NEP 2020 India – Frequently Asked Questions (Quiz) with Answers

NEP 2020 India – Frequently Asked Questions (Quiz) with Answers




NEP 2020 India – Frequently Asked Questions (Quiz) with Answers


Q1. In tribal areas, ECCE will be implemented in ?
  • ECCE is not applicable in tribal areas
  • NEP is not applicable in Tribal areas
  • In Ashramashalas, in phased manner
  • None of the Above
Q2. What is the name of the Digital learning Platform launched by the government to enhance equitable education for students?
  • Edx
  • Coursera
  • Google Udemy
Q3. What is the pedagogical structure (curricular structure) in the proposed NEP?
  • 5 + 3 + 3 + 4
  • 10 + 3
  • 5 + 3 + 4 + 3
  • 5 + 3 + 3
Q4. What would be the primary medium of education recommended by the NEP for the first 5 years of a child’s education?
  • Mother tongue/ Local language
  • English
  • French
  • None of the Above
Q5. The NEP emphasises  _______ to be at the centre of the fundamental reforms in the education system?
  • Policy Makers
  • Teachers
  • Money
  • None of the Above
Q6. According to NEP Learning should be?
  • Focussed only on specific subjects
  • Holistic, Integrated, Enjoyable, and Engaging
  • Rigorous, monotonic and un-engaging
  • Compressed and reduced
Q7. What is the pedagogical structure (curricular structure) the Indian educational system follows as of now?
  • 8+4
  • 3+9
  • 10+2
  • 7+3+2
Q8. ECCE shall be delivered through a significantly expanded and strengthened system of early-childhood education institutions consisting of?
  • Stand-alone Anganwadis
  • Stand-alone pre-schools
  • Anganwadis co-located with primary schools
  • All of the above
Q9. At what age would a child formally start his education according to the NEP?
  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 6
Q10. NEP plans to prepare an initial cadre of high-quality ECCE teachers in Anganwadis by?
  • current Anganwadi workers/teachers will be trained through a systematic effort in accordance with the curricular/pedagogical framework developed by NCERT.
  • Anganwadi workers/teachers with qualifications of 10+2 and above shall be given a 6-month certificate programme in ECCE
  • Anganwadi workers/teachers with qualifications lower than 10+2 shall be given a one-year diploma programme covering early literacy, numeracy, and other relevant aspects of ECCE
  • All of the above
Q11. NHERC stand for
  • National Economic Human Resource Council
  • National Higher Education Regulatory Council
  • National Education Human Resource Council
  • National Economic Human Right Council
Q12. What is the full form of NCPF in the context of ECCE?
  • National center for pedagogical framework?
  • National Curricular and Pedagogical Framework
  • National center for parental care
  • None of the Above
Q13. What is the full form of the Digital learning platform DIKSHA?
  • Digital Initiative for Knowledge Sharing
  • Digital Infrastructure for Knowledge Sharing
  • Digital Infrastructure for Knowledge System
  • None of the Above
Q14. What is the full form of ECCE in the context of NEP?
  • Extra-curricular, Co-curricular and Curricular education
  • Employment Creation and Continuous Education
  • Early Childhood Care and Education 
  • None of the Above
Q15. What is the name of the separate fund that is allocated for inclusion of women and transgender people in NEP?
  • Girl child education fund
  • Universal Education Fund
  • Gender Inclusion fund
  • None of the Above

Lets Study about this New Education Policy 2020

Indian education system is quite old and outdated. Since years no major changes have been done to the education system. This doesn’t mean that India has not produced the brilliant minds. It has produced so many genius minds that are making India proud all over the world. But still there are several issues that the Indian education system is grappled with. The Indian government and institutions have been working to reform the existing education model. And one such step to make Indian education system suited to the 21st century needs is the New Education Policy 2020. The New Education Policy is is expected to make education system more holistic, flexible and multidisciplinary.

It has been 34 years since India had made any major reform in its education system.
• The first National Policy on Education came in the year 1968 under the Prime Ministership of Indira Gandhi.
• The Second National Education Policy came in the year 1986 under the Prime Ministership of Rajiv Gandhi which was revised in 1992.
• The third one is the National Education Policy 2020 under the Prime Ministership of Narendra Modi.

In 2019, Ministry of Human Resource Development released a draft and after a number of suggestions and consultations on 29th July 2020, the cabinet approved New Education Policy with an aim to introduce changes to the existing Indian education system. This NEP was drafted by the committee under the Chairmanship of Dr. Kasturirangan who is the former Chairman of ISRO and Ex member of Parliament.

Let’s have a look at some important highlights of the National Education Policy 2020.

NEP 2020 India – Frequently Asked Questions (Quiz) with Answers

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