Friday, 27 May, 2022
TopicBoard examinations

Topic: Board examinations

State board students won’t miss out on dream college, govt jobs over marks disparity. SOPs soon

Various state boards have different systems of evaluation, which creates issues when students apply to universities; AIU to issue SOP for more standardised assessment.

Not just CCTV & invigilators, CBSE will use data analytics to identify cheating in exams

This will be in addition to the use of CCTV surveillance and external invigilators for the purpose. The practice will start with the upcoming board exams for classes 10 and 12.

If there is any fatality, will hold Andhra responsible — SC warns over Class 12 board exam

Andhra Pradesh govt said the final decision regarding Class 12 board exam will be taken in the first week of July. The Supreme Court bench asked to take a decision by Wednesday.

Not prepared for boards, say poor, rural students after year of online classes that never were

CBSE Class 10 and 12 exams are scheduled to commence on 4 May, and most state boards are also eyeing a date in the first week of May.

CBSE, ICSE students want exams cancelled, sign petitions, but boards say no change in schedule

CBSE and CISCE exams are both scheduled to start from 4 May. Neither board appears likely to cancel exams just yet.

How Tamil Nadu aced board exam scores for years by manipulating results

In ‘Despite the State’, M. Rajshekhar writes on democratic failures in India, as part of a thirty-three month reporting project across six states.

Govt wants panel to study, mitigate impact of delayed board exams on college schedules in 2021

Covid pandemic has thrown the academic calendar off schedule since March 2020, and its impact is likely to continue for a second successive year.

After ICSE and ISC board, now CBSE unlikely to announce merit list this year 

CBSE officials say they’re calculating results on the basis of an evaluation scheme this year and, therefore, coming up with a merit list makes no sense in such a situation.

Modi govt to ensure Class 10 students who didn’t write board exams are not hassled

Three states – Punjab, Telangana and Tamil Nadu — have already cancelled Class 10 exams for their students this year because of the Covid-19 pandemic.

CBSE Class 11 and 12 students can opt for Applied Mathematics from this session

Applied Mathematics is for students from Class 11 who opt for social sciences, and will primarily be about practical application of the subject. 

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Western reading of Shivalingam as phallic symbol is incorrect. For Hindus, Shiva is formless

For Europeans, shivalingam wasn’t just unique—it was an obscene, morally outrageous superstition. Such misrepresentation stems from the cult of phallic worship.

Gautam Adani’s food venture Adani Wilmar is best-performing IPO in Asia

The food company has almost tripled since its debut and outperformed 121 Asian initial public offerings worth over $100 million this year.

Defence

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Army accuses Pakistan of ‘deceit under garb of LoC ceasefire’ as infiltration bid is foiled

Three terrorists were killed Thursday while they were attempting an infiltration into J&K's Keran sector from Pakistan-occupied Kashmir.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.
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