No test for pre-school children: NCERT

Each child's progress needs to be assessed on a continuous basis using different tools and techniques such as anecdotal records, checklists, portfolios and interactions with other children, said the NCERT in a list of dos and donts for schools.

NCERT advises schools to play age-appropriate songs during lunch breaks

Not commenting on a child's artistic capabilities, not comparing children's artwork, assessing the process and not the product and treating art as a tool rather than subject, are among the do's and don'ts suggested by the NCERT.


NCERT's new course for academicians to make books, school education gender-neutral

Starting from as basic as the difference between sex and gender, the online course is expected to train people in detecting gender stereotypes and change the teaching curriculum and pedagogy to be more gender-inclusive.

NCERT, its constituents play key role in strengthening nation's foundation: HRD minister

"NCERT and all its constituent units play a significant role in strengthening the foundation of the nation through its curriculum and textbooks," Nishank said

NTSE examination 2019 Stage II admit card released at

Students who have applied for the NTSE Stage II examination 2019 can download the admit card can be from the official website of ncert,

We need to question deletions and exclusions from school textbooks

We also need to see knowledge as an experience of enchantment, not an act of consumption. It is high time we took the debate beyond merely the content of knowledge — Aurangzeb or Shivaji, Savarkar or Ambedkar, Vedic rites or Nizamuddin Auliya’s verses


Nationalism to novels, three chapters out of NCERT's Class 10 history book

This is the second textbook review undertaken under the incumbent government. The revised textbooks are meant for the new academic session that began this month. In 2017, NCERT made 1,334 changes, which included additions, correction and data update in 182 textbooks.

NCERT drops 3 chapters from Class 9, one on caste struggles

The decision to delete almost 70 pages from the textbook, titled India and the Contemporary World - I, is part of the curriculum rationalisation exercise initiated at HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar’s behest to reduce the burden on students.

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

At least 13 new references to flagship programmes of the incumbent government introduced in Geography, Science, Political Science, Economics and English books.

New icons in NCERT books: Bajirao to Maharana Pratap

Spiritual leaders Sri Aurobindo and Swami Vivekananda and Maratha general Bajirao Ballal are among other icons that have either been introduced or have more space dedicated to them in the new History textbooks.