UP Board to introduce NCERT books for three more classes – education
The UP Board will introduce new books based on the National Council for Educational Research and Training (NCERT) syllabus for three more classes statewide in the new academic session (2021-22).
Preparations have already started to introduce the new English books in classes 10 and 12, in addition to commerce in class 12 according to the national standard, board officials said.
As part of preparations to make new NCERT books available to students in time, the tender for the publication of these books will be issued in January 2021 so that the books will be available on the market by the third week of March, he said. a senior board official. aware of the development, requesting anonymity.
With the introduction of a new curriculum in all three classes of the new academic session, the UP Board would almost completely transform from the old curriculum to the new NCERT-based curriculum for all subjects related to the Central Board of Education. Secondary (CBSE), except Hindi. and Sanskrit, said another UP-Board official confirming the development.
The Prayagraj-based UP Board had introduced English books based on the NCERT syllabus in classes 9 and 11 in addition to Commerce in class 11 of the 2020-21 academic session. After this, Class 9’s English literature course had increased while that of Class 11 had been cut by almost half.
The change had also resulted in the subjects of General Hindi, Business Studies and Accounting becoming compulsory for business students in Class 11, as well as having the freedom to choose any two electives of Economics, English, Mathematics and computing.
UP Board in the last two years has introduced NCERT books for 24 subjects. It had introduced 31 books on 18 different topics based on the NCERT syllabus for students in classes 9-12 of the 2018-19 academic session.
Also in 2019-20, the board introduced some new books based on the NCERT syllabus in high school (social studies) and Class 12 (history, geography, civics, economics and sociology).