Tamil Nadu puts cap on KG admissions in schools

The state government has decided to put a cap on kindergarten admissions in matriculation schools by restricting intake to 120 students across four sections, regardless of the institution’s size. The decision was announced through a circular from the directorate of matriculation schools, which oversees more than 5,000 schools. It will be applicable from academic year … Read moreTamil Nadu puts cap on KG admissions in schools

Directorate of Government Examinations (DGE), Chennai, Tamil Nadu will declare the Tamil Nadu Board HSC (+2) Exam Results 2013 on May 9, 2013

DGE Tamil Nadu Results 2013 of Class XIIth examinations 2013 held on 27th March 2013 was conducted by Tamil Nadu Board of Higher Secondary Education (TNBHSE). Students can now check Tamil Nadu Board Class 12/ HSE results using their registration numbers given on their hall tickets. Directorate of Government Examinations (DGE), Chennai, Tamil Nadu will … Read moreDirectorate of Government Examinations (DGE), Chennai, Tamil Nadu will declare the Tamil Nadu Board HSC (+2) Exam Results 2013 on May 9, 2013

Only 2 out of 21 cartoons to remove from NCERT Book

National Council of Educational Research and Training, New Delhi is going to remove only 2 cartoons out of 21 from NCERT political science books. With an expert panel rejecting the SK Thorat committee’s recommendations for large scale deletion of cartoons of politicians from school textbooks, the National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT) is … Read moreOnly 2 out of 21 cartoons to remove from NCERT Book

AICTE to say No to New Technical Institutes as Seats Remain Vacant

The Demand-supply ratio for engineering and management institutes in India is not balanced. There are almost 3 lakhs seats remain unfilled in the engineering and management collages in India. AICTE is planning to stop taking application for opening new institutes from 2014. With supply outstripping demand for engineering and management seats, the country may stop … Read moreAICTE to say No to New Technical Institutes as Seats Remain Vacant

Trimester system in Tamil Nadu schools from next academic year

In a bid to bring relief to school children from carrying an overload of books, Tamil Nadu government will introduce trimester system in schools for classes I-VIII from the next academic year, 2012-13. “As per the existing system, students are forced to carry books which have portions meant for the whole year. Children are literally … Read moreTrimester system in Tamil Nadu schools from next academic year

CCE system for all schools in Tamil Nadu

The School Education Department will introduce the Continuous and Comprehensive Evaluation (CCE) system for classes I to VIII from the next academic year. According to a Government Order dated September 19, the initiative seeks to help the students move from rote learning to an application-based approach. The decision to introduce CCE has been taken following … Read moreCCE system for all schools in Tamil Nadu

TN govt to give free laptops to students this week

The ambitious free laptop scheme of the Tamil Nadu government, under which 68 lakh laptops are to be distributed to government-aided higher secondary school and college students, is all set to roll this week. Under the scheme, a poll promise of Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa that will be launched on September 15, the … Read moreTN govt to give free laptops to students this week

Urgent need to fill regular teaching posts in law colleges

Following the announcement by Chief Minister Jayalalithaa that a National Law School for Tamil Nadu will be started in her Srirangam constituency in Tiruchi district, in the State’s budget for this fiscal, the legal fraternity is eager to know the steps the government would take to upgrade the quality of law education in the seven … Read moreUrgent need to fill regular teaching posts in law colleges

Haryana Government Worried Because of Mushrooming Private BEd Colleges in Haryana

In Haryana, mushrooming private BEd colleges have created a menace with ongoing malpractices in these institutes. The worried state government has written to the HRD Ministry asking to rein in approvals to these colleges. Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda while writing to Kapil Sbal has informed that mushrooming of these colleges has resulted in … Read moreHaryana Government Worried Because of Mushrooming Private BEd Colleges in Haryana

Tamil Nadu sets up panel to examine USSE syllabus

In line with a Supreme Court order on the Uniform System of School Education (USSE), Tamil Nadu government today set up a panel to examine the syllabus and text books for over two crore children in the state. Chief secretary Debendranath Sarangi will head the nine-member panel, comprising members from the National Council for Education, … Read moreTamil Nadu sets up panel to examine USSE syllabus