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Med aspirants blocking seats may lose up to ₹2L next year

Posted on December 16th, 2017 in Admission, Examination |

Yogita Rao, December 16,2017

Source: The Times of India

Counselling For Govt Seats Before Deemed Colleges

From next year, medical aspirants blocking seats in the centralised NEET counselling in the country may have to pay a penalty of up to Rs 2 lakh.

They may even be debarred from participating in counselling further if a Union health ministry proposal is accepted by the Supreme Court. The idea behind the move is to reduce the vacancies created due to blocking of multiple seats by students. Read the rest of this entry »

Aadhaar card details must for giving JEE, NEET exams

Posted on December 11th, 2017 in Examination |

Shreya Bhandary, December 11,2017

Source : Hindustan Times

Colleges set up desks for students to apply for Aadhaar cards

MUMBAI : Aspirants planning to appear for competitive exams in 2018 could face trouble if they do not have Aadhaar cards, as furnishing Unique Identification (UID) number has been made mandatory while registering for exams for some of the most sought after courses. Read the rest of this entry »

Now, students will have to enter exam halls on time

Posted on December 6th, 2017 in Examination |

Sakal Times, December 06,2017

Source:  Sakal Times

Pune: Making the examination rules stricter to avoid untoward incidents during the board examinations, Maharashtra State Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education (MSBSHSE) has changed the rules regarding the timings for entry and exit from the examination hall from this year.

No student appearing for SSC or HSC Board examination will be allowed to enter the hall once the examination begins and cannot leave it before the stipulated exam time. Till now the students were allowed enter the hall half an hour prior to the examination that is at 10.30 am if the exam is at 11 am. Read the rest of this entry »

External students can fill SSC forms from Friday

Posted on December 6th, 2017 in Examination |

TIMES NEWS NETWORK, December 06,2017

Source: The Times of India

Pune: Students appearing externally for the Secondary School Certificate (SSC, Standard X) exam in March 2018 can start filling up online forms from December 8.

With late fees, the forms can be filled up from December 19.

A statement issued by the Maharashtra State Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary education stated students who have received their registration certificate for the examination for appearing externally could visit the website Read the rest of this entry »

‘Entry-exit’ policy for 2018 SSC, HSC exams: Maharashtra Board clears stance

Posted on December 5th, 2017 in Education Department, Examination |

Express News Service, December 05,2017

Source : The Indian Express

The state education department had drawn a lot of flak for its earlier notification which specified that the entry-exit policy was being made stricter, but with no mention of what provisions were in place if a student met with an untoward incident or during an emergency.

After coming under severe criticism for their strict “entry-exit” rules which specified that from this academic year neither will a student be able to enter nor leave an examination hall once exam has commenced, the authorities of Maharashtra State Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education (MSBSHSE) issued a note on Monday, Read the rest of this entry »

Tentative dates for SSC and HSC declared

Posted on November 30th, 2017 in Examination |

ST CORRESPONDENT, November 30,2017

Source:  Sakal Times

PUNE: Maharashtra State Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education (MSBSHSE) has released the tentative dates for the HSC (Std XII) and SSC (Std X) examinations in 2018.

According to the notification, the SSC examination is set to be held from March 1 to 24. The tentative dates for the HSC examination 2018 are February 21 to March 20.

Krishnakumar Patil, Secretary, MSBSHSE said that the dates are tentative and shouldn’t be considered final.  Read the rest of this entry »

Tentative timetable for HSC, SSC out

Posted on November 30th, 2017 in Examination |

Ananya Barua, November 30,2017

Source:Hindustan Times

HSC EXAMS WILL BE HELD FROM FEB 21­MAR 20 WHILE SSC EXAMS WILL BE HELD FROM MAR 1­ MAR 28

PUNE: The Maharashtra State Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education, Pune (MSBSHSE) on Wednesday announced the timetable for the Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) and Secondary School Certificate (SSC) annual examination, that will be held in 2018. However, as per the official statement released by the board, the timetable for now is tentative. Read the rest of this entry »

HSC, SSC pupils can’t enter exam hall late

Posted on November 30th, 2017 in Examination |

Vinamrata.Borwankar, November 30,2017

Source: The Times of India

HSC and SSC students will no longer be able to walk into the exam hall after an exam has started, reports Vinamrata Borwankar. So far, students were given a grace period of 30 minutes to enter the exam hall after the start of apaper. The state board’s decision is aimed at checking malpractices, especially with mobile apps being used to leak papers in recent months.

Meanwhile, the board has announced that HSC exam will commence on February 21, 2018, while SSC papers will begin on March 1. Read the rest of this entry »

Evaluation vs Examination

Posted on November 28th, 2017 in Examination |

SAJID RAHIMAN SHAIKH, November 28,2017

Source: The Times of India

Continuous and comprehensive evaluation, or CCE, allows students to earn marks through the year. But can this system replace more traditional testing?

‘CCE will stop student suicides in the country’

I feel the CCE system works better than the Board exam pattern. This is because term-end examination means too much load on the students during the exam season. However, students under CCE are evaluated continuously, so they don’t have to mug everything up. During the Board exams, many students are under tremendous pressure. The pressure is so much that some students even commit suicides. CCE can help in curbing suicides among students. Read the rest of this entry »

ISC board lowers pass marks

Posted on November 28th, 2017 in Examination |

Rajeev Mullick and Neelam Pandey,November 28,2017

Source:Hindustan Times

A CLASS 10 STUDENT
WILL NOW NEED JUST 33% TO PASS INSTEAD OF THE CURRENT 35% AND CLASS 12 STUDENT WILL NEED 35% TO PASS INSTEAD OF 40%

LUCKNOW/NEWDELHI: The Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations (CISCE) on Monday lowered the pass marks criteria for ICSE or Class 10 and ISC or Class 12 board examination by three and five percentage points which will come into effect from 2019. Read the rest of this entry »