Good Governance Day: Online essay contest in schools Dec 25-26

The Delhi High Court was Wednesday informed by the central government that it has decided to carry out various activities like online essay competitions in CBSE schools for two days - Dec 25 and 26 - so that students` participation increases on Good Governance Day.

Kendriya Vidyalayas to remain closed on Christmas, online essay competition voluntary: CBSE

Putting an end to the controversy over schools remaining open on December 25, Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) on Tuesday said that it has not issued any such directions.

Schools to remain closed on December 25: CBSE

Close on the heels of the controversy surrounding the observance of good governance day on X'Mas day, CBSE on Monday made it clear that participation in the event was "voluntary" as schools will remain closed on that day and essays would be submitted only through mobiles.

Centre bringing policy for safety of NE people in metros

Union Home Ministry is coming up with a 'policy' to look into the safety and security of the North East people residing in metros besides introduction of NE subject in the syllabus of CBSE from next season.

Congress moves privilege motion against Venkaiah Naidu

The Congress Thursday moved a privilege motion in the Lok Sabha against Parliamentary Affairs Minister M Venkaiah Naidu for "misleading" the house over the Christmas holiday in Navodaya schools issue.

CBSE announces CTET Feb 2015 schedule; click here to apply
CBSE announces CTET Feb 2015 schedule; click here to apply

In a good news for aspiring teachers, the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has announced the latest schedule for Central Teacher Eligibility Test (CTET).

Circular for good governance day in schools on X'mas day kicks up row

The Union HRD Ministry was on Monday at the centre of a controversy over a circular by Navodya Vidyalaya Samiti(NVS) asking all its schools to observe December 25-- X'mas day--as 'Good Governance Day' that led to an uproar in Parliament.

Smriti Irani slams report of school remaining open on X'Mas

HRD Minister Smriti Irani on Sunday dismissed as "baseless and inaccurate" a media report suggesting that schools would remain open on December 25 to observer 'Good Governance Day'.

No CBSE order asking schools to remain open on X'Mas Day: Govt

Government on Monday said in Lok Sabha there is no CBSE circular asking schools to remain open on December 25 to observe 'Good Governance Day' and an online essay competition to mark the day is voluntary in nature.

CBSE launches 'Saransh' online facility

Union Human Resource Development Minister Smriti Irani has said the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has launched an online facility titled 'Saransh' to schools affiliated to it.

Tamil Nadu CM writes to PM seeking more UDAAN centres for state

 Voicing concern at the less number of contact class centres under CBSE's "UDAAN" scheme in the state, Tamil Nadu government urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to increase the number of centres as the region has a substantial girl student population in the science stream.

Mount Litera Zee School Begusarai student wins CBSE Sanitation Award
Mount Litera Zee School Begusarai student wins CBSE Sanitation Award

Aman Kumar, a student of Mount Litera Zee School, Begusarai, Bihar was selected as one of the winners of the CBSE Expression Series on Mahatma Gandhi and Sanitation held from 1st to 13th October 2014.

Tamil Nadu seeks more centres under Udaan scheme

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O. Panneerselvam Wednesday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to increase the number of contact class centres in the state for girl students under the Udaan scheme.

Tamil Nadu CM writes to PM on 'design flaws' in CBSE's UDAAN scheme

Expressing displeasure over lack of adequate contact class centres under CBSE's "UDAAN" scheme in the state, Tamil Nadu government Wednesday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to "have these design flaws" examined and increase the number of centres.

CBSE urges schools for Mars Orbit Insertion's Live telecast
CBSE urges schools for Mars Orbit Insertion's Live telecast

Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) on Monday wrote to the schools under its umbrella to make arrangements for the live telecast of the Mars Orbit Insertion of the Indian Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM) scheduled for September 24, 2014.  

CBSE postpones Teacher Eligibility Test in flood-hit Kashmir
CBSE postpones Teacher Eligibility Test in flood-hit Kashmir

The CBSE on Tuesday announced the postponement of the Central Teacher Eligibility Test (CTET) in flood-hit Jammu and Kashmir.

Smriti Irani meets VCs, proposes single legislation for central Univs

HRD Minister Smriti Irani on Friday met the vice-chancellors of 39 central universities at Chandigarh and discussed among others a single legislation to govern all central varsities.

DNA: The plight of schools in Naxal-affected villages of Chhattisgarh

Schools in Naxal-affected villages in Chhattisgarh remain non functional due to non availability of teachers and basic amenities.With Teacher's day round the corner, reports like these raise a question mark on the education system in the country.

Listening to Modi's Teachers' Day address voluntary: Smriti Irani

HRD Minister Smriti Irani clarified Monday that listening to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's address to students on Teachers' Day Sep 5 was "completely voluntary".

CBSE conducts survey on ragging

Amid the ongoing discussions about the Scindia School ragging case, the Central Board of Secondary Education has conducted a survey which will include views of both students as well as teachers on the issue.