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CBSE awards 50 teachers from across the country, 10 from NCR on Teachers' Day

September 5, 2013, 12:24 pm

Fifty teachers from across the country, including 10 from NCR, were awarded for their innovation in classroom teaching by the CBSE on the eve of Teachers’ Day. The principal mentors are being awarded for their efforts to promote the Continuous Comprehensive Evaluation (CCE). This is the second batch of mentors to... Full News

CBSE asks schools to give admissions to the students of weaker section, also stated under RTE

September 4, 2013, 12:57 pm

Schools affiliated to the CBSE board will now have to think twice while denying admissions to the children from the weaker sections of the society by citing unclear guidelines stated under the Right To Education (RTE) Act. Navi Mumbai-based All India Federation of PTA, after having encountered numerous incidents of... Full News

CBSE students of Class IX and X would have to obtain minimum 25 % to pass in summative assessments I & II

September 3, 2013, 12:00 am

To improve the quality of students who pass out of class X in CBSE schools, the board has now made it mandatory for students to obtain at least 25% marks each in summative assessments I and II in class IX and X. Till last year, the schools were declaring a student... Full News

Results of CTET July 2013 declared

September 3, 2013, 12:00 am

The results for the Central Teacher Eligibility Test (CTET) 2013 were declared by Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) on Monday. The candidates, who appeared for the exams, can access the results from the CBSE website http://ctet.nic.in/ctetjuly2013/welcome.aspx. They can view the result after submitting the roll number on the... Full News

Schools ignore CBSE order of updating websites

September 2, 2013, 12:00 am

Schools in the city which are affiliated to the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) have fallen in line one by one with regard to uploading of details about school infrastructure, transport facilities, number of buses, fee structure, management members etc, on their websites. However, the schools are opposing the... Full News

Workshop on Heritage Education for Teachers

September 1, 2013, 12:00 am

The primary aim of the Heritage Education is to encourage awareness of the genius of the natural and cultural heritage that surrounds us in our daily lives and engage children in a direct experience of heritage, preferably outside the classroom wherever it is possible and appropriate. To promote the Heritage... Full News

CBSR asks Book publishers to train CBSE teachers in CCE

August 28, 2013, 12:00 am

A national book publishing company, whose sales and marketing operations are headquartered in Nagpur, has been selected by Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) to conduct training seminars on Continuous and Comprehensive Evaluation (CCE). S Chand & Company has been empanelled by CBSE to conduct these trainings across the country and... Full News

CBSEs new format support all affiliated schools to generate online question papers for classes IX and X.

August 26, 2013, 12:00 am

The Central Board of Secondary Education ( CBSE), in order to ensure standards, will support all its affiliated schools to generate online question papers in the major subjects for classes IX and X. In the academic session (2013-14), the conduction of summative assessment will permit all the CBSE- affiliated schools to... Full News

Maratha history downplayed in CBSE textbooks alleged BISM

August 23, 2013, 12:00 am

City-based Bharat Itihas Sanshodhak Mandal (BISM) on Thursday alleged that the history textbooks of CBSE by National Council of Education Research and Training (NCERT) have inadequate information on some of the important Maratha warriors and events. The Mandal pointed out that some of the landmark events were of national importance... Full News

CBSE to emphasis on value education, gender sensitisation, life skills

August 22, 2013, 12:00 am

Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) will lay more emphasis on life skills, value education and gender sensitisation as an integral part of the curriculum. The board is organising an international summit for schools affiliated to it to discuss the issue and later integrate it in its curriculum. CBSE will be conducting... Full News

Text material will be available next month for CBSE's open book exam

August 21, 2013, 12:00 am

Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has declared that it will provide the text material for open book examination in September. The Open Text-based Assessment (OTBA) will be conducted for Std IX and XI only and it works on the concept of providing the students with the test material weeks... Full News

CBSE make affiliation easy for schools, no need for NOC

August 16, 2013, 12:00 am

CBSE (Central Board of Secondary Education) now permitting schools to get its affiliation without the need of NOC (No Objection Certificate) from the state government might just trigger an exodus of matriculation schools in the state to the CBSE. Schools in the state waiting to move to the CBSE... Full News

CBSE Online registration for Class IX, XI for 2013-14

August 14, 2013, 12:00 am

The online registration of Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) for Class IX and XI students for academic session 2013-14 will commence on August 16, according to a circular issued by CBSE controller of examination M C Sharma. The schools need to register on the CBSE website by using previous year’s... Full News

CBSE Internals schools get tougher

August 14, 2013, 12:00 am

Class 10 CBSE students who opt for the school based exam can no longer play truant during exams, citing participation in sports or illness as an excuse. The board has now made it mandatory for students of Classes 9 and 10 to attend both summative assessments and secure an aggregate... Full News

CBSE says private schools are bound to disclose information

August 13, 2013, 12:00 am

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has dismissed all the hue and cry by private unaided schools, which were reluctant to implement board’s directive on sharing information on fee structure, staff salary and other details on their websites. School managements had contended that the updating procedure is a complete... Full News

CBSE changes evaluation pattern for students of classes IX, X

August 13, 2013, 12:00 am

Following the annual meeting of the CBSE exam committee, the board has decided to bring about changes in the assessment pattern for classes IX and X. A circular released last week makes it clear that from now on, students from classes IX and X will have to mandatorily appear for... Full News

CBSE regional-level science exhibition on August 12 for two days

August 8, 2013, 12:00 am

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has decided to conduct a two-day regional-level science exhibition on August 12 at Sacred Heart Convent School, Sarabha Nagar. The reason behind conducting this exhibition is to promote science and technology among younger generation. To provide exploratory experiences, encouraging creative thinking and promoting... Full News

CBSE launchesonline learning solutions for students

August 7, 2013, 12:00 am

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) would soon launch its personalised online learning solutions to help students learn on their own, said an official. "The content can be accessed anytime online. As every student has a different pace of learning, the personalised solution will allow the students to learn at... Full News

CBSE introducing Katha Clubs, offers write stuff

August 6, 2013, 12:00 am

CBSE students soon can pen his thoughts, his writing skills, explore the world of writers, relish new stories and contest for awards. The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has decided to introduce Katha Clubs, storytelling groups, in all its schools in a novel attempt to tap the potential of... Full News

CBSE warned schools without websites

August 6, 2013, 12:00 am

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) on Monday warned schools that it would not register Class 9 and Class 11 students if they failed to build their school’s website, an official said. In October 2010, the board had sent a circular to schools to develop a website and update information... Full News

CBSE has revised entrepreneurship syllabus for class XI

August 3, 2013, 12:00 am

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has revised its entrepreneurship syllabus for class XI of the commerce stream to acquaint students with the market dynamics. This has been done keeping in mind the changing market trends. The revised curriculum contains new chapters which will introduce students to the market dynamics... Full News

CBSE is going to Re-cast Adolescence Education Program (AEP)

August 2, 2013, 12:00 am

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) is going to re-cast Adolescence Education Program (AEP). All the AEP members are requested by the board to fill the respective online form and submit the same with complete information by 6 August 2013, if they want to participate in the program. The... Full News

CBSE Invited Applications under Merit Scholarship Scheme for class X and XII

August 2, 2013, 12:00 am

CBSE Invited Applications under Merit Scholarship Scheme by students of class X and XII. The award will be as per below mentioned schemes: 1. CI1SI Merit Scholarship Scheme for Single Girl child (or + 2 studies. 2. Central Sector Scheme of Scholarship for College and University Students. 3. Renewal of Online applications of... Full News

CBSE has revised entrepreneurship syllabus for Class 11

July 31, 2013, 12:00 am

The Central Board of Secondary Education has revised the curriculum for the entrepreneurship elective for this academic year in keeping with changing market trends. A release from the board has said that in the current climate of economic changes, influenced by explosive knowledge creation and exponential technology growth, the need... Full News

CBSE asks to train teachers for OLabs (online laboratories)

July 30, 2013, 12:00 am

CBSE is planning its teachers to train for online laboratories, known officially as ’OLabs’. access. The date and venue of training sessions will be declared at a later date after schools confirm their participation. Students can log on to www.olabs.co.in and conduct almost any experiment online without worrying about accidents happening.... Full News

CBSE Schools ignore deadline

July 29, 2013, 12:00 am

Schools which are affiliated to the Central Board of Secondary Education have missed the July 17 deadline, given by the Board, to upload details about the school infrastructure, transport facilities, number of buses, fee structure, management members, teachers qualifications and their salary on websites. The move was aimed at making the... Full News

Rahul Gandhi passage on CBSE class 5 guidebook

July 26, 2013, 12:00 am

Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi has made an entry into CBSE class 5 guidebook. An English comprehension book prescribed by several CBSE schools across India has a passage on Rahul which pays glowing tributes to the party vice-president. The book has been written by Meera Wadhwa and published by Rachna Sagar Pvt... Full News

CBSE students can now access lab anytime with OLabs

July 24, 2013, 12:00 am

Now students can access to lab facilities sitting in their homes. With Central Board of Secondary Education’s (CBSE) new initiative on Online Labs-Virtual Experiments (OLabs), students would now be able to perform science experiments virtually and also many theoretical concepts in sciences in a better manner. To understand these OLabs, ERNET... Full News

CBSE asks schools to update students fees and teachers salaries on their websites

July 24, 2013, 12:00 am

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has decided to bring in a change in the way schools function. In its effort to make the functioning of schools more transparent, the CBSE has asked them to update their websites where details such as salaries of teachers and their particulars, fee structure... Full News

Students can Benefit CBSE online learning resources

July 23, 2013, 12:00 am

The latest initiative of the Central Board of Secondary Education, "personalized learning solutions" assist over 11 million students to offer online learning resources and bridge the digital gap. It is estimated that over 11 million students will get the benefit of this online learning course which comprise of over 4,500... Full News

CAP committee will decide about CBSE school exam students on July 26

July 16, 2013, 12:00 am

The standard XI Centralized Admission Process (CAP) committee will meet on July 26 to take a call on whether to allow junior colleges to admit the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) students, who have passed their standard X by appearing in the school examination instead of the central board... Full News

CBSE advisory to parents against unaffiliated schools in Bhubaneswar

July 9, 2013, 12:00 am

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) on Monday again requested parents to ascertain that schools in which their wards are taking admission are affiliated to it. "We got complaints that a school located at a prime location of the city like AG Square has been running classes by putting up... Full News

CBSE introduces a new elective subject for classes 11 and 12.

July 8, 2013, 12:00 am

In a bid to acquaint students with Indian culture, heritage and traditions, the Central Board of School Education ( CBSE) has decided to introduce a new elective subject for classes 11 and 12. It will include subjects like astronomy in India, life science, Indian literature, ayurveda, chemistry in India, Indian... Full News

Private schools can directly approach the examination board for CBSE affiliation

July 4, 2013, 12:00 am

Private schools can now directly approach the examination board for Central Board of Secondary Education(CBSE) affiliation. A new amendment in the CBSE byelaws made at the behest of Minister of State for Human Resource Development (HRD) Shashi Tharoor will allow private schools to bypass state governments and directly approach... Full News

Implementation of new common merit list helps CBSE students

July 3, 2013, 12:00 am

CBSE toppers’ share in merit list doubles, thanks to the new system. Implementation of the new common merit list for admission to degree engineering colleges across Gujarat has proved beneficial for students belonging to the Central Board of Secondary Education. According to the new system, the state education department would prepare a... Full News

CBSE official under CBI lens for AIEEE paper leaks, corruption

July 2, 2013, 12:00 am

A Central Board of School Education (CBSE) official who was overseeing AIEEE till last year has been accused of revealing the questions paper via text messages. The CBSE official has also been accused of allowing an online AIEEE test centre in Kota, Rajasthan. Pitam Singh, the head of special exams at... Full News

Last date to get photo copy of Std XII answer sheets is July 3, says CBSE

July 1, 2013, 12:00 am

Students of std X and XII in CBSE who wish to get a photocopy of their evaluated answer sheets can apply online till July 3. CBSE has also made it clear that the application for a copy can be made only online, through their official web site www.cbse.nic.in. The central board... Full News

CBSE principals will undergo CCE training

June 25, 2013, 12:00 am

KochiSahodaya Schools complex will organize a two-day training workshop for city CBSE school principals as part of the Continuous and Comprehensive Evaluation (CCE) programme. "The programme would focus on developing the competency standards of teachers in CCE and school-based assessment," said KochiSahodaya Schools complex president Susan Varghese. The training programme will... Full News