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CBSE: Field trips to make history teaching interesting for students

March 20, 2014, 12:23 pm

In attempt to make learning history more interesting, the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has directed schools affiliated it to connect students with historical facts and figure by carrying out several outdoor trips and history-based projects. Students will be awarded 20 marks for participating in these activities. This initiative has... Full News

CBSE: Feb 2014 CTET results will be declared on 21st March

March 18, 2014, 11:11 am

Candidates who appeared for the CTET February 2014 may check their results in the official website at www.ctet.nic.in A total of 8.26 lakh applicants have written the test in February, 2014. To download the CTET February 2014 results, candidates may follow the below steps: Log on to the official website at www.ctet.nic.in Navigate... Full News

CBSE Open Text Book Assessment exam

March 11, 2014, 12:43 pm

First board exam of class IX CBSE students was an experience of its kind. Unlike previous exams, this time students appeared for the science exam based on Open Text Book Assessment (OTBA), introduced by CBSE, on Monday. While few were happy with the changes, others expressed dissatisfaction. Class IX student Paulomi... Full News

CBSE: Students of class XII can get answers rechecked now

March 7, 2014, 12:35 pm

Central Board of Secondary Education will allow Class XII students currently appearing for the board exams to not only get a copy of their evaluated answersheets, but also seek re-evaluation instead of just a recount of the marks. According to CBSE sources, the exam committee has approved the move. However, as... Full News

CBSE changes Class 12 exam time table

March 7, 2014, 12:33 pm

The Central Board of Education has revised the date of examinations of some subjects which clashed with the poll dates announced on Wednesday. After the Election Commission announced the election schedule on Wednesday, the Board realised that the dates of around 30 examinations had to be rescheduled. Urdu Core, Urdu Elective... Full News

CBSE: Availability of JEE Mains hall tickets from March 10

March 4, 2014, 12:36 pm

CBSE (Central Board of Secondary Education) is conducting JEE Main 2014 examinations. All the arrangement was made to conduct this examination. JEE Main 2014 examination is conducting in two modes namely Offline mode and online mode. Offline mode examination is conducting on 6th April 2014 between 2.00 PM to 5.00... Full News

Change in dates for conduct of optional Proficiency Test for Class X

March 2, 2014, 1:26 pm

Change in dates for conduct of optional Proficiency Test for class-X for academic Session -2013-14 This has reference to an earlier circular No. Acad-076/2013 dated 02.12.2013 with regard to conduct of Optional Proficiency Test for class-X. The Board has received number of requests informing that important regional festivals are celebrated... Full News

CBSE asks schools to stop coaching for competitive exams like JEE

February 28, 2014, 1:25 pm

Schools affiliated to the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) will have to stop conducting courses that integrate the regular syllabus and coaching for competitive exams like the Joint Entrance Examination for admission to the IITs, the board has said. In a circular criticizing schools for commercializing education, CBSE directed principals... Full News

CBSE introduces vocational courses for XI

February 26, 2014, 1:02 pm

CBSE has introduced various vocational courses for Std XI students so that they can get a head start in the careers of their choice. Come 2014-15 and your child could pick theatre, legal studies or gender studies as an elective, in a departure from run-of-the-mill courses. The Central Board of Secondary... Full News

CBSE: Make canvas shoes mandatory for kids

February 25, 2014, 12:22 pm

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has advised schools to not make leather shoes mandatory for students and opt for canvas shoes as part of the uniform instead. Calling the move a ‘tangible step forward’, the CBSE circular makes the point that the protection of environment needs to be practiced... Full News

How to deal with CBSE Board Exams Stress

February 24, 2014, 12:59 pm

CBSE is starting March 1. If the year-long preparation is already taking a toil on your brain and your grey cells are refusing to co-operate, if a week more isn’t time enough to register all that you should have mugged up by now, sit back and relax. Here’s for you... Full News

CBSE: Students can learn a new subject, Theatre studies from 2015

February 20, 2014, 1:20 pm

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) is offering the Theatre studies at the Class XI-XII level following a pilot run in select schools last year. Among other subjects available to senior secondary students are NCC, human rights and a unique "Knowledge Traditions and Practices of India" which combines various disciplines... Full News

CBSE: Students can opt for a new course on library science

February 19, 2014, 2:53 pm

Students of class XI and XII, who want to opt for a ‘different’ subject at school, can do so now. Starting academic year 2014-15, the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has decided to introduce Library and Information Science’ as a new elective at senior secondary level on a pilot... Full News

CBSE examination reforms

February 19, 2014, 2:50 pm

According to this body’s position paper on examination reforms — external examinations are largely inappropriate for the knowledge society of the 21st century and its need for innovative problem solvers; questions, if not framed well, call for rote memorsation and fail to test higher-order skills like reasoning and analysis, lateral... Full News

CBSE invites Applications for Assistant Professor and Assistant Director

February 13, 2014, 12:36 pm

Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has invited applications for the posts of Assistant Professor, Joint Director, Deputy Director and Assistant Director. The posts are under Group A and of a regular and permanent nature. Selected candidates may be posted anywhere in India or outside India. The last day for... Full News

CBSE made changes in Class 10 board exam scores

February 12, 2014, 12:54 pm

Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has made revolutionary changes in the pattern of its examinations to reduce stress on students. The Class 10 final marks secured by a student will no longer be the exact same marks he or she received on the respective final examination; the combined scores of... Full News

CBSE has asked Teachers to be Open-minded to Open Text Test

February 10, 2014, 12:53 pm

The Central Board of Secondary Examination (CBSE) has asked teachers to be open-minded about students’ views while evaluating them for their first-ever ‘Open Textbook Assessment’ (OTBA) scheduled for March this year. Making this known in a circular, CBSE said under the OTBA system, the board provides text material to students months... Full News

CBSE guidelines for awarding best grades in English

February 10, 2014, 12:51 pm

As per Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) guidelines for awarding best grades in English for classes IX and X (2013-14) have been framed. The notification states that the summative assessment for Class IX shall have a component of assessment of speaking and listening (ASL) carrying 20 marks, while the summative... Full News

Relief to Students of Class X CBSE boards

February 8, 2014, 10:46 pm

Internal exams for Class X boards of schools affiliated to the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has come as a huge relief to students set to appear for the test. While those set to take Class X exams from state board or ICSE board were preparing day and night,... Full News

Lots of conditions that CBSE imposes on schools accreditation

February 8, 2014, 2:41 pm

Lots of conditions that CBSE imposes on schools accreditation process that has been made compulsory. The documents required for it consist of some thousand pages and there are hundreds of conditions that the schools have to comply with before they are granted the School Quality Assessment and Accreditation (SQAA) certificate. It has... Full News

CBSE is going to start National Counselling Programme for pre-exam stress

February 4, 2014, 12:49 pm

To help students deal with pre-exam, the Central Board of Secondary education (CBSE) is going to start Psychological Counselling service for students and parents, as well from 1 February till 17 April 2014. The annual counselling which will be held for the 17th consecutive year will stay open in both pre-examination... Full News

CBSE has extended Window Period to Conduct SA-II Examination from 30 Jan 2014 to 15 Feb 2014

January 31, 2014, 1:20 pm

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has extended the window period to conduct SA-II examination 2013-14 for Classes IX and XI for Assessment of Speaking and Listening Skills (ASL) from 30 January 2014 to 15 February 2014, said a recently released circular at CBSE’s academic website. The online version of... Full News

For CBSE standard IX, X students, 25 per cent marks is must to pass

January 29, 2014, 2:13 pm

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has come up with new guidelines for students. It is now mandatory for a class IX students of CBSE board to score a minimum of 25 per cent marks in summative assessments (SA) in order to qualify to be promoted to the next... Full News

CBSE seeks applications for academicians, administrators recruitment

January 28, 2014, 1:04 pm

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE ) invites applications for young, qualified, experienced, spirited, dynamic, capable and bright academicians and academic administrators. Post Details: Total posts: 28 Name of Posts: 1. Assistant professor and Joint Director: 2 2. Assistant Professor and Deputy Director: 1 3. ... Full News

CBSE: Admit cards will be available online only

January 24, 2014, 1:21 pm

The school authorities can download CBSE admit cards from 27th January and get them attested by the principals. The CBSE has uploaded the List of Candidates (LOC) for Classes X and XII students for 2014 Examinations on its website. To download LOC and Admit Cards, the school staff needs to enter... Full News