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CBSE integrating "compassionate citizen" in school Curricula from the next academic year

April 20, 2013, 12:00 am

CBSE has written to schools that they are integrating "compassionate citizen" humane-education programme in school Curricula from the next academic year to help children become sensitive towards animals. The Board has said that it is endorsing the use of "compassionate citizen", a humane-education programme prepared by People for the Ethical Treatment... Full News

NCC as an elective subject in CBSE schools from 2013-14

April 20, 2013, 12:00 am

To motivate young students to join the armed forces by instilling nationalism and inculcating defense services work ethos, CBSE has decided to offer National Cadet Corps (NCC) as an optional elective subject in class XI and XII from the next academic year. The pilot project will be launched in few... Full News

Fourth CBSE-i host by Millennium School i Dubai

April 17, 2013, 12:00 am

The fourth CBSE-i Teacher Training Programme will be held at The Millennium School, Dubai, from April 18 to 20. “CBSE-i was implemented last month for Class 1 to 3. A total of 400 students have enrolled for the international program,” said Anita Makkar, principal, DAV Public School. Similarly, 81 students will be... Full News

CBSE has postponed NEET for admission to MBBS due to assembly polls on 5 May

April 11, 2013, 12:00 am

The Karnataka government has requested the HRD ministry to postpone the date for the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test( NEET) scheduled on May 5- the state will go for assembly polls. Candidates, who have applied for NEET 2013, are advised to keep in touch with the official website of NEET i.e... Full News

CBSE to introduce legal studies in Class XI, XII

April 9, 2013, 12:00 am

Student studying under the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) will now have the chance to opt for “legal studies” as an elective subject. The elective, to be made available to students in Class 11, is being introduced as a “pilot project” on a “first come first serve” basis in... Full News

CBSE constituted a new committee to examine Ruchika’s expulsion

April 8, 2013, 12:00 am

Not happy with the response of Sacred Heart Convent School on the allegedly wrongful expulsion of Ruchika Girhotra, the Central Board of Secondary Education ( cbse) has constituted a new ’independent’ committee to examine the issue afresh. The committee has representatives of the CBSE, Directorate of Public Instructions, besides a representative... Full News

Thousands participate joint entrance examination

April 8, 2013, 12:00 am

Lakhs of students appeared for the first-ever Joint Engineering Entrance Examination (JEE) Main offline test conducted by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) on Sunday. The examinations were spread over 43 centres in the capital city. The directive by the CBSE to candidates to carry with them a copy of either... Full News

CBSE has decided to give bonus marks for errorneous maths exam

April 5, 2013, 12:00 am

The Central Board of Secondary Education has decided to give six bonus marks gratis to those who had received set number three of the mathematics paper this year in which question number 26 was erroneous irrespective of whether or not they attempted the question. The decision was taken by the... Full News

CBSE starts helpline for students for psychological counselling

April 5, 2013, 12:00 am

CBSE on Thursday said it has launched a helpline for Class X and XII students to provide psychological counselling to deal with exam related stress. The counselling facility is offered by toll free numbers accessible from any part of the country and students can dial a toll free number... Full News

CBSE Higher Secondary Examination (HSC) has become headache for students

April 4, 2013, 12:00 am

CBSE school managements have raised this spectre, which would severely handicap CBSE students in the race for professional courses, following a decision taken at a meeting held at Ernakulam during the HSE scheme finalization camp. The meeting came to the conclusion that almost 10 questions in the physics paper were "out... Full News

Nepal ask schools with CBSE system not to take admission for new academic session without taking permission from the Education Ministry

April 3, 2013, 12:00 am

Nepal on Tuesday said it asked five private schools that teach Indian curriculum to stop new admissions to regulate the education sector. "The schools running courses under Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) of India are required to take permission from the Ministry of Education and we have taken steps... Full News

CBSE students find Economics paper on expected lines

April 1, 2013, 12:00 am

The Class 12 CBSE exams ended on Saturday with economics as the last one. The teachers found the paper "easy and balanced", with few departures from the previous years’ pattern. “Everything was from the CBSE syllabus. But there were some challenging questions, and rightly so, which required students to use their... Full News

Number of children with physical challenges taking CBSE exams has increased

March 25, 2013, 12:00 am

In a heartwarming trend, the number of children with physical or other challenges appearing for class 10 and 12 exams under the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) in 2013 increased as compared to 2012 in the northern region. The region includes Chandigarh, Punjab, Haryana, Jammu and Kashmir, and... Full News

CBSE asked principals to undergo leadership training

March 25, 2013, 12:00 am

The Central Board of Secondary Education has asked principals of over 13,500 schools in the country, which follow CBSE curriculum, to train in developing effective leadership and school management qualities. In one of the biggest initiatives taken by the CBSE, the principals, vice principals, head masters and head mistresses will... Full News

CBSE panel to test “tough” maths question paper for CBSE Class XII

March 25, 2013, 12:00 am

Central Board of Secondary Education has agreed to constitute a subject experts’ committee to ascertain whether the question paper was in keeping with the model papers suggested by the Board and whether the difficulty level was higher. The Board will consider holding “improvement exams” for these students based on the... Full News

CBSE has asked to reconduct maths exam

March 22, 2013, 12:00 am

Students and Parents are upset with the CBSE for not responding on the “tough and out-of-syllabus questions” set for Class XII students in maths on Wednesday. They wanted the Board to take “remedial measures” to protect the interests of the students. They urged the Board to either reconduct the examination or... Full News

CBSE school ban girls to wear skirts in Rohtak

March 21, 2013, 12:00 am

A private school in Rohtak has issued orders prohibiting girls from wearing skirts. This comes after a village panchayat in Jind district banned girls from dancing in cultural programmes. The sartorial diktat was passed by the Samiti’s Rohtak unit citing the reason that the girls feel uncomfortable while sitting for... Full News

Class XII math paper stumps students

March 21, 2013, 12:00 am

Class 12 students from the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) said they saw stars when they began writing their mathematics paper in Bangalore on Wednesday, describing it as tough and that several questions were out of syllabus. Meritorious students who were expecting 80 per cent to 90 per cent marks... Full News

CBSE is planning to start a course on human rights and gender studies

March 19, 2013, 12:00 am

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) is planning to introduce a course titled ‘Human Rights and Gender Studies’ as a new elective for classes XI – XII. The salient features of the Elective Course are to: 1. Strengthen the of respect for human rights, gender... Full News

RIMS International first city school to get the latest CBSE-i accreditation

March 18, 2013, 12:00 am

RIMS International will be the first school in the city to get the latest CBSE-i accreditation. The new curriculum, bench marked by CBSE will address global and local needs. The curriculum was initiated and incorporated since 2011-12 across 26 schools in the middle-east. "CBSE had decided to shortlist 50 schools... Full News

CBSE has uploaded admit cards for IIT-JEE (Main)- 2013

March 18, 2013, 12:00 am

The Central Board of Secondary Education will be conducting the Joint Entrance Examination (Main)-2013 at different centres located in 112 cities throughout the country and abroad on 7th April, 2013 (Sunday). The Admit Card for the candidates have been uploaded on the JEE website www.jeemain.nic.in which may be downloaded. The discrepancy... Full News

CBSE is set to introduce open book exam for classes 9, 10 from 2014-15

March 16, 2013, 12:00 am

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) is introducing the open book examination system for classes 9 and 10 from the academic year 2014-15. The Board’s decision comes in the wake of an announcement made by the Ministry of Human Resource Development in Parliament on Wednesday. “It’s a great initiative. However, an... Full News

CBSE Class XII board accountancy exam foxes students

March 16, 2013, 12:00 am

The CBSE Class XII board accountancy paper on Friday proved challenging, particularly tricky was the HOTS (higher order thinking skills) section. Having sailed through relatively easy papers earlier, on Friday even above-average students emerged from the examination hall looking grim and worried. Set three’s question number 22 was of BCom... Full News

CBSE against tobacco

March 15, 2013, 12:00 am

Going beyond academics, the CBSE is launching initiatives to shape the lives of students and make them responsible citizens of tomorrow. As part of this the premier academic body is now driving home the twin messages of conserving energy and abjuring tobacco. The CBSE is reminding students that India... Full News

Students unaware of CBSEs online classroom

March 14, 2013, 12:00 am

In an effort to reach its students in a more casual way and to let them understand study projects and various subject oriented topics, the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) logged on to YouTube to start its own channel - CBSEChannel - on the video sharing portal. While CBSE... Full News