Opinion  /  Published 04.08.20

Exams: Too many options can be a curse

In June, school students and their parents were faced with the ‘curse of choice’. Board examinations for Classes X and XII could not be conducted on account of the spread of Covid-19 and t...
By Devi Kar in

India  /  Published 04.08.20

Schools: staggered reopening sought

School principals largely favour a staggered reopening of classrooms for Class X and XII students depending on the Covid-19 situation in the neighbourhood, a survey by the Central Board of Secondary E...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 04.08.20

Calcutta High Court order to CBSE on temporary affiliation

Calcutta High Court has asked the Central Board of Secondary Education to issue provisional affiliation to a school on the IISER-Calcutta’s Mohanpur campus in Nadia by August 14 so that it can r...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 27.07.20

Ranchi school called Corona

Many passers-by stop to take a second look at the four-storey school building. Some click selfies with the signboard in the background. Some look curious, others smirk and move on. It all makes Coron...
By Achintya Ganguly in Ranchi

Jharkhand  /  Published 22.07.20

Rs 1 lakh award for board toppers

Jharkhand cabinet on Wednesday decided to pay a commendation prize of Rs.1 lakh to each of the class 10 and 12 board exam toppers of Jharkhand Academic Council (JAC), CBSE and ICSE in a move aimed at ...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

Education  /  Published 21.07.20

NCERT adds scrapping of Article 370 to Class 12 syllabus

The NCERT has revised a chapter in its Class 12 political science textbook to drop a paragraph on separatist politics in Jammu and Kashmir and to add a brief mention of scrapping of its special status...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 18.07.20

SC rejects plea for uniform syllabus

The Supreme Court on Friday declined to pass a direction on a plea seeking a uniform school syllabus for students in the 6-to-14 age group, saying the backs of students were “already breaking&rd...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 18.07.20

CBSE: leeway on nixed chapters

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has allowed schools to include deleted chapters in internal assessments if they have already been taught, while standing by the Covid-linked syllabus pr...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 17.07.20

Glorious feat: Invited to speak at the Oxford Union debate, 2021

Sir — It is a proud moment for India that the chief minister of West Bengal, Mamata Banerjee, has been invited to speak at the Oxford Union debate, 2021. She is the first Indian woman leader and...
By The Telegraph in

Calcutta  /  Published 16.07.20

Techno India students ace CBSE board exams

Students of Techno India Group Public Schools (TIGPS) have aced in their CBSE board exams with three students scoring more than 99 per cent. Subhashree Rakshit, a student of Humanities from TIGPS Hoo...
By Our Bureau in Calcutta


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