What is NEP?
National Education Policy (NEP) came into force in 1966 under the leadership of Prof. D A Kothari. It serves as a source to guide the state and the Centre for educational endeavors.
After 20 years, the second policy for education was implemented in 1986. After that, after 34 years, the government realized the need to reform the policies to make it more effective to shape a better future. It is an effort made by the government to ensure the all-round development of the students.
New Changes made in NEP
The cabinet meeting was held to discuss the educational policies. It was headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. One of the significant-conclusion taken was the renaming of the Ministry of Human Resources and Development(MHRD) to the Ministry of Education.
Facts regarding the Policy
The important Reforms made in School Education are:
- The school teachers will interact in the mother tongue with students till class 5.
- Board exams will focus to check the knowledge and concepts of students. It may be held twice a year.
- Report Cards will showcase the skills and capabilities of students apart from marks obtained.
- The multilingual policy will allow students to learn three languages with the local language to be the mode of communication until class 8.
- 5+3+3+4 Curricular and Pedagogical ( practice of teaching) Structure.
- Students are free to decide on subjects across streams.
- In a year, students will not bring bags for 10 days. On these days, they will be exposed to informal internships
The important reforms made in Higher Education are:
- Students can quit or join their courses multiple times.
- The common college entrance exam will be executed two times a year by the NTA(National Testing Agency).
- Affiliation with universities to end.
- Top-ranked global universities to be enabled to come to India.
- Top Indian institutions to be facilitated to go international.
- UG programme — 3 or 4 years
- PG programme- 1 or 2 years
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