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CBSE to introduce two levels of Maths exam for class 10 students in 2020

The nomenclature for the two examinations will be Mathematics - Standard, for the existing level of examination, and Mathematics - Basic, for the easier level.

Jan 11, 2019, 13:56 PM IST

Math helps to understand how human behaviour spreads infectious diseases

According to a study, current models used to predict the emergence and evolution of pathogens within populations do not include social behaviour.

Aug 17, 2018, 10:03 AM IST

CBSE class X Maths exam and class XII Economics exam to be reconducted. Check details on

The dates of the fresh examinations and other details will be declared on the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) website ( later.

Mar 28, 2018, 16:14 PM IST

Consider making Maths optional for Class X: Bombay HC

The court noted that a high percentage of students drop out of schools after the tenth standard as they are not able to clear Maths and language papers.

Jun 19, 2017, 18:45 PM IST

These 2 Jharkhand students teach Maths through YouTube to kids across the world

Incredible! These two Jharkhand students teach Maths through YouTube to kids across the world

May 31, 2017, 13:11 PM IST

Reading maps and solving mathematical equations making you nervous? Your genes are to blame!

All forms of anxiety showed a substantial genetic component, with DNA explaining over a third of the differences between people.

Feb 26, 2017, 21:40 PM IST

Poor performance in Mathematics may cause anxiety, boredom in students

The study was published in the journal Child Development. As part of the study, the team chose to study 3,425 students from grades five to nine belonging to different socio-economic backgrounds.

Feb 10, 2017, 00:37 AM IST

Physicists avoid theories and experiments that make use of Mathematics, says research!

The study shows that physicists pay less attention to theories that are crammed with mathematical details.

Nov 14, 2016, 19:47 PM IST

Even physicists avoid mathematics: Study

Physicists avoid highly mathematical work despite being trained in advanced mathematics, a new study suggests.

Nov 12, 2016, 22:39 PM IST

Students, CBSE has no plans to re-conduct Class 12 Mathematics exam. Read full news here

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) is not planning to conduct the re-examination of Class 12 Mathematics paper.

Apr 06, 2016, 13:33 PM IST

CBSE class 12 math exam 2016: Board sets up committee of subject experts

On March 16, the CBSE had said in a circular that feedback received from various stakeholders would be placed before the committee for remedial measures.

Mar 17, 2016, 13:50 PM IST

Finger tracing can help students perform better in maths: Study

The research is published in Learning and Instruction and Applied Cognitive Psychology.

Jan 30, 2016, 23:35 PM IST

National Mathematics Day: Remembering the genius Srinivasa Ramanujan!

To commemorate the birth anniversary of great mathematician Srinivasa Ramanujan, India today celebrates National Mathematics Day.

Dec 22, 2015, 22:14 PM IST

Nagaland postpones Class IX final exams

The Nagaland Board of School Education (NBSE) has postponed and rescheduled Class-IX final examination in the state.

Nov 22, 2015, 09:37 AM IST

Committee recommends major changes in IIT entrance examination

The CEP has also suggested that changes in the structure of JEE shall be effected from 2017 onwards.

Nov 07, 2015, 17:26 PM IST

The sum of tales - Mathematician storyteller visits India

Not many people care about the underlying mysteries of how numbers and patterns make the world tick.

Sep 07, 2015, 12:32 PM IST

Are parents to be blamed for their children' fear for Mathematics?

Your frustration while dealing with calculations or solving mathematical problems may give your children anxiety about doing maths, reveals a new study.

Aug 19, 2015, 20:17 PM IST

UK dog solves maths problems faster than toddler

A two-year-old brainy dog in the UK can solve maths problems faster than a toddler due to his special talent for sorting shapes, recognising numbers and knowing around 60 different commands.

Jul 29, 2015, 20:39 PM IST

Meet Nischal Narayanam - India's youngest Chartered Account at 19

Nischal Narayanam has become the country's youngest Chartered Account at the age of 19.

Jul 24, 2015, 10:08 AM IST

Regular, normal hours of study works: CBSE Class 12 topper

For CBSE Class 12 examination topper M Gayatri, sticking regularly to normal hours of study is the mantra of success.

May 25, 2015, 17:47 PM IST