Central Board of Secondary Education: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

NCERT survey report: Over 27% students don’t have access to gadgets for online classes

A survey conducted by NCERT shows at least 27% of the students do not have access to smart devices to attend online classes. Key findings of the report The survey was conducted over 34,000 participants, including students, parents, teaching staff, and school principals of renowned schools. Some percentage of students and parents opined that lack ..

The CBSE (Central Board of Secondary Education) students will be permitted to use magnifying glasses and portable video magnifiers during the Class X final examination from 2020. Alternative-type questions will be provided in lieu of questions having visual inputs for visually impaired candidates in social science subject. The board has directed all its affiliated schools ..

National Testing Agency

The Union Cabinet has approved the creation of a National Testing Agency (NTA) as a Society registered under the Indian Society Registration Act, 1860, and as an autonomous and self-sustained premier testing organization to conduct entrance examinations for higher educational institutions. The NTA will begin by conducting exams managed by the CBSE and gradually conduct ..

VS Oberoi committee formed by Union government to examine CBSE’s exam conduct process

The Union Human Resource Development (HRD) Ministry has set up a high-powered committee to examine the process by which the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) conducts examinations. The panel, headed by former HRD Secretary VS Oberoi, will suggest measures to make the process secure and foolproof through use of technology. The committee will submit ..

Anita Karwal appointed as new Chairperson of Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE)

Anita Karwal, a Gujarat-cadre IAS officer, has been appointed as the new Chairperson of Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE). She succeeded Rajesh Kumar Chaturvedi, who has been moved to the National Skill Development Agency (NSDA) as Director General. At present, she is Additional Secretary in the Ministry of Human Resources Development (HRD).