National Education Policy 2020

Major Transformational Reforms in Education Sector

Evolution of Education Policy

  • University Education Commission (1948-49)
  • Secondary Education Commission (1952-53)
  • Education Commission (1964-66) under Dr. D.S. Kothari
  • National Policy on Education, 1968
  • 42nd Constitutional Amendment,1976-Education in Concurrent List
  • National Policy on Education (NPE), 1986
  • NPE 1986 Modified in 1992 (Program of Action, 1992)
  • T.S.R. Subramaniam Committee Report (27 May, 2016)
  • Dr. K. Kasturirangan Committee Report (31 May, 2019)

NEP 2020 : Consultation Process

  • Online : www.MyGov.in (26.01.2015 – 31.10.2015)
  • Nearly 2.5 lakhs Gram Panchayats, 6600 Blocks, 6000 ULBs, 676 Districts (May- Oct. 2015)
  • Draft NEP, 2019 Summary in 22 languages/Audio Book
  • Education Dialogue with MPs (AP, Kerala, Telangana, TN, Puducherry, Karnataka & Odisha)
  • Special Meeting of CABE (21.09.2019)
  • Parliamentary Standing Committee on HRD on 07.11.2019

Major Reforms : School Education

  • Universalization of Early Childhood Care Education (ECCE)
  • National Mission on Foundational Literacy and Numeracy
  • 5+3+3+4 Curricular and Pedagogical Structure
  • Curriculum to integrate 21st Century Skills, Mathematical Thinking and Scientific temper
  • No Rigid Separation between Arts & Sciences, between Curricular and extra-Curricular activities, between Vocational and Academic streams
  • Education of Gifted Children
  • Gender Inclusion Fund
  • KGBVs upto Grade 12
  • Reduction in Curriculum to Core Concepts
  • Vocational integration from class 6 onwards
  • New National Curriculum Framework for ECE, School, Teachers and Adult Education
  • Board Examination will be Low Stakes, Based on Knowledge Application
  • Medium of Instruction till at least Grade 5, and preferably till Grade 8 and beyond in Home Language / Mother tongue/ Regional Language
  • 360 degree Holistic Progress Card of Child
  • Tracking Student Progress for Achieving Learning Outcomes
  • National assessment center – PARAKH
  • NTA to offer Common Entrance Exam for Admission to HEIs
  • National Professional Standards for Teachers (NPST)
  • Book Promotion Policy and Digital Libraries
  • Transparent online self disclosure for public oversight and accountability

Major Reforms (Higher Education)

  • 50 % Gross Enrolment Ratio by 2035
  • Holistic and Multidisciplinary Education -Flexibility of Subjects
  • Multiple Entry / Exit
  • UG Program – 3 or 4 year
  • PG Program – 1 or 2 year
  • Integrated 5 year Bachelor’s / Master’s
  • M Phil to be discontinued
  • Credit Transfer and Academic Bank of Credits
  • HEIs : Research Intensive/Teaching Intensive Universities and Autonomous Degree Granting Colleges
  • Model Multidisciplinary Education and Research University (MERU)(every District)
  • Graded Autonomy : Academic, Administrative & Financial
  • Phasing out Affiliation System in 15 years
  • National Mission on Mentoring
  • Independent Board of Governors (BoG)
  • Single Regulator for Higher Education (excluding Legal and Medical)
  • On-line Self Disclosure based Transparent System for Approvals in place of ‘Inspections’
  • Common Norms for Public and Private HEIs
  • Private Philanthropic Partnership
  • Fee fixation within Broad Regulatory Framework
  • Public Investment in Education Sector to reach 6% of GDP at the earliest
  • National Research Foundation (NRF)
  • Internationalisation of Education
  • Integration of Vocational, Teacher and Professional Education
  • Setting up of New Quality HEIs has been made Easier
  • Standalone HEIs and Professional Education Institutions will evolve into Multidisciplinary
  • Special Education Zone for Disadvantaged Regions
  • National Institute for Pali, Persian and Prakrit
  • National Educational Technology Forum (NETF)
  • MHRD to be renamed as M/o Education

Indian Knowledge Systems, Languages, Cultures and Values

  • Focus on Literature & Scientific Vocabulary of Indian Languages
  • Language Faculty
  • Research on Languages
  • Strengthening National Institutes for promotion of Classical Languages & Literature
  • Indian Institute of Translation and Interpretation (IITI)
  • Cultural Awareness of our Indian Knowledge Systems
  • Promoting Traditional Arts / Lok Vidya
  • HEI / School or School Complex to have Artist(s)-in-Residence

Use of Technology

  • Education Planning
  • Teaching, Learning & Assessment
  • Administration & Management
  • Regulation – Self Disclosure & Minimum Human Interface
  • Increasing Access for Disadvantaged Groups
  • Divyang Friendly Education Software
  • e-Content in Regional Languages
  • Virtual Labs
  • National Educational Technology Forum (NETF)
  • Digitally Equipping Schools, Teachers and Students

Outcome of NEP 2020

  • Universalization from ECCE to Secondary Education by 2030, aligning with SDG4
  • Attaining Foundational Learning & Numeracy Skills through National Mission by 2025
  • 100% GER in Pre-School to Secondary Level by 2030
  • Bring Back 2 Cr Out of School Children
  • Teachers to be prepared for assessment reforms by 2023
  • Inclusive & Equitable Education System by 2030
  • Board Exams to test core concepts and application of knowledge
  • Every Child will come out of School adept in at least one Skill
  • Common Standards of Learning in Public & Private Schools

Dr. K. Kasturirangan Committee for NEP 2020

S.No Name of the Member Contact No. Email
1. Dr. K. Kasturirangan (Chairman) 9845007998 (Personal)
O: 080-23610522 (Direct Line- Dr Kasturirangan)
krangank@gmail.com
2. Dr. Vasudha Kamat 9821310081(M), kamatvasudhav@gmail.com
3. Dr. Manjul Bhargava +609 2584192 bhargava@math.princeton.edu
4. Dr. Ram Shankar Kureel 07324-274 377, 9871450315(M) drrskureel@gmail.com
5. Prof. T.V. Kattimani 9599292424(M), 9425331399(M)
07629269710
tvkattimani@gmail.com
vcigntu@gmail.com
6. Shri Krishna Mohan Tripathy 9415822107(M) kmtripathiknp@gmail.com
7. Dr. Mazhar Asif 9435118077(M), 03612672683 mazharassam@gmail.com
8. Dr. M.K. Sridhar 9845222573(M), 8048068027(M)
Escort
9900086660
bharathwaasi@gmail.com
9 Shri Rajendra Pratap Gupta 09223344303(M) advisor.healthminister@gov.in
office.rajendra@gmail.com

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