CBSE Current Affairs - 2019

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New Subjects added to CBSE curriculum

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has announced the introduction of Artificial Intelligence (AI), Early Childhood Care Education (ECCE), and Yoga as skill subjects in the school curriculum for academic session 2019-20. AI will be introduced as an optional sixth subject for Class IX whereas ECCE and Yoga are being introduced as elective subjects Read More…

Month:  Categories: Governance & Politics

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Madras High Court Rules against Negative Marking in Competitive Exams

The Madras High Court has ruled against negative marking in competitive examinations saying they are bad in law. Observations of the Madras High Court The Madras High Court while hearing a petition filed by an IIT JEE aspirant who failed to clear the Mains due to negative marking has made the following observations: The Madras Read More…

Month:  Categories: Constitution & Law

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Government approves around 5000 additional seats in Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas

The Union Minister of Human Resource Development Prakash Javadekar has announced an increase of around 5,000 seats at Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas across the country. This is the biggest-ever expansion and the number of seats has increased from 46,600 to 51,000 at the Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas (JNVs). Why the increase? The increase in the number of Read More…

Month:  Categories: Government Schemes & Projects

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National Testing Agency to train paper setters

Union Ministry of Human Resource Development (HRD) has announced that National Testing Agency (NTA) will train paper setters to set better question papers and provide better model answers. NTA was set up to relieve Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) and other educational regulator bodies from burden of conducting multiple examinations. Key Facts NTA is Read More…

Month:  Categories: Governance & Politics

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UP Board to have NCERT Books from Next Academic Year

The Uttar Pradesh state government has planned to replace textbooks meant for Uttar Pradesh Secondary Education Board with the ones published by the National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT) with an aim to bring the curriculum of UP Board at par with the CBSE. The decision to introduce NCERT books is expected to come into force with Read More…

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Rakesh Kumar Chaturvedi appointed as Chairman of CBSE

Senior IAS officer Rakesh Kumar Chaturvedi has been appointed as the new Chairman of the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE). His appointment was made by the Appointment Committee of the Cabinet (ACC) headed by Prime Minister Prime Minister Narendra Modi. He has been appointed for a period of five years. Rakesh Kumar Chaturvedi is Read More…

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Supreme Court cancels 2015 All India Pre-Medical Test

Supreme Court has cancelled the All India Pre-Medical Test (AIMPT) 2015 and directed the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) to re-conduct the test within one month. This verdict was given by a SC bench of Justice RK Agarwal and Justice Amitava Roy on a complaint filed by candidates. In the complaint students had alleged Read More…

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