December, 2010

Five Delhi Schools to get CBSE International (CBSE-i) Affiliation

CBSE International (CBSE-i) The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) will affiliate five schools in India with its ‘international board’. As many as 20 schools functioning in foreign countries are already affiliated with the CBSE International Board. Harmeet Kaur Waraich, principal of Nankana Sahib Public School, Ludhiana, said this after returning to the city from […]

Five Delhi Schools to get CBSE International (CBSE-i) Affiliation

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ESIC Medical College to commence its first academic session 2012

ESIC Medical College The civil work of the Employees State Insurance Corporation (ESIC) medical college has gained momentum. The medical college is scheduled to commence its first academic session in July 2012. However, in 2011, the ESIC authorities will approach the Medical Council of India for a go-ahead after complete inspection so that the academic […]

ESIC Medical College to commence its first academic session 2012

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CBSE Professional Courses will soon hit the Schools

CBSE Professional Courses The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), is planning to introduce professional courses in mass media, hotel management, healthcare, design, fashion, journalism, garment technology, heritage craft, visual and graphics art, and travel and tourism, to name a few. The courses are likely to be introduced for Classes XI and XII in 2011. […]

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CBSE MCQ for Class 9

CBSE MCQ The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has made multiple choice questions (MCQ’s) mandatory for all subjects for students of class nine appearing for exams in 2011-12. With over 10,000 affiliated schools in the country, the board in a recent circular stated that while MCQs were limited to science till last year, this […]

CBSE MCQ for Class 9

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IISc to use IIT-JEE scores for BSc Admissions

IISc Admissions Beginning academic year 2011, the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, will admit candidates to its new Bachelors in Science course on the basis of their IIT-JEE scores. The 101-year-old IISc is starting the four-year undergraduate programme in the coming year and will select 120 students from four entrance exams apart from the IIT-JEE. […]

IISc to use IIT-JEE scores for BSc Admissions

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National Aptitude Tests for University Admissions in India

National Aptitude Tests Imagine entering a university without cracking entrance test. Three years from now, Class XII or PU passouts may get to seek admission to degree courses based on a national aptitude test. India is working on a SAT-like assessment and aptitude test to allow class 12 passouts gain university admission. SAT Reasoning Test […]

National Aptitude Tests for University Admissions in India

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Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) Exam India

PISA India India is likely to participate in the next round of the Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) exam, an internationally standardised assessment test, scheduled to be held in 2012. Students from Shanghai did exceedingly well in this exam in 2009, which is jointly designed by participating economies and conducted for 15-year-olds. Joint Secretary […]

Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) Exam India

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CBSE Plans Vocational Education Framework for Schools

Vocational Education Framework “It’s time we present vocational education as an alternative to engineering and medical streams. It will not only create numerous jobs, but also boost the industrial sector as a whole,” Khuntia said. He was addressing the two-day 17th Annual National Conference of Principals of CBSE Schools, organised by the Bangalore Sahodaya Schools […]

CBSE Plans Vocational Education Framework for Schools

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National-Level Entrance Test for Law, Science, Medicine and so on

National Entrance Test In a move that could radically change the system of admissions to colleges and institutions of higher learning , the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) is contemplating introducing a national-level entrance test for different streams of learning. Speaking at the 17th National Annual Sahodaya Schools’ Conference here on Monday, organised by […]

National-Level Entrance Test for Law, Science, Medicine and so on

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B.Tech in Distance Education Mode – No more at IGNOU

IGNOU B.Tech in Distance Education Mode Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) has suddently stopped fresh admissions to its BTech distance education courses, landing in a tizzy a large number of students who are undergoing the course currently and have passed out. The IGNOU’s decision follows the AICTE’s latest stand against running of professional courses […]

B.Tech in Distance Education Mode – No more at IGNOU

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