Expected Questions in Education Set 4 – Nov 2017 NET Exam (Part - 2) (Download PDF)

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Here we will be covering solutions of the most important questions for upcoming November 2017 NET exam on education. We will be continuing the series with environment and computers which is gaining importance based on the current trend. Also note since this time there is no choice for paper 1 questions and all 50 questions are compulsory, you need to have a strong preparation for all topics including higher education.

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Expected Questions CBSE NET November 2017 Paper 1: Higher Education Set 4 (In English)

Dr. Manishika Jain explains the what to expect for 2017 Paper 1 - higher education set 4.

Gyankunj Project

Classrooms in Gujarat will be equipped with projectors, smart-boards, infrared cameras, laptops, speakers, and Wi-Fi routers.

  • Increase interest
  • Lectures with audio-visual descriptions
  • Total expenditures of Rs. 35.85 crore with Rs. 222,000 per school.
  • Implemented in 3173 classrooms of standard 7th and 8th of 1609 schools
  • Later classes 5th to 9th of every schools of the state will be covered under this project

NAMO-eTab

  • New Avenues of Modern Education through Tablets
  • By Gujarat Government
  • 3.5 lakh college students at a cost of Rs. 1,000 per tablet
  • Actual cost is Rs. 8,000
  • Under the scheme, the government will provide 7-inch NAMO e-TAB for the first year college students
  • Includes voice-calling, front/back camera, study material etc.
  • Rs. 200 crore sanctioned in the budget
  • Developed by Acer and Lenovo
  • Till now, 154960 students have registered for the tablets.

Seven Principles for Good Teaching with Technology

Improve undergraduate teaching

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School Chalo Abhiyan Launched

At present 70 - 80 lakh students are out of school

  • India has 81 % literacy rate from 18 % in 1947
  • Thomas Monroe (a British administrator) had written that in year 1810, India had 100 per cent literacy
  • Digital literacy in rural India with 70 crore mobile phones
  • Targets 100 % literacy, digital and otherwise, by 2022.
  • National Literacy Mission defines literacy as “acquiring the skills of reading, writing, and arithmetic and the ability to apply them to one’s day-to-day life. “
  1. Self-reliance
  2. Awareness of the causes of deprivation
  3. Acquiring skills to improve economic status
  4. Imbibing values such as national integration
  • Crude literacy rate = number of literate person divided by total population multiplied by 100
  • Effective literacy rate (or literacy rate) = number of literate persons aged 7 or above divided by population aged 7 and above multiplied by 100

World University Rankings 2018: IISc Ranked Highest from India

Top 10 in Universities in World are Oxford University (1st, UK), Cambridge University (2nd, UK), California institute of Technology (3rd, US

Rankings of Indian Universities

  • Total of 30 Universities
  • None was in the top 100
  • 8 feature in top 500 and 3 in top 200 (IIT Delhi, IIT Bombay, and IISc Bangalore)

Reasons for decline in ranking of Indian Universities

  • Lags in research funds
  • Lacks in internationalization front
  • Caters to particular stream only – reduces volume and variety
  • Government policy limits international students

13 point performance indicators calculating rankings are grouped in five areas

  • Teachings (learning environment; 30 % weight)
  • Research (volume, income and reputation; 30%)
  • Citations (research influence; 30%)
  • International outlook (staff, students and research; 7.5%)
  • Industry income (knowledge transfer; 2.5%)

Exclusion: Universities that do not teach undergraduates or those whose research output amounted to fewer than 1000 articles between 2012 and 2016

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Expected Questions CBSE NET November 2017 Paper 1: Higher Education Set 4 (In Hindi)

Dr. Manishika Jain explains the what to expect for 2017 Paper 1 - higher education set 4.

- Published/Last Modified on: September 25, 2017

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