Minglebox Education News - icse http://www.minglebox.com/news Education News and Views that you can use. en-us Mon, 26 Feb 2018 03:24:02 GMT Mon, 26 Feb 2018 03:24:02 GMT http://www.minglebox.com/rss Minglebox Feed Generator contact@minglebox.com contact@minglebox.com 5 Minglebox Education News 142 18 http://www.minglebox.com/news http://www.minglebox.com/images/global/logo-of-minglebox.gif <![CDATA[ICSE to allow revaluation of papers]]> The Indian Certificate of Secondary Education (ICSE) board which is a private board will come under the view of the Right to Information (RTI) Act according to a decision taken by the Central Information Commission (CIC). According to the new rules, the students can now get copies of their answer sheets and can also file for re-evaluation for which the provision was not available to the students earlier. The rule was imposed after a request by a student was turned down for asking for the copies of answer sheets of all the 6 subjects. The student’s father had asked for a..

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Mon, 06 Feb 2017 11:41:17 GMT data-0001-fdbffe845a02aa24015a133a5fb07e59
<![CDATA[ICSE and ISC examinations 2017 revised date sheet released]]> The Council for Indian School Certificate Examinations (CISCE)   has released the revised date sheet of Class 10th ICSE and 12th  ISC examination. The exam got postponed as some of the dates were clashing with the Assembly elections dates in five states - Punjab, Goa, Manipur, Uttrakhand and Uttar Pradesh. The date sheet was earlier released in the month of December. Earlier, ICSE class 10 board examinations was supposed to begin from Monday, February 27, 2017 and end on Friday, March 31, 2017 and ISC Class 12 board examination to begin from Monday, February 06, 2017..

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Mon, 16 Jan 2017 13:04:04 GMT data-0001-fdbffe8459a5fdf10159a7609fdf1634
<![CDATA[ICSE, ISC Exam 2017 Time Table Released]]> The  Indian Certificate of Secondary Education (ICSE) Class 10th  and Indian School Certificate (ISC) Class 12th  2017 exam date sheets has been released by  Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations (CISCE) .  ICSE class 10 board examination is scheduled to begin with English Language-English Paper 1 on Monday, February 27, 2017 and will end with Commercial Studies (Group II Elective) on Friday, March 31, 2017 . On the other hand, ISC Class 12 board examination will commence on Monday, February 06, 2017 with Physics-Paper 2 (Practical)..

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Fri, 02 Dec 2016 10:14:39 GMT data-0001-fdbffe8458b3eba30158bf0756ba7c49
<![CDATA[ISC will follow CBSE syllabus in Science Stream]]> The Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations (CISCE) has decided to endorse the CBSE syllabus pattern for the Indian School Certificate (ISC) examination, inorder to prevent students from shifting from ICSE board to CBSE board as well as to prepare them for the competitive examinations. From this new academic session, the syllabus of both the boards in Science streams (Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry and Physics) will be realigned and the ISC exam of 2018 will be conducted according to this changed syllabus. The syllabus of humanities and commerce streams will remain..

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Thu, 09 Jun 2016 12:33:51 GMT data-0001-fdbffe83553321af0155352789ed57f9
<![CDATA[ICSE Class 10 and ISC Class 12 Results 2016 declared!]]> The results of ICSE Class 10th and ISC Class XII has been declared today, on Friday, May 06, 2016 at 3pm by Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations (CISCE) . Candidates who have appeared for the exam can check their results on the official website of CISCE. The results are made available through the careers portal of the Council, the website of the Council and through SMS. For ICSE/ISC 2016 results , please click here . Candidates can also follow the steps for accessing the results : Log in to Council's website. Click on "Results..

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Fri, 06 May 2016 09:34:19 GMT data-0001-fdbffea6547afb7e0154856af22e7db5
<![CDATA[ICSE Class X and ISC Class XII Results 2016 expected to be declared today!]]> ICSE Board,   ISC board  Class X and Class XII examination results will be announced today as on Friday, May 6 2016 at 3 P.M., around two weeks earlier than last year. Every year the Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations (ICSE) conducts two examinations, namely, the Indian Certificate of Secondary Education (ICSE –Class X) and the Indian School Certificate (ISC – Class XII). This year the council implied Live Ink Character Recognition (LICR) technology, for fast and accurate compilation of results. The CISEC is the first examination board to..

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Fri, 06 May 2016 09:10:45 GMT data-0001-fdbffea6547afb7e0154855560397bd7
<![CDATA[ICSE Class 10th 2016 Exam Dates]]> The Indian Certificate of Secondary Education Examination has been designed to provide an examination in a course of general education, in accordance with the recommendations of the New Education Policy 1986, through the medium of English. Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations (CISCE)  has announced the detailed time-table for class X board for the year March, 2016. ICSE board examination 2016 will begin with English Language – English Paper 1 on Monday, February 29, 2016 and will end with Art Paper IV (Applied Art) on Thursday, March 31, 2016 . The..

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Thu, 03 Dec 2015 06:07:09 GMT data-0001-fdbffe835161e9f4015166739740233a
<![CDATA[ICSE to club papers of different subjects for parity across streams]]> The papers of different subjects of the Indian Certificate of Secondary Education (ICSE) are set to be clubbed together, according to a recent decision of the Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations (CISCE) , which conducts the ICSE examination for Class X. The move will be a boon to the students as they will need to appear for a lesser number of papers/subjects in the ICSE examination, after the merger. As per the CISCE decision, the three Science papers, namely Physics, Chemistry and Biology, will be clubbed together into one Science paper carrying 100 marks. Each..

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Fri, 05 Jun 2015 05:19:43 GMT data-0001-fdbffeac4dc1eccb014dc2291a830a21
<![CDATA[Analysis of ICSE & ISC board exam 2015 results]]> The Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations (CISCE) announced the Results of the Indian Certificate of Secondary Education (ICSE) Class X board examination 2015 and the Indian School Certificate (ISC) Class XII board examination 2015 on Monday, May 18, 2015 . The CISCE conducts the ICSE examination for Class X and ISC examination for Class XII. The ICSE Class X board examination 2015 started on Thursday, February 26 with the Hindi paper and concluded on Monday, March 30, 2015 with the Economics (Group II Elective) paper. Around 1.59 lakh students appeared..

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Tue, 19 May 2015 10:44:45 GMT data-0001-fdbffead4d6aca39014d6bc6929a22b3
<![CDATA[ICSE & ISC board exam 2015 results announced by CISCE]]> The Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations (CISCE) has announced the results of the Indian Certificate of Secondary Education (ICSE) Class X board examination 2015 and the Indian School Certificate (ISC) Class XII board examination 2015 earlier today, that is, Monday, May 18, 2015 . The CISCE conducts the ICSE examination for Class X and ISC examination for Class XII. To view the results, candidates need to click here and enter the course code (ICSE/ISC), candidate UID and the Captcha. There will be two buttons to show the results and to print the results. ..

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Mon, 18 May 2015 09:34:38 GMT data-0001-fdbffea64d5b80cf014d6660061a1a0a
<![CDATA[ICSE Class 10th 2015 results Declared!]]> ICSE Class 10th   2015 exam  results has been declared on  Monday, May 18, 2015 at 11.30am   by Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations (CISCE) . Candidates, who have appeared for the exam, can check their  results  on the official website of  CISCE . For ICSE Class 10th 2015 results , please click here . Steps to be followed for receiving results through SMS : Candidates needs to type his/her unique ID in the following way, in the 'New Message' box: ICSE 1234567 (seven digit unique id) Send the message to the..

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Wed, 13 May 2015 05:52:22 GMT data-0001-fdbffead4d3ecb41014d4bd4ba5748b3
<![CDATA[ICSE board exam 2015 starts tomorrow; 15 extra minutes to read paper]]> The Indian Certificate of Secondary Education (ICSE) Class X board examination 2015 will start tomorrow, that is, on Thursday, February 26 with the Hindi paper and will conclude on Monday, March 30, 2015 with the Economics (Group II Elective) paper. In addition to the time stipulated for writing the paper, 15 minutes time will be given for reading the question paper. The question paper may be distributed to candidates at 10.45 am to enable them to start writing at 11 am, according to the website. To access the detailed ICSE boards 2015 schedule, please click here . ..

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Wed, 25 Feb 2015 05:17:17 GMT data-0001-fdbffe854bbb8891014bbf2af30a4353
<![CDATA[ISC board exam 2015 from Feb 9-Apr 1; ICSE from Feb 26-Mar 30]]> The Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations (CISCE) has announced the detailed time-table for the Class X and Class XII board examinations, 2015. The Indian School Certificate (ISC) board examination 2015 will start on Monday, February 9 with the Physics Paper 2 (Practical) paper and will conclude on Wednesday, April 1, 2015 with the Environmental Science Paper 1 (Theory) paper. In addition to the time stipulated for writing the paper, 15 minutes time will be given for reading the question paper. The question papers for practical examinations may be distributed..

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Fri, 09 Jan 2015 06:39:13 GMT data-0001-fdbffeaa4accedef014acd6b120008eb
<![CDATA[ICSE Class 10th 2015 Exam Dates]]> Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations (CISCE) has announced the exam dates for  Class 10th exam , which will be conducted in February/March 2015. The ICSE class 10th exam will be held from  Friday, February 27, 2015 to Monday, March 30, 2015. The Indian Certificate of Secondary Education (ICSE) is an examination which is conducted by the Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations (CISCE) which is a private/non-governmental board of education in India for Class X. The Class X examination is designed to provide an evaluation in the field of..

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Mon, 08 Dec 2014 05:34:15 GMT data-0001-fdbffe854a1dc5fe014a286414f319dc
<![CDATA[Student photos to be present in ICSE, ISC exam answer sheets]]> The answer sheets of the Class X Indian Certificate of Secondary Education (ICSE) and Class XII Indian School Certificate (ISC) examinations will contain the photographs of the examinees going forward, according to officials of the Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations (CISCE) . The move is expected to make the examination system more transparent. As per CISCE officials, photographs in answer sheets will prevent instances of answer sheets being misplaced and reduce mistakes during assessment. Moreover, appropriate steps will be taken to ensure that evaluators..

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Mon, 07 Jul 2014 05:10:22 GMT data-0001-fdbffe84470bf5ab01470f3adee56485
<![CDATA[Composite score method for engineering admissions: DTE Maharashtra]]> The method to calculate the composite score, which will be the framework to prepare the final merit list to allot seats for first-year engineering degree courses in Maharashtra institutes based on the Centralized Admission Process (CAP) , has been announced by the Directorate of Technical Education Maharashtra (DTE Maharashtra). The calculation of the composite score will be on the basis of a 50:50 weightage assigned to the percentile of scores acquired in Paper I of the Joint Entrance Examination Main 2014 (JEE Main 2014) as well as in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics (PCM) group..

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Fri, 27 Jun 2014 05:58:24 GMT data-0001-fdbffe8446d78d350146dbe743037bb3
<![CDATA[2 Bangalore students joint-toppers of ICSE; Karnataka pass rate 99.83%]]> Two students from Bangalore city have acquired the top positions in the Indian Certificate of Secondary Education (ICSE) examination 2014 for Class X, conducted by the Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations (CISCE) . The results were declared on Wednesday, May 21, 2014 . The Results can be accessed on the careers portal as well as the website of CICSE and through SMS. Four students from Bangalore, Rourkela and Jamshedpur share the top percentage of 98.6%. The all-India pass rate is 98.28%. The pass rate of boys is 98.79% and for girls it is 97.88%. The..

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Thu, 22 May 2014 05:24:50 GMT data-0001-fdbffe83461edff50146226398012b8f
<![CDATA[ICSE Class 10th 2014 Results Declared!]]> ICSE Class 10th  2014 exam results are declared today on Wednesday, May 21, 2014  by Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations (CISCE) . Candidates, who have appeared for the exam, can check their result on the official website of  Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations (CISCE) .  For ICSE Class 10th 2014   Results , please  click here . SMS ICSE<space><Unique Id> to 09248082883 for ICSE results Check here for more updates on  ICSE Class 10th 2014 . ICSE Class..

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Thu, 19 Dec 2013 09:17:36 GMT data-0001-fdbffe844301090301430a25592c65a4
<![CDATA[Karnataka bags top spot in ISC results with 98.38% pass rate]]> The southern state of Karnataka is leading the Indian School Certificate (ISC) examination Class XII results this year with a pass rate of 98.38%. The Results were declared by the Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations (CISCE) on Saturday, May 17, 2014 . The state’s pass rate is significantly higher than the national pass rate of 95.27%, which is up from last year’s 95.15%. Altogether 1,360 candidates from 26 schools of Karnataka appeared for the examination, all of whom cleared it except for 22 candidates. The state joint-toppers have achieved 98.25%...

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Mon, 19 May 2014 05:20:30 GMT data-0001-fdbffe844605a4ac014612ec8b0739e0
<![CDATA[ISC results to be declared on May 17; ICSE results on May 21]]> The results of the Indian School Certificate (ISC) and Indian Certificate of Secondary Education (ICSE) examinations will be declared by the Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations (CISCE) at 3 pm on Saturday, May 17 and Wednesday, May 21, 2014 respectively. The results can be accessed on the careers portal as well as the website of CICSE and through SMS. The ISC examination for Class XII and ICSE examination for Class X are conducted by the CISCE. Around 1, 40,878 candidates had appeared for the ICSE Class X board examination this year, a majority of them..

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Thu, 15 May 2014 07:01:53 GMT data-0001-fdbffeac45f0ecca0145feafef181de5
<![CDATA[ICSE Class X results to be announced by mid-May]]> The results of this year’s Class X board examinations for students from schools affiliated to the Indian Certificate of Secondary Education (ICSE) are expected to be announced by mid-May, 2014 . The ICSE examination for Class X is conducted by the Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations (CICSE) . Around 1, 40,878 candidates appeared for the examination, a majority of them hailing from the southern region. It was held from Monday, March 3 to Saturday, March 29, 2014 in 2500 centers across India. The students wrote their English papers on Day 1 ..

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Thu, 24 Apr 2014 11:06:31 GMT data-0001-fdbffe85458ee42b0145936a5a4008d9
<![CDATA[ISC 2014 history exam rescheduled by CISCE due to polls]]> The Council for the Indian School Certficate Examinations (CISCE) has announced the rescheduling of its Class XII history exam because of the dates of the Lok Sabha polls.  It was reported that the ISC history exam, which was originally scheduled for April 7, 2014 (Monday), will now take place on April 11, 2014 (Friday). According to reports, the CISCE sent out a circular on Monday, March 10. It was mentioned that the Chief executive and secretary, Gerry Arathoon's letter to the principals of affiliated schools says, "The dates on which the 16th Lok Sabha Elections are going to..

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Tue, 11 Mar 2014 07:20:55 GMT data-0001-fdbffe83449297ef0144b003fe097c57
<![CDATA[ICSE Class X examinations set off]]> The Class X examinations in schools affiliated to the Indian Certificate of Secondary Education (ICSE) commenced on Monday, March 3, 2014 . The students wrote their English papers on Day 1 of the examinations. As per some of the test-takers, the entire paper, including the grammar and composition parts, was easy to solve. Moreover, the paper was not lengthy . As per officials of affiliated schools, the students consider the paper to be easy , when compared to the one in the preparatory examinations . The ICSE examination is expected to continue till Saturday, March..

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Tue, 04 Mar 2014 12:00:50 GMT data-0001-fdbffe83448cc31401448cf7bdf307a6
<![CDATA[CICSE to provide Unique ID numbers for Class X and XII students]]> Students of Classes X and XII are expected to be assigned Unique Identification Numbers (UIDs) by the Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations (CICSE) . The measure for Indian Certificate of Secondary Education (ICSE) and Indian School Certificate (ISC) students is being adopted to tackle issues such as incorrect questions papers being given to students, hacking of marks data, etc. The new move aims to make the process of evaluation and re-evaluation faster as well as ensure confidentiality. As per CICSE officials, UIDs will be random and unique numbers with no..

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Mon, 10 Feb 2014 11:44:45 GMT data-0001-fdbffeaa440c728601441b9d1fb47898
<![CDATA[ICSE to conduct class 12 board exams from February 10 ]]> The Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations will conduct the Class XII board exams for schools affiliated to the CISCE from February 10, 2014 and it will end on April 7, 2014. The Class X or the Indian Certificate of Secondary Education (ICSE) examination will commence from March 3 and end on March 29, 2014. It was reported that ICSE exams are conducted for 64 subjects while the ISC exams are held for 50 subjects. The first ISC examination is Art Paper-I, followed by economics on March 7, mathematics on March 11, physics on March 14, accounts on March 18, biology on..

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Wed, 22 Jan 2014 10:06:59 GMT data-0001-fdbffe8543b5182e0143b96ac7e678ca
<![CDATA[ICSE Class 10th 2014 Exam Dates]]> Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations (CISCE)  has announced the examination dates for  Indian Certificate of School Education Examination (ICSE) Class 10th , which will be conducted in March, 2014. ICSE Class 10th exams will be held from Monday, March 03, 2014 to  Saturday, March 29, 2014. The Indian Certificate of Secondary Education (ICSE) is an examination which is conducted by the Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations (CISCE) which is a private/non-governmental board of education in India for Class X. The Class..

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Thu, 19 Dec 2013 06:41:10 GMT data-0001-fdbffe8443010903014309962347533b
<![CDATA[Few opt to study under ICSE board]]> (CISCE) Council for Indian School Certificate Examinations popularly known as ICSE is a well-known private board in India with high standards. But very few students from Nagpur choose this board to pursue their studies. Nagpur has only 3 schools, namely Chanda Devi Saraf School, Seventh Day Adventist School and MSB Educational Institute affiliated to ISCE. Out of these only Chanda Devi Saraf School offers education for Standards XI to XII. A student of state board's STD XII claims that it very difficult to score in CISCE board examination as its syllabus is vast and difficult. But the..

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Wed, 19 Jun 2013 09:28:37 GMT data-0001-fdbffeac3f585099013f5bc3aae120a0
<![CDATA[CISCE admits about standardization of ICSE and ISC results]]> CISCE (Council for Indian School Certificate Examinations) has finally accepted "standardization" of ICSE (class X) and ISC (class XII) results. This acceptance came with a flash of news that a student from Cornell hacked into the CISCE website, downloaded the marks of the council’s class X and class XII results and claimed that the council has tampered the marks. As per Debargha Das, a student, who after analyzing the data found that a set of about 33 marks were not attained by nearly 1,50,000 students who appeared for the ICSE exam. He also suspected tinkering of marks. ..

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Mon, 10 Jun 2013 07:17:54 GMT data-0001-fdbffe853f245c49013f2cf2c4e15469
<![CDATA[College student from Cornell hacks ISC, ICSE results website]]> A 20- year-old student from Cornell University hacked into the results of ISC (Indian School Certificate) and ICSE (Indian Certificate of Secondary Education) on Friday, May 17, the day when the results of the same were declared. The student also claimed that the Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations has manipulated the marks of around 2 lakh students for inflating the scores to improve the overall performance. Debargho Das, who is a student of computer science from the Ivy League College, is presently working as an intern in Google USA. In 2011, he cleared his ISC from La..

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Fri, 07 Jun 2013 07:43:57 GMT data-0001-fdbffe843f14c1d5013f1d9789be03d0
<![CDATA[ICSE and ISC results exhibit a decline in pass percentages]]> The pass percentages of ICSE and ISC (Class X and XII) students have declined in comparison to last year. In 2012, the pass percentage for ISC and ICSE exams was around 97.25% and 98.62% respectively. This year the percentage has gone down to 95.15% for ISC and 98.2% for ICSE. This year, around 1, 40,878 candidates took the ICSE exams from about 1,762 schools while nearly, 64,043 students took the ISC exams from around 828 schools across the country and abroad. Girls outshone the boys once again. The percentage secured by the girls was much higher than the boys. In ICSE (Class X) a..

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Mon, 20 May 2013 09:30:00 GMT data-0001-fdbffe843eadc79c013ec14627df17ba
<![CDATA[ICSE/ISC Results declared!]]> ICSE Class 10th and ISC Class 12th 2013 exam Results declared today Friday, May 17, 2013 at 3pm by Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations (CISCE) . Candidates, who had appeared for the exam, can check their Results on the official website of Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations (CISCE) . Around 1.5 lakh students appeared for the ICSE exam and another 60,000 for the ISC exam this year. There are around 1930 and 800 ICSE and ISC schools in the country respectively. The Class 10 exam started on February 27 and Class 12 exams started on..

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Mon, 04 Mar 2013 09:07:53 GMT data-0001-fdbffe833d29de5b013d34a83dfb437c
<![CDATA[ICSE Class Xth 2013 Exam Dates]]> The Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations (CISCE) has announced the examination dates for Indian Certificate of School Education Examination ( ICSE ) Class Xth, which will be held in the month of February and March 2013. ICSE exams was held from Wednesday, February 27, 2013 and concluded on Monday, March 25, 2013 . The Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations (abbreviated CISCE) is a private, non-governmental board of school education in India. It conducts two examinations in India: the Indian Certificate of Secondary Education (ICSE) and the Indian..

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Fri, 01 Feb 2013 10:41:18 GMT data-0001-fdbffe843c94e047013c95589ebc3c58
<![CDATA[Shakespeare's Macbeth sacrificed, ISC students to devote more time to math and science]]> The CISCE (Council for Indian School Certificate Examinations) has decided to reduce the ISC and ICSE syllabi for English. This decision has been taken after teachers and school heads suggested that students need to focus more on the science subjects. One of the suggestions made was to remove Shakespeare from the English syllabus. However, the council rejected the idea. The new course now has a slashed literary syllabus and a truncated Bard. ISC students from 2015 onwards will study Much Ado About Nothing of Shakespeare instead of complex Macbeth. George Bernard Shaw’s Pygmalion..

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Wed, 06 Feb 2013 12:54:55 GMT data-0001-fdbffe833cadde0a013caf92bfc13e9a
<![CDATA[Exam season kicks off, time to gear up!]]> As exams are now just round the corner, students must have started their final round of revision. With ISC (Indian School of Certificate) Examination kicking off on Monday, February 4, 2013, students are now all set for the exams to start. The first paper on the ISC date sheet is Physics practical paper. The ISC exams conclude on Monday, March 25, 2013 with Geography paper. The next on the line is ICSE (Indian Certificate of Secondary Education) Examination commencing on Wednesday, February 27, 2013 and ending on Monday, March 25, 2013. The first paper being Mathematics, students..

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Mon, 28 Jan 2013 10:22:45 GMT data-0001-fdbffeac3c6bad25013c80ae35ba09d7
<![CDATA[ICSE extends examination duration for science exam ]]> With the board deciding to increase the examination duration for the science paper, the 2014 ICSE exam aspirants certainly have a reason to cheer up now. CISCE (Council for Indian School Certificate Examination) declared, on Tuesday, November 20, about the increment in the duration of Chemistry, Biology and Physics examinations up to 2 hours from one-and-a-half-hour. However, there will not be any changes regarding the time duration for mathematics examination. Considering the demand of the students, the council has revised the duration of the papers. The measure is also expected to..

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Wed, 21 Nov 2012 08:58:56 GMT data-0001-fdbffe843b1e22fc013b223107ba5052
<![CDATA[CBSE, ICSE schools to come under the purview of TN Fee Determination Act]]> The CBSE (Central Board of Secondary Education) and ICSE (Indian Certificate Secondary Education) schools in Tamil Nadu were surprised when the Madras High Court (HC) ordered that they too will come under the Tamil Nadu Fee Determination Act and will charge fees accordingly. Currently, the state fee determination board has fixed the fees for only state board and private matriculation schools. But as per the HC order, the CBSE and ICSE schools will also now be under the purview of fee determination committee. Though the process is not yet complete school authorities are apprehensive..

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Tue, 25 Sep 2012 09:07:52 GMT data-0001-fdbffead39f87ff90139fcaeb7015831
<![CDATA[Salaries of CBSE and ICSE school teachers in Kerala to be doubled]]> On Friday, September 14, 2012 the Kerala High Court gave a verdict that the salaries of over 1.25 lakh teachers in the CBSE /ICSE schools in the state will be doubled. The court has directed the self-financing school management to initiate the process as an interim measure with immediate effect. Around 30,000 non-teaching staff will also benefit from this verdict. The court has directed the Boards to enforce minimum salary conditions while schools are seeking affiliation. The minimum salary for primary teachers is Rs. 10,000, Rs. 15,000 for secondary school teachers and Rs. 20,000 for..

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Tue, 18 Sep 2012 09:11:27 GMT data-0001-fdbffe8539d811560139d8a57bff42e1
<![CDATA[Kerala HC asks state to give NOCs to schools fulfilling CBSE/ICSE affiliation norms]]> Kerala High Court (HC) on September 14, 2012 directed the state government to give No Objection Certificates (NOCs) to schools fulfilling CBSE / ICSE policies for affiliation. The HC bench directed ICSE and CBSE boards to implement a provision for continued affiliation, payment of salary temporarily at the rate of Rs 10,000 per month for primary teachers’, Rs 20,000 for higher secondary and Rs 15000 for high school teachers. The court also ruled that non teaching staff including clerks and Class IV employees should be provisionally paid a monthly salary of Rs 6000 and Rs 4000..

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Mon, 17 Sep 2012 08:48:41 GMT data-0001-fdbffeac39c53dc20139d36a499210d0
<![CDATA[Malayalam not a compulsory subject in CBSE and ICSE schools in Kerala]]> On Friday, September 14, 2012 the Kerala High Court took a decision against the state government’s plan to make Malayalam a compulsory subject in CBSE and ICSE schools. This decision was announced by a division bench after considering around 50 petitions filed by school managements in this regard. The additional advocate, general K A Jaleel argued that according to the RTE the State Council for Education, Research and Training (SCERT) has the authority to decide the syllabus. The bench dismissed this argument saying that the National Council for Education, Research and Training..

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Sat, 15 Sep 2012 10:23:44 GMT data-0001-fdbffead39c537850139c97494626f64
<![CDATA[Kerala HC directs Center to grant funds to poor students in CBSE/ICSE schools]]> On Tuesday, August 21, 2012 the Kerala High Court asked the government to consider reimbursing the amount spent by economically backward classes on education of their wards in private schools affiliated to ICSE and CBSE . The court stated that only a few people from the society can afford education for their wards in private schools and the government should consider providing financial assistance to students from economically backward classes. This will also prevent government’s expenditure on setting up new schools. A petition filed by a only student of Haji K H Khan..

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Wed, 22 Aug 2012 10:01:43 GMT data-0001-fdbffe843933943701394dc7cdbc494f
<![CDATA[State can devise fee structure for CBSE schools, says TN government]]> The Tamil Nadu government has notified the Madras high court that the state has the rights to prescribe the fee structure for CBSE affiliated schools. In May 2011, the CBSE and ICSE schools in the state claimed that the fee structure set by the Private School Fee Determination Committee was not applicable to them as they are governed by the central board. Writ was filed by CBSE schools regarding the same seeking clarification. The state government rejected the submissions, claiming that the false impression of CBSE schools that they are independent bodies and do not have to follow the..

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Wed, 08 Aug 2012 09:25:39 GMT data-0001-fdbffe8339016b940139058dbe922899
<![CDATA[ICSE Vs. CBSE]]> Most of us are having a misconception that ISC syllabus is less competitive than any other board syllabus. Also ICSE students find it difficult to crack competitive exams such as IIT-JEE , AIIMS , CPMT and others. But chief executive officer and secretary of the CISCE (Council of the Indian School Certificate Examination) clarified these misbelieves of students at the 25 th Regional Conference of Association of Schools for the Indian School Certificate (ASISC). He clarified that the Indian School Certificate (ISC) syllabus is at par with the other boards and a common curriculum has..

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Mon, 06 Aug 2012 09:50:50 GMT data-0001-fdbffeac38dd55f70138fb5817326a85
<![CDATA[CBSE and ICSE students grab majority of seats in Mumbai colleges]]> The admission process for Mumbai Junior Colleges under the general category began on Thursday, June 28, 2012. This year the colleges have witnessed large number of Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) and Indian Certificate of Secondary Education (ICSE) students bagging majority of the seats leaving the state board students behind in the admission race. This was expected by most colleges owing to the fact that the number of high scorers in the state board is low when compared to the other two central boards. Of the 541 seats that are available in H R College Churchgate, 249..

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Fri, 29 Jun 2012 10:37:08 GMT data-0001-fdbffead383365db013837d0d1a54eff
<![CDATA[Kerala PTA urges state government to enforce law for management of CBSE and ICSE schools]]> The All Kerala Parent Teacher Association state president, Sudheer G Kollaara has brought to notice that in the absence of the state legislation to check the functioning of CBSE and ICSE schools in the state, the schools are engaged in unlawful activities. The association claimed that the CBSE and ICSE schools are involved in exploiting acts on receiving the No-Objection Certificate (NOCs).In order to prevent any such activities the association has urged the State government to bring in the legislation to control the management of these schools. In response, the State Education..

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Fri, 22 Jun 2012 09:35:16 GMT data-0001-fdbffe83380f69ed0138138bab7502af
<![CDATA[ICSE to now follow CBSE Class XI and XII syllabus]]> The Indian Certificate of Secondary Education (ICSE) board students in Ranchi have reasons to cheer with the implementation of a new syllabus for Class XI and XII that is similar to Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) for the 2012-13 academic year. The syllabuses of mathematics, biology and chemistry have undergone major changes, while the commerce subjects have undergone some changes in the syllabus. Environmental science, which was an additional paper for ICSE Class XII students, will not be taught in schools from the academic year to soon begin. With most competitive..

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Fri, 22 Jun 2012 08:53:56 GMT data-0001-fdbffe83380f69ed01381365d31865db
<![CDATA[West Bengal Board to follow ICSE and CBSE pattern]]> The West Bengal Council of Secondary Education (WBCSE) and West Bengal Council of Higher Secondary Education (WBCHSE) are taking measures to improve the quality of education. From 2014 onwards they have decided to introduce the module followed by the ICSE and CBSE which stresses on objective type questions. The president of the WBCHSE informed that the class XII Board will be completely revamped as a new syllabus will be introduced from 2013 and added that the evaluation system will also undergo major changes. He is optimistic that once the new system is implemented; there will be..

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Wed, 20 Jun 2012 08:58:25 GMT data-0001-fdbffe833803d7b60138091d367f6dba
<![CDATA[Most students prefer CBSE schools at plus 2]]> All CBSE and ICSE board schools are buzzing with parents and students seeking admissions in Plus 2 level. However, it is interesting to note that most students this year are opting for CBSE board instead of ICSE. The CBSE board, according to many students is a lot easier to score and helps them to prepare for medical and engineering entrance tests. In Ranchi, St.Xavier's School and Bishop Westcott Boys School affiliated to the ICSE board is in a full swing with the admission process. St.Xavier's School is offering 100 seats for  science stream and students who have secured..

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Thu, 24 May 2012 09:09:38 GMT data-0001-fdbffeac3779fac001377e1bc6a7115e
<![CDATA[CBSE students score higher than ICSE students]]> Just when the students could sigh of relief with the results for Class X being declared for both the CBSE and ICSE board, they'll now have to compete in the rat race for admissions to junior colleges. With nearly all the students from Maharashtra clearing the Central Board of Secondary Education's (CBSE) Class X exams with 91% and above, the admission scenes just became a bit more competitive. Chennai recorded the highest success rate of 99.49% in CBSE board class X exam, while Maharashtra came second only to Chennai with 99.48% this year. As for the ICSE results that was..

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Wed, 23 May 2012 06:08:12 GMT data-0001-fdbffeaa3774df610137784f4f8c2c11
<![CDATA[Students can now apply online to junior colleges]]> Students can now apply to junior colleges in Mumbai online, for which website has been made functional. The move comes two days after the ICSE results were declared. Students can now fill part one of the two-part form. Officials from the Education department revealed that the process was started early to prevent wastage of students’ precious time. Students can fill in the second part of the form as soon as the SSC results are declared. They added that a committee had been set up to find solutions to the problems faced by the website in the last two years. The committee had..

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Tue, 22 May 2012 05:32:03 GMT data-0001-fdbffead376fbbf801377307d8a831de
<![CDATA[Implementation of RTE Act mandates "recognition certificate"]]> The Supreme Court’s verdict made implementation of RTE Act compulsory in all aided and un-aided non-minority schools where 25% seats will now be reserved for poor children from weaker sections and disadvantaged groups. Meanwhile, the state education department has decided to emphasize on implementation of another provision of RTE which demands all private schools to secure recognition certificate from the state government. The Act which was made effective in April 2010 requires all private schools to obtain recognition from state government which will be renewable every three years...

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Mon, 21 May 2012 10:18:55 GMT data-0001-fdbffe843766b0a701376ee820d64a4b