After CBSE, UP Government To Reduce Syllabus For Class 10th & 12th

Uttar Pradesh government on Thursday decided to reduce the syllabus of Classes 10 and 12 in its schools in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.

Shivani Arora

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Published on 17 July 2020 4:28 AM GMT

After CBSE, UP Government To Reduce Syllabus For Class 10th & 12th
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Lucknow: In the wake of lost hours due to COVID-19 pandemic induced lockdown, U.P. government has decided to curtail syllabus. The Uttar Pradesh government on Thursday decided to reduce the syllabus of Classes 10 and 12 in its schools. "The government has taken an important decision to reduce the syllabus of the state secondary education board classes by 30 per cent due to the coronavirus pandemic," Deputy Chief Minister Dinesh Sharma told.

After CBSE and CISCE, now Uttar Pradesh cuts off 30% syllabus from Class 10th and 12th. However, the UP Board of Secondary Education conducts examinations for Classes 10 and 12.

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The remaining 70 per cent syllabus will be divided in three parts. Iin addition, the classes will be conducted online or through other means.

"The first part will be taught online or through videos of teachers according to subjects or through Doordarshan. The second part of the syllabus will be self-study and the third will be project work to be completed by students," Mr Sharma said.

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He said a standard operating procedure will be prepared for evaluation, monitoring and teaching.

Remaining 70% syllabus will be taught in a fragmented manner through online and other modes of communication, apprised Deputy CM Sharma.

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