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First Aid included as co-circular activity in CBSE affiliated schools

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.

Important Dates of JEE Main 2016 Exam

Important Dates of JEE Main 2016 Exam :

Application form starts                          :  01-12-2015

Last date to submit application form         :  31-12-2015

Release of Admit card                           :  First week of March 2016

Pen and Paper Based Exam (offline)         :  03-04-2016

Computer Based Exam (online)               :  09-04-2016 and 10-04-2016

Online application form for JEE (Joint Entrance Examination) has started

The process for the online application form for JEE (Joint Entrance Examination) has started. CBSE has notified that the online application process will start on 1st December 2015 and will go on till 31st December 2015. The examinations are scheduled to be conducted on 3rd April 2016 (paper based) and 9th and 10th April 2016 (computer based).

Types of academic programs offered at IITs and ISM

Following programs have admission based on JEE (Advanced) examination

B.Tech. Bachelor of Technology 4 years

B.S. Bachelor of Science 4 years

B.Pharm. Bachelor of Pharmaceutics 4 years

B.Arch. Bachelor of Architecture 5 years

Dual Degree B.Tech.-M.Tech. Dual Degree Bachelor of Technology and Master of Technology 5 years

Dual Degree B.S.-M.S. Dual Degree Bachelor of Science and Master of Science 5 years

Integrated Dual Degree M.Pharm. Integrated Dual Degree Master of Pharmaceutics 5 years

CBSE UGC NET Examination from 27 November 2015

The UGC NET examinations which are held by CBSE are going to be held on 27th November 2015. The preparations of the candidates must have been complete by now so we would like to give you some last minute advice for the examinations:

a)      Please go through the instructions carefully on the admit card

b)      The sealed test booklet will also have the answer sheets so do not ask for answer sheets from the invigilator

Fees for NITs expected to increase

The NIT Council is the body that governs all the NITs, IISERs & IIEST. There was a meeting last month to discuss proposals to further strengthen the education system of NITs. Some of the recommendations which the core committee of NIT is evaluating are:

- Change the system of assigning 40% weightage on 12th scores. The allocation and ranking will be solely on the JEE scores.

IIT admission system to be changed

As per the latest news coming from IITs, IITs are considering revamping the process of obtaining admissions into the engineering colleges. Proposal to implement the single test process is being considered.

CBSE invites feedback from students

CBSE has set up a questionnaire for students and parents to provide feedback on the school in which  they are studying. CBSE wants to revised the syllabus for which inputs are also invited from students. The feedback and inputs are invited on various topics like school infrastructure, teaching style, curriculum, how to improve teaching mechanism, quality of teaching etc.


CTET Sept 2015 results to be published in October

As per the latest information from CTET the results of the CTET examination which was held in September 2015 are expected to be announced in October 2015 during the third week. Along it has been added that the CTET 2015 answer key will soon be published online at

Usually the results are published in November 2015 but this time results will be announced earlier. The CTET examination took place on September 20 across 959 centres in India and abroad, and around eight lakh candidates appeared for the examination

Admissions to NITs likely to be based on JEE-Mains scores

The government is likely to take decision on the admission process of JEE- Mains. As per the new process the admission to the NITs will be only based on marks obtained in the JEE – Mains examinations. The earlier method as per which weightage was given to board examination marks too will be removed. Earlier process used to give 40 percent weightage to board examinations scores and 60 percent weightage to JEE-Mains examinations for admission to NIT examinations.


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