'TU deceived physics students'

May 22, 2019 04:30 am

KATHMANDU, May 22: The Institute of Science and Technology (IOST) at Tribhuvan University (TU) has deceived students of the Central Department of Physics by not retaking the exams in Quantum Mechanics despite assurances to cancel the exams in which questions were asked from outside the syllabus.

Dashain is already at our doorstep and the festival vibe has taken over the city. Many people have started packing to partake in the festival merriment at their native birthplace. However, the vibe isn’t equally awesome for everyone. Some cannot spend their festival as they wished. The students are most likely to go home with an extra burden of festival assignments.

KHOTANG, May 16: Samjhana Rai, who was born without hands, is currently appearing for the board exams of grade 11 in Khotang district. She has been writing her papers with her foot.

ROLPA, April 29: Of the 681 students who appeared for their eighth grade exam, only 42 passed in Rolpa's Triveni rural municipality. 291 students were given grace marks during the exams.

KATHMANDU, April 6: Thirty-eight Nepali students have won the Outstanding Cambridge Learner Awards for their exceptional performance in the June 2017 and November 2017 Cambridge exam series, said British Council, Nepal.

Temporary teachers' exams put off

March 31, 2018 03:06 am

KATHMANDU, Mar 30: Following protests from student unions, the government on Friday postponed the temporary teachers' exams scheduled to start from April 6. Following the government's decision, the student unions affiliated to the three major political parties - CPN-UML, CPN (Maoist Center) and Nepali Congress (NC) - also put off their indefinite educational strike scheduled to start on Sunday.

The ABC’s of exams

March 30, 2018 07:12 am

In Nepal, exams are the nucleus of our education system and the focus is not so much on educating students but rather on examining the life out of them.

Four different sets of question papers used for the first time

The super-stressful time of the year is here again. Blame it on the increasing competition or sometimes, parental pressure, exam stress is ever growing and tension brews every year. Even after studying for a whole year, a child is assessed with a few-hour test. Examinations are no longer seen as a positive challenge, rather they have become a way to judge students on just one perspective: How well they have done in their academics?

NEW DELHI, Feb 10: It’s only the fourth day of annual examinations in India’s largest state of Uttar Pradesh and already the government says 661,643 students — around 10 percent of the total number enrolled — have failed to show up.

KATHMANDU, Dec 13: The semester system enforced for the first time at Master's level in Tribhuvan University (TU)-affiliated campuses of the Kathmandu Valley has not been implemented effectively due to the delay in conducting the first semester exams.

BHAKTAPUR, June 16: The Office of the Controller of Examinations, Sanothimi, Bhaktapur has scheduled the Secondary Education Examination (SEE) supplementary exam (grade improvement) from coming August 3 to 10.

KATHMANDU, May 30: Following the government decision to hold second phase of local polls on June 28, the Ministry of Education (MoE) has rescheduled the exams of Grade XI, which was frequently postponed. The exams of Grade XI will be held from June 15 to 24 this year.

KATHMANDU, May 30: The Ministry of Education (MoE) is working to again reschedule the Grade 11 exams.

JAJARKOT, April 2: Soniya Budha, a local of Dasharatpur, Surkhert is a 12th grader at Tribhuvan Higher Secondary School of Khalanga. She has to sit for her final examinations scheduled to begin on April 23.But without giving much priority to the exams, Budha has applied at the District Police Office to get hired as temporary police.

GAUSHALA, March 17: Forty four students have been expelled from the examination for breaching examination conduct in Mahottari district in course of the ongoing Secondary Education Examinations that commenced throughout the country on Thursday.

KATHMANDU, March 16: The Secondary Education Examination (SEE) for Grade 10, which was called the School Leaving Certificate (SLC) exams in the past, began across the country from Thursday.

NEB rescheduled grade 11 exams

March 3, 2017 12:44 pm

BHAKTAPUR, March 3: National Examination Board has rescheduled the date for the Grade XI examinations set for May 8 to 17.

BHAKTAPUR, Jan 29: The National Examinations Board, Office of the Controller of Examinations, Bhaktapur is to administer the Class 11 and 12 examinations from April 23, 2017.

KATHMANDU, Jan 19: The Public Service Commission (PSC) is calling application to recruit non-gazetted officers after a month but the commission is still undecided on what should be the qualifying GPA for class ten graduates to participate in the civil service exams.

KATHMANDU, Dec 26: The Ministry of Health (MoH) has formed a committee to look into the concerns regarding the MBBS entrance exams of Patan Academy of Health Sciences (PAHS) after ordering cancellation of the exams results. The exams were held about a month ago.

KATHMANDU, Aug 13: A new bill registered at the parliament secretariat includes a provision mandating the Public Service Commission (PSC) to conduct examinations for recruiting personnel into the civil service, the security forces and all other government and semi-government bodies.

KATHMANDU, July 30: The supplementary exams of the School Leaving Certificate (SLC) started across the nation from Friday. A total of 75,000 students sat for the exams in 170 centers.

KATHMANDU, July 28: The School Leaving Certificate (SLC) supplementary exams are being held from Friday across the nation. The government has completed all the preparations to hold the exams beginning from July 29.

KATHMANDU, July 27: The Good Governance and Monitoring Committee of Parliament formed a five-member probe committee on Tuesday to investigate interference by the Commission for Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) in the entrance exams at the Kathmandu University School of Medicine held on May 28.

KATHMANDU, June 29: The Education Act (Eighth Amendment), 2016 came into effect after being certified by the President on Wednesday. With this, the Higher Secondary Education Board has been transformed into the National Exams Board (NEB).

NEW DELHI, June 28: Police have arrested a schoolgirl in northeast India for allegedly cheating during pressure-packed exams that saw her come top in the state in a growing scandal, a senior officer said Sunday.

KATHMANDU, June 17: The Office of the Controller of Examinations (OCE) has announced that it would allow SLC students who scored D or E in two subjects as per the letter grading system to take supplementary exams.