Some changes were made recently in the curriculum of grades 10 to 12 by the National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT). The central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) is laying more emphasis on the personal growth of students.
As per PTI’s recent report, more multiple-choice questions (MCQs) will be added to the curriculum of the board’s secondary education schools. According to the confirmation given by an official, there will be an increase in the MCQs on real-life situations and competency. There will be a reduction in the weightage for short and long-answer questions.
The changes in the curriculum of grades 10 to 12 include the removal of chapters related to ‘Kings and Chronicles; the Mughal Courts’. These changes will be implemented from the academic session 2023-24. The civics curriculum of grade 12 has also been updated with the removal of chapters- ‘US Hegemony in world Politics, ‘The Cold War Era’, ‘The Rise of Popular Movements’, and ‘Era of One-Party Dominance’.
Some of the chapters removed from the textbooks of grade 11 are- ‘Themes in World History’, ‘Central Islamic Lands’, Confrontation of Cultures’, and ‘The Industrial Revolution’. The chapters eliminated from the grade 10 ‘Democratic Politics-II’ textbook includes – ‘Democracy and Diversity’, Popular Struggles and Movements’, and ‘Challenges to Democracy’.
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