Thursday, March 30, 2023

Nagaland: NBSE informs schools, principals on NEP 2020

Nagaland Board of School Education (NBSE) has reminded schools registered with the board to come forward in introducing the vocational subjects under the NEP 2020.
According to a DIPR report, NBSE informed that NEP 2020 envisages to reach out to at least 50% of learners to have exposure to vocational education by 2025.
In this regard, the board has introduced vocational education from classes IX to XII from 2022 academic session in a phase manner, i.e. to begin with Class IX.
The vocational subjects shall be an optional subject in classes IX & X and elective subject in classes XI & XII. The competency-based curriculum & syllabus for vocational subjects is uploaded at
The application form may be downloaded from the portal and the same can be submitted through email at For submission of application for introduction of vocational subjects, the time is extended up to October 31.
Meanwhile, NBSE has informed all Higher Secondary Schools and Colleges registered under NBSE that the NEP 2020 emphasises on reducing the content load and providing more space for critical thinking and more holistic, inquiry-based, discovery-based, discussions-based and analysis-based learning.
NBSE said the syllabus have been rationalised/dropped in view of the content which were easily accessible to students and can be self-learnt, which are irrelevant in the present context and overlapping with similar content included in other subjects.
All the principals have been requested to note the change and disseminate it to concerned subject teachers.
The rationalised syllabus will be hosted at and shared in the district WhatsApp groups.
Further NBSE said rationalised/dropped topics or contents will not be assessed in the final examinations.

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