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SNDT class given old textbooks, but new exam paper

Posted on March 25th, 2017 in Examination |

Darshana Daga, March 25, 2017

Source: Mirror

Seven third-year BA (distance education) students say they studied old matter, could barely attempt 20 per cent of their Marathi question paper
Only two days after an out-of syllabus English question pa per was handed to third-year Bachelor of Arts (distance education) students of the SNDT College during their final examination, yet another gaffe has left a handful of scholars bereft about their future. Read the rest of this entry »

UP board exam cheating: Probe ordered

Posted on March 25th, 2017 in Examination |

Anuja Jaiswal, March 25, 2017

Source: The Times of India

Agra : Following TOI’s expose on rampant cheating that happens during board exams in Uttar Pradesh, and the administrative apathy seen at exam centres, the state education department has ordered an inquiry into the matter.

UP education board secretary Shail Yadav told TOI that she had asked senior officials to conduct an inquiry and submit areport as early as possible. 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 »

Start board paper correction or face action, says deputy Director of Education

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

Express News Service | March 25, 2017

Source : The Indian Express

As bundles of question papers are being delivered to the office of the Pune division board of the Maharashtra State Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education on a daily basis after unaided schoolteachers have refused to assess the answer sheets of the Std X and XII Board exams, the deputy director of education, Pune has stepped in and letters have been sent to all principals reminding them of the condition of their service. 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 »

Question paper goof delays exam at SNDT

Posted on March 23rd, 2017 in Examination |

TIMES NEWS NETWORK, March 23, 2017

Source: The Times of India

 Pune : Out-Of-Syllabus Matter Leads To Confusion

The second-year Bachelor of Arts distance education students at SNDT College were handed an out-of-syllabus English question paper on Wednesday morning. The resultant confusion caused a 40-minute delay in the examination.The online agency in-charge of e-mailing question papers to all exam centres mistakenly sent the paper meant for students of the regular course. 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 »

50k SSC, HSC answer sheets pile up at board

Posted on March 22nd, 2017 in Examination |

Ardhra Nair, March 22, 2017

Source: The Times of India

Pune : The stairwell at the Pune divisional board on Tuesday afternoon was stacked with packets containing more than 50,000 answer sheets of the Std X and XII board exams that are currently being conducted.

These answer sheets are the ones that have been to the board by teachers from unaided schools and junior colleges. The teachers are refusing to evaluate the papers till their demands are met. Read the rest of this entry »

Wrong paper given at ICSE exam, Art II test now on April 7

Posted on March 21st, 2017 in Examination, ICSE |

Vinamrata Borwankar, March 21, 2017

Source: The Times of India

Mumbai : The council for the ICSE has rescheduled the Art Paper II exam with a new set of questions. The Art Paper II, which was to be held on March 25 will now be held on April 7.

The paper has been rescheduled after an invigilator at a city school erroneously distributed the Art Paper II exam paper instead of Art Paper I to a few students on March 18. Read the rest of this entry »

Board mulls jammers at exam centres

Posted on March 17th, 2017 in Examination |

SwatiShindeGole, March 17,2017

Source: The Times of India

Pune : Leak Of 5 HSC Papers On Mobile Apps Prompts Move

The spurt in the number of cases related to board exam paper leak through cellphone applications has prompted the Maharashtra State Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education to consider installing mobile phone jammers at examination centres. Read the rest of this entry »