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Entry to colleges of choice to get tougher

Posted on May 30th, 2015 in Admission |

Ananya Duttan,May 30, 2015,

Source: The Times of India

Pune: All eyes are on the results of the Secondary School Certificate (SSC) examinations, but going by recent trends and the results of other boards like CBSE and ICSE, experts suggest that the cut-offs for admissions to junior colleges across the city are likely to rise this year. Read the rest of this entry »

13K more girls taking SSC exams this year

Posted on March 3rd, 2015 in Examination, SSC |

Pallavi Smart,Mar 3, 2015

Source: Mirror

The rise is being noted across nine divisions with major chunk being from the rural areas
In a positive trend, the number of girls appearing for Secondary School Certificate (SSC) examination is steadily rising. This year, over 13,000 additional girls have registered for the exam. Read the rest of this entry »

SSC science may be two papers again

Posted on February 3rd, 2015 in SSC |

Pallavi Smart,Feb 3,2015

Source: Mirror

Teachers’ organisation sends proposal to state board pointing out difficulties in studying vast syllabus for 80 marks at one go; no change in format this year
In a move that might change the paper pattern of Secondary School Certificate (SSC)-level science back to two papers, a teachers’ organi sation has sent a proposal to the Maharashtra State Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education to split the paper into two parts keeping in mind the vast syllabus, giving a chance to the students to understand and score well. Read the rest of this entry »

Over 500 external SSC candidates in the soup

Posted on December 19th, 2014 in SSC |

Kaumudi Gurjar,Dec 19,2014

Source: Mirror

As school-leaving certificate misses deadline, students fight to sit for exam; Board assures the external students will not lose out on academic year
Faizan Ibrahim Shaikh, appear ing for the SSC examination externally, got the rude shock of his life when the SSC Board would not allow him to sit for the exam just because the date mentioned on his school leaving certificate was July 1, 2014. Read the rest of this entry »

Last date of forms for private HSC, SSC students extended

Posted on December 3rd, 2014 in Examination, Private |

ST CORRESPONDENT , Dec 3,2014

Source: Sakal Times

Pune: The Maharashtra State Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education (MSBSHSE) has extended the last date for filling forms for private students who want to appear for the Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) and Secondary School  Certificate (SSC) in February and March 2015. Read the rest of this entry »

ONLINE SSC FORM FILLING FROM NOVEMBER 10

Posted on November 8th, 2014 in Examination, SSC |

HTC,8 Nov 2014

Source: Hindustan Times

MUMBAI: Students aspiring to appear for the Secondary School Certificate (SSC) exams next year, will have to fill their registration forms online between November 10 and 20. Students can also fill the form up to November 28 with a late fee. Schools must submit a challan of fees paid between November 21 and 26. Schools must submit a list of students appearing for the exam latest by November 28. Read the rest of this entry »

Fill SSC exam forms online from Monday

Posted on November 8th, 2014 in Examination, SSC |

TNN | Nov 7, 2014,

Source: The Times of India

PUNE: The Maharashtra State Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education will accept online forms for secondary school certificate (SSC or Class X) examination from November 10, a statement issued by the state board said. Read the rest of this entry »

HC wants no power cuts at exam centres

Posted on October 10th, 2014 in Examination, High Court |

Rosy Sequeira,Oct 10, 2014,

Source: The Times of India

Mumbai:The Secondary School Certificate (SSC) and Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) exams are a question of life and death for many students, observed Bombay High Court on Thursday while reminding the state that it is its duty to ensure uninterrupted power supply at all examination centres. No electricity will adversely affect the performance of students, it added. Read the rest of this entry »

‘Generators at exam centres dangerous’

Posted on September 13th, 2014 in Examination, High Court |

Mustafa Plumber @plumbermushi,Sep 13, 2014,

Source:DNA

Govt responds to HC order on blackout bothering students

The state government, on Friday, informed the Bombay high court that having diesel generators at the 153 SSC/HSC exam centres that would be affected by load shedding, would be dangerous.

The education board also submitted a list of centres where alternative power source (generators and inverters) had already been installed. Read the rest of this entry »

No ‘external’ help for HSC-SSC students

Posted on September 3rd, 2014 in Education Department, Examination, SSC |

ST Correspondent,Tuesday, 2 September 2014,

Source: Sakal Times

Sadashiv Peth: The State Education Department is all set to make clearing Secondary School Certificate (SSC) and Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) examinations tougher. 

The department has sent a proposal to the State government to have separate passing percentages for internal and external examinations both for SSC and HSC students.  Read the rest of this entry »