The Report of the Committee for Evolution of the New Education Policy proposes on demand board exams, two tier Class X Board Examination in Mathematics and Science and a single national entrance Test to allow Class XII pass outs to seek admission to various courses. A 1-8 ranking scale for higher education institutes, a new higher education Act and 100 new centers of excellence are also among the key recommendations.
The new education policy by TSR Subramanian has found that while there is a significant rise in the enrollment in primary school education, there are high instances of students dropping out of schools. There are gaps in the primary, secondary and tertiary levels of education, and there is an alarming trend for those who have spent many years acquiring higher education but have not gained employment in relevant fields. Continue reading “Education policy points at worrying Dropout rates, Skill Levels”