India  /  Published 12.12.19

JNU exam boycott for first time

Students across academic centres in JNU protesting a steep hostel fee hike boycotted semester exams for the first time since the university was set up 50 years ago.The students took the decision after...
By Pheroze L. Vincent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 11.12.19

JNUSU exam boycott

With no tangible results after two days of talks with the Centre, the Jawaharlal Nehru University Students’ Union is going ahead with its boycott of exams on Thursday.The university administration h...
By Pheroze L. Vincent in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 14.11.19

ISI to automate exam check

The Indian Statistical Institute (ISI) is devising a system using artificial intelligence and technology based on machine learning that will automate evaluation of students’ answer scripts.Students ...
By Mita Mukherjee in Calcutta

North East  /  Published 02.05.19

Mizoram topper shows the way

Tears welled up in Lalrinnungi’s eyes when she learnt of her results declared by the Mizoram Board of School Education (MBSE) on Thursday. The girl, who studied and vended vegetables with equal dili...
By Henry L. Khojol in Aizawl

North East  /  Published 18.02.20

Noise reprieve for Tinsukia students

Tinsukia seems strangely silent these days, but all for a good cause.When the season of weddings coincides with examinations, noise pollution becomes an issue with students trying to concentrate on th...
By Manoj Kumar Ojha in Doomdooma


Education  /  Published 10.02.20

Strategies to ace your finals

Final exams are at the doorstep and I can picture all of you preparing these days. Pouring over books, revising, memorising where you need to. Those of you for whom it is the dreaded B (board) exam, t...
By Shivani Manchanda

India  /  Published 19.03.19

CBSE to create question banks

The Central Board of Secondary Education will create banks of questions for Classes IX to XII and make them public so that the pupils can test themselves against these and assess their progress with t...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 06.03.19

YouTube leak 100% fake, says CBSE

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) announced on Wednesday that purported question papers of yet-to-be-held Classes X and XII exams that have been uploaded on YouTube were “100 per cent ...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Education  /  Published 02.06.20

The stress of pending exams

A few of my exams are pending but I think I have lost the momentum to study. I wish the exams had all finished on time. Now I keep wondering: how long I will have to wear a mask in the heat. What if I...
By Shivani Manchanda

India  /  Published 19.10.19

Carton ‘experiment’ to check cheating

A college in north Karnataka made students write their mid-term exams with their heads wrapped in cardboard cartons with just an opening in the front, the unusual “experiment” ostensibly aimed at ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Bangalore


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