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Higher Secondary Plus One Improvement Question Paper & Answer Key July 2019

Saturday, August 17, 2019 / 150 Comments
The improvement exam for the Higher Secondary first year students of the academic year 2019-20 began on 24th of July 2019 and was over on 1st August 2019. The valuation of answer scripts will be conducted in 2 spells so that it may not affect the academic matters of Higher Secondary Schools.

The centralized valuation will be held at the selected centres in each district. The valuation of English, Biology, History, Communicative English, Business Studies, Accountancy, Physics, Economics, Geography, Sociology and Journalism will be conducted at the first spell and Malayalam, Hindi, Sanskrit, Mathematics, Political Science, Statistics, French, Chemistry, Computer Science, and Computer Application will be at the second spell. The first spell of valuation may commence from 8th August 2019 and the second spell would be from 19th August 2019.

The results of the Higher Secondary first year improvement exam July 2019 can be expected to be published in the end of September or in the opening week of October 2019, after the completion of both the spells. 

In the case of exam marks, in the improvement exam, if the student scores higher than that of March 2019 exam, it would be considered otherwise, the student’s earlier score that he obtained in the March 2019 exam would remain the same.

The question papers and answer key of the improvement exam conducted in July/August 2019 are published here. Those who are to appear for the first year exam can use it for reference study and the students who had gone through the exam can have self evaluation too.


HSE First Year(XI) Improvement Exam Question Paper July 2019Answer Key
HSE XI Improvement July 2019 English Answer Key 
HSE XI Improvement July 2019 Malayalam Answer Key 
HSE XI Improvement July 2019 Hindi Answer Key 
HSE XI Improvement July 2019 Physics  Answer Key Unofficial | Official 
HSE XI Improvement July 2019 Chemistry  Answer Key Unofficial | Official
HSE XI Improvement July 2019 Mathematics (science) Answer Key 
HSE XI Improvement July 2019 Mathematics (commerce) Answer Key 
HSE XI Improvement July 2019 Biology Answer Key Zoology | Botany 
HSE XI Improvement July 2019 Computer Science  Answer Key 
HSE XI Improvement July 2019 Accountancy(CA)  Answer Key 
HSE XI Improvement July 2019 Accountancy(AFS)  Answer Key 
HSE XI Improvement July 2019 Economics Answer Key 
HSE XI Improvement July 2019 Business Studies  Answer Key Unofficial | Official
HSE XI Improvement July 2019 Politics Answer Key 
HSE XI Improvement July 2019 Sociology Answer Key 
HSE XI Improvement July 2019 Geography Answer Key 
HSE XI Improvement July 2019 History Answer Key 
HSE XI Improvement July 2019 Computer Application (Commerce) Answer Key 
HSE XI Improvement July 2019 Computer Application (Humanities) Answer Key 

District Merit Scholarship Scheme

Tuesday, August 13, 2019 / 45 Comments
Online Fresh and Renewal applications are invited from the students who passed with A+ grade to all subjects in SSLC examinations in March 2019 for the District Merit Scholarship 2019-20. Applications are to be submitted online in the scholarship website of Department of Collegiate Education, www.dcescholarship.kerala.gov.in. The eligible candidates will be awarded Rs.1250/- and a merit certificate. Last date for fresh and renewal application is 30.09.2019. Follow the below links for online application guidelines.

How to Apply for District Merit Scholarship 2019

The video tutorial portraying how to register and apply District Merit Scholarship 2019 can be viewed here
Portal Link
District Merit Scholarship Fresh Registration-Instructions      
District Merit Scholarship Selection List(Fresh)     
District Merit Scholarship Fresh/Renewal Registration Portal       

Higher Secondary Terminal Exam Time Table, Question Paper and Answer Key

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The First term examination(Onam Exam) of the First and Second year higher secondary students will commence from 26th August 2019. The exam time table and notification were published by the Directorate of Higher Secondary Education. The exam will be conducted in forenoon session. The forenoon session starts from 9.30am. The Time Table of the Higher Secondary(First and Second year) First terminal examination August 2019 will be published here as and when it is made available.

Higher Secondary First Term Exam Time Table -Download Now

The time table for Higher secondary first term(Onam exam) August 2019 published.
Higher Secondary First Term Exam August 2019
Time table for Higher Secondary First term examination August 2019

How to Download Higher Secondary First Term(Onam) Exam Time Table

The time table for Higher Secondary First Term(Onam) Exam is published. Watch the video Now !

Higher Secondary Scheme of Work

To know the portions to be completed each month, refer the scheme of work published by the SCERT. Questions from the units to be covered in each term can be expected for exam. The scheme of work for Higher Secondary classes prepared by the SCERT can be downloaded from the link.
Scheme of Work
Higher Secondary Scheme of Work Prepared by SCERT (Portions for Terminal Exams)


Question Paper & Answer Key for Higher Secondary Terminal Examinations

The question papers for Higher Secondary first term exam are prepared jointly by DHSE and SCERT. From this time, all Government/Aided/Unaided higher secondary schools in Kerala will have common question paper for term examinations. The question bank, Edumate, prepared by the SCERT for the first and the second year students is available from the link below. In addition to this, a collection of previous year question papers with answer key is given. To get model questions for exam preparation, click the link and download.
HSE First Year(Plus One) Term Questions
HSE Second Year(Plus Two) Term Questions
Plus One Mid Term Questions & Key  December 2018 Plus Two First Term Questions & Key August 2018
Plus One Mid Term Questions & Key December 2017 Plus Two First/Second Term Questions & Key 2017
HSE First Year(Plus One) Model Exam Questions
HSE Second Year(Plus Two) Model Exam Questions
Plus One Model Exam Questions & Key February 2019 Plus Two Model Exam Questions & Key February 2019
Plus One Model Exam Questions & Key February 2018 Plus Two Model Exam Questions & Key February 2018
HSE First Year(Plus One) Public Exam Questions & Key
HSE Second Year(Plus Two) Public Exam Questions & Key
XI July 2019 Improvement XII June 2019 SAY/Improvement
XI March 2019 XII March 2019
XI July 2018 Improvement XII June 2018 SAY/Improvement
XI March 2018 XII March 2018
XI July 2017 Improvement XII June 2017 SAY/Improvement
XI March 2017 XII March 2017
XI July 2016 Improvement XII June 2016 SAY/Improvement
XI March 2016 XII March 2016
XI July 2015 Improvement XII June 2015 SAY/Improvement
XI March 2015 XII March 2015
XI July 2014 Improvement XII June 2014 SAY/Improvement
XI March 2014 XII March 2014
XI July 2013 Improvement XII June 2013 SAY/Improvement
XI March 2013 XII March 2013
XI July 2012 Improvement XII June 2012 SAY/Improvement
XI March 2012 XII March 2012
HSE First Year(Plus One) Study Notes
HSE Second Year(Plus Two) Study Notes
Plus One Study Notes Plus Two Study Notes

Term Exam Software Tools for Schools

As part of term exam, seating, desk label, exam duty chart, room label, mark list etc can be prepared with a touch of a few mouse clicks in the HSS Terminal Manager Software. Besides, the software can be used for the preparation of term exam – progress report and other such reports to be used during class PTA. Click the link to download.
Software Tools
HSS Terminal Exam Manager for Seating,Desk Label
Progress Report Creator Software

General Transfer of Higher Secondary School Teachers

Friday, August 9, 2019 / 6 Comments
Update: The transfer list of Govt Higher secondary school teachers(Draft) published. Download Transfer List

Higher Secondary General Transfer 2019-20

The Department of Higher Secondary Education(DHSE) has issued revised norms and notification for transfers and posting of  Higher Secondary Teachers for the academic year 2019-20. The DHSE has invited online application for general transfer 2019-20. Teachers will be able to submit online application from 13th May 2019 to 17th May 2019. The Transfer process of Higher Secondary Teachers and Govt employees in all departments will be carried out online.

General Transfer Norms for Higher Secondary Teachers

General Transfer norms for Govt Higher Secondary School teachers have been revised. Teachers, on completion of 3 years service on May 31st of the year only are eligible to apply for transfer. 
Higher Secondary service period only will be considered for transfer procedure. One year service in Kasargode, Wayanad, Palakkad, Idukki districts, remote areas and hill stations in other districts will be taken into account as one and half year service. All Higher Secondary school teachers should select one home station for transfer.

Schedule for Higher Secondary General Transfer 2019-20

Click the below link to download for Govt order on General Transfer norms for Govt Higher Secondary School Teachers. As per this order,2019-20 transfer process schedule is as given below-
Submission of application: 13-05-2019 to 17-05-2019
Probability list publication: 09-08-2019
Submission of complaints: 16-08-2019
Transfer Order: Not Available
Higher Secondary Transfer 2019-20
General transfer of Higher Secondary School Teachers 2019-20. Draft transfer list published on 09-08-2019
General transfer of Higher Secondary School Teachers 2019-20. Notification dtd 08-05-2019
General transfer of Higher Secondary School Teachers 2019-20. Notification dtd 02-03-2019
General transfer of Higher Secondary School Teachers-Revised Norms. GO(P) No.838/2019/Gen.Edn dtd 02.03.2019
Online Portal for Higher Secondary General Transfer
Related Downloads
General transfer of Higher Secondary School Teachers - KAT Judgement-Govt Order GO(P) No. 138/2018 Gen.Edn dtd 03.10.2018
General transfer of higher secondary school teachers - criteria and guidelines -order amended -orders issued G.O(P)No.01-G.Edn dtd 09-02-2018
General Transfer Norms for Higher Secondary School Teachers amended. GO (P) No. 10/2017/Gen Edn dtd 15-05-2017
General Transfer Norms for Higher Secondary School Teachers. GO (P) No. 06/2017/Gen Edn dtd 03-04-2017
General Transfer Norms,Application form and Notification for Higher Secondary School Principals.
Transfer list of Govt Higher Secondary School Principals published. Download GO(Rt) No. 1937/2018/Gen.Edn dtd 25-05-2018
Previous Circular/GOs
General Transfer Norms of Govt Employees. G.O(P)No.3-2017-P&ARD dtd 25.02.2017
General Education Department- Alappuzha district- Perumbalam dweep school included in remote area list- approved-orders issued G.O(Ms)No.92-2017-G.Edn dtd 09.08.2017
Higher Secondary General Transfer Norms for Higher Secondary School Teachers.-Draft published on 21.10.2016.
Higher Secondary Education-Modified General Transfer Norms for Higher Secondary School Teachers. GO.(p)No.143/2015/G.Edn Dated ,Thiruvananthapuram, 27.05.2015
Download Higher Secondary Education-Transfer of Higher Secondary School Teachers-guideline-amended-orders issued Go.(p)No.37/2015/G.Edn Dated ,Thiruvananthapuram, 06.02.2015
Download Higher Secondary Education-Transfer of Higher Secondary School Teachers-guideline-amended-orders issued Go.(p)No.37/2015/G.Edn Dated ,Thiruvananthapuram, 06.02.2015
Higher Secondary Education - General Transfer Norms GO (P) No. 193 / 2014 / Gen.Edn dtd 22.09.2014.
Higher Secondary General Transfer Norms. G.O No.GO(P).No.115/09 Gen.Edn dtd 27.05.2009
Hand Book
Handbook on important orders circulars on general transfer of State Govt Employees upto 31.12.2014

Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana(KVPY) Fellowship

Thursday, August 8, 2019 / 3 Comments
The Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana(KVPY) is a program by the Department of Science and Technology (DST), Government of India to encourage students of Basic Sciences to take up research careers in Science. The aim of the program is to identify and encourage talented and motivated students to pursue career in research.

Who can apply for KVPY?

The eligibility streams for Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana(KVPY) are.

1. Stream SA: Students enrolled in 10+1(XI) Standard (Science Subjects) during the academic year 2019-20 and having secured a minimum of 75% (65% for SC/ST/PWD) marks in aggregate in Mathematics and Science subjects in the X Standard Board examination. The students under this stream will be mentored for one year. Their fellowship will be activated when they enroll in an undergraduate course in Basic Sciences (B.Sc./B.S./B.Stat./B.Math./Int. M.Sc./M.S.) after XII Standard(10+2) securing a minimum of 60% (50%for SC/ST/PWD) mark or equivalent grade in science subjects.

2. Stream SX: Students enrolled in XII Standard/ (10+2) (Science subjects) during the academic year 2019-20 and aspiring to join an undergraduate program in Basic Sciences namely Physics/Chemistry/Mathematics & Biology leading to B.Sc./B.S./B.Stat./B.Math./Int. M.Sc./M.S. for the session 2020–21 provided they have secured a minimum of 75% (65% for SC/ST/PWD) marks in aggregate in Mathematics and Science subjects (Physics/Chemistry/Biology) in the X Standard Board Examination. They must secure 60% (50% for SC/ST/PWD) marks in aggregate in Mathematics and Science (Physics/Chemistry/Biology) in the XII/(10+2) standard Board Examination before taking up the fellowship, if awarded.

3. Stream SB: Students enrolled in the 1st year of undergraduate program in Basic Sciences namely Physics/Chemistry/Mathematics & Biology leading to B.Sc./B.S./B.Stat./B.Math./Int. M.Sc./Int. M.S. during the academic year 2019-20 and having secured a minimum of 60% (50% for SC/ST/PWD) marks in aggregate in Mathematics and Science subjects (Physics/Chemistry/Biology) in the (10+2)/XII Standard Board Examination. In the 1st year final examination of B.Sc./B.S./B.Math./B.Stat./Int. M.Sc./Int. M.S. they must secure 60% (50% for SC/ST/PWD) marks before taking up the fellowship, if awarded.

Important Dates:

Last date for submitting online application: 20th August 2019 at 5 PM
Admit Card downloading: Second week of October 2019
KVPY Exam: 3rd November 2019.

Application Fee:

The application fees for KVPY-2019 are as follows:
For General/OBC Category: Rs. 1000
For SC/ST/PWD: Rs. 500

Exam Centres in Kerala:

KVPY Aptitude Test 2019 will be held online in the following cities across Kerala:
Alappuzha, Ernakulam, Idukki, Kannur, Kasaragod, Kollam, Kottayam, Kozhikode, Malappuram, Palakkad, Pathanamthitta, Thiruvananthapuram, Thrissur

Monthly Fellowship

Based on the performance in the KVPY aptitude test, short-listed students will be asked to appear for an interview which is the final stage of the selection procedure. The fellowship for the students selected under the stream SA/SX/SB will be started after the XII Standard/ (+2) / I year UG, only if they pursue an undergraduate course in Basic Sciences, that are, B.Sc./B.S./B.Stat./B.Math./Int. M.Sc./M.S. in Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics, Statistics, Biochemistry, Microbiology, Cell Biology, Ecology, Molecular Biology, Botany, Zoology, Physiology, Biotechnology, Neurosciences, Bioinformatics, Marine Biology, Geology, Human Biology, Genetics, Biomedical Sciences, Applied Physics, Materials Science, Environmental Science or Geophysics.

During 1st to 3rd years of - B.Sc./B.S./B.Stat./B.Math. / Integrated M.Sc. /M.S. Rs. 5000/Month+ Rs. 20000(Annual Contingency Grant)

During M. Sc. / 4th to 5th years of Integrated M.Sc. /M.S./M.Math./M.Stat. Rs. 7000/Month+Rs. 28000((Annual Contingency Grant))

How To Apply?

Candidates should read the instructions given on the KVPY website carefully before attempting to fill the online application. Application for KVPY-2019 must be done online only. Following are the steps to complete your application successfully.

Step 1. Visit the KVPY Portal. Click on the link KVPY Online registration 2019 and follow the instructions.

Step 2: Fill the Registration form
Step 3. Filling personal and academic details, test centres, upload photo, signature and other certificates
Step 4. Payment of application fees.(Credit Card, ATM-Debit Card or Net Banking).

What is the syllabus for the KVPY aptitude test ?

There is no prescribed syllabus for the aptitude test. However, students are tested for the syllabus up to class X/XII/1st year of B.Sc./B.S./B.Stat./B.Math./Int. M.Sc./M.S. as applicable.

KVPY Previous Year Question Paper and Answer Key

The Previous year question papers and answer keys of KVPY are available here for download.
Downloads
2018: Question Paper(SA | SX/SB) | Answer Key(SA | SX/SB)
2017: Question Paper(SA | SX/SB) | Answer Key(SA | SX/SB)
2016: Question Paper(SA | SX/SB) | Answer Key(SA | SX/SB)
2015: Question Paper(SA | SX/SB) | Answer Key(SA | SX/SB)
2014: Question Paper(SA | SX/SB) | Answer Key(SA | SX/SB)
2013: Question Paper(SA | SX/SB) | Answer Key(SA/SX/SB)
2012: Question Paper(SA | SX/SB) | Answer Key(SA/SX/SB)
2011: Question Paper(SA | SX/SB) | Answer Key(SA/SX/SB)
2010: Question Paper(SA Part A | SA Part B | SX/SB) | Answer Key(SA Part A/SX/SB | SA(Part B)
2009: Question Paper(SA | SX/SB)
Downloads
Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana(KVPY) Fellowship-Portal

Inter School Quiz Competition-Brain Storm 2019

Saturday, August 3, 2019 / No Comments

In the contemporary age with rising furies and flurries, it becomes mandatory to equip the students with legal literacy as it may become handy in times of crisis or any other need. Aiming this and to strengthen the knowledge of the students regarding their rights and to have realization of their responsibilities, the Kerala state Commission for protection of child rights is leading a knowledge fair named, Brainstorm 2K19 for the students of the state of Kerala.

It has been scheduled to be conducted at the zone level by dividing all the schools in the state into three zones.

The Zones and Dates

Zone & DistrictsDateVenue
Zone 1 (Kozhikode, Malappuram, Wayanad, Kannur, Kasargod)August 10Vadakkumbad Higher Secondary school Paleri, kuttiyadi Kozhikode
Zone 2 (Trivandrum, Kollam, Pathanamthitta, Alapuzha and Kottayam)August 15VVTM Auditorium Anchal, Kollam
Zone 3 (Idukki, Ernakulam, Thrissur and Palakkad)August 18Community Hall chazhoor peringottukara, Thrissur
The inter school quiz competition is for the students from Standard 8 to 12. Each school should select two students from their institution to take part in the competition. The registration for the same will be on the day of contest at the venues concerned from 9:00 a.m. To register the participants, selected students list should be mailed to brainstorm2K19@gmail.com before 5th of August 2019.

This knowledge enrichment contest would have 75% questions on General Knowledge and other 25% on child rights. To add more glory to the fair, the Mammoth figure known for his treasure house of knowledge and whose knowledge gimmicks invited the attention of the good number of people, the Grand master, Dr G.S Pradeep is to preside over the the hunt for intellectual excellence.

Zonal contestants would be given participation certificate and the winners will be graced with cash awards, trophy and certificates. The grand finale would be held on 2nd October 2019 at the capital city. For more details, mail brainstorm2K19@gmail.com
Downloads
Inter School Quiz Competition-Brain Storm 2019 Circular

Prof.Joseph Mundasserry Scholarship for Full A+ Holders

Tuesday, July 30, 2019 / 7 Comments
Applications are invited for Prof.Joseph Mundasserry Scholarship Award from the students belonging to BPL group, studied in Kerala govt or aided institutions and who have scored A+ grade in all subjects in the SSLC/ Higher Secondary / VHSE exam of the academic year 2018-19. Only the natives of Kerala, belonging to any of the minority religions like Muslim, Christian, Sikh, Buddah, Parsis, Jain etc are eligible to apply. In the absence of the sufficient BPL applicants, the students whose annual family income does not exceed Rs.8 lakh, will also be considered. It is granted in the ratio of 80:20 for Muslims and other minority groups respectively. 

Each eligible student would get Rs.10000/- as scholarship amount. Merit cum income limit would be the selection criteria. The applicants must be account holders of any branch of a Nationalised Bank. 

How to apply ?

1.Visit the site http://dcescholarship.kerala.gov.in/dmw/dmw_ma/dmw_ind.php and click the link scholarships – Prof. Joseph Mundasserry (PJMS)
2.Click Apply online
3.Candidates already registered for other scholarships can have ‘Candidate login’ with those details.
4.After applying online, click view/print Application to take the print out of it.
5.The print out of the registration form should be submitted to the head of the institution of the student along with the documents given in the next section.

What documents do I need to submit with application ?

1. Applicant’s registration print out with photo pasted on it.
2. Copy of mark list of SSLC / PlusTwo/ VHSE.
3. Copy of the 1st page of pass book in the name of applicant ( should have Name, Account No, IFSC Code, Address etc)
4. Copy of Aadhar card or NPR card.
5. Copy of Ration card towards proof of BPL category.
6. Copy of Nativity certificate.
7. Copy of Community certificate or Minority certificate.
8. Income certificate (original) from village office.

To the attention of Heads of Institution

1. The submitted documents of the applicant be verified online by the head of the Institution / Teacher in charge of it.
2. A+ grade in all subjects be confirmed.
3. Approval of applications by the head of the institution after scrutiny
4. Income certificate should be attached with the application
5. All documents should be verified.
6. More attention should be paid in verifying the bank account details
7. Head of the institution should have verified all applications and accepted it before the due date

Dates to Remember

1. Last date to apply online: 29-08-2019
2. Submission of registration printout and other documents: 29-08-2019
3. Scrutiny of application and online approval: 07-09-2019
4. Submission of documents to Directorate of minority welfare: 07-09-2019
To apply online, visit the following link
Downloads
Prof.Joseph Mundassery Scholarship- Circular
Prof.Joseph Mundassery Scholarship- Online Application Portal