Last Saturday marked the first day when the online mode of JEE Main examination started across India. There is mixed reaction coming from the students regarding whether offline mode or online mode was more comfortable for the examination. As per the feedback from the teachers, the papers were of moderate difficulty level and as per the trend of previous years the toughest paper was mathematics and the easiest was chemistry. Mathematics examination was more time consuming as compared to other subjects.
The admit cards for the upcoming CTET examinations which is scheduled to be conducted on 21st February are going to be released on 25th January 2016. The candidates will be able to download the admit cards from the CTET website by entering their basic details and registration number. This notification has been released by CBSE.
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