Calcutta  /  Published 18.07.20

Daunting odds add shine to success

Amid thousands of high scorers in the Bengal higher secondary exams, shone a few whose marks can never do justice to them. ...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar, Subhankar Chowdhury in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 24.03.20

Cambridge board exams cancelled

The UK-based Cambridge board, which has at least seven affiliated schools in the city, has cancelled the Class X and XII examinations scheduled for May and June.“The situation with the Covid-19 outb...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

North East  /  Published 02.03.20

BRIEFS: Tripura board exams started on Monday

The Tripura Board of Secondary Education (TBSE)-conducted Higher Secondary examination started on Monday. TBSE president Bhabatosh Saha said, “The exams are being conducted across 86 venues in 60 ce...
By The Telegraph in Guwahati

West Bengal  /  Published 15.11.18

Early exams in Calcutta schools to dodge elections

Several schools have brought forward their pre-board tests for classes X and XII by at least two weeks in anticipation of the ICSE and ISC examinations being scheduled earlier than usual because of ge...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

India  /  Published 27.10.19

More subjects, easier board exams mooted

More school subjects, less content and easier, twice-a-year board exams are some of the suggestions in a revised draft National Education Policy, which also seeks to make education a right up to Class...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi


West Bengal  /  Published 25.02.19

Reach venue by 9am, Bengal HS examinees told

The students who will appear in the Higher Secondary exams 2019, which start on Tuesday, have been advised to reach their venues by 9am, an hour before each day’s test starts.As many as 8,16,243 can...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 05.07.19

Gaokao, the exam that makes traffic go silent

A stressful time for millions of Chinese just got over. The gaokao, China’s university entrance exam, was held in early June and the results are just out. This year, more than 10.31 million students...
By Neha Sahay

India  /  Published 28.05.19

Girls outshine boys in Maharashtra HSC exams

Girls have outperformed boys in the class XII examinations in Maharashtra, results for which were announced on Tuesday.Girls have secured a pass percentage of 90.25% against 82.40% of boys in the High...
By PTI in Pune

West Bengal  /  Published 28.05.19

Studies after 12 hours at work

Abhijeet Karmakar’s day began at 6am when he left for work, only to return at 6pm. The evening is when the 18-year-old would spend with his books. His hard work fetched him 63.4 per cent in the High...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 28.05.19

Father’s toil and hope rewarded in HS exams

Rank 9 in Madhyamik. Rank 9 in HS. Sayan Pan’s scores don’t reflect the hardships he has faced.Sayan’s father, Joydeb Pan, 65, works on the paddy field in their village in Gopinathpur, about 8km...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Narendrapur


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