CBSE board exams may start from Feb 15 and end in March from next year

CBSE board exams may start from Feb 15 and end in March from next year

Class 10 and 12 board examinations conducted by the CBSE may start from mid-February rather than March to provide more time for the evaluation of answer scripts, sources said. According to a senior CBSE official, a committee being set up to suggest systemic changes in the evaluation process followed by CBSE for board exams will explore this aspect. “At present, the exams start on March 1 and usually go on for a month. This also coincides with the start of summer vacations and hence, a number of teachers go on…

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What’s wrong? CBSE Class 12 Board marks revised from 42 to 90 and 68 to 95

What’s wrong? CBSE Class 12 Board marks revised from 42 to 90 and 68 to 95

Is the Central Board of Secondary Education’s (CBSE) marking system going horribly wrong? Recent media reports say Class 12 students, shocked to receive 68 and 42 in math in the board exams, reapplied for verification of marks – which were then increased to 95 and 90, respectively. Such a huge difference in marking definitely means the board has bungled in a big way. The Times of India, which reported the change in marks has also claimed access to documents of a Mumbai student with 50, whose marks after verification, were…

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HT Analysis: Girls outperform boys in every major subject in CBSE Class 12

HT Analysis: Girls outperform boys in every major subject in CBSE Class 12

The subjects that are opted by students in the Central Board of Secondary Education Class 12 examinations varies in terms of gender, an analysis of data for the CBSE results from 2015 shows. For instance, 55% of all the boys who appeared in the 2015 exam took mathematics as a subject, compared to just 36% girls. Biology was opted by 22% girls and 12% boys. Other subjects with a prominent difference were home science and political science, which were opted by a higher number of girls as compared to boys….

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CBSE 12th result 2017: Students allege discrepancies, launch protests in Bhubaneswar

CBSE 12th result 2017: Students allege discrepancies, launch protests in Bhubaneswar

Scores of students along with their parents staged a protest outside the Central Board of Secondary Education’s (CBSE) regional office in Bhubaneswar on Monday alleging discrepancies in the Class 12 board examination results. The students and their parents gathered outside the board’s office in Saheed Nagar area holding placards and shouting slogans, a day after CBSE declared the results. Some students alleged their results were withheld without any reason being cited and others claimed that the evaluation of the answer sheets have been faulty. The protesters demanded immediate action by…

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CBSE Class 12 Board results: Son scores 82% in school where father worked on daily wages

CBSE Class 12 Board results: Son scores 82% in school where father worked on daily wages

LUCKNOW: The story of daily wager’s son, Ashok Yadav, is a tale of human grit, determination, sweat and glory. Ashok’s father, Rajesh, works as a marble mason on daily wages. The young man has secured 82% aggregate and 93% in a much-loved subject, physics, in the CBSE Class 12 Board Exams. Destiny took Yadav to St Anjani’s Public School in Rajajipuram, Lucknow, where he studied in a one-room house without electricity, which till sometime back had no drinking water facility. He was admitted to the school after its founder-director MD…

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Uncertainty over Class 12 results continues: CBSE likely to challenge HC order

Uncertainty over Class 12 results continues: CBSE likely to challenge HC order

The announcement of CBSE’s Class 12 exam results could be delayed as the board will challenge a Delhi high court order asking it to continue with a marking policy that it decided to nix last month. The country’s biggest school board decided on Wednesday to file a “special leave petition” in the Supreme Court against the high court verdict. The CBSE results are expected between May 25 and May 27 as these are traditionally announced around this time of the year. The board said the results won’t be delayed but…

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To Curb Cheating, CBSE To Buy 8,000 Metal Detectors To Frisk Candidates

To Curb Cheating, CBSE To Buy 8,000 Metal Detectors To Frisk Candidates

The CBSE which has more than 17,000 schools, including 200 in 21 countries outside India, has invited bids for 8,000 bug and metal detectors. (File photo) NEW DELHI:  To check unfair practices using hi-tech gadgets, the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) plans to buy 8,000 metal detectors to frisk candidates appearing for professional examinations conducted by it. According to a tender notice issued by it, the CBSE which conducts tests like JEE (Main), AIPMT, UGC-NET, to curb any unfair use of electronic devices, candidates will be frisked before entering…

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