Exclusive: CBSE plans Class 10, 12 Board exams on same date in two shifts

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) proposes to hold the finals for classes 10 and 12 on same dates in two shifts, a move that will reduce the examination period and give teachers extra time to check answer-scripts more thoroughly. The new plan was designed after the board met principals of some of the top schools in New Delhi and its satellite cities. The CBSE, which has two panels committees to suggest ways to improve the system, will review the suggestions before a final decision is taken. The country’s…

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Bengal class 12 topper makes it to Jadavpur University’s merit list, except he didn’t apply

West Bengal Class 12 topper Archisman Panigrahi is in a unique predicament, his name tops the Jadavpur University merit list in four subjects without him ever applying to the varsity. “I never applied to Jadavpur University but I came to know through a friend that my name figured in the top in the merit list for physics, chemistry, geology and mathematics. The marks and birthdate were not mine,” the student said. He said he has informed the varsity authorities. “I have written to the dean highlighting that I had not…

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DU admission: Last day to get a seat if you made it to third list, fourth cutoff on July 12

If you meet the cutoff under the third list at Delhi University colleges but have not taken admission yet, then you should rush as admissions at morning shift colleges will close at 1pm and at evening shift colleges will close at 7pm. Monday is the last day of admission under the third cutoff list, admission under which was started on July 7. The fourth list is expected to be released on July 12. Under the third cutoff list there are still options available with many Delhi colleges in popular honours courses such as economics,…

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GST Effect: Isuzu MU-X, V-Cross, D-Max Prices Reduced By Up To 12 Per Cent

Known for its highly capable utility vehicles, Japanese carmaker Isuzu has announced a price reduction across its model line-up in the country. The Isuzu MU-X, D-Max V-Cross pick-up and the D-Max range get a price reduction across the country as part of the company’s efforts to pass on the GST benefits to customers. The automaker’s flagship offering, the Isuzu MU-X now starts at ₹ 22,38,358 for the base 4×2 variant (ex-showroom, Chennai), a reduction of about 8 per cent in the city. Apart from the MU-X, the Isuzu D-Max V-Cross…

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