The CBSE had final year rationalised the syllabus by up to 30 per cent for classes 9 to 12 for academic year 2020-21 to reduce the course load of students amid the Covid-19 disaster.
The students who studied the decreased syllabus will seem in exams in May-June.
According to the brand new syllabus launched by the CBSE, the chapters and subjects that had been slashed within the final academic year have been restored within the official curriculum for the upcoming academic session, 2021-22.
“The board already announced last year that the rationalisation exercise was a one-time initiative as teaching and learning through online mediums or alternative methods was fairly new then,” a CBSE official mentioned.
Schools throughout the nation had been closed in March final year, forward of a nationwide lockdown to curb the unfold of the coronavirus. The instructing and studying actions majorly moved on-line through the lockdown. While a couple of states allowed a partial reopening of the faculties in October, a number of states are once more resorting to on-line classes within the new academic session amid a surge within the quantity of Covid-19 circumstances.
In its syllabus-rationalisation train, the board had dropped the chapters on democracy and variety, demonetisation, nationalism, secularism, India’s relations with its neighbours and progress of native governments within the nation, amongst others.
The alternative of the chapters dropped from the syllabus drew a backlash from opposition political events and a bit of academicians, who claimed that the transfer was “ideologically driven”, whereas a number of faculty principals welcomed it as a aid to students.
Last year, the Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations (CISCE) had additionally introduced a discount of up to 25 per cent within the syllabus for the classes 10 and 12 board exams in 2021, bearing in mind the educational disruption due to the closure of faculties through the lockdown.
The CICSE is but to announce its syllabus for the brand new academic session.
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