The Union Human Resource Development (HRD) ministry informed the Lok Sabha today that the syllabus of class 12 of the Bihar Board was completed in a phased manner with rigorous monitoring. HRD Ministry also informed the Lok Sabha crash courses were also conducted after finishing the syllabus.
"Apart from this, the district officials have been instructed to conduct regular inspections to streamline the teaching work. Continuous evaluation is done in the Elementary classes before the student moves into Secondary classes. Also, smart classes have been started in the secondary schools of the State," the HRD minister said.
"As per the information received from the State Government of Bihar, pass percentage in Intermediate Annual Exam, 2018 and 2019 was 52.75 % and 80.25%, respectively," the minister responded to a question regarding the pass percentage of Class 12 students in the recent years.
"Education is in the Concurrent List of the Constitution and the majority of the schools are under the domain of the State and Union Territory Governments. It is also informed by the State Government of Bihar that it has developed its own Bihar Curriculum Framework (BCF) in 2008 based on the philosophy and guidelines of the National Curriculum Framework (NCF), 2005. Thus, Bihar follows BCF for designing and developing their syllabus and course material," the minister added.