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Common entrance tests are part of National Education Policy and will simplify admissions to UG colleges in non-technical courses. The NTA, which conducts JEE & NEET, will hold these tests.
Addressing students at IIT-Guwahati convocation, Modi said NEP will connect education with technology and make technology an ‘integral part of our students’ thinking’.
IIT Delhi director V. Ramgopal Rao says the Ministry of Education has already written to them, asking if they are interested in taking it up and how they plan to do it.
The suggestions from teachers in both private and government schools affiliated to different boards will be examined by a team of experts from NCERT.
The four-year undergraduate programme, as mentioned in new NEP, will be initially offered by 20 Institutes of Eminence and some central universities.
New India Samachar was launched Saturday. The 40-page magazine will be distributed free of cost across the country, including at panchayats and educational institutions.
Incident took place Sunday, reportedly at Chennai airport. After DMK MP Kamimozhi's tweet, CISF issued an apology and sought details.
The selected cartoons appeared first in other publications, either in print or online, or on social media, and are credited appropriately. In today's featured cartoon, Sajith Kumar juxtaposes the rising unemployment in the country with debates around the new National Education Policy (NEP). Alok Nirantar weighs in on the struggles of retired citizens against the ambush of rising inflation and falling interest on savings. Rachita Taneja illustrates the difference in how floods in Mumbai are perceived based on one's privilege, and the hollow idea of the 'spirit of Mumbai'. Kirtish Bhatt takes a dig at how a document in the Vijay Mallya case has reportedly gone missing from the Supreme Court before the next hearing. Sandeep Adhwaryu pokes fun at the Congress over its comments hailing the construction of Ram Temple in Ayodhya.
In interview to ThePrint, Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal says NEP will be implemented uniformly across all schools, will ensure 6% of India's GDP is spent on education.
MPhil has been discontinued as part of the National Education Policy, which was unveiled by Modi govt last week and sets the stage for a vast array of reforms.