New Delhi, May 24 : The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) will declare the results of Class 12 Monday, an official statement said.
The results will be declared at 10 a. m., and will be available online on www. results. nic. in, www. cbseresults. nic. in, and www. cbse. nic. in.
The results will also be available through interactive voice response system (IVRS) at a charge of Re. 0.30 per minute. The numbers will be available on CBSE website.
The Class 12 board exams were conducted between March 1 and April 17 this year. (IANS)
Patna, May 8 : A 13-year-old boy from Bihar has cracked the preliminary examination of the highly competitive Indian Institute of Technology-Joint Entrance Examination (IIT-JEE). He is the youngest to pass the exam.
Satyam Kumar of Bakhorapur village in Bhojpur district qualified for the IIT last year at the age of 12-and-half years, after he got special permission from the CBSE, Mumbai zone. He then secured an all-India rank of 8,137.
Not satisfied with his low rank, Kumar appeared in the IIT-JEE preliminary examination this year again and qualified, making him the youngest person to do it.
New Delhi, May 6 : Montblanc has launched the Signature for Good Collection, a limited edition to raise money to promote education and build schools in the third world countries.
As the brand supports Unicef's global initiatives to enable more children to read and write, it has pledged to raise $1.5 million for Unicef's education programmes, through the Schools for Africa and Asia initiatives, and programmes in Latin America.
Thiruvananthapuram, May 3 : For the first time since 1991, a Keralite has come first in the Civil Services Examinations while the second and fourth positions have also been bagged by people from the state.
Haritha V. Kumar secured the first rank in the joint examinations.
V. Sriram came second while a doctor, Alby John Varghese, came fourth in the all-India ranking.
This was Haritha Kumar's fourth and last attempt.
Mumbai, April 22 : The Maharashtra Public Service Commission examinations will be conducted all over the state May 18, it was announced here Monday.
The examinations, originally scheduled for April 7, were postponed after a virus attack in the MPSC main server led to loss of data of 260,000 candidates, who were to appear.
Following an uproar, the MPSC gave additional time to the candidates to re-submit their data online for the crucial examinations.
Till date, around 38,000 candidates have not yet submitted their details and the MPSC has asked them to comply immediately.
Stephen Schwarzman, the chairman of the Blackstone Group has launched a new scholarship programme aimed at foreign students to allow them to attend Beijing’s elite Tsinghua University.
Tsinghua University is located on a former Qing Dynasty royal garden with breathtakingly beautiful imperial courtyards and ponds and it is known for educating top Chinese officials from Hu Jintao to Xi Jinping. The new scholarship programme will allow students from the U. S., Europe, South Korea, Japan, India and beyond to have an opportunity to attend the prestigious Chinese educational institution.
Mumbai, April 15 : Early Childhood Association (ECA), an organisation that works towards early childhood care Tuesday called for the Right to Education (RTE) Act to bring in its ambit the huge chunk of children under the age of six years.
The RTE Act governs children in the age group six to 14 years.
"Today, India has 159 million children under the age of six years, who either are in or can soon join pre-school. However, this massive segment is completely unregulated, allowing several substandard play schools and pre-schools to flourish," ECA president Swati Popat Vats said, quoting a recent survey.
New Delhi, April 12 : India needs more quality educational institutes particularly in remote areas, President Pranab Mukherjee said Friday.
Mukherjee also pitched for improvement in the standards of higher education.
The demand for higher education more than the supply, and there was a need to improve the standards of education, said Mukherjee at the 26th convocation of the Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) here.
He said the absence of educational institutes in remote areas resulted in low enrolment in higher education.
Kurukshetra (Haryana), April 9 : Pointing out that India's balance sheet of innovations was not very encouraging, President Pranab Mukherjee Tuesday called upon universities and research and development centres to become hotbeds of innovations.
The president said that with depleting natural resources, future growth will have to be secured through innovation and constant technology upgradation.
New Delhi, April 5 : There are more Chinese scholars and journalists in India than Indians studying or reporting there, noted union Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh, calling for a better understanding among Indian scholars of the various aspects of Chinese society, economy and polity.
Speaking at the release function of the book "Across the Himalayan Gap: A Chinese quest for Understanding India", Ramesh said Thursday evening that factors of geography, history and economics have put India and China together.
Sonepat (Haryana), March 21 : President Pranab Mukherjee Thursday called for concrete steps to create a "culture of excellence" in higher education.
The president made the observation while inaugurating a three-day Conference on "The Future of Indian Universities" organised by the O. P. Jindal Global University here.
Mukherjee expressed deep concern about the staggering percentage of vacancies in central universities.
New Delhi, March 21 : The government Thursday made English optional for those seeking to get into the Indian Administrative Service, and said aspirants will be able to write the exam in a regional language also.
"A candidate will be allowed to use any one of the regional languages under schedule 8 of the constitution or English as the medium of writing the exam," Minister of State for Personnel and Training V. Narayanasamy said, reading out a statement in the Lok Sabha.
Beijing, March 16 : China's top universities began their annual independent recruitment exams Saturday, with English no longer included among the compulsory subjects.
In most of these universities, those who have applied for science and engineering majors will only be required to take maths and physics exams, while art students will be required to take Chinese and maths exams, reported Xinhua.
Yu Han, an enrolment officer at Tsinghua University, said the subject was eliminated in order to reduce students' workload and attract talented students who excel in the subjects.
Students of the Indian Institute of Management Bangalore (IIM-B) received offers for leadership roles from companies that were previously recruiting candidates from foreign universities for the same roles.
Nearly 150 companies made a total of 415 offers to students of the 2013 batch of the IIM-B during the final placement season. While the number of offers made this year is lower than last year's 423 offers from 126 companies, more leadership roles were offered this year than last year.
In a bid to highlight the current Human Resources practices aimed at maintaining and cultivating talented workforce, the XLRI School of Business & Human Resources has announced its decision to launch of National Talent Management (NTM) survey.
The survey will help in understanding the concept of talent management as well as analyzing its future in terms of best human resources practices
According to a new report, more private education institutions (PEI) in Singapore now meet baseline standards since its launch in 2009.
The Council for Private Education's (CPE) has released its latest annual report in which it said that the standard of education has increased during the years. The report found that about half of all registered PEIs in the country have now attained four- or six-year registration periods compared to 32 per cent recorded in the previous report.
All states and union territories (UTs) have been directed by the Supreme Court of India to ensure basic infrastructure such as drinking water and toilet facilities within six months.
On Wednesday, a bench led by Justice KS Radhakrishnan, said that Right to free & compulsory education could not be enjoyed unless children are provided with basic infrastructure.
India’s Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has entered into an agreement with China’s overseas language institute, under which Mandarin will be offered as an option for foreign language in schools across the country to students.
Mandarin is the official language of China and is one of the most spoken languages in the world. Indian Ambassador S Jaishankar signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Xu Lin, Director General of Hanban, which is the official Chinese organization for promoting Mandarin aboard.
Chancellor Nicholas Zeppos and Abu Dhabi government officials held a meeting at Emirates Palace discussing a wide range of issues concerning to education and its expansion in the country.
WAM, Emirates News Agency said that collaboration in the country is a bit difficult task due to variety of factors such as rigid laws, social disturbance and restrictions on women in the Emirati society.
Tri-Valley University (TVU) in the United States has been in controversy for its de-recognition. The Human Resource Development Ministry has asked Educational Consultants India Limited (EdCIL) to set up a website dedicated to students abroad after the Indian students enrolled in the now-derecognised Tri-Valley University (TVU).
EdCIL is a public sector enterprise, formed to offer consultancy and technical services in different areas of education, within the country and globally.
- Decision on gas price revision taken under RIL’s coercion: Dasgupta
- Government to pay $8.1 billion fuel subsidy in fourth quarter
- Oil firms falls as government considers export parity pricing model
- Essar Oil to sign $1 billion financing co-operation deal with CDB
- ONGC may sell stakes in deep-water blocks to Shell