EXAMS

  • Upset over falling grades, IIT Bombay student commits suicide Yesterday

    In a shocking incident, a 21-year-old IIT Bombay chemical engineering student killed himself by consuming a poisonous substance as he was allegedly upset over his falling grades. The suicide note left by the student said, "I should not have been in this field. I made a mistake by passing the...
  • Kerala IG officer TJ Jose caught cheating in LLM exam at Kochi Yesterday

    Thiruvananthapuram: A top IPS official was reportedly caught cheating in the LLM exams at Kochi. According to reports, Inspector General of Police of Thrissur range TJ Jose came to the exam hall with the photostat copy of some notes and the invigilator reported the matter. Jose did not hand over...
  • Jharkhand Board Class 10 and 12 exams results to be declared today April 27, 2015

    Students of Jharkhand who took the class 10th examination in March 2015 will get to know their results on Monday, April 27. Jharkhand Academic Council, Ranchi is likely to declare the Class 10th result at around 4 pm in the presence of departmental minister Nara Yadav and Assembly Speaker Dinesh...
  • Chhattisgarh: Gunjan Sharma of Durg tops CGBSE 12th exams, Shreeya Agrawal of Janjgir 2nd April 21, 2015

    Gunjan Sharma of Mansarowar HS School Janjgiri (BMY) Durg has topped the Chhattisgarh Board of Secondary Education exam, the results of which were declared on April 21. Gunjan Sharma scored 97.6%. Shreeya Agrawal of Saraswati SMHS School Champa (Janjgir) has stood second with 96.2%. The third spot has been taken by...
  • Chhattisgarh: CGBSE 12th results 2015 to be declared today April 21, 2015

    Chhattisgarh Board of Secondary Education will declare the class 12 results on April 21. The exam was held in March 2015 and after the results are declared the successful students will be eligible for higher education and can join either a general stream in a college or go for a...
  • Bihar: Over 900 held in anti-cheating operation in matriculation exam March 21, 2015

    Patna: A day after being reprimanded by the Patna High Court, the Bihar government on Saturday enforced a crackdown and apprehended over 900 people, including students and parents, from different exam centres in the state for cheating in the ongoing matriculation examination. Chief Minister Nitish Kumar admitted that reports of rampant...
  • HRD ministry to seek report over cheating in exams in Bihar March 21, 2015

    Patna: Minister of State for Human Resource Development Upendra Kushwaha on Saturday said his ministry would seek a report from Bihar government over reports of rampant cheating during board exams in the state. "The Union HRD ministry will seek a report from the state on the subject and give guidelines to...
  • UP: Students assault professor for trying to prevent them from cheating in exams March 21, 2015

    Jhansi: Soon after the mass cheating episode came to light in Bihar, yet another grim picture of cheating in examinations was witnessed in Jhansi in Uttar Pradesh. Students in Jhansi assaulted their professor for trying to prevent them from cheating in their college exams. A Samajwadi Party student leader was...
  • Bihar: 760 students expelled, 8 policemen arrested in mass cheating racket March 21, 2015

    Patna: As shocking visuals of large-scale copying by students during state Board matriculation exams in Bihar emerged, 760 students have been expelled over the mass cheating racket. Eight policemen have been arrested for aiding students in cheating. Visuals showed parents and helpers scaling three to four storey exam centres to pass...
  • CBSE considers lenient marking for Class XII maths paper March 20, 2015

    After hundreds of students and parents complained about the difficulty level of class 12 maths CBSE paper, the board is now thinking about lenient marking for students. ...
  • Heights of cheating, 515 students caught during matric exams in Bihar March 19, 2015

    Patna: Cheating in the ongoing state Board matriculation exams in Bihar has literally scaled new heights. As shocking visuals of large-scale copying by students emerged where parents and helpers were seen scaling three to four storey exam centres to pass on chits to their wards, 515 students have been caught...
  • CBSE maths exam: Board to meet principals, mulls grace marking March 19, 2015

    New Delhi: Amidst complaints among CBSE class XII students over the "difficulty level" of their mathematics examination, the board has called some school principals for a meeting to discuss the matter and is also mulling whether to give a relaxation in the marking for the paper. According to HRD ministry sources,...
  • Watch: Students copying from textbooks, being helped by invigilators March 19, 2015

    In an yet another incidence of malpractices during examinations in the state of Bihar, CNN-IBN accessed visuals that show students copying during the exam. In the video students can be seen being helped by invigilators and other school staff. Visuals also show students openly referring to textbooks and using chits. ...
  • Comedian Vir Das addresses the issue of board examination stress February 26, 2015

    Comedian Vir Das addressed the students who are soon to appear for their board exams, about their worries and stress. Board exams in India have been known to cause a great deal of stress and anxiety among students. There have been cases of suicides and nervous breakdowns.Vir Das published a...
  • Mann Ki Baat: Compete with yourself, not others, says PM Modi to students February 22, 2015

    New Delhi: With the exam season approaching, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday addressed students through his monthly radio broadcast 'Mann ki Baat'. Modi asked students to avoid exam pressure and said, "Many students get nervous during exam time. I don't think one should get nervous, have faith in yourselves....
  • PM Modi's 'Mann Ki Baat' to focus on students preparing for competitive, board exams February 9, 2015

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has started preparing for his next radio address 'Mann Ki Baat' and will reach out to students with focus on preparation for competitive and board exams. He has urged students, parents and teachers to share their exam experiences that would motivate those appearing for...
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    Get exam ready and get more marks with Topper TV and www.topperlearning.com! Television is no longer the proverbial idiot box. Switch on the TV to get exam ready in the most enjoyable and engaging manner. Topper TV, India's only 24x7 education channel, presents Paper Peek, an exclusive TV series for...
  • Proposal to bring back class 10th board exams in CBSE under government's consideration November 21, 2014

    New Delhi: In what could be bad news for CBSE students, the Human Resource and Development (HRD) Ministry is considering a proposal to bring back class 10th board exams in schools. However, the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) said that they have not been consulted by the government yet. The...
  • HC directs Maharashtra to ensure power supply at exam centres September 23, 2014

    Mumbai: Expressing concern over load shedding, the Bombay High Court directed the Maharashtra state government on Tuesday, to ensure uninterrupted power supply to all exam centres during HSC and SSC examinations in October 2014. A bench of Justice Abhay Oka also asked the state to come out with an action plan...
  • J&K floods: UPSC shifts NDA, NA exam centre from Srinagar to Jammu September 21, 2014

    New Delhi: All candidates who had opted for Srinagar centre to appear in the National Defence Academy (NDA) and Naval Academy (NA) examination will now have to take the test from Jammu, Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has said. The NDA and NA Examination (II) is scheduled to be held on...
  • 4.5 lakh aspirants appear in UPSC preliminary examination, 1.27 lakh more from last year August 24, 2014

    New Delhi: Over 4.5 lakh aspirants on Sunday appeared in civil services preliminary examination which passed off incidentfree at various centres across the country after bring mired in controversy following protests over change in pattern. 4,51,602 candidates took the examination, about 1.27 lakh more than the last year, at 2,137...
  • UPSC prelim exams today, police on toes in national capital August 24, 2014

    New Delhi: Civil services aspirants will appear for their preliminary examinations on Sunday as scheduled after the Supreme Court had refused to postpone the examination. As valiant demonstrations were witnessed in the past one month across the country specially north India over alleged language bias in the examination, police in national...
  • UPSC aspirants prepare to boycott prelim exams scheduled on Sunday August 23, 2014

    New Delhi: The hardest hit in the UPSC language row has been aspirants preparing for the exam. While many are lagging behind in preparations, some have even decided to boycott the exam and stage a walkout from the examination hall. After a rigorous round of protestations, lathi charge and detainment,...
  • UPSC aspirants seek SC stay on Prelim exam scheduled on Sunday August 23, 2014

    New Delhi: UPSC aspirants on Saturday moved the Supreme Court seeking a stay on the Prelim exams scheduled on Sunday. The SC is expected to hear the matter at 11 AM today. "What is the rush in conducting this exam? The changes in the exams were made in a huff. It...
  • MPPSC exam paper leak: Two accused arrested, sent to police remand till Aug 16 August 13, 2014

    Two candidates, accused of buying leaked questionpapers of the examination conducted by Madhya Pradesh Public Service Commission in 2012, were arrested by the Special Task Force of police on Wednesday. Assistant Inspector General of Police Kamal Mourya identified the duo as Sumit Shivhare and Awdhesh Parashar. The arrested belong to...
  • BJP demands postponement of UP Subordinate Services Selection exam July 30, 2014

    BJP on Wednesday asked the Uttar Pradesh government to postpone preliminary examination of UP Subordinate Services Selection 2014 slated on August 3 till the time Civil Service Aptitude Test (CSAT) system was notabolished. "UP Public Service Commission should be directed to postpone preliminary examination of subordinate service selection. Till the time CSAT system...
  • Language bias: UPSC aspirants meet Rahul Gandhi, seek his support July 28, 2014

    New Delhi: As protests continue in the capital over the Civil Services exam, a delegation of the UPSC aspirants met Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Monday. Aspirants have demanded the scrapping of the current format of the Civil Services Aptitude Test, calling it discriminatory against nonEnglish speakers. "We met...
  • Language bias: UPSC aspirants' exam preparation marred by protests July 28, 2014

    New Delhi: As protests against the Civil Services Aptitude Test refuse to die down, several aspirants are unsure about the fate of the exam. It's been days since admit cards were issued for the UPSC preliminary exam. The students who should've been preparing are instead on the streets, protesting against...
  • Jaipur Police announces reward for information on IAS officer absconding in rape case July 22, 2014

    Jaipur: The Jaipur Police has announced a reward of Rs 5,000 for information on IAS officer BB Mohanty, who is accused of raping a 23yearold woman. The woman lodged an FIR in January claiming that Mohanty had raped her repeatedly after promising to clear her civil services exam. Mohanty has...
  • Decision on pattern of UPSC Civil Services exams in 23 days: Government July 21, 2014

    New Delhi: A decision on whether to change the pattern of the civil services examination will be taken by the government within twothree days, Union Minister Jitendra Singh said on Monday. "The government will decide on the issue within another 23 days. Whatever decisions we take, we will take Prime Minister...