From CBSE board exams, JEE Main to new education minister: Top education news this week

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From CBSE to NTA JEE Main examination date, among the main bulletins have been made this week. Besides, the new education minister, Dharmendra Pradhan additionally took cost this week. The National Testing Agency (NTA) made main bulletins concerning two of essentially the most coveted entrance exams — JEE Main and NEET-UG 2021. Here is all that occurred this week:

In a primary, the CBSE introduced that it’s going to bifurcate the board yr into two semester with exams on the finish of every semester. The board additionally introduced that the syllabus for the yr might be rationalised on the strains of what was finished within the final tutorial yr when the syllabus was lowered by 30%. The rationalised syllabus might be break up in half throughout the 2 phrases.

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The time period I exams are to be held in November-December 2021 and can have Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ) masking solely the primary half of the rationalised syllabus. Term II exams are to be held in March-April 2022 at examination centres mounted by the Board. These exams might be two-hour-long papers with questions in numerous codecs, however “in case the situation is not conducive for normal descriptive examinations,” time period II exams too might be within the type of 90-minute MCQ papers.

The CBSE can even be issuing new inner evaluation pointers for lessons 10 and 12 college students as a part of its revised evaluation scheme for the educational yr 2021-2022.

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Dharmendra Pradhan was on Wednesday inducted as India’s new Education Minister. Pradhan was dealing with the petroleum ministry until now in Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s second time period. He will now deal with the education and ability improvement portfolio. He will will take over from Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’, who resigned from his place citing well being points.

This week, the National Testing Agency (NTA) introduced the postponement of NEET-UG 2021, which was schedule to be held on August 1. The company is in session with stakeholders and can quickly launch contemporary examination dates. Meanwhile, the Education Ministry introduced the revised schedule of two remaining classes of JEE Main 2021.

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As per the official announcement, the April session of JEE Main 2021 might be carried out from July 20-25. Around 6.80 lakh candidates has registered to seem for the April session exams which have been postponed due to Covid-19. The JEE Main (May) might be held from July 27-August 2. The fourth and final session of JEE Main 2021 (May session) might be carried out from July 27-August 2.

The registration window has been reopened for candidates who couldn’t apply for the exams earlier. Those who want to apply for the April session might be ready to apply from tonight — July 6 to July 8. JEE Main (May) session registrations might be open from July 9-12.

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Several states have additionally introduced unlock plans as covid circumstances are lowering. The Maharashtra authorities has determined to reopen faculties in areas the place no energetic COVID-19 case has been reported within the final month.

The faculties have been allowed to resume offline lessons for college kids of lessons 8 to 12 from July 15. The Haryana authorities on July 9 introduced its choice that faculties will reopen lessons 9 to 12 from July 16 with social distancing. If the scenario stays regular, then, faculties might be reopened for different lessons.

The Bihar Education Minister Vijay Kumar Choudhary stated on Sunday that academic establishments could resume offline lessons after July 6, if the Covid-19 scenario retains bettering.

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