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NTSE exam Stage II 2020-21 postponed due to rise in COVID cases

May 13, 2021 2:55 pm

The new date for the NTSE Stage-II Examination will be updated through NCERT website after the situation normalizes in the country and is conducive for the conduct of the examination

HC notice to Punjab over plea by CBSE-affiliated schools over mandatory NCERT, CISCE approved text books

May 09, 2021 2:12 am

The petitioner contended that the schools are being forced to prescribe only NCERT and CISCE approved text books under the threat of withdrawal of recognition/NOC, which is totally illegal and high-handed."

Indian education system must stop chasing ‘learning outcomes’

March 31, 2021 8:50 am

Textbooks centred around outcomes follow a didactic approach of presenting facts that children are supposed to passively consume and memorise.

Education Minister launches NCERT curriculum-based comic books for Classes 3 to 12

March 25, 2021 10:39 am

The books are created by the teachers of CBSE-affiliated schools and have been designed by NCERT based on its curriculum. The aim of this initiative is to increase the social and cultural sensitivity among children through teaching.

Before House panel, RSS affiliate flags ‘distortions’ in NCERT school textbooks

January 14, 2021 12:32 pm

The meeting was attended by representatives of the department of school education, NCERT and CBSE.

House panel to discuss school textbook changes next week

January 06, 2021 2:37 am

The panel will hold a discussion on January 13 with Secretary, Department of School Education and Literacy, and representatives of the CBSE and NCERT on the textbook reforms.

Govt school students in Delhi to get lessons on responsible use of social media

November 16, 2020 11:34 am

As per the plan, a total of 52 sessions will be held online for addressing 7.3 lakh students from classes 9 to 12 of 13 districts (136 clusters) in Delhi.

Punjab school education dept's talent search exam on December 13, applications to open on October 8

October 08, 2020 1:44 am

NCERT will give nearly 2,000 scholarships to the students who will pass the stage-II examination conducted by NCERT, New Delhi. The students of classes 11 and 12 will get Rs 1,250 per month as a scholarship, while Rs 2,000 per month will be given to the graduation and postgraduation students.

NCERT textbooks to be available in Indian sign language

October 06, 2020 8:56 pm

Hearing-impaired children used to study only through a verbal or written medium but after the signing of this MoU, they can study through a single Indian Sign Language also. It will not only enhance their vocabulary but also enhance their capabilities to understand concepts, secretary Shakuntala Gamlin said.

Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal launches alternative academic calendar for Classes 9, 10

September 15, 2020 1:54 pm

The alternative academic calendar for the next eight weeks for the secondary stage, classes 9, 10 has been released today