Calcutta  /  Published 06.03.21

On-campus tests see dip in scores

Teachers have reported sketchy answers, incomplete answer scripts and a dip in performance from the evaluation of pen-and-paper exams that have been conducted across city schools. Usually, students a...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

India  /  Published 28.02.21

Army exam cancelled due to leaked paper

The Army has cancelled an examination for pan-India recruitment of general duty personnel after a paper was found to have been leaked, officials said on Sunday. They said at least three persons have ...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Pune

India  /  Published 24.02.21

Delhi: no offline exams till Class 8

The Delhi government issued guidelines to its schools on Wednesday for the assessment of students up to Class 8, ruling out offline examinations and instead, asking them to grade the students on the b...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 20.02.21

Don't be a pseudo, 'gau' for it!

Holy cow! It seems nearly half a million people have signed up for the government’s online exam to test their knowledge about “cow science” and the “advantageous” qualiti...
By Paran Balakrishnan in New Delhi

Calcutta  /  Published 20.02.21

JEE forms, admit card dates

The students planning to write the Bengal joint entrance examination have to submit forms online between February 23 and March 23. The pen-and-paper exam, which one has to crack to gain entry into an...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta


Jharkhand  /  Published 13.02.21

JPSC slashes fees for May exams

Jharkhand Public Service Commission (JPSC) reduced examination fees on Saturday for both general and reserved category students ahead of the upcoming civil services examination. As per the notificati...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

Calcutta  /  Published 12.02.21

City schools offer online exams

The parents of many students of Classes IX and XI at Delhi Public School Ruby Park have objected to the authorities’ decision that the children would write their exams on the campus. About 600 ...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

Education  /  Published 09.02.21

Exams only measure memory, not learning

No Not just memory It is true that a single exam cannot fully judge a student’s intellectual capability, but to say that exams do not measure learning at all is not true. Exams not only measur...
By The Telegraph in

Education  /  Published 02.02.21

Tips to help you remember

I can’t memorise anything. As a result, my scores in subjects such as chemistry are getting worse. Can you tell me how to improve my ability to mug up? Name withheld As a student, memory becom...
By Shivani Manchanda in

Calcutta  /  Published 21.01.21

Practical worry for HS students

The higher secondary practicals will be held from March 10 to March 31, but the absence of any clarity on when practical classes could resume has left many students anxious. Teachers are worried, too...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Calcutta


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