Karnataka government has decided to introduce CBSE syllabus for 11th standard students for the academic year 2012 – 2013 while 12th standard students will have state board syllabus.
The move was taken to groom students at par with the different competitive examination . Interim courses will be conducted for 10th standard students to help them cope up with the class 11th CBSE pattern of learning.
Primary and Secondary Education Minister, Vishweshwara Hegde Kageri said
Fifth and 8th standard students will get new text books from the coming academic year (2012-13), while the remaining standards would have new books from 2013-14 session.
The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) board examination for classes 10 and 12 will begin on March 1.
For class 10 students, the examination will end on March 19 2014. And for class 12 students, the examination will end on April 17 2014.
Around 22.65 lakh students have registered for the 2014 CBSE board exam as compared to 21.76 lakh students registered in 2013 CBSE board exams. The increase in number of students is attributed to large number schools opting for CBSE boards across India.
CBSE announced complete date sheet for Class 10 and 12 board exams
Central Board of Secondary examination (CBSE) has announced the date of All India Pre Medical Test (AIPMT). The prelims will be held on 1st April 2012 and the main exam on 13th April 2012. This step was taken by CBSE due to postponement of NEET-UG ( National Eligibility cum entrance test for undergraduates).
The AIPMT exam syllabus, exam centers and question pattern of the exam will remain exactly the same as it was in 2011.
Karnataka chief minister D V Sadananda Gowda has decided not to participate in NEET till 2014. He stated that there is difference in plus two state syllabus and CBSE syllabus on which the NEET examination is based.
He stated that the state will adopt national syllabus for the science stream in the new academic year 2012 – 2013. This will help them prepare for the NEET entrance test in the year 2014.
A year long campaign has been launched for Right to education where headmasters from 13 lakhs primary school will be reading out Prime minister, Manmohan Singh's message on November 11, 2011.
The message has been translated in to 14 Indian languages so that it touches the heart of the Indian masses. Shiksha Ka Haq or Right to education will set history as it involves lakhs of Volunteers and hundreds of community based organizations to participate in the door to door campaign till 11th November 2012.