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National Education Policy

NEP 2020 Envisages Inclusive And Equitable Quality Education For Rural India

Aug 22, 2020 Manjul Panwar

New Education Policy looks at the students not as ‘citizens of tomorrow’ but as ‘citizens of today’ who are an equal stakeholder in the policies related to the development of the country.

New Education Policy Overlooks Opportunities And Possibilities That Sports Presents To Students

Aug 20, 2020 Arijit Ghosh

The introduction of sports as a subject after the primary education stage could translate into a professional pathway and produce trained sports professionals that our country so desperately lacks today.

NEP: Govt To Roll Out 4-year Multidisciplinary UG, 1-year Master's Programmes From 2021

The government will also launch a common entrance test, as proposed under the National Education Policy 2020, from next year for central and other universities who are willing to join the new system.

Despite NEP 2020, Why No Foreign University Will Build A Campus In India

Aug 16, 2020 Saikat Majumdar

It seems unrealistic and perhaps also unreasonable to expect that state and private stakeholders in India will bankroll global campuses as has been done in East Asia and the Middle East.

National Education Policy 2020: A Blueprint For Self-reliant India

With an eye on the future, the NEP speaks to all aspects of education during our times. This policy is in many ways radically different from all its predecessors, and it looks at our educational requirements in a new way, writes Sanjay Dhotre.

14 August, 2020

New Education Policy And Students’ Health

Raadhika Gupta

The recent National Education Policy 2020 (NEP) has brought about a monumental change in our education system. In doing so, it has also placed high priority on children’s health and their nourishment.

11 August, 2020

NEP 2020: Is Opening The Door For Foreign Universities A Good Deal For India?

Dr Anirban Chakraborty

It is crucial to realise that foreign investment is one of the possible remedies, but not a panacea for the present challenges India's higher education sector is facing.

10 August, 2020

15% Students Enrolled In Delhi Govt Schools Not Traceable Since Lockdown


The HRD ministry had last month asked states and union territories to ensure that the names of children of migrant workers who returned home during the COVID-19 pandemic are not struck off their school rolls.

08 August, 2020

PM Modi Urges Authorities To Start Working On Effective Implementation Of NEP

Prakash Kumar

The Prime Minister also called for holding a series of webinars to start a fresh round of dialogue on the NEP with stakeholders in coordination with the universities, colleges, secondary school examination boards, and the States.

07 August, 2020

Education System Will Now Shift From Rote Learning To Skill Acquisition: Professor RP Gupta

Outlook Bureau

Entry of foreign institutions in higher education will bring collaboration, comparison, and competition to our country, improving the quality of education in India, says Professor Rajendra Pratap Gupta.

07 August, 2020

HC Upholds DU's Decision To Conduct Online OBE For Final Year Courses


Justice Prathiba M Singh said the questions papers will be sent to the students’ email ID and be uploaded on the varsity’s portal and they will be given an extra hour to upload the answer sheets.


06 August, 2020

The Entirety Of Success Of National Education Policy Depends On Research Excellence By Faculty

Saikat Majumdar

The NEP is a futuristic document that looks forward to the knowledge economy of the 21st century, one in which India’s participation has been intermittent at best. Will faculty members of these potentially impressive multiversities be able to shape the kind of research that molds not only their productivity, but also their very identities as visionary and effective teachers at the postsecondary level?

04 August, 2020

‘Light But Tight’: Whose National Education Policy is it Anyway?

G. Arunima

Merit, not inclusion. ‘Holistic’ instead of ‘liberal’. Shallow eclecticism rather than criticality: NEP 2020 is full of pious keywords that mask a violent lurch back towards hierarchy and unfreedoms.

02 August, 2020

A Fundamental Question About National Education Policy 2020: How To Finance Higher Education?

Dr Priam Pillai

The National Education Policy 2020 recognises the need for better teaching and learning methods, better teacher training and more meaningful exams. But it does not provide a realistic way in which private institutions can raise funds to meet the needs of their students and their communities.

01 August, 2020

NEP 2020 Pushes Much Desired Reforms But The Challenge Lies In Implementation

Amit Kaushik

The NEP contains much that is desirable, much that is sorely needed, and yet, much that appears removed from everyday experience, as for instance when it talks about internet-enabled devices in every home, writes Amit Kaushik.

01 August, 2020

'It Will Be Disastrous If New Education Policy Is Implemented’: MA Baby

MA Baby

The main danger with the NEP is that it proposes to inculcate traditional Indian values and constitutional values. Which Indian values are they talking about? Is it the content of Manu Smriti? writes MA Baby.

01 August, 2020

NEP 2020 Provides Multi-pronged Strategy To Check School Drop Out Rates

Prakash Kumar

Setting retention of students across all levels as one of its primary goals, NEP 2020 has recommended that the government must first provide 'effective and sufficient' infrastructure so that all students have access to safe and engaging school education at all levels.


31 July, 2020

NEP 2020: Teaching Students In Mother Tongue Will Help Inculcate Human Values In Them

Badri Narayan

Learning mother tongue will also help future generations forge a relation with their own social and cultural fabric.

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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