As foreign boards gain ground, CIE set to overtake CISCE

NEW DELHI: Indian students now aspire to a world-class education, as borne out by the remarkable growth of international boards in the country. In the last decade, especially the last five years, many more schools have been offering qualifications with global currency, like the International Baccalaureate (IB) and the Cambridge Assessment International Education (CIE). With…

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JEE (Mains), NEET to be conducted twice a year: Javadekar

NEW DELHI: Union minister for human resource development Prakash Javadekar on Saturday announced that National Testing Agency will take over majority of the examinations conducted by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) from 2019. Addressing reporters in New Delhi, Javadekar said that the Joint Engineering Entrance (JEE) and National Eligibility and Entrance Test (NEET)…

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Students allow Jadavpur varsity VC to go home

KOLKATA: The students’ siege of Jadavpur University Vice-Chancellor Suranjan Das and other executive council members that began on Wednesday afternoon ended close to Thursday-Friday midnight, as the protesters allowed him to go home. However, the students gave him a deadline of 5 pm on Friday to roll back the Executive Council’s July 4 decision scrapping…

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