The National Education Policy of India 2020 (NEP 2020), which was started by the Union Cabinet of India on 29 July 2020, outlines the vision of new education system of India. The new policy replaces the previous National Policy on Education, 1986. The policy is a comprehensive framework for elementary education to higher as well as vocational training in both rural and urban India. The policy aims to transform India’s education system by 2030.
Speaking about the implementation of NEP 2020 in the University of Hyderabad, the Vice Chancellor, Prof. B. Jagdeeshwar Rao said that the scheme of Academic Bank of Credits has begun. Multiple Entry and Exit facilities are being implemented for all Integrated Masters’ programmes, 19 programmes in all, he shared.
Regulations for pursuing two academic programmes simultaneously have been adopted and the University is offering 14 Diploma courses through Centre for Distance and Virtual Learning. In line with the multi-disciplinary approach delineated in NEP, the University of Hyderabad has introduced new courses like -Introduction to Gender Studies, Value Based Education, NGOs and Nation Building etc.
In commemoration of completing three years since the declaration and successful implementation of NEP 2020, the Hon’ble Prime Minister of India Sri Narendra Modiji is going to address the 2nd Akhil Bhartiya Shiksha Samagam on the 29th & 30th July 2023 at ITPO, Pragati Maidan, New Delhi.