To match international standards of studies, Indian
educational system felt the need to revise the syllabus. Council of School Certificate
Examination (CISCE), a private Board of Examinations in India, has decided to
change History, Civics, Geography, Mathematics, Physics, and English Syllabus.
After revised syllabus, burden over students will be
reduced. Report suggests that topics have been interchanged between the classes
but the content remains the same. With old pattern, students face problems in preparing
for competitive exams, this revised syllabus helps students to prepare for
different types of competitive exams, and build their confidence. The other
reason for syllabus change is, CISCE affiliated schools in rural areas are not
finding eligible and qualified teachers because of high standard of English.
For this the council decided to provide CDs to teachers to explain the topics
via smart classes.
Report states that CISCE decided to introduce HARRY POTTER,
SHERLOCK HOLMES, Autobiographies of ANNE FRANK, MALALA and A P J ABDUL KALAM to be part of revised syllabus. As English is a universally
accepted language it is important that more people will learn it. Such
interesting topics will grab the student’s attention. Students can relate it
with their lives and can understand better to connect with the whole world.
Principal of Central Model School, Mr. BARANAGAR NABARUNDE
said: “They were happy with this step, something interesting should be there.
Serious study is not every-thing”.
Further report says:
ØNursery students receive 800 hours, classes 1-5
receive 900 hours and classes 6-8 receive 1000 hours of instruction per year.
ØRevised books are applicable for junior to
middle sections of school.
ØRevised syllabus is valid from the next academic
ØIf any school is not able to change its syllabus
they have one year extended time to change their syllabus.