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All you need to know about National Education Policy 2020

New policiesPTI
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New policies
With the introduction of the National Education Policy 2020, the Indian education system is set for a drastic upheaval, moving away from many set practices to updating existing ones. Here are all the important changes.
School’s out
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School’s out
India has so far relied on a 10+2 system, which is being replaced by a 5+3+3+4 system. The new policies also do away with distinct streams in the final four years, instead allowing students to choose multiple subjects from myriad backgrounds.
College’s changing BCCL
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College’s changing
The new policy changes see major relaxations in the undergraduate (UG) + postgraduate (PG) system, with a heavy reliance on a transferable credit system where students can transfer credits within institutions to their preference, allowing for a much more flexible combined education plan.
Entry pointsBCCL
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Entry points
With the new policy, the National Testing Agency is expected to conduct a singular entrance exam - excluding medical and legal fields - for all higher education.
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Raising the bar
As far as the funds to implement all of these, the government is planning - as part of the policy - to increase public investment in the education sector from four percent of the GDP to six percent.

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