B2B of the day:Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), National Institutional Ranking Framework

Here are 2 Back2Basics collections from today’s news items

B2B #1: From news- HRD Ministry forms panel to examine CBSE’s exam conduct process

Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE)

  1. CBSE is a national level board of education in India for public and private schools, controlled and managed by Union Government of India
  2. CBSE affiliates all Kendriya Vidyalayas, all Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas, private schools and most of the schools approved by central government of India
  3. CBSE has asked all schools affiliated to follow only NCERT curriculum
  4. CBSE conducts the final examinations for Class 10 and Class 12 every year
  5. Currently, Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) conducts Joint Engineering Entrance (JEE) Exam, National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET), Central Teacher Eligibility Test (twice a year) UGC’s National Eligibility Test (twice a year) and the entrance test for Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas

B2B #2: From News- IISc tops HRD Ministry’s rankings of national institutes for 2018

National Institutional Ranking Framework

  1. NIRF is a methodology adopted by the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), Government of India, to rank institutions of higher education in India
  2. This framework outlines a methodology to rank institutions across the country
  3. These include overall rankings across disciplines and as well as category-wise ranking for engineering, pharmacy, medical, management, architecture, law, university, and colleges
  4. The parameters broadly cover “Teaching, Learning and Resources,” “Research and Professional Practices,” “Graduation Outcomes,” “Outreach and Inclusivity,” and “Perception”

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