In the New Education Policy (NEP), board exams are set to get easier. Over the years, Board exams which lead to a lot of stress among not just students by also parents. The board exams for Grades 10 and 12 will be continued in NEP.
Board exams may be divided annual/semester/modular offering all subjects beginning with mathematics, at two levels. It can have two parts exams or objective type and descriptive type.
The NEP moots that with regard to all of the above, guidelines will be prepared by NCERT, in consultation with SCERTs, Boards of Assessment (BoAs), and PARAKH, the proposed new National Assessment Centre etc.
School Education Secretary Anita Karwal said there will be a change in progress card of students.
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The progress card will be a holistic, multidimensional report that reflects in great detail the progress and the uniqueness of each learner. The progress card will include self-assessment, peer assessment and teacher assessment.
Teachers to be prepared for a transformation in the assessment system by the 2022-23 academic session, the NEP holds.
The NEP was cleared by the Union Cabinet and the MHRD Ministry renamed as Ministry of Education.