As per the latest initiative by the HRD ministry, the CBSE books along with more relevant study material, practice questions and education videos will be made available for free on the internet. All the study material will be available on the www.cbseacademic.in portal managed by CBSE. The announcement was made at a function been organized by Kendriya Vidyalaya.
The Council for Indian School Certificate Examination (CISCE) has decided to revise and change the syllabus from the year 2018 onward for both Indian Certificate for School Education (ICSE) [classes 9 & 10] and the Indian School Certificate (ISC) [classes 11 & 12.]
The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has released the examination date for All India Pre-Medical/Pre-Dental Entrance Test (AIPMT). The date has been fixed as May 1, 2016. Its expected that the circular will be released by CBSE in the last week of December 2015 providing all details of the examination. The same will be published on the CBSE website.
The CBSE board has announced that the aim of observing World Disability day at school is to motivate and engage students from school age to develop an empathetic understanding towards day to day challenges faced by children with disability in their personal social academic and recreational aspects of life. Therefore, the Board desires that the schools may organize various activities during World Disability Day on 3rd December reflecting the aforementioned theme.
CBSE board has decided to do away with the conduct of PSA (Problem Solving Assessment) in classes IX & XI from the session 2015-16. Schools are, therefore, advised to conduct FA4 for the students of IX who could not attend assessment or are desirous of improving earlier scores and upload best of their scores (out of PSA or FA4) on CBSE website.
Also, the Board has decided to collect the marks of FAs and SAs in regard to class
As per the new notification from CBSE, the board has directed the affiliated schools to include topics like 'First Aid' and 'Basic Emergency Care' in their curriculum.
A CBSE manual now has 'First Aids' as a part of the subject of 'Disaster Management' and has become a important module of eight co-curricular activities in the scheme of examination. The Health and Physical Education Teachers of the schools would be required to deliver First Aid related education in the schools.