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Studying for both exams hand-in-hand will give you ample time to prepare for JEE (mains) once the board exams are over and ensure that you do well in boards as well.
Studying for both exams hand-in-hand will give you ample time to prepare for JEE (mains) once the board exams are over and ensure that you do well in boards as well.

Managing Boards and JEE

Two exams that can shape your future. How do you ensure you do well in both? »
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Projects in areas including Harrington Road, 100 ft. Road have forced students and parents to negotiate traffic while in Okkiyam Thoraipakkam, part of the school building has been destroyed. Photo: K. Pichumani, M. Karunakaran.

When schools lose out

The spree of infrastructure projects in the city has inconvenienced students, who have to take detours and even sometimes, sacrifice classrooms »
A total of 13,73,853 students are appearing for the class 10 board examination this year. File photo
New Delhi, March 2, 2015

CBSE exams commence today

The CBSE (Central Board of Secondary Education) examinations for standards 10 and 12 commence from Monday.According to a CBSE circular, a total of 13,73,853 students are appearing for the c... »
A student preparing for the exam with a hand fan suffer a lot due to frequent power shutdown in Srirangam in Tiruchi. PHOTO: M_SRINATH
February 22, 2015

Do away with exam fear

With the onset of March and April comes the examination fever. This engulfs not only students but parents and teachers as well. The level of stress that people undergo because of this was totally u... »
The bridge work at Padi Kuppam is stalled and it is causing hardship. Photo: K. Pichumani
February 21, 2015

Call to provide amenities at school

For years, the Government Middle School at Padi Kuppam Main Road in Mogappair has been neglected. It lacks amenities such as safe drinking water, clean toilets, good illumination, neat classrooms a... »
New Delhi, February 18, 2015

Airtel, UNICEF pact to provide education content in Africa

Bharti Airtel has partnered with UNICEF to provide health, education and youth-focussed content to its customers in 17 African countries. The company said this partnership aims at improving... »
Some of the students at Pakistan High Commission in New Delhi. Photo: Sushil Kumar Verma
February 15, 2015

United in peace

The weeklong stay in India of Pakistani school students from multiple cities was all about mingling with their Indian counterparts, exchanging views on cultural, social, economic and political issu... »
February 15, 2015

Scholarship Alert

Kalpana Chawla Essay Writing Competition

The objective of this essay competition is to motivate and inspire girls to be winners in their respective fields. Topic of the Essay: “M... »
Seventy two boys and girls will appear for the Class X Board examination. Photos: K. V. Srinivasan
February 14, 2015

“We expect cent per cent results in Board exams”

Inside a classroom at the 112-year-old Government Muslim High School, an English teacher is revising grammar lessons. Over 30 boys listen to her in rapt attention, breaking their silence only to... »
Hassan district in-charge minister Dr.H.C.Mahadevappa visits book stalls set up as part of Sahitya Sammelana at Shravanbelgola. Photo: Prakash Hassan
Shravanbelgola, February 1, 2015

Siddalingaiah bats for Kannada medium education

Stressing the need for a non-violent massive movement for sustenance of Kannada, Dr. Siddalingaiah, poet and president of 81st Akhila Bharatha Kannada Sahitya Sammelana, called upon the pu... »
Students of Government Queen Mary Girls High School at the art exhibition on the school premises in Visakhapatnam on Wednesday.—Photo: C.V. Subrahmanyam
VISAKHAPATNAM, January 29, 2015

Children showcase their works of art

Sir, please come this way, these paintings have been done by a student of Class VI, this by a student of Class VII, and that is by a student of Class VIII, say students, standing at a collection of... »
NEW DELHI, January 14, 2015

TN shines while rest stagnate on reading skills

Even as the reading levels of schoolchildren have stagnated throughout the country, Tamil Nadu has seen sharp improvements.The Annual Status of Education Report (ASER), 2014, says only an a... »

Where Upanishads and Hadith are taught together

Handbook for SSLC, Plus Two students

Vocational Higher Secondary Education on the path of change, says Abdu Rabb

Students, teachers gear up for SSLC exam

Students make Puducherry proud in Matsogi-Do meet

The overall allocation for the education sector, including higher education, is Rs. 68,968 crore. File Photo: K. Ramesh Babu
NEW DELHI, March 1, 2015

Centre drops out of school education

The allocation for the Department of School Education and Literacy in the Union Human Resource Development Ministry has seen a drastic drop; primarily owing to the government’s decision to pass o... »
Participation in activity without reference to outcome is key to learning. Photo: K.R. Deepak
February 22, 2015
Backpacker's guide

Attitudes to learning

Recently my daughter asked me, “How come we never thought about bunking classes at our school?” She observed that it would have been really easy to skip out on some of the extra-curricular sessions... »
Inspiring young minds
MADURAI, February 18, 2015

Meeting a VIP

On an invitation from the Lakshmi Vidya Sangham (LVS), former President Dr.A.P.J.Abdul Kalam visited Lakshmi School last Saturday, addressed an audience of 1,500 dominated by school students and c... »
A player in action
February 15, 2015

Schooling baseball

`Two 23-year-old youngmen, one from India and the other from America, sharing a common love — baseball -— are keen to make India the newest destination of another bat-and-ball game.Having pl... »
At the Don Bosco school meet. Photo: M. Prabhu
February 15, 2015

Agents of change

Providing quality education has become the foremost goal of every nation. At a conference held on February 14 at the Don Bosco School of Excellence, Chennai, Mr. N. Ram, chairman of Kasturi and Son... »
February 15, 2015

Global Buzz

Safe water

Not everyone has easy access to clean water. There are thousands of people in several parts of the world who have to walk miles to get it. Struck by this fact, a grou... »
Students preparing for exams. Photo: K. Pichumani
February 8, 2015

Don't just cram

The board exam timetable is pasted on the wall in front and you are wondering, “Is my study plan good enough?” Your school helps you with preparation, but you have doubts: What should I concentrate... »
A student operating the Hand-held Thermal Imager made by the BEL, Machilipatnam, during the Masula Mahotsav at Machilipatnam on Wednesday.—Photo: T. Appala Naidu
MACHILIPATNAM, January 29, 2015

Rely on hard work for success, students told

Thousands of students turned up for the Masula Yuva Mahotsav which began on the Hindu College Grounds here on Wednesday.Amid colourful kites flying at the venue, students took part in drawin... »
Teachers have been asked to actively screen students with flu symptoms and prevent large gatherings — File Photo
CHENNAI, January 28, 2015

Chennai schools receive notice on H1N1

The Chennai Corporation has asked all educational institutions in the city to avoid large gatherings of students in the light of the emerging H1N1 viral infection. The civic body has also a... »
A child attempts to read a pamphlet on a 24-hour childline for enforcing their rights, in Madurai. File photo: R. Ashok
NEW DELHI, January 13, 2015

TN school children make gains in reading levels: report

While reading levels of school children have stagnated throughout the country, Tamil Nadu has seen sharp improvements. The average percentage of Class V children across India who can read a Class... »

CBSE announces timetables for board exams

Centre to organise essay contest on Tiruvalluvar

District schools arts fete begins

New beginnings

Two girls win top honours at Children’s Science Congress


The Central Board of Secondary Education answers questions relating to its examinations from The Hindu's readers.