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  • No hybrid option

    No hybrid option

    The Bench said it “hopes and trusts” that the authorities would take all precautions to ensure that no candidate is exposed to “anything untoward” during the exams. Ergo, a modification of the examination pattern at this stage is bound to confuse students and arguably lead to discrimination in the process of evaluation.

    November 20, 2021
  • Haryana notifies Act for up to 10 year jail term for government job exam paper leak

    Haryana notifies Act for up to 10 year jail term for government job exam paper leak

    The spokesperson further stated that if any person entrusted with the duty to conduct a public examination, contravenes or attempts or abets to contravene any of the provisions of this Act

    September 16, 2021
  • Exam format

    Exam format

    For the period of the pandemic, however, it will cover only the rationalised syllabus of Term I.

    July 8, 2021
  • Officials contest NEET, JEE turnout claims

    Officials contest NEET, JEE turnout claims

    "At least 61 percent JEE candidates appeared in the first half of the exam in Siliguri centres today," official sources said, adding, "On an average, over 55 percent aspirants appeared in the centres."

    September 5, 2020
  • Exam imbroglio

    Exam imbroglio

    Those in favour of a deferment including Chief Ministers of important states such as West Bengal, Maharashtra and Odisha argue that the holding of the examinations, which decide admissions to engineering and medical colleges, will endanger public safety and put to inconvenience candidates who will have to travel long distances to reach test centres.

    August 28, 2020
  • Exam essential for degree, UGC to SC

    Exam essential for degree, UGC to SC

    Solicitor General Tushar Mehta told a bench headed by Justice Ashok Bhushan that states cannot change the rules of the UGC as only it is empowered to prescribe rules for conferring degree.

    August 11, 2020
  • Can inflated marks deliver education?

    Can inflated marks deliver education?

    For the kids who burnt the proverbial midnight oil, no doubt it is time to rejoice, but for the guardians of education this should not be a cause of comfort.

    July 24, 2020
  • Telangana postpones all common entrance examinations

    Telangana postpones all common entrance examinations

    The CETs, including the Telangana State Engineering, Agriculture and Medical Common Entrance Test (TS EAMCET) 2020 were scheduled to begin from Wednesday.

    June 30, 2020
  • HC refuses to interfere with open book exams for final year Delhi University students

    HC refuses to interfere with open book exams for final year Delhi University students

    The order came on a plea moved by the National Federation of the Blind challenging DU’s decision to hold open book examinations on the ground that it violated rights of students with visual impairments and other disabilities.

    June 10, 2020
  • Hold exams while ensuring coronavirus doesn’t spread: Maharashtra CM to state universities

    Hold exams while ensuring coronavirus doesn’t spread: Maharashtra CM to state universities

    During the interaction, Uddhav Thackeray also called for ensuring the quality of education to remain same across the state.

    May 31, 2020
  • Board exams: Restriction on mikes, loudspeakers

    Board exams: Restriction on mikes, loudspeakers

    Appealing the concerned authorities to abide by the order which was passed in 2013, West Bengal Pollution Control Board urged all to implement it.

    February 6, 2020
  • Habit of reading is the key to learning

    Habit of reading is the key to learning

    When was the last time you picked up a book to read?

    July 22, 2018
  • UGC-NET Examination 2018: Exam pattern, age limit changed | Know more at cbsenet.nic.in

    UGC-NET Examination 2018: Exam pattern, age limit changed | Know more at cbsenet.nic.in

    The University Grants Commission (UGC) made changes in the exam pattern and age limit for candidates appearing in the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), UGC-NET, 2018. The changes were made after recommendations made by the sub-Committee. Exam pattern The first two papers continue to be of objective type with multiple choice questions. Paper-I The...

    March 12, 2018
  • UP Board 2018: In 4 days, over 10 lakh students skipped exams

    UP Board 2018: In 4 days, over 10 lakh students skipped exams

    Over 10 lakh students, out of 66 lakh registered for the Uttar Pradesh board examinations, have reportedly failed to appear in the last four days. As per media reports, the dropout rate is twice the previous year (2017), when around 5 lakh chose to not appear for the examinations. On the first day of exams,...

    February 10, 2018
  • Modi bats for ‘stress-free examinations’ in new book

    Modi bats for ‘stress-free examinations’ in new book

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi has focused his attention on the “importance of stress-free examinations” and has called on the young students to “pursue knowledge over marks”. In a new book, “Exam Warriors”, he authored, Modi has set out to provide “a handy guide” for students in India and across the world. “This book seeks to...

    February 8, 2018
  • Anna University releases semester examinations schedule for 2018

    Anna University releases semester examinations schedule for 2018

    Anna University has released the schedule for the undergraduate and post-graduate semester examinations. The schedule is available on their official website. As per media reports, Anna University has compressed the semester exam schedule. In the past, exam schedule was spread over a period two months. This year, the controller of examinations has streamlined the schedule...

    January 31, 2018
  • CISCE to lower pass marks for board exams from this session

    CISCE to lower pass marks for board exams from this session

    The Council for Indian School Certificate Examination (CISCE) has decided to lower the pass marks for the Class 10 and Class 12 board examinations from this academic session, a top official said today. Pass marks have been reduced from 35 per cent to 33 per cent for ICSE students and from 40 per cent to...

    January 11, 2018