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CBSE charging Rs. 500 for JEE photocopies

May 15, 2013, 12:00 am

Students who have scored lower than expected at the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) can now review their results with the CBSE deciding to make available photocopies of their answersheets for a fee. The fee — a Rs. 500 fee that India’s largest board is charging. The deadline to apply for these... Full News

CBSE has ruled to Stick to NCERT and CBSE books

May 15, 2013, 12:00 am

Having faced criticism over objectionable content in school textbooks, the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has ruled that all 14,000 institutions affiliated to it must stick to NCERT and CBSE textbooks. All schools will also have to set up websites declaring relevant information, including details pertaining to textbooks being... Full News

Parents worry as CBSE introduces changes in computer science enters CBSE schools

May 14, 2013, 12:00 am

CBSE has decided to introduce major changes in the computer science curriculum for classes XI and XII and that has caused a lot of anxiety among parents and teachers. Under the new system, PYTHON, a high-level programming language, will replace C ++, a programming language for beginners. School heads say the real... Full News

JEE aspirants file petition against CBSE

May 14, 2013, 12:00 am

15 IIT JEE (Main) aspirants seem to be unhappy with their results. Recently, after the results were announced on 7th of May, many students claimed that they found mistakes in their score cards. The JEE is a three stage entrance exam for gaining admission to India’s highest ranked IIT and NIT... Full News

CBSE students will learn Indian traditions from this year

May 13, 2013, 12:00 am

Students of the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) will learn about Indian traditions through an elective course this year. After a successful pilot project last year, the board will introduce "Knowledge traditions and practices of India" for Classes XI and XII from this academic year. The course has been... Full News

CBSE students can also apply for admissions without results in engineering

May 10, 2013, 12:00 am

Higher Education Minister P Palaniappan on Thursday said that CBSE students can apply for engineering counselling without waiting for the results of the Plus Two examinations. "CBSE students won’t have marksheets to apply for admission to engineering colleges since their results have not been declared. They could apply before May 20.... Full News

CBSE to decides today on JEE answer keys

May 9, 2013, 12:00 am

Almost 20,000 students may find out if they can get their JEE (Main) exam answer key today. This is important as they have only four days left to register for JEE (Advanced). Registrations for JEE (Advanced) started on Wednesday and nearly 20,000 students had signed up by mid-day. JEE (Main) results were... Full News

Class 10 CBSE results expected in last week of May

May 8, 2013, 12:00 am

More than 12.5 lakhs students appeared in the Central Board of Secondary Education Class 10th 2013 annual exams and are now waiting for the results. Written exam copies are manually checked by the large group of teachers which takes huge amount of time and literally becomes impossible to board to... Full News

CBSE to declare JEE Main 2013 Results today

May 7, 2013, 12:00 am

The scores of the common engineering entrance exam, Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) 2013 conducted by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), are expected to be declared at 4 pm today, 7 May, 2013. JEE Main 2013 was conducted by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) in across 81 cities... Full News

CBSE to introduce a new subject called Health Education for Class 4 to Class 10 students next year

May 7, 2013, 12:00 am

A new independent subject on health could soon be introduced as part of school education by the CBSE, according to a senior health ministry official. The subject which is likely to be called Health Education will be taught to students between Class 4 and Class 10. ‘We are in advanced... Full News

Now, Students can check NEET answersheets on CBSE website

May 7, 2013, 12:00 am

Students, who took the National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET) for admission to MBBS and BDS courses on Sunday, can now check their OMR (optical mark recognition) answersheets that the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) will upload on its website this year. The board will upload the images of OMR... Full News

CBSE asks to conduct at least one teacher training programme every year

May 7, 2013, 12:00 am

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has asked schools to conduct at least one teacher training programme each year. However these programmes can be conducted in association only with agencies that are recognized by the state government or by the board itself. UC Bodh, deputy secretary (Affiliation), wrote, "The... Full News

CBSE planning to introduce project work in history in XI, XII

May 6, 2013, 12:00 am

CBSE plans to introduce project work in History for classe XI and XII. This could include anything from ’town planning and artefacts of the Harappan civilization’ to ’understanding the Bhakti-Sufi movement in India’. The project scores will be included in the final assessment-annual exams in Class XI and the boards... Full News

CBSE asks to offer skill development courses toStudents from Class 9

May 4, 2013, 12:00 am

The Central Board of Secondary Education has asked its affiliated schools to offer skill development courses to students from Class 9 onwards to make them job-ready as soon as they pass out of school. The list, drawn up by the CBSE, includes 35 skill knowledge providers in 11 areas, including... Full News

CBSE Class 12 Result 2013 to be announced in last week of May

May 4, 2013, 12:00 am

The CBSE 12th Result 2013 is expected to be up on the CBSE website by end of May for all regions. The CBSE Class 12th Examination 2013 was conducted from 1 March 2013 to 17 March 2013. Since the CBSE class 12 results 2012 were declared on 28 May 2012 with... Full News

Teachers from China may teach Mandarin to CBSE students and train teachers

May 3, 2013, 12:00 am

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) is planning to introduce Mandarin in schools. After several attempts in the past, where Indian teachers could not pick up the language despite multiple training programmes, the board has now signed up for teacher exchange and training that will allow teachers from China... Full News

Board is rescheduling CBSE, ICSE schedule for exams

May 3, 2013, 12:00 am

Readjustments to the academic year will take place from 2013-14 for schools to be able to complete 195 days despite of the Goa Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education using the premises of institutions to hold its Class X and XII public exams. The Class XII exam will begin... Full News

Board is rescheduling CBSE, ICSE schedule for exams

May 3, 2013, 12:00 am

Readjustments to the academic year will take place from 2013-14 for schools to be able to complete 195 days despite of the Goa Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education using the premises of institutions to hold its Class X and XII public exams. The Class XII exam will begin... Full News

SC directed CBSE to conduct supplementary NEET-2013 in Urdu for Maharashtra students

May 3, 2013, 12:00 am

Relieving thousands of Urdu medium students to get admission in MBBS/BDS through National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET)-2013, the Supreme Court of India today directed CBSE (Central board of Secondary Education) to conduct the supplementary NEET- 2013 in Urdu medium for the students of Maharashtra only within 8 weeks from... Full News

CBSE asks JEE candidates to submit objections by May 2

May 2, 2013, 12:00 am

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has asked students who appeared in the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) this year to send their objection on the recorded answer to questions asked in the JEE paper by May 2. The board has released the answer sheets of new pattern of JEE examination,... Full News

CBSE introduces Theater Studies for XI

May 1, 2013, 12:00 am

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), will introduce a new course in theater studies for class XI from the new session. The subject will be introduced in the CBSE affiliated schools on the first come first serve basis. This new subject can be offered as elective one with three... Full News

CBSE has released training calendar for CCE and FA for 2013-2014

May 1, 2013, 12:00 am

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has issued the training calendar for the year 2013-14. The calendar for the training workshops on Continuous and Comprehensive Evaluation (CCE) and Formative Assessment (FA) for the year 2013-14 along with the venue is enclosed in a circular released. In view of the upcoming... Full News

CBSE introduces theatre studies, students elated

April 25, 2013, 12:00 am

In an attempt to make schooling student-friendly and innovative, the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has introduced a new subject of Theater Studies for its Class XI students from the current academic session. The decision to introduce theatre studies as an elective subject for Class XI from the current academic... Full News

Only 5% of the CBSE teachers have cleared the CTET

April 22, 2013, 12:00 am

It has been made mandatory for schools to appoint teachers who have cleared the central teacher eligibility test (CTET) to improve the quality of teachers. However, with hardly any CTET-qualified candidates available in the state, the CBSE schools are busy hiring teaching staff before the academic session begins in June. Sources... Full News

Mixed reaction about CBSE open book exam

April 22, 2013, 12:00 am

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE)’s decision to introduce the open book examination system from the coming academic year has delighted some students. The Central Board has said that from the coming academic year students will be given case studies a few months before the examination and questions will... Full News