‘Class VIII students to be evaluated on performance’


According to the amendment in the Right To Education Act, 2009, the children till class VIII will be evaluated on the basis of their performance. Working upon to improve the standards of education, the government has made the provision of not failing the students till class VIII.

Following the mandate, Rajasthan Assembly recently cleared the bill for amendment. The Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education bill 2015 was among the four bills passed by the House amid agitation by the opposition. The amendments in Rajasthan Secondary Education Act, 1957 and the bills related to two private universities were also passed by the House.