NCERT Current Affairs, GK & News

NCERT’s guidelines for early identification of mental health problems in students

Recently, the National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT) issued the guidelines for “Early identification and intervention for mental health problems in school going children and adolescents”. Key facts The guidelines were released after a nationwide survey found that exams, results and peer pressure has caused an increase in stress and anxiety levels among ..

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National Achievement Survey 2021 report

The National Achievement Survey 2021 report was released by the Union Ministry of Education. What is National Achievement Survey? National Achievement Survey (NAS) is a national-level assessment survey conducted to evaluate the progress and learning achievement of school students. It provides a system-level reflection on the effectiveness of school education and is useful to chalk ..

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Common University Entrance Test

The Common University Entrance Test (CUET) or the Central University Common Entrance Test (CUCET) is an entrance exam that is computerized and is taken for admission to 45 central universities across the country. Under this exam, the Class 12 marks of a candidate won’t matter. The Class 12 marks can be used by the universities ..

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Education Ministry survey on Learning Loss

The Ministry of Education conducted a survey to learn about the education losses during COVID times. The survey was conducted in November 2021. Three districts of Andhra Pradesh and 16 districts of Tamil Nadu couldn’t participate because of heavy rains. All the other districts participated in the survey. About the survey The survey is called ..

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Paika Rebellion

The Paika Rebellion was fought by the Paikas of Khudra in Odisha. It was led by Buxi Jagabandhu Bidyadhara. The rebellion was fought against the British in 1820s. What is the issue around Paika Rebellion now? The Union Government of India has recently refused to accept Paika rebellion as the first war of independence. In ..

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Tribal Affairs Ministry- NCERT partner for NISHTHA

Tribal Affairs Ministry and NCERT (National Council of Educational Research and Training) have joined hands with the objective of fulfilling vision of ministry to achieve academic excellence in Eklavya Model Residential Schools (EMRSs). Key Points Partnership also aims to achieve excellence among 120 EMRS teachers and principals of 3 states which completed 40 days’ NISHTHA ..

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