CBSE Current Affairs, GK & News

Experiential Learning for 21st Century Program

Experiential Learning for 21st Century Programme was recently launched for Eklavya Model Residential School (EMRS) Principals and Teachers, in virtual mode. It was launched by CBSE, Ministry of Tribal Affairs and ESTS in association with TATA trusts, TISS and MGIS. This program was launched by Asit Gopal, who happens to be Commissioner of National Education Society ..

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Common University Entrance Test

The Common University Entrance Test (CUET) or the Central University Common Entrance Test (CUCET) is an entrance exam that is computerized and is taken for admission to 45 central universities across the country. Under this exam, the Class 12 marks of a candidate won’t matter. The Class 12 marks can be used by the universities ..

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CBSE-NPCI launches Financial literacy curriculum for students

Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) and National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) have partnered to introduce a financial literacy curriculum for students of Class VI. Financial Literacy Textbook It was launched as part of new elective ‘financial literacy’ subject which will enable students to understand basic financial concepts at preliminary stage of their education. ..

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Fit India Active Day Programme launched under Fit India Movement

On April 14, 2020, Government of India launched Fit India Active Day Programme. The programme was launched under the flagship initiative of GoI called “Fit India”. Highlights The Ministry of AYUSH has issued guidelines to implement the Fit India Active Day Programme. The programme is launched to make sure children practice fitness even when they ..

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Wormivet: Herbal Medication developed by NIF to treat worms

The National Innovation foundation India has developed an indigenous herbal medicine called Wormivet. It is an alternative to chemical methods that are currently being used to treat worms. Highlights The Wormivet is used to treat endoparasite worms in livestock. A patent has been filed on the invention. The patent has been given in the name ..

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Corona Virus: UGC reschedules exams; International airlines banned temporarily

On March 19, 2020, the University Grants Commission directed all the affiliated colleges and universities to postpone the ongoing examinations. The evaluation works have also been directed to be rescheduled. The GoI has also ordered other bodies operating under Ministry of HRD such as AICTE, NIOS, NTA, NCTE and CBSE to reschedule their exams. Highlights ..

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