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New CBSE test will assess application skills

City schools affiliated with the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) will introduce a new test for Class 11 students in January 2013, which will assess students’ application skills.

According to the circular issued by the board on August 1, a detailed note on problem solving assessment (PSA) will be issued before September. More than 40 schools in Mumbai are affiliated to CBSE.

Vernier caliper(physics practicals for class 11)


Vernier caliper is introduced in 1631 by Pierre Vernier of France.It is instrument for making very accurate linear measurements It utilizes two graduated scales: a main scale similar to that on a ruler and an especially graduated auxiliary scale, the vernier, that slides parallel to the main scale and enables readings to be made to a fraction of a division on the main scale.

H.C Verma Concepts of physics OR NCERT physics books

Many times i have had users ask me a question which book to opt between H.C Verma Concepts of physics and NCERT physics books. My answer is you can keep both the books set for your preparation as NCERT is nice book to learn a good concepts and is according to the exam level of class 11 and class 12.

English speaking and listening skills to be Part of Formative Assessment

CBSE envisages that all language skills need to be integrated into the English language curriculum at schools. Speaking and listening should be fostered in children to equip them with better communication skills. At the onset it proposes to introduce formal testing of speaking and listening skills in the form of Formative Assessments (FAs) in English at Secondary and Senior Secondary levels from the academic session 2012-13.