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Timetable for 2018 HSC, SSC exams declared

Posted on September 20th, 2017 in Examination |

Ananya Barua,September 20, 2017

Source: Hindustan Times

PUNE: Maharashtra State Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education (MSBSHSE) has declared examination dates for Higher Secondary Certificate examinations (HSC) and Secondary School Certificate (SSC) 2018 on Monday. The board officials, however, said that this is a tentative timetable declared in advance to help students prepare for the examinations. Read the rest of this entry »

Timetable for SSC and HSC exams declared

Posted on September 19th, 2017 in Examination |

EXPRESS NEWS SERVICE, September 19, 2017

Source : The Indian Express

THE MAHARASHTRA State Board for Secondary and Higher Secondary Education (MSBSHSE) declared on Monday the dates for HSC and SSC 2018 exams.

According to the timetable, the Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) examinations would be conducted between February 21 and March 20,2018. The Senior Secondary Certificate (SSC) examinations will be held between March 1 and March 24,2018. The detailed day-wise and subject- wise time table is available on the board’s official website, www.mahahsscboard.maharashtra.gov.in. Read the rest of this entry »

STATE BOARD ANNOUNCES TIMETABLE

Posted on September 19th, 2017 in Examination |

September 19, 2017

Source: The Times of India

HSC EXAMS FROM FEB 21

The Maharashtra State Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education on Monday said the HSC (Std XII) exam will start on February 21,2018 and end on March 20, 2018 while the SSC exam will start on March 1, 2018 and will be conducted in nine divisions of Pune, Mumbai, Nagpur, Nashik, Aurangabad, Kolhapur, Amravati, Konkan & Latur Read the rest of this entry »

JEE, NEET cannot gauge aptitude

Posted on September 12th, 2017 in Examination |

September 12, 2017

Source: Hindustan Times

  • KRishNA KUMAR HINDUSTAN TIMES Krishna Kumar is former director, NCERT The views expressed by the author are personal
Standardised tests eliminate the need for many exams, but these are arbitrary and opaque

SAnitha, who has reportedly committed suicide recently, had failed to make it through NEET (National Entrance-cum-Eligibility Test), an exam now taken nationally to decide who can study medicine and who can’t. NEET is conducted by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE). Anitha who had scored exceptionally well in her Class XII exam of Tamil Nadu (TN) Board, failed to perform well in NEET. The state government had tried to resist NEET, and for a year it succeeded in providing TN students an exemption from NEET. Read the rest of this entry »

NCERT’s new test will help students find suitable stream

Posted on September 12th, 2017 in Examination |

Neelam Pandey, September 12, 2017

Source: Hindustan Times

We should not call this a test, because tests put an unnecessary burden on students. This is more about judging your aptitude.
SENIOR NCERT OFFICIAL

NEW DELHI: The National Council for Educational Research and Training (NCERT) has developed a test to identify the potential and inherent abilities of children to help them zero in on the streams they should opt for in higher classes. Read the rest of this entry »

SSC students can claim arts quota marks online

Posted on September 11th, 2017 in Examination |

TIMES NEWS NETWORK, September 11, 2017

Source: The Times of India

Aurangabad : SSC students can now apply for drawing and arts quota marks while filling up their examination forms online.

Filling of application forms for the SSC and HSC examinations, which will be held in February and March, is scheduled to begin from September 15. In light of this, the state board has issued new guidelines to educational institutions. Read the rest of this entry »

Education activists question authenticity of baseline tests

Posted on September 11th, 2017 in Examination |

SwatiShindeGole, September 11, 2017

Source: The Times of India

Pune : The authenticity of baseline tests, currently being conducted at the state government schools for Classes II to IX, has come under the scanner. Baseline tests are designed to assess the level of students’ learning and understanding. Education activists have now raised questions about the confidentiality as well as the difficulty level of the questions. Read the rest of this entry »

SC tells TN to crack down on protests against NEET

Posted on September 9th, 2017 in Examination, Supreme Court |

HT Correspondent, September 09, 2017

Source: Hindustan Times

NEWDELHI:Clamping down on protests against the medical entrance examination NEET in Tamil Nadu, Supreme Court of India on Friday directed the state government to arrest protesters and maintain law and order. Read the rest of this entry »

Baseline bother: Tests sans enough question papers

Posted on September 9th, 2017 in Examination |

Meeta Ramnani, September 09, 2017

Source: Mirror

Some don’t get any papers at all and are asked to fetch some from nearby schools and get them photocopied; authorities say this eats into regular academic curriculum
As if the constantly changing schedules of the base line exams were not irk some enough for private school authorities, when the exams did commence on Thursday, several schools were saddled with issues like a delay in getting the question papers, less quantity of question papers or no papers at all. Some were even asked to fetch the question papers from nearby schools and photocopy them. Read the rest of this entry »

MU exam mess: 50% students fail in exam

Posted on September 7th, 2017 in Examination, Results |

HT Correspondent, September 07, 2017

Source: Hindustan Times

VARSITY HAS ASKED STUDENTS TO WAIT FOR A FEW DAYS TILL THE RESULTS OF THE BATCH IS RE­ANNOUNCED, AFTER A PRELIMINARY CHECK ON THE RESULTS

MUMBAI: A day after University of Mumbai announced results of Masters of Arts-Sociology (Part 2) of MU’s Institute of Distance and Open Learning (IDOL), statistics provided by the varsity shows that almost 50% of students have failed the exam, with some scoring zero in one or more subjects. Another 30% students have scored below 50% in their exams. Read the rest of this entry »