The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has released the revised syllabus for the students of classes 9 to 12 for the academic year 2020-21. Human Resource Development Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank has announced the revised syllabus via tweet. CBSE has announced a 30% reduction in syllabus for students from class IX to XII.
A notification regarding this has also been issued. In fact, CBSE has taken this step due to the situation arising out of the corona virus, so that the students do not suffer the loss of studies and to compensate for the hindrance in the studies during COVID-19.
CBSE was Advised to Reduce the Syllabus Load
Union Human Resource Development Minister Dr. Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ says that suggestions were coming from academics to reduce the syllabus of students. He said that 1.5 thousand suggestions had come about it. CBSE was then advised to reduce the revised course load. This scale of syllabus deduction will be adopted for 10th and 12th class only. CBSE-accredited schools for Class VIII and below are exempted to cut syllabus accordingly.