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Board tweaks pattern of HSC paper for 2019 exam

Posted on July 18th, 2017 in Curriculam |

Ardhra Nair, Jul 18, 2017

Source: The Times of India

Pune : When CBSE Format Comes Into Play Now

Pune: When Maharashtra state board students currently studying in standard XI (science) give their HSC examinations in 2019, it will be based on a national framework as laid down by the Council of Boards of School Education (COBSE) in India.The question paper pattern for physics, chemistry , biology and mathematics has been changed so that students fare better in entrance exams like the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) and Joint Entrance Exam (JEE). However, there will be no change in the present curricula. Read the rest of this entry »

NSUI protests Class IX textbook matter

Posted on July 17th, 2017 in Curriculam |

Meeta Ramnani, Jul 17, 2017

Source : Mirror

Body says Congress’s Indira, Rajiv Gandhi portrayed badly in new Balbharati syllabus at behest of BJP
At a time rife with controversial debates over historical `facts’ and distortions, the National Students’ Union of India (NSUI) has now entered the fray, faxing state education minister Vinod Tawde saying that they are unhappy with the way Congress leaders Indira Gandhi and Rajiv Gandhi have been portrayed in the new Class IX textbook by Balbharati. Read the rest of this entry »

Pune University, colleges tweak syllabi for GST; spurt in crash courses’ demand

Posted on July 5th, 2017 in Curriculam, Education |

Alifiya Khan |  July 5, 2017

Source : The Indian Express

Even as the clarity on the provisions of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) is limited so far, academicians say that GST is a major tax reform that eliminates indirect taxes from the system and hence it has to be introduced to accounting and taxation components for commerce students.

After Prime Minister Narendra Modilaunched the new syllabus for Chartered Accountancy on July 1, the Savitribai Phule Pune University (SPPU) and even independent colleges in the city are working on revising the syllabus for BCom, MCom and all taxation and accounting related courses in the next few weeks. Read the rest of this entry »

SPPU to include topics on new tax in syllabus, private colleges to follow suit

Posted on July 5th, 2017 in Curriculam |

Ardhra Nair, Jul 05 2017

Source: The Times of India

 Pune : The rollout of goods and services tax (GST) has prompted the Savitribai Phule Pune University (SPPU) to revamp its economics, commerce and management syllabi, which will be introduced in the next semester starting December-January .

Instead of the previous curricula, which covered direct and indirect taxes, the books will now teach GST, its application and impact. Individual colleges too have started 2-3 month short courses on the GST for the benefit of students and others alike. Read the rest of this entry »

Textbooks turning pupils into ‘activists’: ICSSR chief

Posted on July 3rd, 2017 in Curriculam |

PTI, Jul 03 2017

Source: The Times of India

New Delhi : Textbooks today are aimed at creating “activists“ and not educating students, the newly appointed chief of ICSSR Braj Bihari Kumar has said, terming universities like the JNU a “nurturing ground“ for them.

Kumar, who took over as the head of the apex body for promoting research in social sciences last month, also believes caste-based conflicts and intolerance are “fringe“ phenomena and should not be seen as a reflection of Indian society as a whole. Read the rest of this entry »

From 2018, only NCERT to publish school books

Posted on June 7th, 2017 in Curriculam, Education |

Manash Gohain, Jun 07, 2017

Source: The Times of India

New Delhi : From next year, the National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT) will be the only agency to publish school textbooks while the CBSE’s role will be restricted to its original mandate of holding examinations and affiliation.

The decision was taken on Tuesday at a meeting chaired by school education secretary Anil Swarup and attended by CBSE secretary and NCERT director among others. Read the rest of this entry »

NCERT books made mandatory for UP Board

Posted on June 6th, 2017 in Curriculam |

Vinod Khanal,Jun 06, 2017

Source: The Times of India

Allahabad : The Yogi Aditya Nath government in Uttar Pradesh has made National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT) books mandatory for all schools affiliated to the Uttar Pradesh Madhyamik Shiksha Parishad (UP Board) from next academic session 2018-19.

The decision comes in the wake of the Central Board of Secondary Education’s (CBSE) move to make NCERT textbooks compulsory for all schools affiliated to it from this academic year. 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 »

Std VII books get a new look with one-act plays

Posted on April 24th, 2017 in Curriculam |

SwatiShindeGole, April 24, 2017

Source: The Times of India

Pune : One-act plays written by teachers, quick response (QR) code, internet links for reference and lessons in conversational form are among many innovative changes introduced in this year’s Std VII state board textbooks.

The Maharashtra State Bureau of Textbooks, popularly called Balbharati, has said the new textbooks would be available in the market next week. 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 »