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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 »

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 »