the basis of the students’ roll numbers. Read the rest of this entry »

Only NCERT books for CBSE schools

Posted on February 17th, 2017 in CBSE |

Manash Gohain, Feb 16, 2017

Source: The Times of India

New Delhi: The move to make National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT) study materials mandatory for all Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) schools across the country is expected to standardise the curriculum across schools in the country .

The decision was taken at a review meeting chaired by Union minister for human resource development Prakash Javadekar. Read the rest of this entry »