New Delhi: The Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) will now be named Ministry of Education. This decision has been taken in the meeting of Modi Cabinet. Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal said in the press briefing of the Ministry today that the Ministry of Human Resources will now be known as the Ministry of Education.
Along with this, the new education policy has also been approved in the Modi cabinet meeting. In the press briefing, Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar said, ‘The new education policy of the 21st century has been approved. There was no change in education policy for 34 years. Educationists of the world will appreciate it.
Now board exam in just 12th
After 34 years, the education policy has been changed with the new education policy being approved by the Cabinet. Under the new education policy, now students up to 5th will be taught in mother tongue, local language and national language only. The rest of the subjects, even if they are English, will be taught as a subject.
Now only the board exam will have to be given in the 12th. Earlier the exam of the 10th board was also compulsory, now it will not be.
Examination will be done in the semester from 9th to 12th class. School education will be taught under the 5 + 3 + 3 + 4 formula.
College degree will be of both 3 and 4 years
Talking about graduate course, certificate will be given on 1 year, diploma on 2 years, degree on 3 years. Now college degree will be of both 3 and 4 years. 3 year degree for those students who do not have to do higher education.
Students doing higher education will have to do a 4-year degree. There will be a provision for them to do MA in one year. Now students will not have to do MPhil. MA students will now be able to do PhD directly.