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  • CBSE Board exams to begin a month early in 2018

    CBSE Exam

    New Delhi: Next year is going to be a tough call for the students taking board exams for Class X and XII as they have to be prepared for it a month early.

  • Allahabad HC directs CBSE to revise marks of all candidates who appeared in NEET 2017

    Allahabad High Court

    The Allahabad High Court today directed the CBSE to revise marks awarded to all candidates who had appeared in the NEET exam this year and decide the 'merit/rank accordingly' in view of incorrect reply for one of the 180 objective type questions provided in the answer key.

    The Division Bench comprising of Justice Tarun Agarwala and Justice Ashok Kumar passed the order while allowing a writ petition. The petitioner had moved the court with the contention that he was 'dismayed to see that the official answer to question number 172 of test booklet Y was incorrect" following which he provided a representation against the OMR grading.

  • CBSE made a massive mistake putting on risk student’s future

    CBSE Exam

    New Delhi: CBSE is not making it any easier for students to hit their dream colleges in DU or elsewhere. As this discloser came out that there are massive errors in totaling of students' marks. newly, a large no. of students all over India who appeared for board examination under CBSE were seen disappointed with their marks, reports also shows that for the first time ever, the number of applications for verification of marks has been huge as compared to previous years.

  • GST, Demonetization to be part of school texts

    GST Demonetization And School Texts

    The National Council of Education Research and Training (NCERT) has decided to incorporate Goods and Services Tax as well as Demonetization in textbooks from next year.

    Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) affiliated schools such as Kendriya Vidyalayas and Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas follow NCERT curriculum. It has also been decided by other states such as UP to follow the NCERT curriculum.

  • Gurgaon Schools Counsel Students Against Killer Blue Whale Game

    Blue Whale Game

    To raise general awareness on the harmful consequences of Blue Whale Challenge the State Commission for Protection of Child Right (SCPCR) has issued an advisory to all the Haryana schools, including those affiliated to the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) and Indian Certificate of Secondary Education (ICSE).

    The main purpose of the advisory is to ensure that the children are monitored in schools and are not allowed to play any online games. For this the child rights panel will also organize awareness campaigns across the state this month.

  • Hindi Medium in Disability quota now

    Hindi Medium In Disability Quota Now

    These days, the wars are only not limited to battlefields in Syria and Iraq but also to Indian schools, for admission. The parents are ready to go to any extent for getting their children into reputed and popular schools, even if the ways are unethical.

    Ram Manohar Lohia hospital has reported a rising demand from parents to declare their ward as disabled. It has been reported that many private hospitals are giving disability certificates to children who are ineligible for getting one, which is unjust to others. Parents have been asking doctors for certificates under the disability quota, and they are ready for any kind of disability for the certificate to be registered to them, be it, autism, intellectual disability or speech order, anything would do if there is a chance for getting admission.

  • NEET to held on 6th May, online registration begins

    NEET Exams

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    Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) announced on Thursday that the National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET) for admission to MBBS and BDS courses will be held on 6 May and online registration has started.

    Online is the only source to take the admission through the CBSE's official website www.cbseneet.nic.in for which aadhaar card is mandatory also the candidates can register till 9 March till 11.50 pm. The last date for successful payment of fee online is 10 March till 11.50 pm, according to the admission notice.

    The fee is Rs 1,400 for general category candidates and Rs 750 for SC/ST/Physically Handicapped candidates, according to ZEE Newsreport.

    From this year, the CBSE will have a uniform question paper across all languages for students taking the NEET.

    The exam will have one paper containing 180 objective type questions from Physics, Chemistry and Biology, said Hindustan Times report. The timing of paper would be three hours from 10.00 am to 01.00 pm.

    Aadhaar number is mandatory for all except from those from Assam, Jammu and Kashmir and Meghalaya and the applicants must give their consent to the CBSE to validate the same.

    In case of any mismatch in the Aadhaar number, name, date of birth and gender, the candidates will not be able to fill up the form.

    A candidate must have completed the age of 17 at the time of admission or will complete the age on or before31 December, 2018, that is the year of his/ her admission to first year of MBBS or BDS course, according to the eligibility criteria.

    The upper age limit for candidates seeking admission to these courses shall be 25 years as on the date of the examination with a relaxation of five years for candidates belonging to SC/ST and OBC categories and persons entitled for reservation under the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act 2016.

    Students who have passed subjects physics, chemistry, biology/biotechnology and English and obtained a minimum of 50 percent marks taken together in physics, chemistry and biology or biotechnology will be eligible to apply.

    Candidates belonging to SC/ ST and OBC category who have obtained 40 percent marks in physics, chemistry and biology or biotechnology taken together will be eligible.

    (With PTI inputs)

  • No to all the publishers of school text books in 2018 except NCERT

    NCERT

    NewsMantra Bureau

    From next year onwards, the National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT) will be the only agency to publish school textbooks while the CBSE's role will be restricted to its original mandate of holding examinations and affiliation.

  • Schoolbag burden to go? Tablets to replace heavy bags

    Tablets To Replace Heavy Bags

    New Delhi: The Government is considering propositions to reduce the burden of school bags and for this a number of suggestions were given to lighten the burden of students in an official meeting chaired by HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar. The meeting was organized to review school education as the Minister is quite worried about this issue. Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) came forth with solutions such as asking schools to follow a flexible timetable, installing RO for water, permitting students to wear sport shoes to school as they have to carry it separately for games period.