BSP President Mayawati demands withdrawal of CBSE fee hike for exams

New Delhi: BSP President Mayawati on Tuesday termed the fee hike by the CBSE for Class 10 and 12 examinations as unfortunate and demanded its immediate withdrawal. The BSP president said SC/ST students will now have to pay a higher fees. “Similarly, the fee for general category students has also been doubled. This is a […]

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Congress demands CBSE take back decision of board fees hike

New Delhi: The Congress on Monday demanded that the CBSE take back the decision to hike fees of class 10 and 12 board examination, alleging that it was yet another attempt by the BJP government to target SC/ST communities. Congress chief spokesperson Randeep Surjewala said after according step-motherly treatment to Dalits and tribals, the BJP […]

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CBSE Grade 10, 12 board exams to begin in February Next Year: Confirmed

NEW DELHI: The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has announced that the Grade 10 and class 12 board exams 2019 will be held in the month of February next year in order to reduce the eventual exam period for ‘core academic’ subjects. Reportedly, CBSE has confirmed that the board exams for all core academic subjects for the […]

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CBSE orders action against 130 teachers for errors in result

New Delhi: Facing flak over evaluation errors in answer scripts of class 10 and 12 board exams, the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has initiated action against 130 teachers in the country. Similar action is likely to be ordered by more regional offices against schools, teachers or coordinators where evaluation errors have been found, […]

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CBSE Class 12 student got 16 in English, scores 80 after verification; glaring errors in CBSE’s evaluation

New Delhi: The CBSE seems to have its plates full with more than 10,000 requests from Class-10/12 appeared students for verification. And most were totaling errors which managed to pass at least two layers of scrutiny. As a result, a girl’s marks in English increased from a mere 16 to 80. Someone who got 37 in Urdu after verification […]

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Success Story: Son of a Bihar farmer cracks JEE-Advanced at 15 years of age

Patna: Fifteen-year-old Shivam Kumar from a village in Bihar cracked the JEE Advanced 2018 on Friday to become the youngest aspirant this year to clear the examination for admissions to the premier Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs). The farmer’s son from Bakhorpur village secured All India Rank 383 by scoring 241 marks out of 360 […]

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HRD: CBSE should shorten exam season to prevent leak of papers

One way to improve the process and also prevent leaks of papers could be reducing the board exam season from the current seven weeks to around a month , a committee formed by the Human Resource Development ministry after the recent CBSE papers leak incident is likely to recommend. Doing so would involve considerable logistical […]

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Madras High Court prohibits homework for class 1, 2 children

Chennai: Taking the study burden on small children as a serious concern, the Madras High Court on Wednesday prohibited schools from assigning homework to Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) students studying in Class I and Class II. The Court has asked CBSE to set up flying squads to inspect schools violating the new directive. […]

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CBSE Class 10th toppers score 499 out of 500

New Delhi: Setting another record in the history of Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), four students have scored 499 out of 500 in Class 10th results, which was announced by the board on Tuesday. Prakhar Mittal from Gurugram, Rimjhim Agarwal from Bijnor, Nandini Garg from Shamli, and Sreelakshmi G. from Cochin topped the examination. […]

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JEE Main 2018 result announced; 18 students of Naxal- affected Dantewada clear exam

Dantewada: Even the adverse atmosphere could not deter 18 students hailing from Naxal-affected Dantewada district of Chhattisgarh to fulfil their dream to crack Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Main 2018. “18 children cleared the examination of JEE Mains. It’s a moment of great happiness for us. Efforts are that children sit for JEE Advance with full preparations,” […]

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