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CBSE reschedules Class 12 Physical Education exam after controversy

19 Jan 2018

India
CBSE reschedules Class 12 Physical Education exam after controversy

The CBSE has rescheduled the Physical Education test for Class 12 after facing flak over its examination date sheet.

Students outrage over Class 12 routine, CBSE says gaps impossible

11 Jan 2018

India
Students outrage over Class 12 routine, CBSE says gaps impossible

The CBSE routine for Class 12 board exams has caused outrage among students, parents and teachers. There is not enough gap between many papers, they have complained.

CBSE Date-Sheets 2018: Class 10, 12 board-exams from 5 March!

10 Jan 2018

India
CBSE Date-Sheets 2018: Class 10, 12 board-exams from 5 March!

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has finally released the date sheets for the upcoming Class 10 and 12 board examinations this year.

CAT 2017 results declared: 20 candidates score 100 percentile

08 Jan 2018

India
CAT 2017 results declared: 20 candidates score 100 percentile

Results for the prestigious Common Admission Test (CAT) 2017 were declared today. You can check them on its official website.

Meet Anjum Bashir: Kashmir civil service exam topper

20 Dec 2017

India
Meet Anjum Bashir: Kashmir civil service exam topper

Anjum Bashir Khan Khattak, a 27-year-old math government school teacher, has topped the Jammu and Kashmir Public Service Commission (JKPSC) exam.

JEE, NEET twice a year, and other changes under NTA

19 Dec 2017

India
JEE, NEET twice a year, and other changes under NTA

With the setting up of the National Testing Agency (NTA), students can expect the NEET and the JEE to be conducted twice a year instead of once, MoS HRD Upendra Kushwaha told the Lok Sabha.

Marking scheme for Class 10, 12 CBSE board exams released

11 Dec 2017

India
Marking scheme for Class 10, 12 CBSE board exams released

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has put up on its website the marking scheme of 25 subjects for Class 12, and 10 subjects for Class 10 board exams.

Schedule for GATE 2018 is out: Exam during February 3-11

11 Dec 2017

India
Schedule for GATE 2018 is out: Exam during February 3-11

The schedule for the 2018 GATE is out. The exam will be held in two sessions on February 3,4, 10 and 11 next year.

BHU MA exams test students on GST, Padmavati and BJP

10 Dec 2017

India
BHU MA exams test students on GST, Padmavati and BJP

The Banaras Hindu University's (BHU) ongoing MA examinations have ruffled a few feathers. Many have criticized the questions set in papers like political science and history as ones with a "definite agenda".

Now week-long helpline for Class 10, 12 Bihar board students

09 Dec 2017

India
Now week-long helpline for Class 10, 12 Bihar board students

To better help Class 10 and 12 students adapt to the changes in exam pattern, the Bihar School Examination Board (BSEB) has decided to provide them a tele-counselling facility.

Bihar board to have 50% objective questions from 2018

30 Nov 2017

India
Bihar board to have 50% objective questions from 2018

Infamous for rampant malpractices, poor evaluation and shoddy management, Bihar School Examination Board (BSEB) decided earlier this month to reform its examination pattern.

CAT'17: 2.31L students appear for India's biggest MBA entrance exam

26 Nov 2017

India
CAT'17: 2.31L students appear for India's biggest MBA entrance exam

Today, 2,31,067 candidates across 140 cities will be appearing for the CAT, India's biggest entrance test for MBA.

Schedule for JEE 2018 is out, Aadhaar to be mandatory

24 Nov 2017

India
Schedule for JEE 2018 is out, Aadhaar to be mandatory

The CBSE has announced that the online application process for JEE 2018, the gateway to the prestigious IITs, will begin on December 1, 2017.

CBSE to conduct Board exams in March, not February

22 Nov 2017

India
CBSE to conduct Board exams in March, not February

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has decided to hold its Class 10 and 12 exams in March, after Holi.

Javadekar announces additional OBC quota for National Talent Search Examination

31 Oct 2017

India
Javadekar announces additional OBC quota for National Talent Search Examination

The National Talent Search Examination Stage-II conducted by NCERT will feature reservations for students belonging to the other backward classes (OBC), Human Resource Development Minister Prakash Javadekar has announced.

IPS officer arrested for cheating while giving UPSC exam

31 Oct 2017

India
IPS officer arrested for cheating while giving UPSC exam

Chennai police have arrested a trainee IPS officer after he was caught cheating by the Intelligence Bureau (IB) while giving the Union Public Service Commission (Main) Examinations.

UP government schools: Exam Centres to now have CCTV cameras

16 Oct 2017

India
UP government schools: Exam Centres to now have CCTV cameras

The UP state government has decided to provide all school examination centres with CCTV cameras by December 2017 to deter the use of unfair practices by students.

Bihar TET exams set new low: Only 17% clear test

23 Sep 2017

India
Bihar TET exams set new low: Only 17% clear test

Throwing more light on Bihar's abysmal record in education, only 17% candidates managed to clear the Teachers' Eligibility Test (TET) examination.

VTU 2017 Results: Revaluation starts today; new norms introduced

04 Sep 2017

India
VTU 2017 Results: Revaluation starts today; new norms introduced

Karnataka's Visvesvaraya Technological University (VTU) declared results of Bachelor of Education and Bachelor of Technology courses for semester exams held in Jun-Jul'17.

250 Mumbai University students 'fail' due to careless paper checking

04 Sep 2017

India
250 Mumbai University students 'fail' due to careless paper checking

Students of Mumbai University have had a harrowing exam session. For the last two months, lakhs had to deal with delayed results that halted their future plans. The university's new digital evaluation system turned out more messy than revolutionary.

Karnataka state-board schools to now prepare their own question papers

29 Aug 2017

Bengaluru
Karnataka state-board schools to now prepare their own question papers

Schools in Karnataka following the state board will now have to set their own question papers from the upcoming mid-term examinations.

Now Aadhaar mandatory for open school exams

23 Aug 2017

India
Now Aadhaar mandatory for open school exams

The scope of Aadhaar has extended further. From now, the Unique Identity will be mandatory to appear for open school exams to prevent cheating.

IIT-JEE Advanced to go online from next year

21 Aug 2017

India
IIT-JEE Advanced to go online from next year

From next year, the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Advanced, the gateway to the prestigious IITs, will go completely online.

UPSC 2018: Prelims on June 3, notification out in February

17 Aug 2017

India
UPSC 2018: Prelims on June 3, notification out in February

The UPSC has just released its 2018 test calendar. The prelims will be held on June 3.

Registrations begin for CAT 2017, to close on Sept 20

10 Aug 2017

India
Registrations begin for CAT 2017, to close on Sept 20

Registrations have begun for CAT 2017, to be held on November 26. The deadline to register is September 20.

Cabinet scraps no-detention policy: Students can fail in Classes V,VIII

03 Aug 2017

India
Cabinet scraps no-detention policy: Students can fail in Classes V,VIII

The Cabinet has scrapped the no-detention policy of schools which allowed automatic promotion of students till Class VIII, irrespective of performance in exams.

CAT 2017: Examination to be held on November 26

30 Jul 2017

India
CAT 2017: Examination to be held on November 26

The Common Admission Test (CAT) 2017 for admission into the top B-schools, will be conducted on November 26.

UPSC Prelims 2017: Results declared

28 Jul 2017

India
UPSC Prelims 2017: Results declared

The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) declared the result of the civil services preliminary examination on Thursday.

From next year, CBSE board exams to start in February

21 Jun 2017

India
From next year, CBSE board exams to start in February

From the next academic session, Class X and XII students of CBSE will have to sit for their board exams a month earlier, in February.

CBSE re-evaluation:  Students demand answer sheets, extension of deadline

20 Jun 2017

India
CBSE re-evaluation: Students demand answer sheets, extension of deadline

CBSE Class XII students are outraged after it emerged that there were gaps of 400% in original and corrected scores after re-evaluation of answer sheets.

Errors In CBSE Class 12 results, discrepancies abound

18 Jun 2017

India
Errors In CBSE Class 12 results, discrepancies abound

The re-evaluation of CBSE scores has highlighted huge discrepancies in original and corrected scores. In certain cases, whopping gaps of up to 400% was recorded.

SC asks CBSE to declare NEET results by 26 June

13 Jun 2017

India
SC asks CBSE to declare NEET results by 26 June

The SC stayed the Madras HC order and directed the CBSE board to declare the NEET 2017 results by 26 June.

China's "Gaokao" exams are a different kind of scary altogether

10 Jun 2017

World
China's "Gaokao" exams are a different kind of scary altogether

Millions of Chinese students are giving their "Gaokao" this week, which is China's annual university exams and authorities are bringing in an arsenal of surveillance equipment, like metal detectors, facial and fingerprint scanners, mobile-signal blockers, wireless detectors, drones and more, to nab cheaters.

ICSE- Classes 5 and 8 to face board exams

07 Jun 2017

India
ICSE- Classes 5 and 8 to face board exams

The Indian Certificate of Secondary Education (ICSE) will reportedly conduct board examinations for classes V and VIII from 2018.

CBSE Results- Are students doing better or worse? An analysis

03 Jun 2017

India
CBSE Results- Are students doing better or worse? An analysis

The CBSE declared the 2017 Class X results on June 3, later than its normal time of May end. Results were delayed due to a court hearing on its moderation policy.

CBSE Class X: Results out for some zones, others following

03 Jun 2017

India
CBSE Class X: Results out for some zones, others following

CBSE has declared the Class X board examination results for Allahabad, Chennai, Delhi, Dehradun and Trivandrum regions. Results for all other zones are expected to be out by 2pm.

Answer sheets stolen : Students to be allotted 'average' marks

02 Jun 2017

India
Answer sheets stolen : Students to be allotted 'average' marks

The Maharashtra State Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education will allot average marks to 186 students after the answer sheets were stolen.

Bihar- Class XII pass percentage drops 32% after major embarrassment

31 May 2017

India
Bihar- Class XII pass percentage drops 32% after major embarrassment

A year after a major results scam embarrassed the Bihar School Examination Board, a mere one-third of 12.4 lakh students who appeared for their Class XII exams passed this time.

Maharashtra Class XII: Mumbai fares the worst of 9 regions

30 May 2017

India
Maharashtra Class XII: Mumbai fares the worst of 9 regions

Results of Class XII examinations of the Maharashtra Secondary and Higher Secondary Education Board were declared on May 30.

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