Siasat talent search exam on December 24

December 5, 2006, 12:00 am

Siasat daily and M.S. Education Centre will jointly organise the Siasat talent search exam for 10th class students on December 24. Students appearing for SSC/CBSE/ICSE March-2007 are eligible to appear for the exam to be conducted in English, Urdu and Telugu media. Top three rankers will be awarded Rs.5,000, Rs.3,000... Full News

Professional courses in CBSE

December 3, 2006, 12:00 am

Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) revealed plans to introduce various professional courses for and after Grade-12 on subjects including fashion and garment technology, heritage craft as well as visual and graphics art. President A P J Abdul Kalam also recently publicly supported this strategy, explaining the students should gain practical... Full News

Govt plans to upgrade state syllabus

November 30, 2006, 12:00 am

Govt plans to upgrade state syllabus to match CBSE and ICSE/ISC to improve IAS results The numbers are telling. Of 3.5 lakh students who took the civil services exam last year, only 89 students qualified for the Indian Administrative Services (IAS) category. The bad news is that this low stat shows... Full News

CBSE to begin satellite education

November 27, 2006, 12:00 am

Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has decided to launch a satellite education programme in schools across the country from next year. An initiative of the vocational education department, CBSE, specific lessons would be transmitted through satellite from various regional offices of the board under the programme. �We have tied up... Full News

CBSE National Roller Skating Championship

November 27, 2006, 12:00 am

500 skaters from across India are taking part in the 7th CBSE National Roller Skating Championship which began today at Kailash Bahl DAV Senior Secondary School, Sector 7 . The tournament was inaugurated by Ashok Ganguly, Chairman, CBSE, New Delhi. Also present at the occasion were Phool Chand Maulana, Education,... Full News

3 new courses in Class XI and changes in Class X exams

November 25, 2006, 12:00 am

Three new vocational courses will be introduced by the Central Board of Secondary Education in class 11 from the next session. The certification for these would be given jointly by the industry and CBSE. This was conveyed by the Chairman of CBSE Ashok Ganguly in Chandigarh, who came today to... Full News

Changes in textbooks in non-CBSE schools

November 20, 2006, 12:00 am

After recommendation for changes in CBSE text books, a Central Advisory Board of Education (CABE) Committee has suggested rectification of "anomalies" including alleged communal propaganda, gender and caste bias in textbooks prescribed by 11 state governments for non-CBSE-affiliated schools. In a report presented to Human Resources Development Minister Arjun Singh... Full News

CBSE fined for student trauma

November 20, 2006, 12:00 am

After a 17-year trial, a Delhi court has fined the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) Rs 10,000 for �negligence of duty�. Rajneesh Chandra Narang had applied to the CBSE for re-totalling his physics marks in May 1988 for the board examinations on the condition that the board would inform him... Full News

HC stays HRD Ministry�s move to shift NIS to Kolka

November 20, 2006, 12:00 am

The Orissa High Court has stayed the HRD Ministry�s decision to shift the proposed National Institute of Science (NIS) from Bhubaneswar to Kolkata.

A division bench of the High Court headed by Chief Justice Sujit Burman Roy on October 8 ordered the Union Government not to shift the proposed NIS... Full News

Indians top once again

November 20, 2006, 12:00 am

Dominance of the Indian students in the world of education has been proved once more. According to a study by the �Institute of International Education�, India is once again top in international enrolments in US universities. The report said that for the fourth time in a row India leads the... Full News

Golden Peacock Award for Air Hostess Academy

November 20, 2006, 12:00 am

India�s top travel and hospitality management education institution, the Air Hostess Academy bagged the prestigious Golden Peacock National Training Award for 2005. This internationally recognised award is given for best manpower training. Full News

Harvard Business School will open centre in Mumbai

November 20, 2006, 12:00 am

World�s most prestigious business school finally reaches Indian shores. The renowned Ivy League institution � Harvard Business School - has announced the opening of its India centre in Mumbai. India will become the fifth nation in the world to have the presence of Harvard University`s prestigious business school. The other... Full News

Admission is the prerogative of school: HC

November 20, 2006, 12:00 am

In a historic decision, Delhi High Court ruled that it is the prerogative of school managements to deny admission to a student seeking a particular stream, even if seats are vacant. The Court also said that such actions on the part of the school authorities would not be considered as... Full News