ICSE Exam Results Declared for Class 10 and 12, two Students Score 100% Marks
Girls outshone boys in the ICSE Class 10 and 12 examinations, with two students scoring 100 percent marks.
This is the first time that students have scored 100 percent marks in the ISC exam.
The results of the ICSE class 10 and ISC class 12 were announced on Tuesday by Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations (CISCE) chief executive and secretary Gerry Arathoon.
While girls achieved a pass percentage of 99.05 per cent in class 10 examination as against 98.12 per cent by boys, the pass percentage achieved by girls in class 12 examination is 97.84 per cent as against 95.40 per cent of boys.
Mumbai's Juhi Rupesh Kajaria and Muktsar's Manhar Bansal topped the class 10 ISCE examination with 99.60 per cent. The second rank has been shared by ten students with 99.40 per cent marks and the third rank has been shared by 24 students with 99.20 per cent marks.
Kolkata's Dewang Kumar Agarwal and Bengaluru's Vibha Swaminathan topped the class 12 ISC examination with 100 per cent marks. The second rank has been shared by 16 students with 99.75 per cent and the third rank has been shared by 36 students with 99.50 per cent marks.
90% reservation under Domicile Policy proposed by Jadavpur University Faculty Council
The Jadavpur University's Faculty Council of Engineering and Technology (FET) has recommended reservation of 90 percent of general seats in undergraduate courses under the domicile quota, an official said on Thursday i.e. March 7, 2019.
"The FET has recommended the implementation of domicile policy. Now, the decision will be forwarded to the Executive Council (EC)," said Chiranjib Bhattacharya, Dean of the engineering faculty.
Mr. Bhattacharya explained that the EC, the university's highest decision-making body, would give the final approval.
This is a major shift in policy, the proposal will be again sent to West Bengal's higher education council and only after that it will be implemented and it is a long drawn process.
Varsity's in favor of the proposal
As many as 13 out of the varsity's 16 engineering and technology departments were in favor of the introduction of the proposal.
CBSE files FIR against YouTube channels for uploading false paper leak videos
The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has filed an FIR against YouTube channels falsely claiming that they have access to original question paper of upcoming annual CBSE exams, said a statement from the Board.
The board is currently conducting annual examinations for Class 10 and Class 12 students across India and abroad, the YouTube channels have uploaded fake question papers of subjects in which examinations are yet to be conducted like accountancy, chemistry, geography paper of class 12 and English, mathematics, science papers of Class 10.
Steps taken by the CBSE Board against the fake videos on YouTube
According to the statement of Board, they have also requested Delhi Police in writing to take suitable and strict action against miscreants under provisions of IPC and IT Act, so that the examinations are conducted smoothly and all the measures taken by the Board for security concern is not adversely affected.
Since February 15, 2019, CBSE has conducted exams in 136 subjects so far.
Instructions by the CBSE Board
The CBSE Board's Public Relation Officer Rama Sharma said that the Board had also released instructions to all the students and parents to be aware of fake news regarding the paper leak, the fake question paper are made available on the various social media platform to create panic and confusion among students.
Ministry of HRD became active on reservation, quota will be available in colleges, 10 lakh seats will increase!
The amendment bill introduced in the Constitution has been passed in the Lok Sabha to give a 10 percent reservation to the 'financially vulnerable' of the general category. After having passed this bill, which has been reserved for the general category, now the Human Resource Development Ministry has to take several steps to implement it in educational institutions.Now the Ministry is also working on the framework for implementing the reservation.
It is being told that the Ministry is now working on how many seats need to be raised in the educational institutions to implement this reservation. Sources say that "no decision has been taken about how the reservation will be implemented now." Although all the universities and educational institutions accredited by the University Grants Commission (UGC), whether they are governmental or private, they have to implement the reservation.
Questions asked by the Minister of Education of Maharashtra, so they allegedly gave the order of arrest
A graduate student of Amravati district of Maharashtra has accused the Education Minister Vinod Tawde of ordering him to be arrested at the time when he was recording the conversation between him and a student. The minister has denied the charge. Student Yuvraj Pressad also claimed that due to the alleged order the local police kept him in custody for nearly several hours and seized his smartphone too.Later, the video recording was removed and the smart phone was returned to him.Tawde denied the allegations saying that he did not order the arrest of any student and 'lies' were being spread against him. A top police official in Amravati told that neither the student was arrested, taken into custody and nothing was removed from his mobile.