CBSE asked to re-evaluate 159 students’ answer sheets: Orissa High Court

  The Orissa High Court on Tuesday asked the CBSE to re-evaluate the answer sheets of at least 159 more students, who approached the court alleging discrepancies in their class XII results that were published last month. A vacation bench of Justice K R Mohapatra asked the petitioners to apply with requisite fees for re-evaluation of their desired papers at the CBSE (Central Board of Secondary Education) regional office in Bhubaneswar by June 19. Accordingly, the CBSE authorities were asked to evaluate these answer papers again by engaging experts and…

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CBSE NET 2017 form release gets delayed: Likely to be out by June 20

The application form for the National Eligibility Test (NET) has not been released by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) yet and a delay is being expected. The exam is conducted twice a year, usually in the months of June and December,  but since the past one year, it is being conducted in July and January. Last year, the form was released on April 12 for the July exam. This had made the candidates more tensed. The CBSE conducts NET on behalf of the University Grants Commission (UGC). The…

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HRD Ministry may ask CBSE to stop printing books, complaints received

The HRD Ministry may very soon ask the CBSE to stop printing textbooks after holding a review meeting. Sources reported that the ministry has raised concern over the fact as to why an examination conducting body is publishing textbooks. CBSE may soon stop printing books The HRD Ministry may very soon ask the CBSE to stop printing textbooks after holding a review meeting. The decision may be taken following complaints against quality of books published by the Board as well as their non-availability. A senior HRD ministry official said complaints…

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Studying Hindi to become mandatory for Class 10 students of KV, CBSE affiliated schools

The students of Kendriya Vidyalayas and CBSE affiliated schools will soon have to study Hindi till class 10. The HRD Ministry is yet to respond to the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) suggestion. Representative image           After President Pranab Mukherjee give in- principle approval” to a suggestion of a parliamentary panel, the students of Kendriya Vidyalayas and CBSE affiliated schools may have to study Hindi till class 10. The HRD Ministry is yet to respond to the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) suggestion. As…

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CBSE Class 10 Board Exam: Assessment scheme revised

Meanwhile, the new assessment scheme would be applicable from commencing academic session 2017-18. CBSE Class 10 Board Exam           In a bid to bring about changes in the school curriculum, the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has announced to remodel assessment scheme of Class 10 Board examination. According to reports, the change in assessment would apply for schools offering vocational subject as compulsory subject under National Skills Qualifications Framework (NSQF) scheme. Meanwhile, the new assessment scheme would be applicable from commencing academic session 2017-18. Read:…

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NEET-II to be held on July 24: CBSE

NEW DELHI: The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) today said it will conduct the National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test-II (NEET-II) for admission to medical and dental colleges on July 24, as scheduled. As per the Supreme Court orders on NEET and the Ordinance promulgated by the government, the exam will be conducted on July 24 (Sunday), CBSE said in a statement. The process of online application for NEET-II was opened on May 25 and ends tomorrow, it said. Candidates have also been asked to check the NEET website for…

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