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Next EducationMarch 14, 2018


CBSE Discontinues Certain Electives for Classes 9 and 11; Makes Other Changes

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has made a major move by removing certain elective subjects from the class 9 and class 11 curricula from the academic year 2018-2019.

On March 9, 2018, the CBSE sent a notification to all its affiliated schools stating that it will discontinue 3 subjects for Class 9:

Next EducationAugust 1, 2017



A number of petitions were filed against the CBSE’s decision to set different question papers for students who appeared for NEET in English language and in other vernacular languages. This made students unhappy across the country. As soon the Supreme Court (SC) dismissed the plea to re-conduct the NEET, the board  announced these dates to issue the answer keys.


Late Monday evening CBSE released a statement explaining that the answer key for NEET-UG…

Next EducationJuly 17, 2017


The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) expects to reduce the examination period and give examiners more time to check the answer sheets by holding the class 10 and 12 final exams in two shifts on the same dates. The plan came into being after a meeting with principals of leading schools in the Delhi NCR region.

A final decision will be taken about the suggestions after review by two committees of the CBSE that suggest improvements in its systems.

Generally, the CBSE conducts the …

Next EducationJanuary 29, 2015


A common water cooler chat for parents who have school-going children is the steep school fees they’re paying for their child’s education. Apparently some ‘elite’ schools charge a fee that is close to the salary of a mid-level executive. But that doesn’t deter most parents from aspiring for such schools, because when it comes to their child’s education, they want nothing but the best (at least what is perceived as ‘the best’). Most of these concerned parents were born around the 80…

Next EducationJanuary 9, 2015


“If you wish success in life, make perseverance your bosom friend, experience your wise counsellor, caution your elder brothers, and hope your guardian genius.” Joseph Addison

When exams are around the corner, not only students but their parents also come under pressure. With competition intensifying day by day, students are forced to perform well in every exam and it ultimately leaves them worried and stressed. Some parents also tend to get overtly anxious and, albeit unintentionally, ad…

Next EducationJanuary 5, 2015


SO HERE YOU ARE at the exams, with paper in hand, and wondering how to go about solving it. You studied hard all the year round, made sacrifices, and burned a lot of midnight oil for this precise moment. Now, with the question paper in hand and pen poised on the answer sheet, are ready to fly? But alas! How do you go about actually solving the question paper? A lot many of you probably give little thoughts to this important aspect. Is there a strategy to write exams? Should you have a strategy? …



Students tend to panic before their exams, irrespective of their levels of preparation. The following tips help students ease their stress and gain the much-required confidence:

Make a Timetable

According to researchers, every student should make a timetable, as preparations according to a timetable gives better results than long unscheduled preparations. Make your timetable with not-too-l…

Next EducationJune 24, 2014


Quality time with family means lots of lively and healthy interactions among all family members, with kids being actively involved in it. Nevertheless, in most of the families, various technical gadgets dominate this time, which is not a healthy sign.

If you want to protect your family time from this unpleasant tech invasion, the following tips will show the way: