Delhi caps weight of school bags for classes 1 to 10

The decision of the Delhi Directorate of Education follows Centre's order and guidelines for capping the weight of school bags for classes one to ten

Govt asks NCERT for more on Atal Bihari Vajpayee in school textbooks

According to sources, the NCERT is looking at including information on Vajpayee in political science textbooks for classes XI and XII.


Do not label, compare students with peers: NCERT

"Comparing the performance of a child with her/his previous performance, instead of comparing it with that of her/his peers, can be used to identify her/his learning and developmental needs (and) to provide the required support without any humiliation," the guidelines said

Not by the book

Latest alterations in textbooks short-circuit established processes of revision, undermine NCERT autonomy

Identification of genitals may be included in NCERT books for kids

The move comes following a study, conducted by medical students of the Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences (MGIMS) in Wardha, indicated absence of adequate school education to raise awareness on child sexual abuse.

'Cramped' NCERT syllabus to be reduced by half, says Prakash Javadekar

The ministry have received 37,000 suggestions on classes, lessons and subjects from teachers and others and "we are working on it," Union HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar said.


From Swachh Bharat, noteban to Ganga and Digital India: Govt schemes enter NCERT textbooks

NCERT has made roughly 1,334 changes, which include additions, correction and data update, in its 182 textbooks for classes 1 to 12. Of these, the maximum changes (573) have been made to science books, followed by social science (316) and Sanskrit textbooks (163).

New icons in NCERT books: Bajirao to Maharana Pratap

The NCERT has made 1,334 changes, which include additions, corrections and data update, in its 182 textbooks. Of these, the maximum changes (573) have been made to Science books, followed by Social Science (316) and Sanskrit textbooks (163).

More space in Classes VI to X NCERT books for ancient Indian knowledge systems, tradition

HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar said NCERT will work on giving students a better understanding of Bharat and its “glorious past”.

Pre-school children to be assessed on behaviour, sharing habits: NCERT draft guidelines

The NCERT had last year announced that it will, for the first time, recommend a curriculum for children in nursery classes, envisioning a plan under which there would not be any textbooks and the focus would be on classroom activities.