Central Board of Secondary Education: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021

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

Published: August 20, 2020

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 ..

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PM Modi launches Fit India School grading system in schools across India

Published: November 25, 2019

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has launched the Fit India School grading system in schools across the country. The grading will be in 3 categories. During the launch PM Modi also appealed all schools to enroll in Fit India raking system to make it a mass movement and spread awareness. He also urged students and teachers ..

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Published: April 24, 2019

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 ..

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New Subjects added to CBSE curriculum

Published: March 25, 2019

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has announced the introduction of Artificial Intelligence (AI), Early Childhood Care Education (ECCE), and Yoga as skill subjects in the school curriculum for academic session 2019-20. AI will be introduced as an optional sixth subject for Class IX whereas ECCE and Yoga are being introduced as elective subjects ..

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Government approves around 5000 additional seats in Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas

Published: January 8, 2019

The Union Minister of Human Resource Development Prakash Javadekar has announced an increase of around 5,000 seats at Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas across the country. This is the biggest-ever expansion and the number of seats has increased from 46,600 to 51,000 at the Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas (JNVs). Why the increase? The increase in the number of ..

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