Calcutta  /  Published 23.01.21

La Martiniere for Boys gives exam dates

La Martiniere for Boys has gone ahead and announced dates for exams to be held on the campus. Several other schools are ready with their calendar, too, but are holding back from announcing the dates b...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 19.01.21

Schools see more students leave

Several schools have received applications from parents asking for transfer certificates of their children this academic year. During exit interviews or when they communicated with the parents, the s...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 15.01.21

Schools want teachers back on campus

Several schools have started calling teachers back to the campus or are planning to do so to prepare them for a routine once students are allowed to come back. Heads of schools said if teachers took ...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 04.01.21

Schools reopen for Class X, XII students

"Consent forms were a necessity as per administration norms. Only 50 percent of students in a classroom are allowed on a single day for which we have also prepared a schedule. Though there were o...
By Antara Bose in Jamshedpur

Calcutta  /  Published 27.12.20

Call to Hakim sheds light on death-certificate delay

A Calcuttan called up the outgoing mayor on Saturday to complain about delay in getting a death certificate. The outgoing mayor and now the chairperson of the Calcutta Municipal Corporation’s (...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta


Calcutta  /  Published 20.12.20

Schools await clarity on pre-boards

Several schools are either waiting for further clarity before announcing the dates of their pre-board exams or reconsidering the dates if they had already been announced in the light of the announceme...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 19.12.20

Pen-and-paper ICSE and ISC: Chief

The ICSE and ISC exams will be pen and paper and there must be at least two months of on-campus classes before the boards can take place, the chief executive and secretary of the council, Gerry Aratho...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 17.12.20

Board exams: 'panic calls' from students

Uncertainty regarding board exams and the manner in which they will be conducted have become a cause for concern, especially for Class XII students, several heads of schools said. In at least two ins...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 15.12.20

ISC project marks submission kick-off

The ICSE council has told heads of schools that it will activate the “online mode for submission” of marks obtained by Class XII students for project work on December 18. No last date to ...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 12.12.20

ISC: 20-mark projects in more subjects

The ICSE council has decided to introduce project work carrying 20 marks in Indian languages, Elective English and several other subjects for students appearing for Class XII (ISC) examinations in 202...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in


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