National Education Policy

Let us strive to make Jammu and Kashmir a 'firdaus' on Earth: President Ram Nath Kovind

Talking about the rich heritage in the field of education inherited by Jammu and Kashmir, President Kovind said that it has been a centre of literature and learning since time immemorial. 


Sep 20, 2020, 16:16 PM IST

PM Narendra Modi to address conclave on school education under National Education Policy-2020 today

The Ministry of Education is organising this two-day conclave, which started on September 10, as a part of the 'Shiksha Parv', the Prime Minister's Office said in a statement. 

Sep 11, 2020, 07:50 AM IST

DMK general council meet flays Centre over NEP, EIA, UPSC exams

DMK also condemned "taking away the social justice rights of Other Backward Classes and the Scheduled Castes," in the Union Public Service Commission's civil service examinations for 2019 and demanded an inquiry

Sep 09, 2020, 23:17 PM IST

National Education Policy lacks roadmap for implementation: Delhi Deputy CM Manish Sisodia

Manish Sisodia, who also holds the education portfolio, made the comments at the 'Governors' Conference on the Role of NEP in Transforming Higher Education'.

Sep 07, 2020, 22:07 PM IST

President Ram Nath Kovind, PM Narendra Modi to address Governors’ Conference on NEP-2020 on September 7

The Governors’ Conference will also be attended by Education Ministers of all States, Vice-Chancellors of State Universities and other senior officials.

Sep 06, 2020, 15:27 PM IST

National Education Policy 2020 is a revolutionary reform for 21st century, says Union Minister Prakash Javadekar

Javadekar said the National Education Policy has been formulated after extensive consultations.

Sep 05, 2020, 23:48 PM IST

National Education Policy will play important role in making India self-reliant: PM Narendra Modi

Education has a crucial role to play in making India self-reliant and prosperous and the new National Education Policy has been introduced with this objective, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Saturday.

Aug 15, 2020, 18:21 PM IST

PM Narendra Modi to deliver inaugural address at conclave on new National Education Policy on August 7

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will deliver the inaugural address at the ‘Conclave on Transformational Reforms in Higher Education under National Education Policy’ on August 7, through video conference. The conclave has been organised by the Ministry of Education and the University Grants Commission.

Aug 06, 2020, 16:07 PM IST

Envoys welcome inclusion of foreign languages in India's National Education Policy 2020

The foreign envoys of several countries, whose languages have been included in the National Education Policy 2020, have welcomed the development and said that this will increase the understanding of the country and also the bilateral cooperation.

Aug 04, 2020, 00:19 AM IST

MK Stalin questions PM Narendra Modi's assertion on NEP ensuring all-round coverage

Mounting yet another attack on the Centre's new National Education Policy (NEP) 2020, DMK President MK Stalin on Sunday alleged if it was implemented, education in a decade will be confined among a few.

Aug 02, 2020, 20:37 PM IST

National Education Policy proposes 3 language formula with flexible approach: K Kasturirangan

As per the policy, the medium of instruction until at least class 5, but preferably till class 8 and beyond, will be the home language, mother tongue, local language, and regional language.

Jul 31, 2020, 00:39 AM IST

New education policy will develop children for global competition: Dr Ramesh Pokhriyal

In an exclusive conversation with Zee News, the HRD minister said that the new education policy will not only strengthen the basic education but will also develop children's mental education to prepare them for global competition.

Jul 30, 2020, 23:53 PM IST

Sanskrit to be offered at all levels of school, higher education; Check NEP 2020 features

The National Education Policy (NEP), approved by the Union Cabinet on Wednesday (July 29) has outlined many school education reforms. This includes making board exams easy, reduction of the curriculum to core concepts, replacement of 10+2 structure of school curricula with a 5+3+3+4 structure, and medium of instruction up to class 5 in mother tongue or regional language.

Jul 29, 2020, 20:47 PM IST

National Education Policy 2020: Know 5+3+3+4 system and new exams pattern

 The 5+3+3+4 structure will comprise 12 years of school and three of Anganwadi or pre-school.

Jul 29, 2020, 20:21 PM IST

PM Modi holds meeting to discuss education sector, reviews reforms required in National Education Policy

Today's meeting also discussed in detail the use and promotion of technology--–online mode, TV channels, radio, podcasts, etc--in various modes for education at school and higher levels. 

May 01, 2020, 22:34 PM IST

Hope is not a strategy

Unfortunately, 69 years on, the country finds itself mired in an education crisis that is one of the worst in the developing world, threatening to impede its development goals. India has
the maximum number of school dropouts-- more than 36 percent children drop out of schools even before they complete primary education.  

Jul 02, 2019, 17:58 PM IST

HRD Ministry seeks inputs from citizens on new Draft National Education Policy

There are four broad categories - School Education, Higher Education, Additional Key Focus Areas and Transforming Education - on which inputs have been sought.

Jun 26, 2019, 13:40 PM IST

No plans to make Hindi compulsory: Prakash Javadekar

Taking to Twitter, Javadekar clarified that the concerned committee has not recommended making any language compulsory.

Jan 10, 2019, 13:09 PM IST

NCERT syllabus to be chopped by half, more focus on life skills and value-based education

The Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) has decided to drastically cut down the National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT) syllabus. 

Jun 04, 2018, 07:49 AM IST