Central Board of Secondary Education: GK, Current Affairs, Questions, Trivia and News

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).

CBSE to make board exams compulsory for Class X from 2018

The Central Board of Secondary Education has decided to make Class X Board exams mandatory from the academic session 2017-18. The CBSE governing body has also agreed to extend the three language formula till Class X while treating foreign language as fourth and elective. Accordingly, three languages Hindi, English and Indian language (listed in schedule ..

Class X Board Exams to be reintroduced for CBSE schools from 2017-18

Union HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar has announced that the government will re-introduce compulsory class X board examination for Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) schools from the academic year 2017-18. The Class X board examinations can be re-introduced through an executive order. This proposal is expected to be tabled before the parliament after getting the ..

CBSE will give photocopy of OMR Sheet, answer keys & calculation sheet

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) will make available photocopy of the OMR Sheet, answer keys and calculation sheet to students who took AIEEE -2012 examination. As per the CBSE, these sheets will be provided to the candidates on request along with a fee of Rs 500. The candidates may send the request for ..

“CBSE-International”: Pilot project by CBSE in 27 schools to evolve international syllabus

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has made Class X Board Examination optional in order to promote holistic development of students and lessen exam related stress. Why such a move by CBSE? This move by the board is due to the increase in the number of Indian schools adopting international curriculum through recognitions from ..