UPTET 2018 application registration process ends today. The Uttar Pradesh Teachers Eligibility Test 2018 or UPTET 2018 online form can be found at the official website of the Uttar Pradesh Basic Education Board, upbasiceduboard.gov.in. Candidates who fulfill the eligibility criteria have time till today evening to apply for UPTET 2018 exam which is scheduled to be held on first week of next month. The last date to submit application fee UPTET online form is October 8, 2018 (when we checked last, the official website of UP Basic Education Board is not responding. We will update this story when the website comes back to normal). According to reports,Read More →

For the first NTA led JEE Main exam, online registration will end on September 30. JEE aspirants can apply for the JEE main (I) on the official website of National Testing Agency (NTA) at nta.ac.in. Online payment of fees can be done till October 1 (11.50 pm). NTA will allow candidates to edit the application form, if they wish to, from October 8 to October 14. JEE Main (I) admit card will be released in December and the exam is slated to be held in January 2019.   This is the first exam to be conducted by the NTA after it was officially assigned toRead More →

JNUSU president Balaji said that the student body “was illegally debarred from attending” the meeting. (Express photo/Tashi Tobgyal) With Jawaharlal Nehru University’s Academic Council (AC) deciding to switch to the online mode for entrance examinations, and to get a private vendor to oversee the same, the students’ union alleged that the administration is involved in a “massive scam”. The university is set to go completely online for all entrances in December this year. JNUSU president N Sai Balaji Monday claimed, “The administration pushed ‘online examination’ in the agenda of the last AC meeting (on July 13) and declared it to be ‘passed’ unilaterally — ignoring the dissentRead More →

HEADS OF UT government schools will now have to transfer the money for uniform and exercise notebooks under the direct benefit transfer (DBT) policy. Each school has a drawing and disbursing officer (DDO) who will be required to upload the data related to Aadhaar number and bank account of students, following which it will be approved by the District Education Officer (DEO). Once approved, the DDOs will get the funds in their accounts and make online transfer to students. The DDO happens to be the school head. Earlier, the DDOs were only required to send the students’ data to the DEO and the funds were transferred twiceRead More →

RBSE Result 2018: Rajasthan Board of Secondary Education or RBSE has released the Senior Secondary supplementary examination, 2018 results on the official website of the board. The RBSE 12th results have been released on the official website of the board, rajeduboard.rajasthan.gov.in. Note this: The Rajasthan 12th Class results have been released on rajeduboard.rajasthan.gov.in not on rajresults.nic.in. RBSE has not released the 10th Class supplementary results yet. The Board had earlier released the 12th Arts results on June 1 while the Commerce and Science results on May 24. In the general annual exams, in Arts stream, total 5,37,206 students had registered for the board exam out of which 5, 27, 429 appeared and theRead More →

RBSE Supplementary Result 2018: Rajasthan Board Supplementary Result 2018 is expected soon. The result when declared will be available on the official board website and official results website. RBSE 10th result was released on June 11. RBSE 12th Science and Commerce result was released on May 23 and RBSE 12th Arts result was released on June 1. The pass percentage for RBSE 10th board students was 79.86%. The pass percentage for boys was 79.79% and for girls, it was 79.95%. The pass percentage for RBSE 12th board Arts students was 88.92%. The pass percentage for RBSE 12th Science stream was 86.60 per cent and pass percentage for RBSE 12th CommerceRead More →

Union Minister Prakash Javadekar asked educational institutes to utilise their alumni associations for betterment instead of coming to the government “with a bowl seeking help”. The Union Human Resource Development minister was speaking on Friday at a function organised here by the Jnana Prabhodini School. “Worldwide, who run educational institutes? It is the former students. Who run universities worldwide? It is the alumni who have excelled in their respective fields,”he told the gathering. “Such students give back to their educational institutes. This same attitude has been cultivated by Jnana Prabhodhini among its students over the years, and because of the contribution of its former students,Read More →

Barely two months after chief minister Capt Amarinder Singh expressed his displeasure at just 57% pass percentage in Class-10 exams in the Punjab School Education Board (PSEB), questions are being raised on the quality of toppers as well. Sample this: Only around half (50%) of Class-10 toppers (students with a score of 80% and above) who applied for a seat at 10 government-run Meritorious Schools in the state have cleared the entrance test for admission to Class-11 this year. WHAT ARE MERITORIOUS SCHOOLS A brainchild of former chief minister Parkash Singh Badal, these schools were started in 2014 on the lines of Bihar’s famed ‘Super-30’.Read More →

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) proposes to hold the finals for classes 10 and 12 on same dates in two shifts, a move that will reduce the examination period and give teachers extra time to check answer-scripts more thoroughly. The new plan was designed after the board met principals of some of the top schools in New Delhi and its satellite cities. The CBSE, which has two panels committees to suggest ways to improve the system, will review the suggestions before a final decision is taken. The country’s largest school board that has more than 18,000 institutions affiliated to it holds the twoRead More →

From a distance, this government-run Sanskrit school in Sikar district of Rajasthan appears like any other run-down school with the building in need of paint. But once you enter the premises, it becomes clear that something else is amiss. The school is erringly quiet – there are no children on the small playground or, for that matter, in the classrooms. The Government Upper Primary Sanskrit School in Pratappura village has six classrooms, four teachers — but not a single student. The teachers report for work at about 8am, water the plants, read newspaper, chat among themselves and leave after 2pm. They get their salary onRead More →