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CBSE students to learn about digitisation and GST

Posted on April 24th, 2017 in CBSE |

Pranita Roy | 24  April 2017

Source: Sakal Times

Pune: ‘Modi’fied textbooks are soon to make its way in Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) schools. The National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT) are likely to review and revise their textbook content and include Goods and Service Tax (GST) and demonetisation in the syllabus. The decision has invoked mixed reactions. While majority of school principals have welcomed this move, President of Maharashtra English Schools Trustees Association has demanded that government should take capacity building of teachers seriously.  Read the rest of this entry »

CBSE CIRCULAR FAILS TO EASE PARENTS’ WOES – Schools still vend own wares

Posted on April 22nd, 2017 in CBSE |

Darshana Daga, Apr 22, 2017,

Source: Mirror

They contend it’s for parents’ convenience, who get books, stationery and uniforms at one stop
It’s a veritable carnival of book stalls and shops selling station ery, schoolbags, uniforms, shoes et al, all within CBSE school premises, despite a strict directive by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) to stop vending their own wares for students. Read the rest of this entry »

No sale of books, uniforms in schools: CBSE

Posted on April 21st, 2017 in CBSE |

Manash Gohain,Apr 21, 2017,

Source: The Times of India

New Delhi : The Central Board of Secondary Education has asked affiliated schools across the country to shut down shops selling textbooks, stationery, schoolbags, uniforms, shoes and similar articles within their premises.

The board asked schools on Thursday to strictly comply with its affiliation byelaws and “not indulge in commercial activities“. This includes sales through “selected vendors“. Read the rest of this entry »

No change in language policy, CBSE board to ‘study proposal’

Posted on April 20th, 2017 in CBSE |

Manash Pratim Gohain| TNN | Apr 20, 2017,

Source: The Times of India

NEW DELHI: The chairperson of Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), on Wednesday, said there was “no change in its language policy” to make Hindi language compulsory till class X in CBSE schools.

CBSE chairperson RK Chaturvedi said: “I am not aware of the committee’s report. And so far there is no change in the language policy of the Board. Read the rest of this entry »

New assessment pattern by CBSE baffles parents, schools

Posted on April 18th, 2017 in CBSE |

Alifiya Khan |  April 16, 2017

Source : The Indian Express

Principals of several CBSE-affiliated schools have confirmed that a uniform system of assessment and examination has replaced CCE for classes 6 to 9.

While most CBSE schools have already started their academic session, parents are finally coming to terms with a fresh challenge – the new assessment pattern implemented by the board. The board has abolished the continuous and comprehensive evaluation (CCE) pattern and brought back the earlier pattern of assessment with emphasis on pen-paper tests. Read the rest of this entry »

2,077 CBSE schools fined for not giving info

Posted on April 13th, 2017 in CBSE |

Manash Gohain, April 13, 2017

Source: The Times of India

New Delhi : The Central Board of Secondary Education has slapped a fine of Rs 50,000 on 2,077 affiliated schools across the country and sent them show-cause notices for not complying with its order for making a list of details about the institutions public.

Under the mandatory disclosure order, all CBSE schools had to make public details under 130 heads -right Read the rest of this entry »

Parents knock on CBSE door as schools push costly books over NCERT

Posted on April 10th, 2017 in CBSE |

Darshana Daga, April 10, 2017

Source: Mirror

Despite a 2016 circular by the Board mandating NCERT texts for all affiliated schools from the 2017-18 academic year, the book lists of city institutions are full of expensive, customised ones from private publishers instead

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has made it clear to all its affili ated schools to exclusively use National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT) textbooks from the 2017-18 academic session, which is about to begin. Yet, parents are still smarting from the financial brunt of expensive customised textbooks being promoted by private schools across the city. Exasperated, they have now knocked at the CBSE’s doors for respite. Read the rest of this entry »

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 »