Gist of National Education Policy, 2020

Gist of National Education Policy, 2020

The NEP 2020 recently approved by Union Cabinet seeks to bring holistic and reformist approach with aim to increase enrolment in higher education from 26.3% in 2018 to 50% by 2035.

As per the policy, there will be sole controller for advanced education under the banner Higher Education Commission of India (HECI). Notwithstanding, it will be further spilt into 4 branches to meet the needful prerequisites. National Testing Agency (NTA) will be liable for doing selection tests.

NEP purposes for reformist attitude which permits understudies different section and leave focuses during the course with fitting affirmation. A student who finishes full long term 4 year will be granted with Bachelor’s certificate with research, an ordinary bachelor’s degree for three year, an advanced diploma for two years and a diploma for a year.

Students will record their academic credits digitally under the banner Academic Bank of credit (ABC). Students can record their score from different institutions so that it can be transferred and counted to achieve the final degree.

Institutional fees will be capped. Private higher education institutions will be uplifted to offer more scholarships to students along with online courses at par with highest quality. At least 3.5 crore new seats will be added to higher education institutions. School Board exams to have less stake upto some extent, focus will be more on testing and knowledge.

RTE will be extended in order to facilitate pre-primary sects (nursery and KG) and secondary education (9-12 class). Special focal point will be students of age group 3-6 yrs for which Anganwadi centres (AGW) will be revamped in order to provide quality facilities and early learning. Providing all children with foundational literacy and numeracy is going to be the holistic benchmark for the mission (NEP).

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Akhilesh Dhar is a media trainee who likes to write political columns with an interest in conflict and national security based reportage. He had interned with national media outlets like MyNation and Zee Business and with media agency IANS. He is frequent contributor to the various regional news media portals. Akhilesh Dhar has so far extensively worked on the subjects like Rohingya crises, India-Pakistan relations, social issues, strategic concerns, tracking BJP etc. Read More……….

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