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Ministry of Human Resource Development organizes ‘Ek Bharat Shreshth Bharat Parv -2019’

The ‘Ek Bharat Shreshth Bharat Parv -2019’ is being organized by Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan (KVS) under the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MoHRD)  from October 31 to November 03, 2019. The aim of the event is to showcase the spirit of ‘Ek Bharat Shreshth Bharat’ and also to promote the communication and artistic skills of ..


The Central government will undertake a mammoth school census programme called Shagunotsav . About the Programme The programme will assess and grade about 12 lakh government and government-aided schools on various key indicators, including infrastructure and other facilities. It is also intended to verify the authenticity of the data provided by the states to the ..

India’s first AICTE Training and Learning Academy to be set up in Jaipur

India’s first AICTE Training and Learning (ATAL) Academy will be established by the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) in Jaipur. In a bid to introduce upgraded teaching methods and modules to make technical education more effective and accountable, AICTE is building the training academies where the faculties would be trained on the eight-module ..

Prakash Javadekar launches “Swasth Bachche Swasth Bharat” programme

Prakash Javadekar, the Union Ministry of Human Resource Development (HRD), has recently launched ‘Swasth Bachche, Swasth Bharat’ Programme. The programme is an initiative of Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan (KVS) to prepare a physical health and fitness ‘Profile Card’ for over 12 lakh Kendriya Vidyalaya students. The programme will provide a comprehensive and inclusive report card for ..

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-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 ..

India sees 20% rise in students taking Cambridge qualifications

2011 saw a 20% rise in the number of schools entering students for Cambridge qualifications in India. In India, Schools made over 27,000 entries for Cambridge IGCSE and Cambridge International ‘A’ Level. Regions with highest growth of take up of Cambridge IGCSE: Madhya Pradesh (247%) Rajasthan (145%) Punjab (112%) Regions with highest growth of take ..