Dr. Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank invited suggestions on reduction of syllabus for session 2020 students; shared via twitter.
HRD Minister: CBSE advised to reduce course load of Class 9th to 12th

Delhi: Government of India has been constantly working and issuing systems to reduce academic burden of CBSE students. With the coming of Covid-19 pandemic, the whole academic year came to a sudden hault, where students suffered their lectures and syllabus was all left all behind. The scenario later on switched to online classes but the worries remained similar. The students of higher classes from 9th to 12th are in need of much attention to recover their worries. Government takes another major step for the students' loss.


With an aim to lighten the burden after this loss of academic year, Dr. Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank, Minister of Human Resource Development, on Tuesday, took to twitter. He in his tweet shared about his invitation for suggestions regarding Class 9th to 12th from all educationists on the reduction of syllabus for students.

 

Sigh of relief to 9th and 12th students; CBSE to reduce 30% academic syllabus

Sigh of relief to 9th and 12th students; CBSE to reduce 30% academic syllabus

He wrote, “Looking at the extraordinary situation prevailing in the country and the world, CBSE was advised to revise the curriculum and reduce course load for the students of Class 9th to 12th. I am glad to share that we received more than 1.5k suggestions.Thank you, everyone, for the overwhelming response." Considering the importance of learning achievement, it has been decided to rationalise the syllabus up to 30% by retaining the core concepts," he further added.


As to the youth is a major part of the nation, excess pressure of academic syllabus coverage can develop anxiety and depression in them. They need utmost caution and understanding. Currently, students are addressing to several new methods of study, including online interaction which is a worry for some who are deprived of Internet access. Some institutions deal in a good way while others are just pacing up to save time. Syllabus cut could be a relief for the hampered students due to academic stress this year.