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 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