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CBSE to Discontinue CBSE-i Curriculum

cbse iThe Central Board of Secondary Examination (CBSE) has decided to discontinue its international curriculum, better known as CBSE-i, from the 2017-18 academic session. Those enrolled for this curriculum have been shifted to the main curriculum in their new class.

A circular was issued by the board early this year addressing all the schools offering this curriculum. It directed the schools to move all their students under CBSE-i curriculum to the main curriculum at the end of the current academic session that is 2016-17.

Different Ways to Improve Your IIT JEE Preparation

CBSE sample papersIf you are preparing for IIT JEE chances are that you must have already enrolled at a good JEE institute for the preparation of your exam and might have also prepared a schedule to ensure the timely completion of your JEE syllabus. As you begin your preparation for this tough competitive examination, let us help you improve your preparation strategies by providing some useful tips:

  1. Identify Your Study Hours

CBSE Study Material for Science Stream

cbse study materialScience Stream is said to be the toughest of the three. However, with expert guidance, dedication and the help of good CBSE study material you can achieve excellent results. Many students do a thorough research before enrolling at a coaching institute but do not pay equal attention when it comes to choosing the CBSE study material. It is essential to understand that choosing the right study material is as important as seeking the right kind of coaching.

Here is what makes for a good CBSE study material for science stream:

CBSE Topper Sukriti Gupta Shares Study Plan for JEE and Board Exam

CBSE TopperLast years’ CBSE topper, Sukriti Gupta is among one of those who was able to strike a balance between her Joint Entrance Exam (JEE) and board exams preparation and crack both with good grades. Read on to know how she planned her studies to be on the top:

As per Sukriti, she concentrated mainly on JEE until the middle of January 2016 and thereafter concentrated wholly and solely on the preparation of her board exams. “As far as concepts are concerned, there is no difference in board exams and JEE. It is only the pattern of question paper that is different for the two exams. Once the exams were over, I again switched to JEE preparation”, said the CBSE topper in an interview.

CBSE to Review Textbooks by Private Publishers

cbseThe Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has decided to make a periodic review of the textbooks of all the private publishers prescribed by its affiliated schools.

The decision of making this review has come about after CBSE conducted a series of meetings with the human resource development ministry and the National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT). The regular review by CBSE would be an attempt to ensure that the books prescribed are at par with the National Curriculum Framework. As per the senior officials at MHRD, the ministry is conducting regular meetings with CBSE and NCERT to discuss the matter.

All the Best to CBSE Students

 CBSE Students

Central Board of Secondary Education Class X and XII exams are one of the most crucial tests in a student’s life. The board exams 2017 are starting tomorrow and the building of tension and anxiety among all those of you appearing for the same is quite natural. However, the key is to stay positive and keep stress at bay.

Here Etoosindia is wishing all of you, all the very best for your upcoming exams. We hope you do exceedingly well and come out with flying colours. Shared below are a few tips that should come handy at this time:

Delhi Government to Start Diploma Course in Pre-School Education

Pre-School Education

The government of Delhi is planning to begin with a Diploma in Pre-School Education in its nine District Institutes of Education and Training (DIET) from the next session. There shall be 450 seats in the first year for the diploma course in the beginning.

This program is a way of furthering Delhi government’s 2016 announcement about establishing Early Childhood Education Development (ECED) centres. By way of introducing this all new course, the government aims to build skilled staff for 3,000 early childhood education centres. Talking about the same, Deputy CM, Manish Sisodia said, “Our government understands that merely announcing grand plans is never enough for them to succeed. There is a need to create institutional foundations on which programmes can be run successfully. In order to open 3,000 ECED centres, it is important to build human resource capacities. That is the purpose of the newly launched diploma programme.”

Board Exam Preparation Tips

board exam preparation tipsBoard examination is one of the first big examinations in a student’s life. These exams are a stepping stone for the students as the career path they choose is highly dependent on the board exam result. Here are some useful board exam preparation tips to help curb stress and fetch good marks.

  1. Set a Schedule: Once you have the syllabus handy, the first thing you should do is to set a schedule to prepare for your board exams. It is suggested to prepare a rough yearly schedule just to have an idea about how much time you require spending on each subject/ topic to complete your syllabus timely. You should then prepare weekly/ monthly schedules that you must follow diligently.

CBSE Exam 2017: Admit cards for private candidates released

Admit cards for private candidates

The Central Board of Secondary Examination has released the admit cards for private candidates appearing for CBSE class X and XII exams in 2017. You may log on to cbse.nic.in to download the card. The procedure for downloading the card is very simple. Here are the steps you require following for the same:

  • Log on to CBSE’s official website http://cbse.nic.in
  • On right hand side of the homepage under recent announcements click the link “Admit Card/ Intimation Letter for Private Candidates of Board Exam 2017.
  • Enter the details such as your name, application number, etc in the respective fields.

CBSE Scraps OTBA for Classes 9 and 11

OTBA for Classes 9 and 11

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) announced that the (Open Text Based Assessment) OTBA for classes 9 and 11 has been done away with from this academic year. This means that the students would no longer be allowed to carry textbooks to their examination halls.

The concept was introduced by CBSE in the year 2014. For class 9 OTBA was introduced for Hindi, English, Mathematics, Social Science and Science and for class 11 it was introduced for Economics, Geography and Biology.  Under OTBA, students were given study material four months prior to the exam and were allowed to take their case studies to the examination hall. By doing this an attempt was made to shift the focus from rote-learning to applying the information decisively. “Schools had to prepare question paper out of the material provided by the CBSE and students were asked questions based on that,” shared a senior official.

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