The Education Ministry is seeking suggestions from parents and students regarding exams next year. According to the Union Education minister Ramesh Pokhriyal, the ministry will launch a campaign to take the suggestions. “Students, teachers, and parents, you might have a lot of concerns & suggestions regarding the upcoming competitive & various board exams. Share them with us using #EducationMinisterGoesLive. Union Education Minister will be going LIVE soon to interact with you. Stay Tuned!” the Ministry of Education said in a tweet.
It was also decided that @DG_NTA will come out with the syllabus for competitive exams after assessment of the existing scenario in various boards.— Dr. Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank (@DrRPNishank) November 26, 2020
Earlier on Thursday, after a high-level review meeting, Pokhriyal had asserted that a campaign will be launched to seek views from students, parents & teachers on how and when to conduct the exams next year. He has also asked the National Testing Agency (NTA) to review the present situation and share a revised syllabus for the various competitive and entrance exams, including JEE Main and NEET 2021, which will be conducted next year. The Education minister further stated the NTA will take a stock of the situation across different state and central school education boards before finalising the syllabus. Meanwhile, the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has released the sample papers and marking schemes for the upcoming Class X, XII examinations.