From 10+2 to 5+3+3+4 – Current 10+2 structure in which policy covered schooling from Class
1 to 10 (age 6-16) and then Class 11-12 (age 16-18) gives way to 5 years of foundation education, 3 of preparatory, 3 of middle, and 4 years of secondary schooling.
1. What’s your Motivation?
Multi-stream – flexibility to choose subjects across streams; all subjects to be offered at two levels of proficiency
2. Board Examinations
Diluted board – board exams to test only core competencies; could become modular (objective and subjective) and will be offered twice a year.
3. Simply start communicating in the language
Multilingual – 3-language policy to continue with preference for local language medium instruction till class 8
4. Make your learning fun!
Bag-less days – school students should have 10 bag-less days in a year during which they are exposed to a vocation of choice (informal internship)
5. For Colleges?
SAT Like college test – National Testing Agency to conduct common college entrance exam twice a year
4-year bachelor – 4-year’s multidisciplinary bachelor’s program is preferable; mid-term dropouts to be given credit with option to complete the degree after break.
No affiliation – over next 15 years colleges will be given graded autonomy to give degrees, affiliation with universities to end, so would deemed universities status.
Fee cap – proposal to cap fee charged by private institutions of higher learning.
Going Global – top rated global universities to be facilitated to come to India, top Indian institutes to be encouraged to go global.