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Exam result of CBSE Class 12th is expected in 3rd week of May

January 8, 2014, 12:02 pm

The exam result of Boards Class 12th 2014, is expected in the third week of May. In 2013, a total of 21.76 lakh student had appeared for the Board exams whereas, this year a total of 22.65 lakh students have registered themselves for the CBSE Board exams. Class 12th candidates rose... Full News

CBSE makes GPS system in school buses compulsory

January 6, 2014, 1:24 pm

To strengthen the safety in school buses and ensure security of children, the CBSE has now made it compulsory for school buses to have Global Positioning System (GPS), which will track its location. In the latest guideline issued by the CBSE, the GPS system will have to be approved by... Full News

Free education plan for girl child still pending

January 4, 2014, 12:49 pm

In 2005, the HRD ministry announced, "In a major initiative for girls’ education in the country, the government has decided that every single girl child will be eligible for free education from class VI to XII from the current financial year." Being the parent of a single girl child, the central... Full News

CBSE to load papers with Formula

January 2, 2014, 12:14 pm

CBSE is planning question paper reforms in order to make these more application-based in a bid to discourage rote learning. 2014 brings good news for those who are bad at learning by rote. Central Board of Secondary Education is planning to load papers with all the formulas required to answer the... Full News

CBSE announces schedule for Class X, XII exams

January 1, 2014, 11:56 am

The much awaited schedules of CBSE Class 10th and Class 12th exams are announced by the Board on Tuesday. The students as high as 22.65 lakhs in number are registered for the upcoming Board examinations. Exam Dates * The Board exams for Class X and XII will begin on March 1 * The... Full News

CBSE still preparing datesheet against its assurance to release it by December-end

December 31, 2013, 12:57 pm

CBSE Students of class X and XII, will now have to wait a little longer as, against its assurance to release it by December-end, the CBSE is still busy preparing it. And while the CBSE’s regional director, R J Khanderao, has assured that it will be out by January beginning,... Full News

CBSE includes new games annual sports meet

December 27, 2013, 12:13 pm

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has included new games for its 2014-15 annual sports competition and also doubled its annual sport fee that it charges the schools. The CBSE Inter School Sports & Games Competitions (CBSE-ISSGC) is a major event in which all affiliated schools participate. Wushu, a... Full News

CBSE will soon start grading schools on quality standards

December 23, 2013, 12:33 pm

Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) will start grading its affiliated schools on the basis of their academic and administrative functioning. CBSE representatives from Delhi are training principals of city schools on how to prepare for the accreditation process. The first day of the training session was held at Pragya Girls... Full News

CBSE is planning to set up a regional centre in West Asia

December 23, 2013, 12:29 pm

Central Board of Secondary Education is planning to set up a regional centre in West Asia to cater to the needs of around 150 schools in the region, Union minister of state for human resources development Shashi Tharoor said here. In a statement, Tharoor said there were around 150 CBSE... Full News

22L students to take CBSE 2014 boards

December 21, 2013, 12:24 pm

The CBSE exams for Classes X and XII, which are going to start on March 1, 2014, will break all records in terms of number of candidates. Overall, 22.65 lakh students are going to take the 2014 exams against 21.76 lakhs in March 2013. The Class X exam will, for the... Full News

CBSE to conduct first-ever National Financial Literacy Test

December 13, 2013, 12:25 pm

Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) is going to hold the first ever National Financial Literacy Test (NLFT) across the country to make its students, from classes VIII to X, more aware and educate them on the current fiscal scenario. CBSE is collaborating with the National Institute of Securities Markets... Full News

CBSE is going to Organize Science Exhibition 2014 in July

December 12, 2013, 12:09 pm

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) is going to organize Science Exhibition 2014 in the month of July next year at Regional as well as National level. The CBSE has been taking many initiatives to provide interactive, participatory, hands-on, innovative and creative learning experiences to students studying in its affiliated... Full News

CBSE informs schools that they will get PSA questions by Dec 3rd week

December 10, 2013, 12:03 pm

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has informed schools that it will start dispatching question papers of Problem Solving Assessment (PSA) by third week of December. The PSA, applicable to Class IX and XI students, is scheduled for January 18 from 10am to 12 noon. A circular issued by the... Full News

CBSE joins hands with Ramakrishna Mission for Value Education Workshop

December 10, 2013, 11:57 am

Enriching young students with good values, the Central Board of Secondary Education has come together with Ramakrishna Mission, founded bySwami Vivekananda to initiate Value Education Programme for classes VII, VIII and IX. This initiative is marked as part of Swami Vivekananda�s 150th Birth Anniversary Celebrations. The mission is developed as... Full News

Problem solving assessment (psa) question papers for classes ix and xi-2013-14 to be held on january 18, 2014

December 8, 2013, 3:58 pm

This is in continuation of Circular Nos Acad-035/2013 & Acad-036/2013 dated 29.05.2013, and Circular No Acad-053 dated 08.08.2013 on the Problem Solving Assessment (PSA) for Classes IX & XI for academic session 2013-14. The Problem Solving Assessment (Summer Bound) of Classes IX and XI as well as for Classes X/XII... Full News

CBSE: AIPMT 2014 Online Registration are Open

December 5, 2013, 12:03 pm

Candidates who want to sit for the All-India Pre-Medical or Pre-Dental entrance Test should note that the online registration has started earlier than scheduled. The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has stated that students applying for the academic session 2014-15 for MBBS and BDS can apply. To apply online, candidates should... Full News

Conduct of Optional CBSE Proficiency Test for Class - X

December 5, 2013, 12:45 am

The broad objectives of the optional Proficiency test include benchmarking of skills and higher mental abilities of students, providing motivation to students for academic excellence in the respective subjects, providing feedback to schools on levels of learning of their students and setting goals, priorities and targets in their future educational... Full News

CBSE may extend school functioning days to six from 2015

December 4, 2013, 12:16 pm

The CBSE in a major move has decided to extend the working days of schools to six days from 2015 for secondary and senior secondary divisions. The board is mulling extending the functioning days keeping with the mandate of the Right to Education Act which seeks to fulfill 45 working hour... Full News

CBSE gives extra 30 minutes for open book exams

December 2, 2013, 12:17 pm

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has decided to grant 30 extra minutes of Class IX and XI students in the March 2014 final exams, specifically for the open book exam. The Open Text Based Assessment (OTBA) will debut in March as a separate section within the main question... Full News

CBSE is going to conduct first National Financial Literacy Test in January 2014

November 29, 2013, 12:27 pm

In a bid to make its students economically more aware and educate them on the current fiscal scenario, the Central Board of Secondary Education in association with National Institute of Securities Markets (NISM), Mumbai is going to hold the National Financial Literacy Test (NFLT). This will be first national-level test... Full News

CBSE gives 3 More new Centres for JEE Main

November 29, 2013, 12:25 pm

CBSE approves for 3 more new centres - Bhawanipatna, Angul and Jeypore - for JEE(Main) in Odisha. This was informed by the Technical Education And Training Minister Pratap Keshari Deb. The centres were approved following the request of the State Government. The engineering aspirants of the State will appear for... Full News

CBSE has made it mandatory to get accreditated

November 28, 2013, 12:51 pm

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has made accreditation mandatory and asked them to start applying online for it. Initially, it was voluntary and now, after a pilot project, it has been made mandatory. UC Bodh, deputy secretary (affiliation), wrote to schools, "it is brought to the notice of all... Full News

CBSE has extended date of PSA for submission of online details to Dec 15

November 28, 2013, 12:45 pm

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has extended the date for the submission of details to improve in problem solving assessment (PSA) for Class 10 and 12 from November 15 to December 15. RJ Khanderao, CBSE regional head, Panchkula, said, "Several schools have requested the board to extend the date.... Full News

CBSE warnes schools, follow rules or face action

November 26, 2013, 12:44 pm

A circular issued recently by the department states that it has been receiving a number of complaints from parents regarding various issues ranging from collection of donations, conducting entrance tests and other violations in these schools. The circular states that the schools need to comply with the rules of affiliation... Full News

CBSE roping in Ramakrishna Mission to initiate value education

November 25, 2013, 12:46 pm

The CBSE board is roping in Ramakrishna Mission, founded by Swami Vivekananda, to initiate value education for classes VII, VIII and IX. This probably forms part of the CBSE’s multi-pronged approach to make value education a reality and integrate it with the regular curriculum by designing activities, training teachers and organising... Full News

CBSE has organized a two-day training programme for teachers

November 21, 2013, 12:15 pm

Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has organized a two-day training programme for English teachers at Sir Padampat Singhania Education Center on Wednesday to help students acquire proficiency in english speaking and listening skills by the time they leave school, The workshop guided the English subject teachers to take oral... Full News

Cabinet gives approval to CBSE's AIPMT

November 20, 2013, 12:06 pm

The State Cabinet has given its nod for the selection of students to MBBS/BDS course through the All India Pre Medical Test (AIPMT) conducted by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) from next year. The Cabinet meeting chaired by the Chief Minister today at his Secretariat has also decided to... Full News

CBSE getting 25 teachers from China to teach Chinese in Delhi schools

November 20, 2013, 12:03 pm

The Central Board of Secondary Education(CBSE) is getting 25 teachers for Delhi schools to teach Chinese after Indian teachers failed to learn it. For the pilot project, CBSE has tied with Hanban � China’s national office for teaching Chinese as a foreign language � to get teachers for 25 schools,... Full News

CBSE Board Examination 2014 Announcement

November 18, 2013, 5:38 pm

This is for information to all the stakeholders that Class X and XII CBSE Board Examination 2014 of will start from 1st March 2014. Full News

CBSE prepping students for open text examination

November 18, 2013, 12:23 pm

Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) schools have started prepping their students for the first-ever open text-based assessment (OTBA) in March 2014. In a first-of-its-kind, CBSE board will assess students of Class IX and XI and evaluate their understanding level to situational problems, ability to solve a problem and provide innovative... Full News

A Chennai school felicitates by CBSE for community services

November 12, 2013, 11:51 am

Guru Shree Shantivijai (GSS) Jain Vidyalaya at Vepery, a Chennai school was among 15 educational institutions that were felicitated by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) for their contribution towards community services on Monday. The birth anniversary of Maulana Abul Kalam Azad, the first education minister of independent India,... Full News

CBSE has extended deadline for PSA

November 5, 2013, 12:18 pm

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has extended the deadline forproblem solving assessment (PSA) scores for students to get one more chance at improving their . The schools can now submit details of the students online till November 15. Several CBSE schools in the state that had missed the... Full News

Parents prefer CBSE schools for nursery admission

October 28, 2013, 12:06 pm

As admission dates for nursery and preparatory classes are approaching, most parents are busy zeroing in on schools. Selecting the right board forms a large part of choosing a good school. So, parents are engaging in last minute checks to decide among the three boards - ICSE, CBSE and state... Full News

CBSE giving one more chance to schools on improving PSA

October 24, 2013, 11:57 am

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) is giving one more chance to schools to provide the details of those candidates who wish to improve performance in the Problem Solving Assessment (PSA) in classes 10 and 12. The details for such candidates, if not provided earlier, can be submitted online... Full News

OTBA plan by CBSE evoked mixed reactions

October 22, 2013, 11:29 am

The plan of the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) to introduce open text-based assessment (OTBA) for developing "higher order thinking skills’ has evoked mixed reactions from principals and teachers. While many hailed it as a progressive concept with the potential to revolutionise the country’s education system, a section felt the... Full News

CBSE to implement open book exams, has told Schools for the same

October 21, 2013, 12:50 pm

Starting a new system of examinations, the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has told schools across the country to implement open book examinations from March 2014 and has also released study material for the same. The Open Text Based Assessment (OTBA) will first begin for classes IX and XI from... Full News

CBSE creates FSC to support students outside India

October 19, 2013, 11:57 am

Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has created a Foreign Schools Cell (FSC) to support schools outside India for the right academic and administrative support. The FSC, based out of Delhi, will take care of CBSE affiliated schools in 25 countries worldwide. It will serve as a single-point contact for foreign... Full News

CBSE organised National Science Exhibition on "Science & Society"

October 18, 2013, 2:14 pm

To showcase the talent of 524 students from 262 schools across India and overseashas CBSE (Central Board of Secondary Education) has organised the 10th National Science Exhibition on the theme of "Science & Society". The participants present exhibits on various integrals of society namely, Industry; Natural resources and their conservation;... Full News