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Explained: What is PISA test and why is it significant?

December 04, 2019 7:36 pm

The Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) is a study done to produce comparable data on education policy and outcomes across countries. What is the aim of the test and how has India performed so far?

India ends PISA boycott, signs pact with OECD

January 29, 2019 7:34 am

PISA — introduced in 2000 by OECD — tests the learning levels of 15-year-olds in reading, mathematics and science. The test is conducted every three years.

OECD agrees to tweak PISA questions to fit Indian context

November 30, 2018 1:49 pm

India stayed away from PISA in 2012 and 2015 on account of its dismal performance in 2009, when it was placed 72nd among the 74 participating countries.

HRD agrees to end PISA boycott, India to participate in 2021

September 06, 2018 2:36 am

The decision to boycott PISA was taken by the UPA government, which had blamed “out of context” questions for the poor show in 2009. The country, subsequently, chose to not participate in the 2012 and 2015 cycle.

Fifth Column: Shameful legacies

January 25, 2015 12:00 am

The Republic Day parade became a hollow display of weaponry and silly tableaux.

Bottom of the class

January 17, 2014 2:58 am

Poor PISA score: Govt blames ‘disconnect’ with India

September 03, 2012 2:42 am

Programme for Intl Student Assessment: Govt thinks it's not reflection on India’s schooling.

Indian schools dwarfed in global ratings programme

December 21, 2011 2:43 am

Tamil Nadu,Himachal mark country’s debut in PISA,finish near bottom of international list