state government asked to revise to modules on sex and gender issues

January 8, 2013, 12:00 am

The state government has asked the state board to consider revising its modules on sex and gender issues. The move comes in the wake of concerns over gender violence and the gang rape incident in Delhi last month that has sparked both protests and introspection. The state board has such modules... Full News

Van owners, CBSE Schools meet for the problem on installing speed governors

January 8, 2013, 12:00 am

The district administration will call a meeting of the school vans owners and the Sahodaya Group of CBSE schools in the coming week to discuss issues related to school vans and installing speed governors. Deputy commissioner Urmila Shukla told TOI, "The pending issues related to school vans and the installation of... Full News

NCERT will publish a book on 15 great Indian thinkers

January 8, 2013, 12:00 am

In a move to introduce more value-based education in the school curriculum, the National Council for Educational Research and Training (NCERT) will publish a supplementary book on 15 great Indian thinkers, including Swami Vivekananda. Schools will celebrate Swami Vivekananda’s 150th birthday on January 12 and hold year-long programmes with the theme... Full News

CBSE has announced slogan-writing contest

January 8, 2013, 12:00 am

In a move for gender equity and empowerment of girls, CBSE has announced a nation-wide slogan writing competition. According to CBSE, the competition is part of the activities planned to celebrate the National Girl Child Day in 2013. The competition is being organised by the National Mission for Empowerment of Women... Full News

CBSE Chairman Vineet Joshi has decided to go soft on schools this year

January 7, 2013, 12:00 am

CBSE Chairman Vineet Joshi has decided to go soft on schools this year. Many things can be change in the upcoming months. The annual letter of chairman Vineet Joshi is a much awaited letter for all schools, as it lays out the course CBSE will have to follow in the... Full News

CBSE All India Heritage quiz will be telecast on History channel

January 7, 2013, 12:00 am

CBSE’s heritage quiz to be telecast on History channel. The quiz will telecast on January 12. The quiz is being organised on the occasion of the World Heritage Day being celebrated by CBSE and 150th Birth Anniversary of Swami Vivekanand. Around 2500 children representing all the eight regions of CBSE... Full News

CBSE Introduces Gender Studies for CBSE XI, XII Students

January 4, 2013, 12:00 am

National outrage over Delhi gang rape incident, CBSE has decided to introduce “Human Rights and Gender Studies” for Class XI and XII students from the coming academic year. The subject will be elective. Similarly, a handbook for teachers, “Women Safety and Empowerment through Curriculum,” will be introduced in the training... Full News

CBSE Datesheet for 2013 Exams Released at CBSEGuess

December 31, 2012, 12:00 am

The wait for lakhs of students across the country is over as the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) released the datesheet for classes 10 and 12 board examinations. For students in class 12, the board examinations will begin on March 1, with English core, elective and functional. While students... Full News

CBSE May Introduce New Type of Examination for Class IX & X from March 2013

July 7, 2012, 12:00 am

CBSE decided to discontinue issuing of Blue Prints, Sample Question papers & Marking Schemes in all major subjects. Summative Assessment-II may be the new type of examination for students of class IX and X in schools affiliated to the Central Board of Secondary Education from March 2013. Summative Assessment-II will follow... Full News

Scholarship for Higher Education (SHE)

June 28, 2012, 12:00 am

The Department of Science and Technology (DST), Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of India awards Scholarship for Higher Education (SHE) under Innovation in Science Pursuit for Inspired Research (INSPIRE) to the students who are within the top 1% at Class XII examination conducted by the Board during the academic... Full News