India’s New Education Policy; What Changes have been Made from 2020?

India's New Education Policy or #NEP2020 is introduced yesterday by the MHRD, Govt. of India.

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New Delhi: India’s New Education System: After 34 years of yesterday the Government of India leading by PM Narendra Modi has completely changed the education system of India.

Read this article completely to know about these changes.


Yesterday the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Govt. of India has passed the new National Education Policy or NEP2020. Schools’ education structure, Teaching In Mother Tongue, Reduce of Board Exams Importance, No stream in Higher Education, and many more extraordinary changes have been made in this new National Education Policy by the Government of India.

Also the Ministry of Human Resource Development is now Ministry of Education of India.

Pm Narendra Modi has tweeted “Framing of NEP 2020 will be remembered as a shining example of participative governance. I thank all those who have worked hard in the formulation of the NEP 2020. May education brighten our nation and lead it to prosperity.

Here are 10 Key Points of India’s New National Education Policy or NEP2020:

1. Teaching In Mother Tongue

According to India’s New Education Policy, it’s now mandatory to give education in mother tongue to the students till class 5th. If any school or institution wants they may increase the time to till class 8th. In every standard, it’s necessary to read Sanskrit. At the secondary level learning foreign languages are also necessary. But it has also clearly mentioned in the new policy that anyone can’t force a student on what to do.

  • Education in the mother tongue
  • It’s Mandatory till class 5th Standard
  • This time can be increased to till class 8th
  • Learning foreign languages at the secondary level
  • Anyone can’t force a student to what he/she should do

2. Right to Education

It should be confirmed that within 2025, all the child who has aged from 3 years to 6 years must have completed primary education. And within 2035 the admission from schools to higher studies will be increased by 50%.

  • Primary Education is necessary for the children who are currently aged from 3 years to 6 years
  • This should be completed within the year 2025
  • From schools to higher studies will be increased by 50%
  • This will be done within 2035

3. Changes in Board Exam

The new system will work as a 5+3+3+4 pattern. Exams will be taken only in class three, five, and eight. In other classes, exams will be conducted as per expertise in the subjects. So, the Secondary and Higher Secondary Board Exams will lose importance. All courses will be in two languages. There will be more importance on Practical knowledge.

Every subject will have different different short and long questions. And the board exams may be conducted twice in a year.

  • New exam Pattern is 5+3+3+4
  • Board exams may be conducted twice in a year
  • After all Secondary and Higher Secondary Board Exams will lose importance
  • Practical knowledge is now most important in education

4. Changes in Evaluation Process

The importance will be increased in skill development. At the time of result the student himself/herself, classmates, and examiner(s) will evaluate the answer paper. More importance will be given on Artificial Intelligence(AI) based evaluation process. Information technology will be now important in the field of education. For analytics, the Govt. will make National Assessment Center named Parakh.

  • Skill development is now important in Education
  • At result time the student himself/herself, classmates, and examiner(s) will evaluate the answer paper
  • More importance on Artificial Intelligence(AI) based evaluation process
  • Govt. will make New National Assessment Center named Parakh

5. Extracurricular Activities from 6th Standard

The vocational courses now will be taught from the 6th (sixth) standard. Till 2025, it’s aimed to introduced extracurricular vocational activities to 50% of current Indian Students. And from 21’s the students will about coding from the 6th standard. At least two years of wooden work, pottery, electronics, drawing, and more extracurricular will also teach to the students to develop their skills.

Internships will be given at least for 10 days without any school bags and it will continue to till 12th class.

  • new vocational training from class 6
  • More importance on skill development as already have said
  • Internships of work from 6th standard

6. End of Science, Arts And Commerce Streams

Now, in the India’s New Education Policy, there is a end of Science, Arts And Commerce Streams. Now a student can read Physics with fashion technology or mathematics with singing.

According to IndiaLiveDaily and Web2Fast Solutions founder Mr. Rajdeep DasNow it seems to have something extra in India’s Education System, which is required to make India, the world’s best country. By this education system, people will not judge a student by his/her marks even his/her parents also. But it will make India proud.

7. End of Master of Philosophy or M.Phil

To do research after Graduation, it can be directly done after 4 years of the degree course. There will be no more of Master of Philosophy or M.Phil.

8. One India, One Entrance

Now for admission in the colleges for higher education, there will be just one entrance test which will be conducted by National Testing Agency (NTA). But it will be completely optional not mandatory any more.

9. Self-government in Colleges & Control System

The colleges will now get self-government permission. The permission will be granted by the performance basis by the college. The categories are A+, A, B, C. Additionally UGC, AICTE and many other departments will be under of one umbrella and will create a new commission named Law & Doctor.

10. National Research Foundation

To give more importance on high valued research, this National Research Foundation will be created as per #NEP2020. No only science, social science will be under of this. And 100 more foreign universities will now open campus in India.

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