Indian Education System

Currently, on 29th July the Ministry of HRD announced the new National Education Policy 2020.

  1. 10+2 board structure is dropped.
  2. The new school structure will be 5+3+3+4.
  3. Up to class 2 Foundation, class 3 to 5 Preparatory, class 6 to 8 Mid School, 9 to 12 Secondary School, thereafter Graduation.
  4. Any Degree will be 4 years.
  5. 6th std onwards vocational courses available.
  6. From 8th to 12th students can choose subjects.
  7. All graduation courses will have major and minor.

Example – science students can have Physics as Major and Music as minor also. Any combination he can choose Like the Liberal Arts Programme. 

  1. All higher education will be governed by only one authority. 
  2. UGC and AICTE will be merged.
  3. All University government, private, Open, Deemed, Vocational, etc will have the same grading and other rules.
  4. New Teacher Training board will be set up for all kinds of teachers in the country, no state can change.
  5. The same level of Accreditation to any college, based on its rating college will get autonomous rights and funds.
  6. The new Basic learning program will be created by the government for parents to teach children up to 3 years at home and for preschool 3 to 6.
  7. Multiple entries and exit from any course.
  8. A credit system for graduation for each year student will get some credits which he can utilize if he takes a break in the course and comes back again to complete the course.
  9. All school exams will be semester wise twice a year.
  10. The syllabus will be reduced to core knowledge of any subject only.
  11. More focus on student practical and application knowledge.
  12. For any graduation course if the student completes only one year he will get a basic certificate, if he completes two years then he will get a Diploma certificate and if he completes the full course then he will get a degree certificate. So students will not waste any year if he leaves the courses in between.
  13. All the graduation course feeds of all Universities will be governed by a single authority with capping on each course.

 

****This is a summarized version of the policy which we received online. Subject to changes as per the Ministry of Education India.

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