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Kerala: Schools to remain open until evening from December 15

The Government of Kerala has decided that schools will remain open until evening from December 15 so as to provide for longer teaching hours, which will help in completion of syllabus for all classes. The school timings will be extended till evening from December 15. The class duration will be six hours from morning to […]

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CISCE: Class XII Mathematics examination postponed to December 12

The Council for the Indian School Certificate Examination (CISCE) has announced that the Term 1 examination for Mathematics for Class XII (ISC) which was scheduled to be held on November 29 has been postponed to December 12, 2021 at 2.00 pm. “The ISC Year 2021- 2022 Semester 1 MATHEMATICS Examination scheduled for Monday, November 29, […]

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Kerala proposes resuming normal working hours for schools from Dec 1

The Government of Kerala is planning to extend working hours for schools till evening, that is, the normal working hours of the school, from December 1st. Schools in Kerala reopened from November 1 for Classes 1 to 7 and 10 to 12 and from November 15 for Classes 8 and 9. The classes were started […]

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CISCE: Calculators may be used by Class XII students for Term 1 exam

The Council for the Indian School Certificate Examination (CISCE) has announced that students of Class XII (ISC) may use calculators in the ongoing Term 1 board examinations for the academic year 2021-22. The Mathematics examination for Class XII is scheduled to be held on 29th November, 2021 as per the timetable released by the CISCE. […]

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CISCE Term 1 answer scripts to be evaluated at the centre on the same day

The Council for the Indian School Certificate Examination (CISCE) has announced that the answer scripts for the Term 1 board examinations of Classes X (ICSE) and XII (ISC) will be evaluated at the centre on the day of the examination itself. “The Question Paper-Cum-Answer Booklets used by the candidates at your centre, to write the […]

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SC dismisses petition seeking hybrid mode for board examinations

The Supreme Court on Thursday dismissed the petition filed by six students of Class X and Class XII seeking the Court’s directions to the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) and the Council for India School Certificate Examination (CISCE) to hold the first term of the board examinations for the two classes in hybrid mode. […]

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Sarees not mandatory for female lecturers: Kerala Government

The Kerala Higher Education Department has issued a circular today clarifying that there is no compulsion that female lecturers must wear sarees to work. The issue came to light again following a recent incident wherein a female candidate for the post of assistant professor in English at the College of Applied Science (CAS) in Kodungallur […]

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Gender neutral uniforms: Kerala government school sets example

With the debate on gender neutral uniforms in school coming into the limelight in recent times, Kerala education minister, V Sivankutty appreciated the efforts of a 106 year old government school in Kerala which introduced unisex uniforms for its students from 2019. The Government Lower Primary School at Valayanchirangara in Ernakulam district had initiated gender […]

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Class X, XII students file petition in SC; seek hybrid mode for board examinations

Six students of Class X and Class XII have filed a Writ Petition before the Supreme Court seeking the Court’s direction to the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) and the Council for Indian School Certificate Examination (CISCE) to hold the Class X and Class XII board examinations in hybrid mode, i.e., both offline and […]

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CBSE issues guidelines for evaluation for students participating in sports and International Olympiads

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has issued guidelines laying down the rules for evaluation for students participating in sports events and International Olympiads during the conduct of the Board examinations to take the exam on a later date. “To promote the spirit of sports in the country and for facilitating participation of students […]

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