The Assam Cabinet has determined to revise the Choice Based Credit System (CBCS) for the undergraduate (UG) and postgraduate (PG) programmes underneath the National Education Policy (NEP). “There would be no hard and fast separation between streams, curricular and extra-curricular, vocational and academic arena,” Keshab Mahanta stated.
The college students could be supplied with certificates after finishing one yr, diplomas after two years, bachelor’s levels after three years, bachelor’s diploma with honours after a four-year programme and bachelor’s diploma with analysis after a four-year programme, if the scholar completes a rigorous analysis venture.
“The basic structure of the undergraduate degree programmes would be of three to four years duration with multiple entry and exit points along with re-entry options,” he added.
The Cabinet additionally authorized the notification of velocity limits for numerous street classes to manage car velocity and minimise the danger of accidents.
The Cabinet gave its nod to arrange the Assam Millet Mission (AMM) for seven years from 2022-23 to advertise millet cultivation because the cereal can improve diet of kids.
The Council of Ministers additionally authorized the rationalisation of the trainer switch course of to facilitate intra-district, inter-district and mutual transfers of elementary, secondary, Sarba Shiksha Abhiyan (SSA) in addition to lecturers in authorities instructional establishments in on-line mode through a switch portal.
With inputs from PTI.
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