Tuesday, 18 January, 2022
TopicCBSE board exams

Topic: CBSE board exams

CBSE changes rules mid-exams, answer sheets won’t be evaluated by teachers on same day

Board instructs affiliated schools to seal OMR sheets within 15 minutes of the exams getting over, puts onus of ‘fair’ conduct of exams on centre superintendent.

Gandhis show politics needn’t be all about eyeing votes. CBSE call-out a lesson for others

Sonia Gandhi's spirited stance against the abhorrent CBSE passage is a rare instance when politicians have thrown their weight behind an issue that has no mass or electoral resonance.

Good of CBSE to drop the passage, but regressive thought-processes must not find their way in

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CBSE refers to subject experts on alleged gender stereotyping in Class 10 exam paper

From the Class 10 English exam conducted Saturday, excerpts from a comprehension passage, allegedly supporting 'misogynistic' & 'regressive opinions', have gone viral on Twitter.

‘Error’ says CBSE as Class 12 paper asks ‘2002 anti-Muslim violence took place under which govt’

Question was part of the term 1 sociology board exam held Wednesday. CBSE has initiated an inquiry into the matter, and promised 'strict action against the responsible persons'.

CBSE term-1 board exams for Class 10, 12 to be held offline in November-December

Dates for exams to be released next week. CBSE says exams will be objective type, and 90 minutes long. They will start 11.30 am instead of 10.30 am on account of winter.

CBSE Class 12 results declared: Nearly 100% students pass, number of 95%+ scorers goes up

Trends from this year's results show that girls out performed boys by 0.54%, a similar number of students scored 90% and above as in 2020.

Schools must submit marks for Class 12 board assessment in a week or face action, says CBSE

CBSE, which is expected to announce the Class 12 board results by 31 July, has set up a portal for schools to submit students' assessment. Portal to be open till 22 July.

CBSE announces special assessment for 2021-22 board exams, syllabus to be divided over 2 terms

The decision to come up with a special assessment scheme has been taken after CBSE had to cancel Class 10 and 12 exams for the academic session 2020-21.

Class 12 students can take board exams physically in August-September if they want, says CBSE

CBSE, which announced a 30:30:40 formula for calculating Class 12 board results, gave students the option of physically taking the exam, subject to pandemic conditions.

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Priyanka Gandhi Vadra of Congress, a forerunner of women's question in India | PTI

Be it Congress, BJP, AAP—women’s question in India is a partisan issue. And that’s not so bad

India's woman question tests party imagination. Congress's focus on Nirbhaya, Unnao rape victim, and BJP's Uniform Civil Code show how.
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Nations must secure global supply chains, prevent inflation shocks: Xi Jinping at WEF

In his 3rd address to World Economic Forum, Chinese President Xi Jinping said 'we need to resolve various risks and promote the steady recovery of the world economy'.

Defence

HAL likely to be in fray for Navy’s NUHs after defence ministry junks Coast Guard chopper deal

Last week, the Defence Acquisition Council scrapped the Coast Guard programme to buy 14 twin-engine helicopters under Buy Global category. Other projects under review now.
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Read my lips, I’m hurting, says Pakistan’s National Security Policy. What it means for India

The new policy is mostly chaff, but it reveals the most inward-looking Pakistan in 3 decades. It needs breathing space, and is realising loss of stature and friendship with US.
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