West Bengal  /  Published 13.02.20

Pay raise prompts ‘steep’ fee hike in schools

Private schools are announcing a higher-than-usual fee hike to raise funds for implementing the Sixth Pay Commission’s recommendations.The monthly gross salary of teachers will increase by nearly 25...
By Mita Mukherjee in Calcutta

India  /  Published 18.10.18

CBSE school inspections off

The Central Board of Secondary Education will no longer inspect the physical infrastructure in affiliation-seeking schools.The national board has amended its affiliation rules, deciding to rely on the...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 17.05.20

New normal, new lessons for teachers

With almost everything going online to minimise human contact and slow the spread of the novel coronavirus, the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has started organising online capacity build...
By Antara Bose in Jamshedpur

North East  /  Published 04.06.20

Schools in Mizoram to open on July 15

The Mizoram government has decided to open schools for the new academic session on July 15, an official said.A meeting of the departments concerned and stakeholders, chaired by education minister Lalc...
By PTI in Aizawl

India  /  Published 22.10.18

CBSE board exam bar for PE laggards

Students of CBSE schools will be able to take their board exams only if the institutions have religiously carried out the national board’s latest instructions on a more rigorous health and physical ...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi


India  /  Published 18.10.18

School cites rape to reject girl

A school in Uttarakhand has allegedly told a girl’s parents it can’t admit her because she is a rape victim.Aruna Negi Chauhan, counsel for the girl, wrote to chief minister Trivendra Singh Rawat,...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

India  /  Published 11.08.19

CBSE increases board exam fee

The Central Board of Secondary Education has doubled the fees that students now registering for Class X and Class XII board exams next year have to pay.The board said the hike had become necessary bec...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 03.10.18

Long-answer questions in CBSE English

Students taking the Class XII CBSE exam in 2019 will have to face more long answer-type questions in the English paper.The Central Board of Secondary Education, which has 20,000 affiliated schools, ha...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

India  /  Published 01.04.20

CBSE to skip 20-plus papers

The Central Board of Secondary Education has decided to hold exams in 29 of the 50-odd remaining subjects in which tests are yet to be conducted and skip the remaining papers because of the Covid-19 l...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 22.06.19

2 months on, schools still in creative limbo

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) in April had directed all affiliated schools to integrate art with academic curriculum but schools in Jharkhand are yet to implement it. School principa...
By Antara Bose in Ranchi/Jamshedpur


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