National Education Policy
For the first time J&K administration is going to implement a National Education Policy here. With the implementation of this policy they are optimistic about a sea change in its education structure with implementation of National Education Policy.
The administration aims to increase Gross Enrolment Ratio in higher education from 26.3% to 50% by the year 2035.
With implementation of National Education Policy from the current session, Jammu and Kashmir will be among the first few states and Union Territories to implement this vibrant document with numerous reforms towards making the education system job-oriented.
Students now will be easily able to compete for national courses well on time, they won’t have to wait for months to get admissions in national colleges after declaration of results,” said an official.
With implementation of NEP, a national pattern of syllabus followed by other states and Union Territories will be introduced in Jammu and Kashmir. Syllabus and format approved by the University Grants Commission (UGC) will be applicable in the UT.
Be it in terms of syllabus, study formats, educational courses, exam pattern etc Jammu and Kashmir will not only implement the National Education Policy but will become at par with national standards.
In Jammu and Kashmir, 16 colleges have been finalized for the option of Skill Development Programme along with Under Graduation courses.