Legal News - 7th July 2020

By Neha Goenka

Due to loss of classes, CBSE reduces syllabus for classes 9th to 12th by

30percent, retaining core concepts.

With the efforts to contain the spread of Covid-19 there has been a loss of classroom teaching due to closure of schools, CBSE has decided to reduce the syllabus for classes 9th to 12th in the upcoming session 2020-2021 by 30 percent retaining core concepts.

Considering the importance of learning achievement, it has been decided to rationalize

syllabus up to 30% by retaining the core concepts," Union HRD Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank tweeted.

The revision of syllabus is a measure taken due to extraordinary situation prevailing in the

country and at different parts of the world.


The director added that head of school and teachers must ensure that topics that had been

reduced must also be explained to the extent required to connect different topics, but the

reduced topics will not be a part of internal assessment and board examination.

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