NCERT Current Affairs - 2020

Vidyarthi Vigyaan Manthan 2020-21: Key highlights

The Union Health and Family Welfare Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan recently launched an innovative initiative Vidyarthi Vigyaan Manthan 2020-21 (VVM). This initiative under the national programme is created to make science an interesting study among students from class 6 to 11. Objective While It was designed to identify the young bright minds with a scientific Read More…

Alternative Academic Calendar released by Ministry of HRD

On April 23, 2020, the Ministry of Human Resources and Development has released an alternative academic calendar for the primary and upper primary classes, that is till Class VIII. Highlights The calendar has been prepared by the NCERT guided by the Ministry of HRD. The aim of the calendar is to keep students engaged meaningfully Read More…

CBSE, NCERT to launch ‘Tamanna’ aptitude test for Class 9, 10 students

Under the aegis of Union Ministry of Human Resource Development, the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) and National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT) have launched an online aptitude test dubbed as ‘Tamanna’ (Try And Measure Aptitude And Natural Abilities) in a bid to help students make right career choices. What is Tamanna? Read More…

NCERT: 14-year-old curriculum to be revised

The National Council of Educational Research and Training is planning to revise the 14-year-old National Curriculum Framework in accordance with a new National Education Policy. The Council will set up a new committee to frame the curriculum. The National Curriculum Framework has been revised four times so far in 1975, 1988, 2000 and 2005. The Read More…

Parliament passes RTE amendment Bill

The Parliament has given its approval for the Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education (Amendment) Bill, 2018. What was the amendment proposed? The features of the amendment proposed are: The amendment bill does away with the no-detention policy mentioned in the law. The amendment bill now leaves it to the states to decide Read More…