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Candidates need up to 128 marks to secure spot in final JEE merit list

Posted on May 22nd, 2017 in Admission, Examination |

SwatiShindeGole,May 22, 2017,

Source: The Times of India

Pune : Students scoring about 128 marks in the Joint Entrance Exam (JEE)­advanced that was held acroos the country on Sunday , are expected to reserve a spot in the common merit list (CML).

Experts believe that the all India rankings cut-off would be higher, owing to this year’s easier exam paper. Approximately, 1,000 students from Pune appeared for the JEE-advanced examination this year. Read the rest of this entry »

NEET physics `tough’, some biology questions stump many

Posted on May 8th, 2017 in Examination |

TIMES NEWS NETWORK, May 08, 2017,

Source: The Times of India

Pune : The National Eligiblity-cum-Entrance Test (NEET) for admissions to medical and dental colleges passed off smoothly in the city on Sunday . Nearly 50,000 students appeared for the exam from Pune and nearby areas.

For most of the students, however, physics was a tough paper to crack. They also said that about four to five questions in the biology paper seemed to be out of syllabus.Chemistry , however, they said, was easy . Read the rest of this entry »

NEET physics paper tough, say students

Posted on May 8th, 2017 in Examination |

May 08, 2017,

Source: The Times of India

Physics proved to be a chal lenging paper for many of the 11.35 lakh aspirants who appeared for the National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET) in 104 cities on Sunday. Students aspiring to gain admission to medical and dental colleges–whose figure has grown 40% this year–found the paper tough and lengthy; some also claimed that a few questions in the biology section were out of syllabus. Read the rest of this entry »

Central curriculum assessment to begin from June

Posted on May 3rd, 2017 in Centre, Education, Examination |

Express News Service | May 1, 2017

Source : The Indian Express

“Class III, V and VIII syllabi to be put under scanner; ‘with this assessment, we hope to bring all states on one platform to ensure quality improvement,” says Swarup.

WITH AN aim to review its own curriculum and fill the “gap areas” in learning, the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) has decided to initiate a nationwide assessment of Class III, V and VIII syllabus starting June this year. Read the rest of this entry »

Centre plans to conduct surprise learning assessment tests in schools

Posted on May 3rd, 2017 in Centre, Examination |

TNN |  May 1, 2017,

Source: The Times of India

Pune: From this academic year, a handful of students from standards III, V and VIII will take part in a learning assessment programme designed by the Centre to fine-tune the system of education in India.

The assessment tests will be held at random, and will involve about 3% of India’s students. The Centre will take help from state governments to conduct this exercise, according to Anil Swarup, school education and literacy secretary from the human resources development ministry. Read the rest of this entry »

Std 8 baseline tests deferred after paper leak

Posted on April 5th, 2017 in Examination |

Hemali Chhapia & Vinamrata Borwankar, April 05, 2017

Source: The Times of India

Mumbai : Two days before the third round of baseline test in schools across the state, question papers of Class VIII English and mathematics were available to several students. The papers were doing the rounds on communication platforms like WhatsApp. TOI received a copy of both the question papers.

The paper leak comes on the heels of the similar leak of at least six papers during the recent HSC exams. Read the rest of this entry »

SSC exams conclude in State

Posted on April 3rd, 2017 in Examination, SSC |

Sakal Times | 03 April 2017

Source: Sakal Times

Pune: The Secondary School Certificate (SSC) exams conducted by the Maharashtra State Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education (MSBSHSE) concluded on Saturday with the last exam being second or third language – Gujarati and Urdu (composite.)

The exams started on March 7 with the first language of the 11 languages like Marathi, Hindi, Gujarati, Tamil, Telegu, Punjabi and others except for English that was on March 9. Read the rest of this entry »

SSC students to get concessional marks for arts

Posted on April 3rd, 2017 in Examination, SSC |

Sakal Times | Sunday, 03 April 2017

Source: Sakal Times

Pune: The State government had released a Government Resolution (GR) in March that stated that 5-15 concessional marks were to be given to expertise students in classical arts and drawing, and students participating in folk art in Std X Board exams.

Initially, this was supposed to start from academic year 2017-18.

But the government has now declared that it will start from academic year 2016-17.  Read the rest of this entry »

PCB-run schools ask students to bring answer sheets from home

Posted on April 3rd, 2017 in Examination |

Asseem Shaikh, April 02, 2017

Source: The Times of India

Pune : Activists Say It Will Promote Malpractice

At least 650 students of Classes IX and XI from three high school-cum-junior colleges run by the Pune Cantonment Board (PCB) were asked to bring answer sheets from home to write Marathi subject paper as a part of their yearend final exams, which began on Saturday . Read the rest of this entry »

Cut-off marks for next JEE round may slip under 100

Posted on April 3rd, 2017 in Admission, Examination |

SwatiShindeGole, April 03, 2017

Source: The Times of India

Pune : Results To Be Declared On April 27

With around 2.20 lakh candidates to be selected for the joint entrance examination (JEE)-Advanced, the cut-off for JEE-Main, which was held on Sunday, is expected to reduce to below 100.JEE-Main is country`s largest exam for engineering admissions. Candidates from the city, Read the rest of this entry »