UP Government Plans to Reduce Secondary School Syllabus by 30 Percent

The Uttar Pradesh Government has planned to diminish the syllabus of the secondary education board by about 30 percent. Further, the remaining syllabus will be segregated into 3 different parts, as per the decision of the UP Government. The Government made this decision considering the current situation of the country due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

UP Govt to Reduce Secondary School Syllabus by 30 Percent

On Thursday, the Deputy Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh, Dinesh Sharma said that it includes various projects, videos, assignments, and self-study programmes. He further added that the experts would prepare essential study material based on the subject-wise topics and classes. The subject specialists will prepare both the monthly and annual calendars, said the Deputy CM.

The videos based on the initial part of the syllabus will be prepared for digital sessions. It will also be telecasted on the Television across Doordarshan and Swayam Prabha channels. On the other hand, the students need to study the 2nd part of the syllabus on their own. Finally, the 3rd part will be intended for the project work of the students.

Dinesh Sharma further added, ‘standard operating procedures (SOP)” would be issued to schools, districts, and divisions, apart from an overall statewide SOP, for the purpose of studies, evaluation, and monitoring. The evaluation would be conducted every fortnight, month, and annually.’

On the other hand, the Uttar Pradesh Department of Higher Education released vital guidelines for holding the final year semester University exams in the academic year 2020-21. The board also instructed all the educational institutions to wrap up the exams by 30th September 2020 in online or offline or both modes. As per the guidelines of the UP education board, the pending exams will be stopped.

Some of the universities have organized the exams before the lockdown. The evaluation process of those exam papers needs to be wrapped up in the meantime. As per the board guidelines, the students who have passed all their subjects will be promoted to the subsequent class except the final year students. The failed students and those who aren’t eligible for back-paper exams won’t get promoted to the next class.

The students pursuing various Bachelor’s degree courses can access their results by 15th October. On the other hand, the results of PG courses will be disclosed by 31st October 2020. The board directed all the colleges and the universities to prepare their plan of action and asked to submit it to the UP Government before 23rd July 2020. Stay tuned to this website to get the latest updates about various educational news.

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