Source: Economic Times
The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) is rationalising the syllabi for classes 9 to 12 for the next academic year to make up for lost time due to the massive COVID-19 pandemic. The board is presently in the process of assessing the situation as well as the loss and a call in this regard will be taken accordingly.
The National Council for Educational Research and Training (NCERT) had last week announced an alternative academic calendar for students enrolled in classes 1 to 5 to be followed as they study at home due to the lockdown.The council is in the process of developing similar plans for higher classes as well.
"NCERT has come out with revised activities calendar for classes 1-8 , the CBSE is assessing the situation and loss time to rationalise syllabus for classes 9-12 and inform in due course of time," a senior board official said.