In a major announcement, CBSE has decided to remove its academic electives and vocational subjects from the curriculum of class 12th. The board took the decision as every year number of students opting for these subjects were reducing.
- According to the notice students who are currently studying these subjects in class 11 will be able to appear for these exams.
- Schools have also been advised by the board to not offer philosophy, creative writing and translation studies, heritage craft, graphic design, human rights and gender studies, theater studies, and library and information science from the upcoming academic session.
- Subjects such as poultry nutrition and physiology, management of dairy animals, health education, communication, confectionery, music aesthetics, office communication, first aid and emergency medical care, and integrated transport operations have been removed from the vocational stream.
All students are advised to check the official release regarding the same matter on the CBSE official website at cbse.nic.in
List of subjects excluded from the curriculum
Philosophy, Creative Writing and Translation Studies, Heritage Craft, Graphic Design, Human Rights and Gender Studies, Theatre Studies and 'Library and Information Science'.
Poultry nutrition and physiology, poultry products and technology, poultry disease and their control, foundry technology, management of dairy animals, milk marketing and entrepreneurship, dairy product technology, nail technology and retail, arts and science of makeup and retail, estimation in civil engineering, elementary structural mechanics, secretarial practice and accounting, office communication, AC & refrigeration I/II, biology ophthalmic, optics, ophthalmic technology, lab medicine, clinical biochemistry, microbiology, radiation physics, radiography I/II, health education-communication, first aid & emergency medical care, child health nursing, midwifery, health centre management, integrated transport operations, bakery, confectionery, music aesthetics and music production.