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CBSE students to learn about digitisation and GST

Posted on April 24th, 2017 in CBSE |

Pranita Roy | 24  April 2017

Source: Sakal Times

Pune: ‘Modi’fied textbooks are soon to make its way in Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) schools. The National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT) are likely to review and revise their textbook content and include Goods and Service Tax (GST) and demonetisation in the syllabus. The decision has invoked mixed reactions. While majority of school principals have welcomed this move, President of Maharashtra English Schools Trustees Association has demanded that government should take capacity building of teachers seriously.  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 »

CBSE to make studies serious

Posted on March 23rd, 2017 in CBSE |

Sakal Times | 23  March 2017

Source: Sakal Times

Pune: The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) released a statement on Tuesday to all schools on details of examination and report card for Std Vl to Std IX from Academic Year 2017-18 onwards.  The move has evoked mixed reactions from parents, while principals of schools feel that this will affect project work and extra-curricular activities.

The schools will now have two term exams right from Std VI to IX. Till now, Read the rest of this entry »

CBSE cancels 34 courses from Std XII

Posted on March 16th, 2017 in CBSE |

ST CORRESPONDENT, 16 March 2017

Source: Sakal Times

Pune: The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has decided to discontinue 34 subjects from Std XII Board exams from 2017-18, as the number of students opting for those subjects has declined.

Out of these, 27 subjects belong to vocational courses. The board has also remodelled the assessment scheme of Class X Board exams for schools offering vocational subjects as compulsory subjects under National Skill Qualification Framework (NSQF).  Read the rest of this entry »

Only NCERT books for CBSE schools

Posted on February 17th, 2017 in CBSE |

Manash Gohain, Feb 16, 2017

Source: The Times of India

New Delhi: The move to make National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT) study materials mandatory for all Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) schools across the country is expected to standardise the curriculum across schools in the country .

The decision was taken at a review meeting chaired by Union minister for human resource development Prakash Javadekar. Read the rest of this entry »

CBSE instructs schools to follow only NCERT curriculum

Posted on February 15th, 2017 in CBSE, Curriculam |

KRITIKA SHARMA | Wed, 15 Feb 2017

Source : DNA

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has asked all schools affiliated to it to use only NCERT books from the academic session 2017-18.

The decision has been taken after recent reports of an eccentric experiment. A Class IV textbook asked students to suffocate a cat to death to understand the difference between living and non-living things. The book which is part of the curriculum of a Delhi school states “living things need air to breathe and non-living things can live without air for a few minutes.” Read the rest of this entry »

Teachers should do only academic work, PM’s education panel tells HRD Ministry

Posted on January 20th, 2017 in Education, Teachers |

20 Jan 2017

Source: DNA

New Delhi: An education panel appointed by the Prime Minister has submitted a report to the Ministry of Human Resource Development (HRD) in which they have said that teachers should not do any non-academic work. The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), too, in October last year had directed all the schools affiliated to it, and asked teachers not to engage in any non-academic work. Read the rest of this entry »

CBSE’s ‘Modi’-fication attempt through a quiz

Posted on January 18th, 2017 in CBSE |

Sakal Times | 18 January 2017

Source: Sakal Times

Pune: The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) recently sent a letter to all heads of affiliated schools that it will conduct an online quiz on ‘yoga’, ‘holistic health’ and ‘Swachh Bharat’. The quiz will be held on January 24.

The participants will be divided into two categories: Junior – up to Std VIII and Senior  – Std IX and above. The schools can participate in any or both categories. Only one team from each school can participate in the quiz.  Read the rest of this entry »

CBSE Std X & XII exams from Mar 9

Posted on January 10th, 2017 in CBSE, Examination |

Sakal Times, Jan 10, 2017

Source: Sakal Times

Pune: The Std X and XII examinations of the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) will start on March 9 and will go on till April 29.

A total of 16,67,573 students from Std X and 10,98,420 students from Std XII across the country will be appearing for the exams.

There are 16,354 CBSE schools in India and over 50 are in Pune, which have classes till Std X. Read the rest of this entry »

CBSE Class 10 and 12 exams 2017 postponed to March 9 due to elections

Posted on January 10th, 2017 in CBSE, Examination |

Express Web Desk |  January 10, 2017

Source : The Indian Express

The CBSE exams for class 10 will continue till April 10, while class 12 will end on April 29.

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) will conduct the exams for Class 10 and 12 from March 9 in view of the state elections conducted in five states — Punjab, Goa, Manipur, Uttarakhand and Uttar Pradesh. Read the rest of this entry »