Reopening Schools during Covid: A Viewpoint

The month of August has seen physical schooling restarting in several states of the country. States such as Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu, Rajasthan and Karnataka have reopened schools, mainly for Classes 9 to 12. While some teachers and students are happy to go back to school, many parents are concerned because of […]

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CBSE to reintroduce Communicative English and Sanskrit

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has decided to reintroduce Communicative English and Communicative Sanskrit for Classes IX and X in the academic year 2022-23 and 2023-24 respectively, reported the Hindustan Times.  English and Sanskrit were offered at two levels- core and communicative until 2018-19. While communicative options in language courses offer content about […]

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Grace marks for scouts and guides for UG admissions in Kerala

The Higher Education Department of Kerala has decided to provide 15 grace marks for meritorious scouts, guides, rovers and rangers for admission to undergraduate (UG) courses, reported the Hindu. State Universities provide 15 marks weightage to NCC and NSS certificate holders for UG programmes. Now, the state has decided to extend the same to scouts, […]

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CBSE announces categories of students eligible to appear for improvement exam

The Central Boards of Secondary Education (CBSE) has announced the categories of students who are eligible to appear for the Optional and Compartment Examination foe Class X and XII scheduled to be conducted from 25th August, 2021. The categories of regular candidates who are eligible to appear for the examination are: Those who have been […]

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Schools in Kerala to reopen after getting approval from Central Government

The Education Minister of Kerala, V Shivankutty, has said that the Kerala Government will consider the option of reopening schools in a phased manner after clearance for the same is received from the Central Government and other relevant bodies, the India Today reported. The minister stated the government is aware that schools are reopening in […]

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CBSE launches career guidance and counselling portal for students of Class IX-XII

The CBSE has launched a dedicated online portal on career guidance and counselling. The career portal which can be found at cbsecareerguidance.com offers information on careers, college directories, courses, scholarships and competitive examinations, the CBSE’s circular reads. The portal can be accessed by all Class IX-XII students with their details and accessed a personalised career […]

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