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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

CBSE proposes to introduce an open book examination system for class 10

March 14, 2013, 12:00 am

CBSE has proposed to introduce an ’open book examination’ system in class 9 and 10 from 2014 wherein students will be informed of relevant chapters on which questions will be based. As per the concept, while students will not be allowed to carry textbooks inside the examination hall, they will... Full News

CBSE schools approach board chairman

March 14, 2013, 12:00 am

Kerala CBSE Schools Management Association delegation which met CBSE Chairman, Vineet Joshi, in Delhi on Monday and briefed him on the confusion and contradiction likely to result from the insistence on follow two types of syllabus in the same school. The association claims that there is a demand from the Kerala... Full News

Spelling and Grammatical Mistakes in CBSE Odia paper

March 13, 2013, 12:00 am

It seems the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) enjoys autonomy in distorting Odia spellings. The CBSE Class X second language Odia question paper, examination for which was held on Monday, has at least 30 spelling and grammatical mistakes. This makes an average of 2.5 mistakes per question in the... Full News

CBSE Schools Managements Association will meet Union Minister

March 13, 2013, 12:00 am

Kerala CBSE Schools Managements Association will approach the Union Minister for Human Resource Development M Mangapati Pallam Raju to avoid the confusion over the Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education Act 2009 and Kerala Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education Rules, 2011, of the Kerala Government... Full News

CBSE found Schools inflated grades in internal test

March 12, 2013, 12:00 am

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) verification drive to check quality of internal assessments for Std IX and X in its affiliated schools has revealed some shocking figures. Almost 9% of the 5,000 randomly selected schools were found to have inflated grades of its students "to a great extent"... Full News

CBSE schools seeking clarification from HRD ministry

March 12, 2013, 12:00 am

CBSE schools in the state have sought clarification from Centre as to whether the state or central government has power over the functioning and syllabus of CBSE schools. In a memorandum to Human Resource Development minister, Pallam Raju, Kerala CBSE Schools Management Association, which represents 860 Schools affiliated to CBSE in... Full News

Education department opposes CBSE draft Bill 2013

March 12, 2013, 12:00 am

The Education Department has decided to file an objection to the draft of the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) Bill 2013, protesting the absence of an active role for the state government. The Bill was placed for discussion in the meeting of State Education Secretaries in New Delhi on... Full News

CBSE is starting gender studies course from next session

March 8, 2013, 12:00 am

Amid reports of a recruitment drive being conducted on behalf of a ’CBSE staff selection board’, the CBSE on Thursday cautioned the public against getting duped by such a body. "It is notified in public interest that CBSE does not have any board named as CBSE staff selection board and has... Full News

CBSEChannel: Now watch CBSE school programmes on YouTube

March 7, 2013, 12:00 am

CBSE is pushing forward its initiative of using technology to promote academics and values. The central board has become the first among peers in country to have an official channel on YouTube, being called CBSEChannel. On this channel, affiliated schools can post videos produced by them thus giving them a... Full News

CBSE Physics paper tricky, but scoring, evokes mixed response

March 6, 2013, 12:00 am

With a good number of indirect questions and numericals, the physics exam for Class XII boards turned out to be slightly tricky. Students who had prepared selectively were in for a surprise as the question paper deviated from the general pattern. However, the value-based question in the first science paper... Full News

All Nyishi Students Union alleged, some students deprived of appearing in exams due to mistakes by the school authorities

March 6, 2013, 12:00 am

Some students have reportedly been deprived of appearing for their CBSE Class X exam across several schools of the state "due to mistakes committed by the concerned school authorities while filling up examination forms." The All Nyishi Students’ Union (Ansu) on Tuesday alleged that students from Government Secondary School, RGU campus,... Full News

Students find CBSE Class XII history paper quite easy

March 5, 2013, 12:00 am

This year’s CBSE board exams is yet to spring a surprise - Monday’s history paper was also a balanced one with good scoring options. Even the value-based question was sourced from the chapter ’Rebels and the Raj’, maps didn’t pose any problem. While students found the paper manageable within the... Full News

CBSE maths, easy yet lengthy

March 4, 2013, 12:00 am

The CBSE Class X Board examinations got under way on Saturday with the Mathematics exam. For students good at the subject, it was the best start they could ask for. But, students with no particular love for the subject entered the exam hall with a prayer on their lips not to... Full News

CBSE has come up with (OLabs) for students of classes IX and X.

March 4, 2013, 12:00 am

To promote experimentation in learning, Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has come up with an online lab for school experiments (OLabs) for students of classes IX and X. A novel e-learning project, the online lab is based on the concept of virtual learning environment which provides experience in online practical... Full News

Relief on first day, CBSE exams begin with EASY English paper

March 2, 2013, 12:00 am

The class XII students of the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) heaved a sigh of relief as the first exam of English proved to be an easy ride. The CBSE board exams for class X and XII commenced on Friday. Examination at 176 centres in Bihar and Jharkhand was... Full News

Class X, XII CBSE board exams begin today

March 1, 2013, 12:00 am

More than 12 lakh students will be sitting for the CBSE class X examination and nearly ten lakh will appear in class XII test, both beginning March 1. In all, 12,59,202 students will be sitting for the class X examination, an increase of 6.70 per cent over in 2012. Similarly, 9,42,035... Full News

Exam tips for CBSE Board Exams

February 28, 2013, 12:00 am

Competition is an inseparable part of ones life. The approach of Board examinations means the beginning of fear in the mind of a student and high level of performance anxiety. During this time of the year when the board examinations are approaching, the students need to have a well-planned strategy, which... Full News

From now on Students will get three chances instead of five to clear the exam

February 28, 2013, 12:00 am

From this year the Central Board of Secondary Education has reduced the number of chances students of classes X and XII will receive to improve performance or clear the exam. The changes in compartment and improvement rules will be effective for the 2013-14 batch of students who will take the... Full News

More than 12 lakh students will appear in CBSE class X exam, about 10 lakh for class XII

February 28, 2013, 12:00 am

Over 12 lakh students will be sitting for the CBSE class X examination and nearly ten lakh will appear in class XII test, both beginning March one. In all, 12,59,202 students will be sitting for the class X examination, an increase of 6.70 per cent over last year, said a CBSE... Full News

Nepal school attacked over CBSE syllabus by Communist Party of Nepal-Maoists (CPN-M)

February 27, 2013, 12:00 am

Some activists of Communist Party of Nepal-Maoists (CPN-M) here on Sunday attacked vehicles of the DAV Sushil Kedia school for following the CBSE syllabus, the second such attack on the institution. The activists attacked two school buses and a private car being used by school principal Bhuvaneshwari Rao, also an Indian... Full News

Over 1.8 lakh students of Bihar and Jhankhand would be taking the class 10 and 12 CBSE examinations

February 27, 2013, 12:00 am

Over 1.8 students of Bihar and Jharkhand would be taking the class 10 and 12 CBSE board examinations starting March 1. Students of over 400 schools of Bihar and almost 300 schools of Jharkhand are busy with last-minute preparation to take the examinations. While over 1.14 lakh students would be taking... Full News

Question papers for Summative II will be generated through Integrated Test Management System in CBSE Schools

February 27, 2013, 12:00 am

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) will send the question papers for Classes IX and X for their Summative II examination, online. This will be done through the Integrated Test Management System (ITMS). Each school has to register their school name with a user name and password and complete their... Full News

CBSEs grade system has come for unanimous praise among students and parents

February 25, 2013, 12:00 am

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) grade system in which students are given grades in place of marks has come as a major relief for students, parents and teachers. This system, which scrapped the practice of declaring somebody as fail, had contributed immensely in relieving the stress on all stakeholders,... Full News

CBSE has asked schools to organize programmes on cultural awareness

February 25, 2013, 12:00 am

The CBSE regional office, Guwahati, has asked the affiliated schools to organize various programmes and encourage children to participate in activities related to the maintenance of Indian heritage. The objective of the move is to develop the personality of students through music and dance, along with other co-curricular activities. "We are... Full News