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Don’t trust strangers online: CBSE

After suspecting blue whale victims The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has issued some guidelines to school for safe usage of internet. Children should be careful about dealing with strangers they meet online and smart enough to not fall into “online scam artist” who is always ready to take advantage of innocent targets. One should not give any kind of personal information such as address, phone number, and pictures and should not open emails or attachments from unknown people.

CBSE will Not Hold Single Entrance Exams

Starting from next year the central board of secondary education is not going to conduct NEET like single entrance exam for engineering. This decision came on Sunday from the human resource development ministry.

The Human resource development ministry pointed that even though it will not be possible to hold single engineering entrance exams, it will soon put forward a decision after the AICTE submits its views on this matter, it will be AICTE’s report to finalize whether to conduct a single entrance for engineering in future or not. 

CBSE issues Blue Whale guidelines to schools for safe internet usage

Recently a circular has been issued by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) to all the schools in form of an initiative to push them towards installing effective firewalls, filtering and monitoring software structure in all the computers and a daily review filtering and blocking policies and procedures.

The reason behind this approach was for the internet majors to remove links of the deadly blue whale challenge- an online game which asks the player to kill self to complete the final task.

NCERT Textbooks trapped in 1300 factual errors

Recently textbooks published by National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT) have been found with 1300 factual errors during the inspection of school textbooks. As it is the responsibility to correct this fault nearly “900 teachers have been sent over 2500 suggestions for the correction in textbooks” Which has been declared by Human Resource Development minister Mr. Prakash Javadekar.

NCERT books can be ordered online now

Currently, most of the schools have tie ups with vendors for obtaining the NCERT books. The system involves obtaining of books from the NCERT by vendors and then those are supplied to schools through the vendor. This route cause delays most of the time in receiving the books. The reasons could be anything such as additional schools opened, schools shifting to these books and scare supply available as compared to the demand.

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