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Next EducationDecember 12, 2017

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The Supreme Court of India has rejected a plea for a single board. On December 8, the three-judge Bench led by Chief Justice Dipak Mishra rejected the petition filed by primary school teacher Neeta Upadhyay seeking ‘one nation, one education board.’

 

Contradiction to Apex Court’s Views

This judgement is a contradiction to a previous view of an apex court. In …


Next EducationDecember 6, 2017
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Candidates can access the official Joint Entrance Exam (JEE) website (jeemain.nic.in) to fill the JEE application forms. January 1 is the last date to submit the forms.

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) had earlier released the relevant details, such as syllabus and eligibility.

Candidates have to submit their Aadhaar numbers compulsorily, in order to appear for the exam.

The date for the offline exam is April 8 and the dates for the online exam are April 15 and April 16…


Next EducationNovember 14, 2017
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Children’s Day is celebrated around the world on November 20. However, in India, it is celebrated on November 14, the birth anniversary of Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru, the first Prime Minister of India. The day is celebrated as Children’s Day because Pandit Nehru cared a lot for children.

Note: Write the speech on the basis of your own knowledge and understanding. You can use the following pointers to prepare a spee…


Next EducationNovember 10, 2017
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The Karnataka Examinations Authority (KEA) has announced the dates for the Common Entrance Test (CET) in 2018.

Students looking for admissions to engineering and medical colleges in the state will appear in the exam.

Timetable

They can appear for the Biology and Mathematics papers on April 18, Physics and Chemistry on April 19, and the Kannada language test on April 20.


Next EducationNovember 3, 2017
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According to the NOP World Culture Score Index, has found that Indians spend more time reading per week. A survey conducted in 30 countries, it has found that Indians spend 10.4 hours reading every week.

Thailand and China are in the second and third places, respectively, with weekly averages of 9.24 hours and 8 hours.

Many European countries, which have much higher literacy rates, are not in the top ten of the list. Only Sweden and France are there, at the eighth and ninth positions.


Next EducationNovember 1, 2017
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The talent search exams that NCERT conducts (NTSE) will now have reservation for OBC students now. The second stage of the exam will have the reservation.

This reservation will take effect from 2019, as the procedure for NTSE 2018 has begun already.

The amount of scholarship will increase to Rs. 1250 for students of classes 11 and 12.

The government of India established the talent search exam in 1961.


Next EducationNovember 1, 2017
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The government of India has cleared a plan to construct six IIT campuses. They expect to complete the construction by March 31, 2020.

Nearly 1200 students will attend various courses at each campus in the academic year 2020-21. At present, all six IITs are functioning from temporary campuses and have nearly 1500 students. When the campuses are ready, they will have 7200 students.


Next EducationOctober 30, 2017
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The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) is giving scholarships to girls who have passed class 10. Those who want to apply can do so on the board’s website.

The two schemes available are:

  • CBSE merit scholarship scheme for single girl child for +2 studies 2017
  • Renewal of online applications of CBSE merit scholarship scheme for single girl child X pass awarded in 2016

Only students who have passed class 10 from a CBSE-affiliated school can apply.


Next EducationOctober 30, 2017
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The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has asked for online applications for compartment and improvement exams. Class 10 and 12 students can apply online for the exams that the board will conduct in March 2018.

Candidates who have failed or are not eligible for improvement exams can appear as private candidates.

Candidates from regions other than Delhi can download their admit cards in February 2018. Those from Delhi can collect their admit cards from the examination centres, afte…