UGC NET 2017: CBSE to release notification on August 4 at cbsenet.nic.in

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) will activate the National Eligibility Test (UGC NET) 2017 application form link on August 11 while the exam will be held on November 5, 2017. The detailed notification will release at cbsenet.nic.in on August 4. The last date to apply online is September 11, while the fee can be paid until September 12. From this year, CBSE has made Aadhaar card mandatory to apply for the NET. However, these provisions are not applicable in Jammu and Kashmir, Assam and Meghalaya. CBSE has notified…

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CBSE UGC NET 2017: Students oppose suspension of entrance test for college teachers

Students have opposed the Central Board of Scondary Education’s (CBSE’s) decision to skip University Grants Commission National Eligibility Test (UGC-NET) for the first half of the year. The Students Islamic Organisation of India (SIO) has filed a petition in the Supreme Court (SC) asking CBSE to take back its decision to suspend the tests. It also wants the government to conduct one more session in 2017 for students who are crossing the age limit. Those who aspire to be assistant professor or work as junior research fellow (JRF) in colleges…

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Exclusive: CBSE plans Class 10, 12 Board exams on same date in two shifts

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) proposes to hold the finals for classes 10 and 12 on same dates in two shifts, a move that will reduce the examination period and give teachers extra time to check answer-scripts more thoroughly. The new plan was designed after the board met principals of some of the top schools in New Delhi and its satellite cities. The CBSE, which has two panels committees to suggest ways to improve the system, will review the suggestions before a final decision is taken. The country’s…

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HC notice to CBSE rule saying teachers not to accompany kids in school buses

New Delhi The Delhi High Court on Monday issued a notice to the city government and Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) on a plea challenging the board’s amended rule that teachers will not accompany students in school buses and not be allotted non-academic work. A division bench of acting chief justice Gita Mittal and justice C Hari Shankar sought a response from the CBSE and Delhi’s Directorate of Education (DoE) by November 6. The plea filed by NGO Angika Development Society through advocate Arjun Harkauli challenged the CBSE’s October 2016…

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CBSE re-evaluation could change Delhi University merit list, says high court

The Delhi high court on Tuesday said the ongoing Delhi University admissions could be impacted by the Class XII examination answer sheets submitted to the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) for re-evaluation this year. A bench of acting chief justice Gita Mittal and justice C Hari Shankar said “the merit position of students could change substantially” on the basis of marks obtained after re-evaluation. “Therefore, as a matter of abundant caution, colleges and admission-seeking students need to be kept informed about the pendency of the writ petition as well…

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CBSE Class 10 Board Exam 2017: English Paper Analysis

English paper has just been over for CBSE Class 10 board examinees. The examination scheduled for 30 March 2017 has been over and students were seen happy and elated coming out of the exam hall. There was an air of satisfaction among Class 10 board examinees of CBSE. “The Summative Assessment II English Communicative 101 for the Std X students of the AISCE 2017 has definitely brought smiles to students”, said Mrs Amrita Chaudhuri, PGT in English, Mother’s Public School, Bhubaneswar, Odisha. CBSE Class 10 English Question Paper Pattern The…

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CBSE asks schools to urge students to download PM Modi’s mobile app

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has asked schools to encourage students, teachers and parents and teachers to download the ‘Narendra Modi mobile app’ so that they can share their experiences with the Prime Minister. The Board issued a notification after the Prime Minister in one of his ‘Mann ki Baat’ radio addresses urged students to face examinations with confidence and optimism while seeking their response through the Narendra Modi app. In its notification, CBSE has invited students, teachers and parents to give a feedback on their own experiences…

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Are there three equations of motion or five: CIC asks CBSE to clarify

Are there three equations of motion or five? The strange plea came before the Central Information Commission which has now directed the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) to clarify the subject after considering views of a person who claimed to have discovered one of the five equations. The case relates to Sangrur-based applicant, Amritpal Singh Nafria, who sought to know details of equations of motion taught in Physics school-books of the CBSE. He is claiming that there are five equations of motion and has given representations to this effect…

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25 lakh students to appear for CBSE exams this year

Over 25 lakh students have registered this year for the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) exams-the highest in the history of the exam and 6.3% more than last year’s total. According to the data provided by CBSE, a total of 14,99,122 candidates have registered for the Class X (both Board-based and school-based) exams as against 13,73,853 in 2015-an increase of almost 1.25 lakh. Similarly for Class XII Boards, 10,67,900 candidates have registered as against 10,40,368 in 2015. Class X and XII board exams will begin from March 1 and…

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All set for CBSE exams from March 1

More than 3.28 lakh students in Patna region, comprising Bihar and Jharkhand, are busy with final revisions to write Class X and XII examinations of Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) commencing from March 1. Altogether 1,58,745 students, up by 15,000 compared to last year, will write Class X exams at 998 centres in the region. Of them, 52,826 are girls. While board-based exams will commence on Tuesday with non-major papers like security and dynamics retail, major paper science will be held on Wednesday and the school-based exams are scheduled…

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