CBSE reiterates that there will be no change in the syllabus for classes other than Class 3 and 6

CBSE said that to enable students to seamlessly adapt to the new pedagogical practices, a bridge course for Class 6 and brief guidelines for Class 3 are being developed by NCERT.

New Delhi: The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has reiterated that the syllabus for all classes other than Classes 3 and 6 will remain the same. “There is no change in the existing syllabus or textbooks. Schools are once again instructed to continue using the same textbooks for these classes as they did in the previous academic year (2023-24),” the CBSE board said.

CBSE provides an annual curriculum for classes 9 and 12 which consists of academic content, syllabus for examinations with learning outcomes, pedagogical practices and assessment guidelines.

The board said it is mandatory for schools to ensure adherence to curriculum guidelines and incorporate approaches such as multilingualism, arts-integrated learning, experiential learning and pedagogical plans wherever possible.

In a letter dated March 18, the National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT) informed the CBSE that new textbooks for classes 3 and 6 will be published soon. “Additionally, a bridge course for class 6 and brief guidelines for class 3 are being developed by NCERT to facilitate a seamless transition of students to new pedagogical practices and areas of study aligned with NCF-SE 2023,” it added.

The board clarified that there will be no change in the syllabus and curriculum of the remaining classes for the academic year 2024-25.

Congress General Secretary Jairam Ramesh recently said Criticized the center Reasons for the delay in the publication of new textbooks for Class 6. Since NCERT was entrusted with the task of rationalisation of textbooks, there were several controversies regarding deletion and addition of topics.

In a recent event, political scientists Yogendra Yadav and Suhas Palshikar He objected to his name being included in the textbooks and said he could take legal action if his name was not withdrawn. This statement came after NCERT director Dinesh Prasad Saklani said that the words “Bharat” and “India” would be used interchangeably in NCERT textbooks.

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