Few more points of Todays Webinar session held by Dr. RP Nishank

Today Indian Education Minister Dr. Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank came live on Facebook and Twitter, and interact with the students. While answering the questions to the students and their parents Dr. RP Nishank stated the following important points-

1. CBSE decided to promote students to the next class who are pursuing Class I to VIII, while Class IX and XI will also be promoted based on sessional examination marks. The remaining Inter examination for other classes will be held after the situation goes normal. Answering the questions he also mentioned that the Evaluation is on the process for Class X and XII examination. The Course Committee of CBSE is working on the reduction of the syllabus in various scenarios.

2. During the interaction he also mentioned that school students can follow Diksha Portal. The portal has 80000 plus content available in various medium /language, while e-Pathshala is also an important portal which contains enriched study material for class 1 to 12. He also mentioned that e-pathshala contains 2000 video, 1886 audio, 996 ebooks as content. Therefore, students can avail of the uploaded contents from those portals.

3. The most important point of today’s Online session is that the NEET Exam is going to held on 26th July 2020.

4. One of the other highlighted point is the JEE-Main Examinations will be held on 18, 20, 21, 22, and 23 July 2020. Whereas the date for the JEE-Advance exam will be announced soon.

5. Another important point mentioned is for UG & PG Aspirants. The Academic Session 2020-21 for UG and PG may commence from 1st Aug‘20 for old students & from 1st Sep’20 for new students.

6. Dr. Nishank also asked students to take an enriching course on “Content Presentation Skill Development” on #DIKSKA for free. Click the link for more details: https://bit.ly/CPSD-DIKSHA.

7. No fee hike will be introduced for IITs, IIITs, and NITs for the academic year 2020-21.

8. Exams for 10th Class are over for the entire country except North East Delhi. However, sufficient time of 10 days will be given to all students before starting the examinations.

9. The migration process for all Navodaya Vidyalayas is being pursued and has got momentum with a DO letter from MHRD to State Chief Secretaries. Out of 173 Schools, more than 62 schools have initiated the process.

10. In case the situation does not appear to be normal in view of COVID 19 to maintain social distance, safety and health of the college students, grading could be a composite of 50% marks on the basis of the pattern of Internal evaluation adopted by the universities and the remaining 50% marks on the basis of performance in the previous semester (if available)

Source: Tweeter account-@DrRPNishank, @HRDMinistry

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