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.
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).
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
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.