Thursday, 6 October, 2022

Topic: CBSE

‘How to study over how to score’ — why more Indian parents are choosing foreign school boards

Data shows that more and more parents are sidestepping CBSE and admitting kids into IB and IGSCE schools with eye on college abroad. But critics are worried about ‘class system’.

Wait for Class 12 CBSE results to fix last date for admissions, UGC tells universities

UGC order comes after CBSE writes to commission saying some universities have already begun admissions process. CBSE Class 12 final results are expected in last week of July.

India’s school education now has three class layers. Blame political meddling in syllabus

Unprofessional working style of the CBSE under constant political pressure have also been pushing India’s schools to opt for international boards.

‘Mehengai maar gayi’: Urdu press quotes Manoj Kumar hit as Centre & states tussle on fuel prices

ThePrint’s round-up of how the Urdu media covered various news events through the week, and the editorial positions some of them took.

CBSE to revert to pre-pandemic pattern, conduct board exams once a year from 2023

Although the new National Education Policy mentions two board exams for classes 10 and 12, the board has decided not to go ahead with the decision as a permanent policy.

CBSE to conduct Class 10, 12 term II board exams from 26 April

The CBSE had announced last year that board examinations for 2022 will be conducted in two terms. Term I exams have already been held.

CBSE term-2 board exams for classes 10, 12 in offline mode from 26 April

The first-term board examination were conducted in offline mode in November and December last year. The results are yet to be announced.

SC strikes down CBSE’s evaluation policy to consider marks of improvement exam as final

The students, who appeared in the improvement exams, have taken admissions based on their original results and that should not be disturbed, the apex court had observed.

NCERT to cut syllabus for 2022-23, to ease load for students amid Covid disruption

Academic sessions in schools have been disrupted many times in the last two years because of Covid-19, with continuous school closures and unavailability of online resources for many students. 

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.

On Camera


Bigg Boss is like TV news debates—‘captain’ starts fight, others join in with vile behaviour

Bigg Boss Season 16 has its daily share of in-house fights and screaming matches. And bonding between 'sexual harasser' Sajid Khan and Tajik singer Abdu Rozik.
File photo of Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan distributing rice to PMGKAY beneficiaries at a PDS centre | ANI

How Modi govt extending free grains scheme could help BJP in Gujarat, Himachal polls

PMGKAY was extended for three more months last week. An analysis of the scheme's beneficiaries shows that over 50% of the population in Gujarat and 38% in HP will benefit from it.


File photo of a BrahMos firing by a Su-30 MKI | Credit: IAF

IAF to increase Sukhois armed with BrahMos supersonic cruise missile with over 500km-range

The IAF currently has 40 SU-30 MKI with BrahMos, the only supersonic cruise missile in the world.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.