ISLRTC, NCERT to sign MoU to convert educational materials into Indian Sign Language

This will ensure educational standardization of Indian Sign Language as mandated in the New Education Policy (NEP), 2020.

Oct 05, 2020, 23:10 PM IST

Centre releases NCERT 8-week alternative academic calendar for upper primary stage

Union Minister for Education Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ on Monday released the NCERT eight-week alternative academic calendar for upper primary stage developed under the guidance of the ministry.

Aug 04, 2020, 00:11 AM IST

NCERT adds abrogation of Article 370, removes topic on separatist politics in Jammu and Kashmir from Class 12 political science syllabus

The National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT) has revised a chapter in its Class 12 political science book, adding a portion on abrogation of Article 370 and removing the content on separatist politics in Jammu and Kashmir. 

Jul 22, 2020, 10:37 AM IST

E-learning: NCERT and Rotary join hands to provide quality education to children

Union HRD Minister Ramesh Pokhariyal ‘Nishank’ expressed hope that amidst COVID-19 the collaboration of the Rotary India Humanity Foundation and NCERT with the guidance and support of MHRD will ensure that e-learning reaches children across the country with NCERT approved content. 

Jun 09, 2020, 21:08 PM IST

Union HRD Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal releases alternative academic calendar for classes IX, X

This will empower students, teachers, school principals, and parents to find out positive ways to deal with COVID-19 using on-line teaching-learning resources at home and in enhancing their learning outcomes.

May 02, 2020, 19:34 PM IST

All you need to know: June 4, 2018

Jun 04, 2018, 10:34 AM 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

Help of technology can make CBSE exams foolproof, says HRD secretary Anil Swarup

In an interview to Mehak Kasbekar, Anil Swarup speaks about why it was decided to not hold re-exam for Class 10 Maths paper and what measures are being put into place to ensure paper leaks do not happen in the future.

Apr 11, 2018, 18:49 PM IST

NCERT books to have QR codes from 2019-20: HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar

QR Code is a machine-readable code consisting of an array of black and white squares, typically used for storing web-links or other information for reading by the camera on a smartphone.

Mar 29, 2018, 18:02 PM IST

NCERT syllabus to be reduced in 2-3 years: Prakash Javadekar

The government is mulling to change the NCERT syllabus in the coming two to three years.

Feb 27, 2018, 00:40 AM IST

Delhi urges NCERT to include chapter on tobacco control

The government seeks the chapter for the curriculum of Classes 6 to 12.

Nov 30, 2017, 00:12 AM IST

Centre approves OBC quota in NTSE Stage II exam

Reservation for OBC students in National Talent Search Examination (NTSE)-stage II conducted by the NCERT has been approved, Union Human Resource Development Minister Prakash Javadekar said today.

Nov 01, 2017, 11:13 AM IST

NCERT textbooks: Madras HC issues notice to Centre for quashing CBSE circular

The Madras High Court on Friday issued notice to the Centre on a plea for quashing a circular issued by the Regional Officer, CBSE, Chennai, asking students to buy textbooks published by private publishers instead of those by the National Council for Educational Research and Training.

Sep 22, 2017, 22:18 PM IST

CBSE amends order, allows schools to run shops to sell books

Amending its April directive, CBSE has now allowed schools to open shops in their premises to sell NCERT books, stationery and other material required by students.

Aug 30, 2017, 17:53 PM IST

NCERT portal for online books launched

The NCERT textbooks can also be downloaded, free of cost, from the NCERT`s website and users can access the digital version by downloading the `epathshala` mobile application. 

Aug 09, 2017, 23:25 PM IST

Never suggested removal of Rabindranath Tagore, Ghalib texts: Educational body

West Bengal`s ruling Trinamool Congress has raised strong objection in Parliament to the suggestions to drop Rabindranath Tagore from NCERT textbooks.

Jul 26, 2017, 17:38 PM IST

'NCERT books to be available for all schools soon'

NCERT books will be made available to students of all public and private schools for providing relief from buying text books at steep prices.

Jul 25, 2017, 17:53 PM IST

NEET 2017: West Bengal, Tamil Nadu students recieved different papers, allege MPs

Health Minister Jagat Prakash Nadda said the issue was under examination of the government.

Jul 24, 2017, 14:01 PM IST

NCERT RIE CEE 2017 result to be declared today; check

The NCERT CEE 2017 exam was held on June 11, 2017, in 35 cities across the country.

Jul 10, 2017, 14:54 PM IST

Delhi High Court permits re-evaluation in all subjects of all students

On the submission made by the CBSE, the bench on June 23 had disposed of the petitions.

Jul 06, 2017, 20:05 PM IST