During this week, several significant events took place in the field of education. From textbook changes to the announcement of several state councils and entrance exam results, here’s the top education news this week.
NCERT removed material on the Gujarat riots from the 12th grade political science curriculum. as part of an exercise in “rationalization of textbooks”, taking into account COVID-19 pandemic. According to a content rationalization note released by NCERT on Thursday, pages 187-189 about the Gujarat unrest are among the book’s omissions. Page 105 of the history book of the “Naxalite movement” and pages 113-117 of “The State of Emergency Controversy” are also omitted.
The Ministry of Education announced on Thursday that it will launch a special program through National Institute for Open Learning (NIOS) support ‘AgnipatA recruitment scheme announced by the Center. As part of this initiative, NIOS will develop tailor-made courses to help Agniveers who have completed their ABA achieve Class 12 certificates. NIOS-issued certificates will be recognized for both higher education and employment.
The results of the West Bengal Unified Entrance Examination (WBJEE) 2022 have been announced.. This year, the WBJEE 2022 exam was successfully passed on April 30, 2022, and the answer forms were posted on the official websites on May 26, 2022. Candidates who were not satisfied with their results were given the opportunity to file objections until midnight on May 28. and were charged a non-refundable fee of Rs 500 per response.
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Savitribai Phule Pune University (SPPU) has started the online application process for various undergraduate (UG), postgraduate (PG) and certificate courses for the 2022-2023 academic session. The last day to apply for SPPU UG and PG courses is July 12, 2022. However, applicants may submit their applications no later than July 17 (23:59) provided they pay the late fee. Entrance tests for them will be held from July 21, 2022 to July 24, 2022.
Uttar Pradesh State Council for Secondary and High School The results of the 10th and 12th grades were announced on June 18th. The passing score in the 10th grade for boys was 85.25%, and for girls – 91.69%. The pass rate increased from 83.31% in 2020 to 80.07% in 2019. Total 51.92 million students are registered. of which 47.75 lakh students passed the midterm or Madhyamika examinations. A total of 27.8 million students turned up for the 10th grade exams, and 24.1 million candidates turned up for the 12th grade board exams.
In 12th grade bOrd recorded an 85.33 overall passing percentage, with girls outperforming boys.his year as well with a passing percentage of 90.01 percent. Boys make up 81.21 percent. Divyanshi from Fatehpur leads with 95.40%.
National Testing Agency (NTA) extended the registration period Common University Entrance Examination (CUET)-PG 2022. Application Deadline for Admission Examinations for Graduate Studies at 42 Central Universities (CUET PG 2022) has been extended until July 4th. Interested and eligible candidates may apply for CUET-PG from the official site – sweet.nta.nic.in.