Wednesday, October 21, 2020


HC seeks CBSE, Centre, AAP govt response on plea against rise in Board exam fees

NEW DELHI:The Delhi High Court on Wednesday issued notice over a petition against the rise in the examination fees demanded by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) from the students of Class X and XII for registration in the Board Examinations.

Boy booked for posting obscene messages to teacher

MORADABAD(Uttar Pradesh):A Class 10 student of a private school has been booked for allegedly sending 'obscene messages' to his teacher during an online class.

Stalin urges CMs of 4 states to approach SC on NEET

CHENNAI:Welcoming the decision of the Chief Ministers of seven states to approach the Supreme Court against the National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET) and Joint Entrance Exam (JEE), DMK President M.K. Stalin has urged Chief Ministers of Andhra Pradesh, Odisha, Telangana and Kerala to also approach the apex court with a similar plea.

Fit India Youth Club programme launched to lift the standard of sports in India

CHANDIGARH: The sports in India may have a neglected field in the past but given the indulgence and thrust of the Central Government in zipping up infrastructure and shoring up sporting standards in one way or the other, surely sports can look forward to a shining future.

Punjab Government instructs the managements of private schools not to impose books of private publishers

CHANDIGARH:The Punjab Government has directed the managements of private schools not to impose books, published by private publishers on the students studying in their schools and they should recommend the books only published by the certified institutes.

Goa Board curtails STD XII syllabus by up to 30%

PANAJI:The Academic Council of the Goa Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education has decided to curtail syllabus in Science and Mathematics subjects by up to 30 per cent, to prevent anxiety among stakeholders including students, a circular issued by the Board said.

Students already burdened: SC declines 1 Nation-1 Board plea

NEW DELHI:The Supreme Court on Friday declined to entertain a PIL seeking uniform education with common syllabus and curriculum for all children aged between 6-14 years, across the country.

Girls fared 3.17% better than boys in CBSE class 10 results

NEW DELHI: The Central Board of Secondary Education on Wednesday announced the Board results for class 10, in which a total of 91.46 per cent students passed the examinations. This number is 0.36 per cent higher than the previous year.

Lucknow girl stuns all with 100% marks in CBSE

LUCKNOW: Getting hundred per cent marks in examinations is no mean feat but Divyanshi Jain of Lucknow has done the impossible. She has scored 600 marks out of 600 in the CBSE class 12 examinations.

CBSE report card: From 83.4% in 2019 to 88.78% this year

NEW DELHI: The Central Board of Secondary Education declared the results of the 12th class Board examination on Monday afternoon with a total of 88.78 per cent students passing the exams.

Do not set wrong narrative about syllabus cut: Nishank

NEW DELHI:The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has slashed its syllabus by 30 per cent for students from Class IX to XII to reduce course load in view of the extraordinary situation arising due to the coronavirus pandemic. The move is applicable only for the current academic year.

Bengal CM protests removal of topics from CBSE curicula

KOLKATA:West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday expressed shock over the CBSE decision to drop many topics like citizenship, federalism, secularism etc while reducing curricula for Classes 9 to 12 due to Covid-19 pandemic.

Punjab CM announces cancellation of university/college exams

CHANDIGARH: Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Saturday announced cancellation of university and college examinations in the state in view of the Covid pandemic, though the exams that are currently being conducted online by some universities will continue uninterrupted.

Who is responsible for kids infected with Covid: Parents to RBSE

JAIPUR:As a class X student in Kota tested positive for COVID-19 on June 30 after appearing in RBSE exams held on June 29 and 30 and 357 students from her examination centre were sent for home quarantine, the parents in Rajasthan have expressed their concern on the issue and asked who will take the onus of the kids who were infected with COVID-19.

Odisha cancels Class XII pending examinations

BHUBANESWAR:The Odisha government, here on Wednesday, cancelled examinations for all Class XII pending subjects, conducted by the Council of Higher Secondary Education (CHSE), due to the spread of Covid-19 in the state.

Online classes for school students resume in Karnataka

BENGALURU:Reversing its June 15 order, the Karnataka primary and secondary education department allowed schools across the state to resume online classes for students of all sections, an official said on Monday.

SC accepts CBSE notification cancelling Class 10, 12 Boards

 NEW DELHI:The Supreme Court on Friday accepted the draft notification issued by CBSE in connection with the assessment scheme for the Board examination cancelled for Class 10 and Class 12.

SC seeks clarity on Class 12's internal assessment/exams later option

NEW DELHI:The Supreme Court on Thursday asked the Centre and the CBSE to issue fresh notification in connection with Class 12 exams, clarifying the option between internal assessment and exams later.

Mixed response to cancellation of remaining CBSE Class 10, 12 board exams

THIRUVANTHAPURAM:There was a mixed response to the decision of the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) on Thursday which informed the Supreme Court that it has decided to cancel the pending board examinations for class 10 and 12 scheduled between July 1-15

Class 10, 12 boards exams stand cancelled: CBSE, ICSE to SC

NEW DELHI:The CBSE on Thursday informed the Supreme Court that it has decided to cancel the pending Board examination for Classes 10 and 12 scheduled between July 1-15.

Decision on scrapping July exams likely by Wednesday, CBSE tells SC

NEW DELHI:The CBSE has informed the Supreme Court that it will take a decision on holding of remaining Board exams in July latest by Wednesday evening since discussions on the issue were at an advanced stage.

Punjab Government extends registration date for admission to meritorious schools

CHANDIGARH: The Punjab Government has extended the registration date for Meritorious Schools for Session-2020-21 in Class XI. This decision has been taken in compliance with the instructions given from time to time by the Government of India and the Government of Punjab regarding security from COVID-19.

B'luru schools demand fees from RTE students for online classes

BENGALURU:Many city schools are not allowing Right To Education (RTE) students to log in to online classes unless they pay the fees, complained a parent and RTE Students and Parents Association (RSPA) member on Thursday.

Board exam dates of NIOS announced

NEW DELHI: Union Human Resource Development Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal 'Nishank' announced the datesheet for the 10th and 12th board exams of the National Institute of Open School. The exams will be held from July 17.

Online survey reveals 90.2 percent teachers online classes for first time

CHANDIGARH: Out of the total 82.1% respondents having no previous experience of online teaching, 90.2% teachers said that they are taking online classes for the first time, while 9.8% teachers mentioned that they were not taking online classes during lockdown amid COVID-19.

CBSE asks failed students of Class IX and XI ask to appear in school-based test

CHANDIGARH: School children are the most sufferer due to COVID 19 as it is an unprecedented situation for them. For the past two months they are confined to home and they have not seen the face of their schools and their teachers. It causes a lot of mental stress and anxiety to them.

CBSE to announce class 10, 12 board exams dates by 5 p.m.'

NEW DELHI:The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) will be releasing the complete datesheet for the remaining board examinations of class 10 and 12 by 5 p.m. on Saturday.

CBSE Chairperson appointed Secretary, Department of Education

NEW DELHI:CBSE Chairperson Anita Karwal was on Sunday appointed as Secretary in the Department of Education and Literacy.

4 Essentials to Look for in a Boarding School

Sending your child off to a boarding school is a big decision. You need to have trust in the institution that will take care of your child as much as you would do at home.If you are searching for a boarding school in Delhi, make sure you start planning in advance to ensure you do not miss out on any of the facilities. The essential things to look for in a boarding school depends primarily on your child’s needs. Take out time to visit different schools’ websites to have your options open.

All public and private transport shut down in Punjab, exams postponed

CHANDIGARH: Taking strict measures to stop spread of Corona Virus Punjab Government from Fridayb midnight (today night) decided to shit down all public and private transport upto March 31.

Intel joins CBSE to empower 1 lakh Indian students in AI

NEW DELHI:Tech giant Intel and Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) on Friday signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to digitally empower nealry one lakh students with Artificial Intelligence (AI) integration in India's education system.

Tibetan administration temporarily shuts schools

DHARAMSALA:The Central Tibetan Administration (CTA) has temporarily shut all its schools as a precaution owing to threat of coronavirus, officials said on Wednesday.

Missed exams, don't worry: CBSE assures Delhi kids

NEW DELHI:The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) on Thursday assured all students in northeast Delhi who failed to appear in the Class 10 and 12 board examination owing to riots, to not to worry.

UP school teacher injured in knife attack

LUCKNOW:In a shocking incident in Uttar Pradesh, a class 8 student of a CBSE school in Kakori attacked his teacher with a kitchen knife, when the teacher asked him to sit on the front bench so that he could concentrate on studies.

Lovely Academy students cleared JEE mains exam-2020 with high percentile

JALANDHAR:Among many other successful students, three students of Lovely Academy Rohan Rana (93 %), Jasleen Makkar (91%) and Hiya Battu (89%) have cleared JEE Mains Exam-2020 with excellent scores.  A student of Army Public School (Jalandhar Cantt), Rohan has been getting coaching from the Academy since his 10th class. He is from Non-Medical stream and prepared for JEE Competition and CBSE Board Examinations as well. Similarly, Jasleen makkar, a student of Arya Model Sr. Sec School (Phagwara) and Hiya Battu, a Lawrence International School (Jalandhar) were taking coaching at the City Branch of the Lovely Academy. Rohan has already cleared SSB’s NDA Examination through Lovely Academy. Presently, he is studying in 12th class at Jalandhar Cantt Branch.

CBSE, Adobe India announce winners of 'Creativity Challenge'

NEW DELHI:The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) and Adobe India on Monday announced the winners of Creativity Challenge, after concluding its final round of judgement in the National Capital Region (NCR).

Tips to Score More Than 95% Marks in Board Exams of 10th,12th class

CBSE Class 10 and Class 12 exams for current session will start from march, 2020. With only few months left for the examinations, students would be under tremendous pressure to perform well in exams, which ultimately causes anxiety and stress. Students would be busy with the study of full course and planning for effective revision before exams.

Lovely Academy student clears UPSC conducted NDA examination

JALANDHAR:After undergoing through a personality test by the Service Selection Board (SSB), Rohan Rana is anticipated to wear crowns of national glory on his shoulders...Lovely Academy student Rohan Rana has cleared Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) conducted National Defence Academy’s (NDA’s) written examination with good scores. Now, after undergoing through a personality test by the Service Selection Board (SSB), Rohan Rana is anticipated to soon wear crowns of national glory on his shoulders. NDA written examination is conducted twice every year by the UPSC. This exam is conducted for the boys who are in or have passed 10+2 and are between 16 ½-19 ½ years of age. After clearing the written exam the candidates have to go through a five day interview process, which is a personality test called the Service Selection Board (SSB) interview.

Board exam very near : how to keep the stress away

As March 1 fast approaches, thousands of students who are appearing for the Board exams are likely to become increasingly anxious and get stressed out. “Have I prepared enough? Is there something I have missed? Should I focus more on that particular topic?” Your mind would be abuzz with several such thoughts. No matter how much you study and revise the subjects, the feeling of contentment is difficult to achieve. What can you do to steady your nerves and keep your cool? “The Board exams are like any other exam. The only difference is that they are held in another school. So there is no need for students to panic and they should stick to the normal routine they follow everyday,” .

Police dav sportspersons shine at national sports

PATIALA:Sportspersons of Police DAV Public School made their mark at the National Sports Zonal level.Raju of class 12th won silver medal in 400 metres, in 400 relay race Raju, sahil and Jagteshwar and Lavish of class 10th and 9th won silver medal. In Boxing Lovepreet of class12th , Raju of class 12th,Baljot of 9th won Gold medal and Sarbjot of 12th won silver medals and got selected for nationals.
In volleyball Sandhya of class10th and Rajni of 11th bagged Silver medals.Two players of Handball Ankit Yadav of 10th and Kamal Thapa of 12th qualified for Nationals, their team won Silver medal.