India  /  Published 21.03.20

CBSE launches toll-free helpline for students

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has launched a toll-free helpline on coronavirus safeguards for students, officials said on Saturday.The facility is available on helpline number 1800 1...
By PTI in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 18.03.20

Coronavirus diktat in testing times

Social distancing is the buzzword in the time of coronavirus. But that’s easier said than done at a time CBSE and CISCE board exams are underway. On Tuesday, schools affiliated to CBSE were asked to...
By Antara Bose in Jamshedpur

India  /  Published 17.05.19

Teacher quota: Supreme Court seeks answers from Centre, CBSE, council

The Supreme Court on Thursday asked the Centre, the CBSE and the National Council for Teacher Education to respond to a plea seeking 10 per cent reservation for the economically weak among unreserved ...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 02.05.19

Cyclone Fani: Schools get shut order

To deal with the spectre of Cyclone Fani, the Bengal government has declared holiday over the weekend in all its schools and several private institutions have done the same following an appeal from th...
By TT Bureau in Calcutta

India  /  Published 03.05.19

CBSE high marks raise queries

Two students from the humanities stream have topped the CBSE Class XII board exams, whose results were announced on Thursday.This year’s results have broken records in high scoring but also raised q...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi


Opinion  /  Published 27.04.19

Why CBSE is rationalizing school curriculum

Like all warm-hearted governments, the one led by the Bharatiya Janata Party is deeply concerned about overburdening students. The human resource development ministry has been rationalizing the curric...
By The Editorial Board

Jharkhand  /  Published 05.02.20

Board exam terror? Worry not, help’s here

Emotional atyachar won’t help, but a word of understanding might work wonders.As CISCE, CBSE and state board exams start, psychiatrists and counsellors in the steel city have started lending their e...
By Antara Bose in Jamshedpur

India  /  Published 14.03.19

CBSE time window cut for change of subject

The Central Board of Secondary Education has brought forward the deadline for students of Class X and Class XII to opt for a change of subjects before their board tests in a decision expected to help ...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 24.01.19

Tagore family to open school

A third school is being built by members of the Tagore family in Santiniketan, about 2km from the Visva-Bharati campus.This is the first time after Rabindranath Tagore’s death that a school is being...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Santiniketan

Education  /  Published 07.01.19

Talk in code

How many twin prime pairs can you find within a given range? How many anagrams can a certain word generate? Given an array of ciphers, can you generate the corresponding plain text?These are a few bas...
By Madhura Banerjee


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