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Gaining more than 99% in CBSE results, losing more than 99% in values


“In the recent results announced by CBSE, girls once again outperformed boys with a pass percentage of 87.56%. Boys could only score a distant 77.77%. The overall pass percentage this year is 82%. Last year it was a shade better at 82.70%.” read a renowned newspaper in a paragraph of its article. In this competitive era, the students face a heavy pressure while choosing between ‘work hard and get rewarded’ and ‘get a bit loose and lose big time’. All this pressure, though works like a wonder for a few who seize their opportunities, others just break and shatter. And the result of this is very evident in our daily lives. Boys turning to drugs, other substances of addiction and hooliganism at ages when they should study and play and just be happy. So is the current trend responsible for this mess or is the education system?

“Empty mind is devil’s workshop”, a very fine quote clearly tells why the youth has turned to these menaces. Their dreams that now seem to be a hazy future because of tough competition, allow frustration to creep in. This frustration leads them to seek mental pleasures from other sources be it wrong or good. Now if the education is kept balanced between skills and values and if values are inculcated right since kindergarten, this can be easily tackled. But sadly, in India, though we do have that balance, it still is considered as a subject and an opportunity to score, not to learn something useful out of it. But how much of a responsibility does the system should bear to make things correct?

Unfortunately, the system does it’s job here. The ones that don’t are actually the parents. Even though no parents want their kids to be a hoodlum, yet unintentionally do they pretty often trust their kids too much that their wards start taking advantages. Imagine the kid who just died of rash driving at an age of 15. He doesn’t have a license yet and shouldn’t be allowed to drive anyways but that’s the truth. As big a responsibility it is for the system to keep the youth guided, bigger becomes the responsibility of the parents who sometimes get blinded by the love they have for their kids. This perfect balance will help them keep in track and ensure them a brighter future

CBSE Orders for students not to change the stream in Mid-Session


Up in arms against CBSE’s decision regaring no change in the subjects or stream in the middle session for class 11th. As per the CBSE Scheme regarding the subject change, No student is permitted to change his/her subject or stream once taken in class 11th.

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) to frame guidelines after schools are shifting students from science to commerce stream in the middle of the academic year. According to the implementation of new rules and strategies by CBSE, No Student is allowed to change their stream or subjects in mid-session.

Approx 13, 73,853 students of class 10th CBSE board are waiting for their results. Results were expected to be announced earlier but now have been delayed and expected to be declare on 27th or 28th May.

10 Class results are one of the important demeanors for the students to choose their subjects and stream in class 11th. Schools allot streams to the students on the basis of Cumulative Grade Points Average (CGPA) which a student gets in their board results.

Central Board of Secondary education (CBSE) has also arranged a post examination counseling for students where a team experts and counselor will guide students for choosing the right stream.

CBSE Syllabus is very structured, highly predictable and controlled. All students of class 10th passout are requested to follow all the guidelines issued by the CBSE regarding class 11th before taking any stream.

Private schools under government’s scan

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Parents of children studying in private schools of Delhi/NCR are aggrieved over the steep hike in school fees every year. Several CBSE-affiliated schools among others have reportedly hiked fees by 20 percent this year. The agitated parents have lodges several complaints, as a result of which the education department decided to monitor 122 CBSE-run, a dozen ICSE and thousands of state-run schools on May 14, 2015.

This tussle between parents and private schools is not a new one. Similar complaints were filed in the High Court in the year 2009. Parents have been seen lamenting over the lack of apathy and legislation in private schools. According to them, if the fee keeps increasing at this rate, Class 12 students will be paying an exorbitant amount of Rs 8 lakh per annum by the year 2020. However, now this long-standing tussle between parents and private school managements over “exorbitant” fees may soon come to an end with the Delhi government drafting a legislation to monitor and control fees.

The Bill, currently being worked on by the Department of Education, is going to be on the lines of the Fee Regulation Act in Tamil Nadu, passed in 2009, a top official at the directorate of education said. The proposed “Regulation of Collection of Fees Bill” may be introduced in the Assembly session next month. It proposes to constitute a high-powered committee headed by a retired judge to decide on the tuition charges levied by private schools.

If all goes fine, parents will not have to shell out a humongous amount on the school education of their children.


AIPMT: CBSE directs candidates not to bring pens in exam centre

AIPMT Question Paper Leaked

For AIPMT exam, which will be held on MAY 3, 2015, the Central Board of secondary education (CBSE) had asked all students not to carry pens as that will be provided in the center itself.

The Commission will display the answer key on the website www.aipmt.nic.in before the Declaration of the result on June 5, allowing the candidates to contest in the event of any ambiguity. The answer keys are likely to appear within three days between may 15 and May 20.

Candidates will be given the opportunity to make online call against the answer key on payment of 1000 / – per challan. 1000 rupees per response will be refunded to the candidate if his/her challenge is acknowledged by the Council.

The Board instructed the candidates to wear a digital watch with a calculator as mentioned in the prospectus. Much confusion has occurred in the various centres in the past year, as experts did not let the students enter the room with any kind of watch on their wrist. As biology carries 50% weightage in AIPMT, students need to pay more attention to it.

IIIT Delhi set to allow students for admission to M.Tech program

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The Indraprastha Institute of Information Technology (IIIT) Delhi invites admissions to its M.Tech programmes in courses such as Computer Science and Engineering (CSE), Computational Biology and Electronics and Communication Engineering (ECE). Interested and qualified candidates can send their applications in the prearranged set-up.

Eligibility criteria:

M.Tech (CSE and ECE):

The candidates should have a B.Tech or B.E degree in any of these disciplines-Computer Science, Information Technology, Electrical or Electronics and Communication with a score of minimum 65 percent, or a 6.5 score out of 10 under the CGPA or CPI system and must have a minimum score of 60% in all previous degrees, as well as Class 12 examination.

Computational Biology:

The candidates should have a B.Tech or B.E degree in any of these disciplines- Computer Science, Information Technology or Mathematics and Computing or they have a B.Tech or B.E degree in any discipline in conjunction with having finished a one-year computer programming course and no less than two mathematics courses.

Selection procedure:

Candidates will be selected after three stages:

  • Candidates will be selected based on their gate score and past academic performance.
  • Selected candidates will have to appear for written exam.
  • Candidates who completed the written test will be called for an interview.

Application procedure:

Participants can register online on the official website of IIIT Delhi www.iiitd.ac.in.

Application fee: Rs 350.

Important dates:

The last date of receipt of applications May 24
The list of shortlisted candidates will be released May 25
The written test and interview will be conducted June 11
Publication of the final result June 15

IIT Kanpur witnessed Amazing 100% campus job placement

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Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur has observed a record-campus employment. Eighty-five percent or 1,090 students have bagged the job through campus placement within four months of the recruitment process from 1 December 2014 to 31 March 2015.

Placement in-charge Professor Deepu Philip said that about 900 students got a job within four months long drive. The majority of students have been hired by leading multinational companies. The remaining 10% of students will prepare for civil service exams. About 100 students were selected for public sector companies.

They also said that about 10 students of computer science, electrical engineering and mechanical engineering has received compensation packages of more than one crore rupees. Students studying B.Tech and M.Tech in computer science, engineering, construction and electrical engineers were in high demand among companies. These students were hired by overseas multinational companies with high remuneration package.

PM Modi concentrates on students, the Board examinations in ‘Mann Ki Baat’

PM Modi concentrates on students, the Board examinations in 'Mann Ki Baat

Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that the topic for “Mann Ki Baat” for the month of February will be focused on students who are preparing to Board and other competitive exams.

The Prime Minister wrote on Twitter-He was thinking about this month’s program on the radio and thought why not share ‘Mann Ki Baat” with students who are preparing for the Board and entrance exams. He also encouraged students and teachers to share their experiences, which can motivate and inspire those preparing for exams.

This will be the fifth episode, which began in October last year, and discussed topics like “Swacch Bharat Abhiyan‘, rising cases of drug abuse in India and black money.

Stephen to teach students to become a good citizen

Stephen's to help being good citizen

St Stephen’s College intends to help Delhiites to become better citizens. He begins the course “citizens of Delhi in March. No stratospheric cut-off marks to match for admission and no interviews. Every person over the age of 18 years, graduated from high school, has the right to apply. The first 200 applicants will be selected for the first batch.

One of the reasons for the establishment of a minimum age of 18 years, then you will get the right to vote. This course will satisfy the minimum level of growth, not the highest level, but all around growth. It will include elements of history, Economics, law, sociology, management, political science, cultural studies, current Affairs, science and philosophy.

Fee is Rs 1,000 to be paid at the time of registration, last date of registrationFebruary 20, 2015. To apply, you can write to admissions@ststephens.edu. The list of selected candidates will be published on the website on February 22, and the course will start on March 7.

Students to display English language skills

Students to display English language skills

About 25 children and adults undergoing pioneering course in functional English grammar, developed by the independent educator M S Renjith, will demonstrate their language skills before the academic community in Azhikode village.

Well-known academician R V G Menon, Director of the Centre for adult continuing education and extension (CACEE) from the University of Kerala K R Supriya, N C Haridas Malayalam Aikya Vedi and M Shajarkhan-India save education Committee will be among the panel that will appraise students.

This is the second stage Renjith enlightening experiment on functional grammar takes place. This time, the adults were also included along with children of school age. Functional grammar training course and its accomplishment was first reported in 2013.

Public school students in Vilappil Grama panchayath were inoculated with approximately 42 hours of grammar lessons in the first phase. In the open forum, these students put plus II students and even students in English literature far behind from the point of view of English grammar.

After frequent requests, the education Minister P K Abdu slave ordered the then Director of public instruction (DPI) to look Renjith in teaching methodology.

Director of Public Instruction asked the district centre: English (DCE) to oversee gives a course in public schools in Manacaud and Peroorkada.

The number of CBSE schools increased two times in 5 years in Tamil Nadu

The number of CBSE schools in the state of Tamil Nadu has more than doubled over the past five years. In 2010, about 250 schools from the state it was registered in the Central Board of secondary education (CBSE), a number that has now touched 580.

Senior CBSE official in Chennai said that the application for membership in the Council was in the last two years. “In 2013 and 2014, we gave belonging to almost 150 schools across Tamil Nadu. We received the largest number of applications over the last two years,” said the official.

Chennai and Kolkata have the most CBSE schools in the state. The two cities account for over one third of schools. Chennai has about 100 CBSE schools, there are about 80 in and around Coimbatore, the Council said.

The population growth associated with the implementation of Samacheer Kalvi curriculum aimed at ensuring a uniform education to the state Board, matriculation, Eastern and Anglo-Indian schools in the state. Samacheer Kalvi implemented under the Tamil Nadu education, 2010, received a mixed reaction, especially from private matriculation school of management.

Another reason for mushrooms CBSE schools in the state is a combined IIT-JEE programs that they offer. “In IIT-JEE training, CBSE schools, to equip students who wish to study outside Tamil Nadu and competitive exams,” said Uma Gopalakrishnan, educational consultant based in Chennai

Polish Representative Says Students They Are the Future of India



Tomasz Lukaszuk, Poland’s ambassador to India, in a school ceremony, said to students that they should consider themselves as the future of India and added that the future of the country, its greater acceptance and acknowledgment in the international comity of nations and the progress of the nation were in their hands.

Invited as the Guest of Honour at annual day and prize distribution ceremony of the Shanti Gyan International Senior Secondary School, Goyla, Dwarka, at the Airforce Auditorium, Subroto Park, New Delhi on weekend, Ambassador Lukaszuk praised the efforts of the school management and faculty for their praiseworthy efforts to encourage their students to think big and know how to use the education and other curricular activities for the nation’s benefit as well as the individual benefit.  He stated that India is going through a new phase and it will help students to know their full potential. Distinguished guests gave prizes to meritorious students in the meeting.

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