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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 »

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 »

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 »

Make sure schools don’t sell books or uniform on campus: Delhi HC to CBSE

Posted on May 3rd, 2017 in CBSE, High Court |

Mallica Joshi , Manish Raj | May 3, 2017

Source: Sakal Times

It also asked the board to ensure that a circular issued by it, dated April 19, 2017— directing affiliated school not to indulge in commercial activities like selling of books, uniforms, school bags and stationary — is strictly complied with.

THE DELHI High Court Tuesday directed the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) to make sure that schools do not carry out “commercial activities” on campus.  It also asked the board to ensure that a circular issued by it, dated April 19, 2017— directing affiliated school not to indulge in commercial activities like selling of books, uniforms, school bags and stationary — is strictly complied with. Read the rest of this entry »

CBSE to take lead in ‘stripping’ down scores, mixed reactions from parents, educationists

Posted on April 27th, 2017 in CBSE |

Alifiya Khan |  April 26, 2017

Source : The Indian Express

While this is expected to bring down the marks in Class XII board exams, both educationists and parents are now worried if only CBSE board will implement the decision this year or other boards would also follow suit.

A day after the decision of the education boards to do away with ‘spiking’ of marks through ‘moderation’ made national news, it has already generated much debate amongst educationists and even parents who hailed it as a welcome move. However, Read the rest of this entry »

Parents want fee refunds as school not affiliated to CBSE

Posted on April 25th, 2017 in Affiliation, CBSE, Fees |

Archana Dahiwal, April 25, 2017

Source: Mirror

Judson High School was denied certification due to lack of technical details; PCMC was alerted of the issue and is now studying the case
Judson High School located at Sector 28 of Nigdi-Pardhikaran landed in a soup on Monday when as many as 63 parents withdrew their kids’ admissions. They claimed that the school had charged them fees according to the Central Board of Education (CBSE) norms, without having any actual affiliation.The parents have also demanded the fees back for the wrong conduct. Read the rest of this entry »

Education boards decide to do away with `spiking’ of marks

Posted on April 25th, 2017 in CBSE, Education |

Manash Gohain,April 24, 2017

Source: The Times of India

New Delhi : Thirty two education boards, including CBSE , Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations and National Institute of Open School, agreed on Monday to do away with “spiking“ of marks through “moderation“ on Monday .

This is likely to bring down the marks in Class XII Board exams, and consequently cutoffs during undergraduate admissions. Read the rest of this entry »

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 »