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National Education Policy 2020: All you need to know


Team Udayavani, Jul 30, 2020, 1:33 PM IST

The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved the new National Education Policy (NEP) and renamed the HRD Ministry as Education Ministry

The education policy aims at building a global best education system rooted in Indian ethos

One of the main features of the new education policy is replacing the 10+2 structure of school curriculum with a 5+3+3+4 curriculum structure corresponding to age groups 3-8, 8-11, 11-14, and 14-18 years respectively

Under the 5+3+3+4 system, kids in the age bracket of 3 to 6 will be brought under the pre-schooling and anganwadi system. The initial three years will be followed by two more years in grades 1 and 2 making it a total of five years. It is said that kids see maximum brain development in this age.

The second tier covers grades 3, 4 and 5. Medium of instruction till grade 5 will be either in the mother tongue or  regional language.

The third tier will comprise grades 6, 7 and 8 and Students will be encouraged to do internships under experts on local crafts.

The fourth tier will cover school education from class 9-12 in two phases. The first phase will be from 9-10 and second from 11-12.

Board examinations will be based on knowledge and application to discourage rote learning. MPhil courses to be discontinued.

Also, all higher education institutions, except legal and medical colleges, to be governed by single regulator. Divyang friendly education software and e-content in regional language

As per the new Education Policy Common entrance exams to be held for admission to universities and higher education institutions.

Report cards will be a comprehensive report on skills and capabilities. Students will also learn from Class 6

50% Gross enrolment ratio by 2035 and public investment in Education sector to reach 6% of GDP at the earliest.

 

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