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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

CBSE launched first Career Counselling and Guidance Centre

October 16, 2013, 12:34 pm

To assist students with their career choices, the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) launched its first ever Career Counselling and Guidance Centre in the country at Lakhimpur Kheri Tuesday. Inaugurated by the Minister of State for Human Resource Development Jitin Prasada, also MP from Dhaurahra constituency of Lakhimpur Kheri, the... Full News

CTET will be held on 16th Feb 2014 says CBSE

October 16, 2013, 12:30 pm

The date for the Central Teacher Eligibility Test (CTET) examination to be held next year has been declared. The examination will be held on February 16, 2014, and will be conducted by Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE). Candidates can apply online through CBSE website as well - http://cbse.gov.in/welcome.htm. Candidates have... Full News

Open text based assessment for class IX, XII says CBSE

October 9, 2013, 2:17 pm

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) recently introduced the Open Text-Based Assessment (OTBA) for classes IX and XI. The examinations will be held in February and March for the current session. Most schools have found the material challenging enough to introduce it without changing the entire teaching methodology. Others have... Full News

CBSE asks schools to register website to common domain

October 7, 2013, 12:49 pm

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) now wants schools to shift their websites to a common domain. The central board’s deputy secretary U C Bodh (Affiliation) wrote to schools that "in order to have meaningful uniformity across the schools, the CBSE advises schools to register their domain under ’ac.in’... Full News

CBSE planning to introduce accreditation for quality

October 5, 2013, 12:28 pm

Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) is planning to introduce accreditation for schools to improve the quality of education. "This accreditation will not be similar to the one given to higher education institutions by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC). There will not be any type of grading of institutions,... Full News

CBSE starts sending new material for open book exam

October 3, 2013, 12:52 pm

With a view to relieving the students of the burden of mugging up content and helping them acquire the skills of information processing, comprehension, analysis and inference, the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has sent new text material for Classes 9 and 11 to schools. OTBA will be conducted only... Full News

CBSE has decided to reinstate AIPMT

October 1, 2013, 12:53 pm

CBSE has decided to reinstate the All India Pre-Medical/Pre-Dental Entrance Test(AIPMT) for admission to 15 pc seats in Government Medical/ Dental Colleges all over India except in the States of Andhra Pradesh and Jammu & Kashmir and also for admission to Medical/Dental Colleges voluntarily participating in the test. The decision... Full News

HP board has partnered with CBSE for student aptitude test

September 30, 2013, 12:57 pm

Aimed at empowering the students with "self-knowledge" in terms of aptitude in combination with personality and interest, the Himachal Pradesh Board of School Education has partnered with the Central Board of School Education (CBSE) for Student’s Global Aptitude Index (SGAI) for Class-10 students. Though the concept was introduced in the state... Full News

Training for principals of CBSE schools in Gulf region

September 27, 2013, 1:36 pm

The Central Board of Secondary Education conducted a two-day training conference from to equip global learners with 21st century skills at The Indian High School, Dubai. The conference concluded on Wednesday. CBSE affiliated school’s principals and heads participated in the two-day event. The workshop on day one was followed by a... Full News

Schools asks CBSE to lighten the load of social studies on students

September 26, 2013, 1:03 pm

If some schools have their way, a high score in maths or science could come at the cost of social studies. Many high school students and their parents and teachers have been urging the Central Board of Secondary Education to reduce the social studies syllabus. Devi Academy Senior Secondary School principal... Full News

CBSE may launch its centre in Dubai

September 26, 2013, 12:47 pm

The opening of a new centre for the council for CBSE-affiliated schools in the Gulf region was also announced during the conference by the Minister of Education, Humaid Mohammad Obaid Al Qutami, via Skype. The centre will open this year. The educational board has selected 12 private agencies to nominate CBSE... Full News

CBSE schools declare holiday, Kendriya Vidyalayas are open

September 25, 2013, 1:10 pm

Students of all CBSE schools in the city will not have to brave the surge of rallyists on Wednesday. Nearly all schools, barring four Kendriya Vidyalayas (KVs), have decided to shut down because of the BJP mahakumbh. Even the district administration, which cannot order closure, has instructed school management committees... Full News

CBSE has extended deadline online registration to September 30

September 23, 2013, 1:09 pm

In order to achieve precision and get timely data pertaining to list of candidates (LOC) for Class IX-XII of schools affiliated to the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), the deadline for online registration has been extended to September 30. The earlier deadline was September 20 but the board extended... Full News

CBSE invites students to submit artworks for annual planner

September 21, 2013, 2:17 pm

Students from CBSE affiliated schools are invited to submit artworks based on themes of education to be published in the CBSE annual planner for 2014. The CBSE diary, for the second time, will be designed with innovative artworks of students from classes IX to XII. Schools have to send three entries... Full News

CBSE schools will be graded soon

September 21, 2013, 2:12 pm

Schools will be graded on the basis of different aspects like academics, infrastructure, sports, qualification of teachers, overall performance in results and many more. Parents in the city say this will make their task of selecting a good school for their children easier. But, school managements say the move may spark off... Full News

CBSE ninth regional centre will be in Kerala by November

September 20, 2013, 1:21 pm

A longstanding demand of thousands of CBSE students and their parents in the State will be fulfilled shortly with the Central Board of Secondary Education about to set up its ninth regional centre in Thiruvananthapuram in a couple of months. A two-storied building with a built-up space of 13,000 sq ft... Full News

CBSE asks schools to emphasise on career in armed forces as a professional option

September 18, 2013, 1:09 pm

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) is asking the cause of the armed forces in affiliated schools. Teachers are asked to emphasise on a career in the armed forces as a professional option among students of Classes 11 and 12. In the latest circular to principals of affiliated schools, Sadhana... Full News

CBSE asks School Principles for a Leadership and Management Training Program

September 18, 2013, 1:04 pm

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has made it mandatory for principles of all the schools to through an exclusive training program in leadership and management as a part of the objectives of providing star status to their schools. CBSE has come up with this decision after being enlightened by... Full News

CBSE schools in Chennai have not uploaded details on websites

September 16, 2013, 1:00 pm

As per a CBSE instruction all schools had to upload their information on websites. Many CBSE schools in the city have missed the September 15 deadline to upload comprehensive details about their institution on their website as instructed by the Board. Of the over 100 schools on the Chennai Sahodaya Complex,... Full News

CBSE proposes to conduct 2 JEE-Mains next year

September 12, 2013, 1:23 pm

CBSE board, which conducts the JEEMains, is proposing two Main tests for 2014, one in February and one in April. The final decision on this will be taken at a meeting of the Joint Entrance Examination Apex body on September 17. A senior CBSE official confirmed that such a proposal... Full News

CBSE to introduce grading system for schools

September 12, 2013, 1:21 pm

Selecting the best CBSE school for your child will soon become an easy task. As part of a new set of initiatives being introduced to improve the role of students and parents in CBSE stream of education, the board will soon introduce grading system for all affiliated schools. CBSE chairman Vineet... Full News

Schools not happy with CBSE diktat to upload teachers' salaries on websites

September 11, 2013, 1:19 pm

Even as city schools are relenting to a diktat issued by Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) to display salaries of teachers and other details on their websites, school authorities fear the move will result in unnecessary salary comparison and rise in attrition rates. In an attempt to create transparency in... Full News

CBSE on a mission to veer schools rote learning

September 11, 2013, 1:15 pm

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) is on a mission to banish the school education system away from a tendency to reward rote-learning. Case in point is their implementation of the Continuous and Comprehensive Evaluation (CCE) system in 2009 despite fears expressed by school managements and parents alike that it... Full News

CBSE decides to modify oral assessment skills

September 10, 2013, 12:29 pm

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has decided to modify oral assessment skills to provide a level playing field for students who suffer from speech and hearing impairment. The central board had introduced the Assessment of Speaking and Listening (ASL) skills last year as a way to make the... Full News

CBSE will conduct aptitude test for Class IX, X in Nov

September 10, 2013, 12:25 pm

To help Classes IX and X students choose subjects for their senior secondary classes, Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) will conduct the fourth Students Global Aptitude Index (SGAI) assessment test in November. The SGAI will help students know their aptitude. Its questions will not be from the text books.... Full News

CBSE has begun training programme for principals

September 9, 2013, 2:27 pm

A training programme on effective school management and leadership for principals of CBSE schools in the state has been initiated at the Chinmaya Vidyalaya, Kannamally in the city. The five-day programme is being organised by Centum Training Ltd, in association with the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE). The training session is... Full News

CBSE tells schools to upload data on their websites or face consequences

September 9, 2013, 2:11 pm

In a strongly worded letter to all affiliated schools, the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has warned them to comply with the website policy. CBSE has warned that students of schools, which fail to upload the mandatory data on their websites by September 15, will be debarred from appearing... Full News

CBSE asks school keep schools free from franchises

September 6, 2013, 12:50 pm

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has recently amended its affiliation bylaws to keep school education free from commercial franchise models. The amended rule states that any school making a payment for the use of the name, motto and logo of the franchiser institution, or any other non-academic activities, will... Full News