2021 Std 9 To 12 Thi 8 Semester Ma Vahechashe: News Report
The Gujarat government announced abolition of the semester system from standard 9th to 12th that was introduced in 2011.Education Minister Bhupendrasinh Chudasama made the announcement."We have received several representations from parents, educational institutes and experts against the semester system in standard 9th, 10th, 11th and 12th. So we have taken the decision to abolish it. Now annual exams for standard 10th and 12th will be conducted by the Gujarat State Higher Secondary Board," said the release, quoting Chudasama.

The minister also said the science stream students of standard 12th will be given supplementary books prepared by an experts' committee this year so as to help them prepare for next year's NEET.

Health Minister Nitin Patel said that standard 12th state board syllabus would be brought on par with CBSE.

"As per the Supreme Court's directive, NEET will be compulsory from the next year. We are preparing std 12th science syllabus in accordance with CBSE syllabus so that our students do not face any problem while appearing for NEET. A formal announcement about change in syllabus will be made soon by the education department," Patel said.

"Gujarat government has also sent a proposal to the Centre about allowing state students to write NEET in Gujarati," he added.

Human Resources Development Ministry today signed an agreement with Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) for India’s Participation in Programme for International Student Assessment- PISA 2021. 

Speaking on the occasion in New Delhi , Human Resource Development Minister  Prakash Javadekar said  that  the format for the student assessment will be offline. He said, the question to Indian students will be related to India's perspective only.

He said, the student assessment by PISA will ensure learning outcome through education. Students will be selected by PISA through random sampling. 

2021 Std 9 To 12 Thi 8 Semester Ma Vahechashe: News Report

PISA is a triennial international survey  which aims to evaluate the education system worldwide by testing the skills and knowledge of 15-year-old students. Learnings from participation in PISA will help introduce competency based examination reforms in the school system. The CBSE and NCERT will be part of the process and activities leading to the actual test.