National Education Policy 2020 : All You Need to Know

The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved the New Education Policy and renamed the ministry of human resource and development as the ministry of education. The new policy would also see an overhaul of the system in place in higher education. Following the new education policy and reforms, India will achieve 50% Gross Enrollment Ratio by 2035, the ministry said.

The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved the New Education Policy (NEP). One of the major decision, the Cabinet has renamed the Ministry of Human Resource and Development (MHRD) as the Ministry of Education.

"The Cabinet meeting is chaired by the Prime Minister Mr Narender Modi," said I&B Minister Prakash Javedkar. The decision of changing the name of the ministry was done as per the recommendations listed in the draft on new education policy, which suggested it to bring the focus back on education and learning.

The new policy would also see an overhaul of the system in place in higher education.

"As on date, we have different norms for deemed universities, central universities, for different individual standalone institutions. New Education Policy says that for reasons of quality, norms will be same for all & not as per ownership," said Amit Khare, Higher Education Secretary.

New Education Policy: Highlights

Outcomes of NEP 2020

* Universalisation from ECCE to Secondary Education by 2030, aligning with SDG4
* Attaining Foundational Learning & Numeracy Skills through National Mission by 2025
* 100% GER in Pre-School to Secondary Level by 2030
* Teachers to be prepared for assessment reforms by 2023
* Inclusive & Equitable Education System by 2030
* Board Exams to test core concepts and application of knowledge
* Every Child will come out of School adept in at least one Skill
* Common Standards of Learning in Public & Private Schools

Major Reforms: School Education

  • Board exams will be low stakes & test actual knowledge instead of rote learning
  • Mother tongue to be a medium of instruction till 5th grade
  • Report cards will be a comprehensive report on skills and capabilities instead of just marks and statements
  • National mission to focus on basic literacy and basic numeracy
  • Major changes in the pedagogical structure of curriculum with no rigid separation between streams
  • All separations between vocational and academic and curricular and extra-curricular will also be removed

* New National Curriculum Framework for ECE, School, Teachers and Adult Education
* Board Examination will be Low Stakes, Based on Knowledge Application
* Medium of Instruction till at least Grade 5, and preferably till Grade 8 and beyond in Home Language/ Mother tongue/ Regional Language
* 360 degree Holistic Progress Card of Child
* Tracking Student Progress for Achieving Learning Outcomes
* National assessment center - PARAKH
* NTA to offer Common Entrance Exam for Admission TO HEIs
* National Professional Standards for Teachers (NPST)
* Book Promotion Policy and Digital Libraries
* Transparent online self disclosure for public oversight and accountability
* Universalization of Early Childhood Care Education (ECCE)
* National Mission on Foundational Literacy and Numeracy
* 5+3+3+4 Curricular and Pedagogical Structure
* Curriculum to integrate 21st Century Skills, Mathematical Thinking and Scientific temper
* No Rigid Separation between Arts & Sciences, between Curricular and extra-Curricular activities, between Vocational and Academic streams
* Education of Gifted Children
* Gender Inclusion Fund
* KGBVs upto Grade 12
* Reduction in Curriculum to Core Concepts
* Vocational integration from Class 6 onwards

Use of Technology

* Us of Technology in
* Education Planning
* Teaching Learning & Assessment
* Administration & Management
* Regulation- Self Disclosure & Minimum Human Interface
* Increasing Access for Disadvantaged Groups
* Divyang Friendly Education Software
* e-Content in Regional Language
* Virtual Labs
* National Educational Technology Forum (NETF)
* Digitally Equipping Schools, Teachers and Students

* Graded Autonomy: Academic, Administrative & Financial
* Phasing out Affiliation System in 15 years
* National Mission on Mentoring
* Independent Board of Governors (BoG)
* Single Regulator for Higher Education (excluding Legal and Medical)
* On-line Self Disclosure based Transparent System for Approvals in place of 'Inspections'
* Common Norms for Public and Private HEIs
* Private Philanthropic Partnership
* Fee fixation within Board Regulatory Framework
* Public Investment in Education Sector to reach 6% of GDP at the earliest

Major Reforms: Higher Education

* 50% Gross Enrolment Ration by 2035
* Holistic and Multidisciplinary Education- Flexibility of Subjects
* Multiple Entry/Exit
* UG Programme - 3 or 4 years
* PG pgrogramme - 1 or 2 years
* Integrated 5 year bachelor's/Master's
* M Phil to be discontinued
* Credit Transfer and Academic Bank of Credits
* HEIs: Research Intensive/ Teaching Intensive Universities and Autonomous Degree Granting College
* Model Multidisciplinary Education and Research University (MERU)
* The present Education Policy was adopted in 1986 which have been continued till date that is for last 34 years
* The country got the education policy after 34 years
* The Union Cabinet, chaired by the PM himself, has approved the Draft of National Education Policy today morning.
* The Cabinet has also accepted the puposal of changing name of MHRD to Education Ministry.
* The vision of creating an education system that contributes directly to transforming the country, providing high-quality education to all, and making India a global knowledge superpower.

Evolution of Education Policy

* University Education Commissioin (1948-49)
* Secondary Education Commission (1952-53)
* Education Commissiion (1964-66) under Dr. D. S. Kothari
* National Policy on Education, 1968
* 42nd Constitutional Amendment, 1976- Education in Concurrent List
* National Policy on Education (NPE), 1986
* NPE 1986 Modified in 1992 (Programme of Action, 1992)
* T.S.R. Subramaniam Committee Report (May 27, 2016)
* Dr. K. Kasturirangan Committee Report (May 31, 2019)

 

30 July, 2020, 2:33 pm

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29 July, 2020, 4:28 pm

CBSE 12th Result 2020 : Apply For Re-Verification Of Marks Till July 21

CBSE 12th Result 2020: Students can verify and apply for revaluation of CBSE Class 12 marks from July 17. The Central Board of Secondary Education, or CBSE, had declared the CBSE Class 12th result on July 13, 2020.

The Central Board of Secondary Education, or CBSE, will allow students to apply for verification of marks, obtaining photocopies of it and revaluation of answers. The CBSE Class 12 results were declared on Monday, July 13. Students unsatisfied with the CBSE Class 12th results can apply online for the verification and revaluation for the subjects whose exams were held as per schedule before the commencement of lockdown. Students can apply for CBSE verification between July 7 and July 21. The photocopies of the answer sheets of the verified subjects can be obtained by applying online at the CBSE website on August 1-2, 2020 and online application for revaluation of answers can be done between August 6 and August 7.

The CBSE 2020 Class 12 result witnessed an increase in the pass percentage from last year. The overall pass percentage of CBSE Class 12th this year stood at 88.78 per cent.

How To Apply For CBSE Class 12 Verification

Students can apply for the verification of CBSE answer sheets at the official website of the board. Students are to register on the CBSE website, mention the details as required and pay the CBSE verification fees of Rs 500 for each subject for applying for the verification process. There is no bar on the number of subjects to be verified.

STEPS

Step 1: Visit CBSE website

Step 2: Register with the roll number and stream as mentioned in the CBSE Class 12 admit card

Step 3: Mention the subjects to be revaluated

Step 4: Provide other required details

Step 5: Pay the fees

Step 6: Submit the application

As per a CBSE statement, in an increase or decrease in the CBSE Class 12 marks, students have to surrender their mark sheets and the board will issue a new one.

 

15 July, 2020, 6:20 pm

CBSE 12th Result 2020 : Website is UP and Working Now

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The wait of over 12 lakh students is finally over as CBSE announces the class 12 results on Board's official portal today i.e., July 13, 2020. The Central Board of Secondary Education has made the CBSE class 12 result 2020 available on its official website — cbseresults.nic.in.

 

13 July, 2020, 6:25 pm

CBSE 12th Result 2020 : Website is UP and Working Now

Check CBSE 12th Result 2020 Now

The wait of over 12 lakh students is finally over as CBSE announces the class 12 results on Board's official portal today i.e., July 13, 2020. The Central Board of Secondary Education has made the CBSE class 12 result 2020 available on its official website — cbseresults.nic.in.

 

13 July, 2020, 6:20 pm

CBSE Board 12th Result 2020 Update : Trivandrum Region Secures Highest Pass Percentage With 97.67%

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CBSE 12th Result 2020 : Trivandrum region has recorded the highest percentage with 97.67 % followed by Bengaluru with 97.05% and Chennai with 96.17%.

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has declared the CBSE 12th result 2020 today. The pass percentage this year for CBSE Class 12 results is at 88.78%. The Trivandrum region has recorded the highest percentage with 97.67 % followed by Bengaluru with 97.05% and Chennai with 96.17%. Delhi West region with 94.61% and Delhi East region with 94.24%, make up the top five best performing regions in the country. Panchkula (92.52%), Chandigarh (92.04%), Bhubaneswar (91.46%), Bhopal (90.95%), Pune (90.24%) complete the top ten regions with the highest pass percentage.

At the bottom is Patna region with 74.57% with Prayagraj, 82.49%, right above it.

This year, the overall pass percentage has increased by 5.38% as compared to last year’s. CBSE 12th result 2020 is available on the board's official result website, 'cbseresults.nic.in'.

Out of 11,92,961 students that appeared 11,92,961 have passed the exams. The exams were held in 4,984 exam centres and were participated by 13,109 schools. Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas (JNVs) have secured a pass percentage of 98.70% which is followed by Kendriya Vidyalayas (KVs) with 98.62 %.

Central Tibetan Schools Administration (CTSA) have secured 98.23% and Government schools have procured 94.94%. Government aided schools secured 91.56% pass percentage and private schools had 88.22%.

The CBSE Class 12 results were announced two days before the expected date. CBSE, on June 26, had told the Supreme Court that results will be declared by July 15. The CBSE Class 10 results are yet to be announced.

 

13 July, 2020, 2:47 pm