Education minister Chatterjee had earlier slammed the NEP, calling it a “copy of the system prevalent in western countries”.
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According to NEP, college students can have to undertake faculty examinations at pan India stage in grades 3, 5 and eight, which can be performed by an acceptable authority.

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The committee fashioned by the West Bengal authorities to examine the New Education Policy 2020 (NEP) is of the view that sure options of it lacked readability whereas a number of others could not be relevant to your complete nation, nearly every state of which has a distinct cultural heritage, a member of the panel mentioned on Sunday. In an enormous nation like India, which has a diversified

socio-economic situation, a standard yardstick can not be utilized to all states particularly on the main and secondary ranges of schooling and this has been enunciated within the report, the member mentioned.






“Certain features of the New Education Policy, such as redesigning of class 10 board exams and reforms in primary schools, lack clarity. In a country of 130 crore population,

you cannot thrust a uniform education policy on all states, regardless of their linguistic heritage and customs,” he advised PTI.

“What can be applicable to Manipur, what is relevant in Punjab, may not make sense in West Bengal or Tamil Nadu,” he mentioned.

After the Union Cabinet authorized the NEP late final month, state Education Minister Partha Chatterjee arrange the six-member committee of academicians, saying that the state authorities will convey its opinion on the brand new coverage to the Centre after the panel submits its report.

The panel has submitted its round 100-page report to the upper schooling division on August 23 however the state is but to talk its view on the coverage to the central authorities.

The report included observations of all members of the panel who embrace Jadavpur University Vice-Chancellor Suranjan Das, Indologist Nrisingha Prasad Bhaduri and educationist Pabitra Sarkar, however solely the schooling minister can reveal its contents, one other member of the panel mentioned.

Education minister Chatterjee had earlier slammed the NEP, calling it a “copy of the system prevalent in western countries”.

According to NEP, college students can have to undertake faculty examinations at pan India stage in grades 3, 5 and eight, which can be performed by an acceptable authority. Board exams for grades 10 and 12 will be redesigned.

The coverage has additionally advocated a “broad-based, multi- disciplinary, holistic undergraduate education with flexible curricula, creative combinations of subjects, integration of vocational education and multiple entry and exit points with appropriate certification”.


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