March 30, 2018March 30, 2018


The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has announced a re-examination for Class 10 Maths and Class 12 Economics after discovering that the papers have been leaked.  It has led to a sudden uprising among the students. CBSE is yet to announce the fresh dates of the examinations. A complaint has been lodged against a coaching institute in Rajinder Nagar, Delhi which is suspected to be the lead source of the paper leak.

March 14, 2018March 14, 2018


IIT-JEE to follow GATE format in 2018

The IIT-JEE (Advanced) 2018 examination is all set to follow the Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) format and for the first time, it will be computer based.

Presently, the GATE’s online examination papers have some questions for which numerical answers must be keyed in by the examinee using the virtual keypad. The reminder o…

February 28, 2018February 28, 2018


In a recent interview, Prakash Javadekar, the Union Minister of Human Resource Development said that the NCERT syllabus will be cut down by half from the academic year of 2019. He stated that the current school syllabus is on par with that of the B.A and B.Com courses and that it needed reduction so that the students can spend time in other activities that will aid their holistic development.

February 9, 2018February 9, 2018


The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) will be updating its affiliation bylaws in the near future according to the government.

In a recent press event, Prakash Javadekar, the Union Minister for Human Resources Development, said, “Although no financial and organizational lacunae have been observed, still, considering the future needs, the Board is considering to revamp the a…

January 11, 2018January 11, 2018


CBSE Class 10 & 12 Exams from March 5

The CBSE Class 10 and 12 exams will begin from March 5. While 16,38,552 students are expected to appear for Class 10th exams, 11,86,144 students are expected to appear for Class 12th exams.

Class 10th and 12th exams would go until April 4 and April 12 respectively. For class 10, the first exam is on the Information and Communication Technology, and English is the firs…

December 14, 2017December 14, 2017


The Central Board of Secondary Examination (CBSE) has released the schedule for practical and internal assessment with affiliated schools. The practical exams are slated to commence on January 16, 2018 and end before February 25, 2018.

While CBSE decides the time period when schools ought to conduct practical exams, respective schools decide actual dates. The circular dispatched to schools also includes guidelines to condu…

September 4, 2017September 4, 2017


The National Council of Educational Research and Training’s NCERT books are going to cover the Digital India, Beti Bachao Beti Padhao and Swachh Bharat Abhiyan. The NCERT will create these books according to the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) syllabus.

A number of law colleges and business schools already have these as part of their syllabi.

The changes

The NCERT will include Beti Bachao Beti Padhao, Swachh Bharat Abhiyan and Digital India campaign  in Social Scie…

August 19, 2017August 19, 2017


The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has issued guidelines and standards for information technology use. CBSE aims to give the students who use information technology a safe environment. The board has asked schools to monitor and control how students use electronic devices to protect them against fraud or bullying. It has issued a circular containing a series of steps for schools to create a secure environment for the students.

The guidelines

  • CBSE has advised sc…

August 18, 2017August 18, 2017


The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has told affiliated schools to link with ITIs or vocational training centres. The board hopes to encourage students to learn vocational skills through this move. Students will be able to increase their skill aptitude and get the required exposure through this approach.

Country-wide reach

The CBSE has issued a list of 25 model ITIs and 400 other ITIs. The list includes ITIs from 26 states across the country. The schools can approach any t…

August 17, 2017August 17, 2017


The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has helped 135 girls clear the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Mains through its Udaan initiative. The scheme aims to help more girls clear engineering entrance exams.

Under the scheme, the government assists girls who score 80% in science and maths and 70% overall. Their annual family income has to be less than Rs. 6 lakh.

The girls get free…