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Expected Questions NTA NET July 2017 Paper 1: School Education

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  • New Education Policy 2016 - Examrace
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  • E-Pathshala
  • Online home school which helps students from CBSE, NCERT, GSEB and UP Board school to learn easily
  • ePath is an all-inclusive education initiative by Arraycom India Limited (20 years old group) .
  • It manufactures electronic materials, broadcasting systems and communication system integration.
  • Experience in the field of education with initiatives like Ahmedabad International School (AIS) in Ahmedabad and Toddlers′ Den Preschools in Ahmedabad and Vadodara.
  • Learn anywhere, anytime, any device
  • 40 % visual, 50 % kinesthetic and 10 % auditory learners


  • Unified District Information System for Education
  • Database of information about schools in India
  • Developed by National University for Educational Planning and Administration.
  • Records information such as the level of dropouts & condition of school toilets.
  • 3 Mobile Apps – School Finder, School Report Cards & Compare Schools

Facts About School - UDISE

  • PUNJAB has the lowest girls′ enrolment at Primary Level (45.3 %)
  • CHANDIGARH has the lowest number of schools in Rural Areas (18 schools)
  • PUNJAB has the lowest girls′ enrolment at Upper Primary Level (44.3 %)
  • CHANDIGARH has the highest percentage of female teachers (81 %)
  • UTTAR PRADESH has the highest number of schools (2,43, 014 schools)
  • UTTAR PRADESH has the highest number of teachers (10,09, 333 teachers)
  • JAIPUR district of RAJASTHAN has the highest number of teachers (68,033 teachers)
  • U-DISE maintains comprehensive profile of more than 7.96 million teachers

Student Database Management Information System (SDMIS)

  • Develop student database (SDMIS) which with over 250 million students from Grade 1st to 12th
  • Largest such systems across the World.
  • The system will keep record of academic journey of every student studying in about 1.5 million Government and Private schools in India.
  • Student՚s Aadhaar Id would be linked & develop child-tracking system.
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Gender Atlas

  • Digital Gender Atlas for Advancing Girl Education – Performance & Vulnerability
  • Identify low performing pocket for girls – Minorities/Disabilities
  • Visualization is based on Map Management Information System (MMIS) technology that enables innovative visualization of data on maps.
  • Focus on 5 Areas:
    • Comparative Composite Index based Quartile Ranking
    • Trend Analysis
    • Spatial Distribution of Special Focus Districts (SFD) , Left Wing Extremist (LWE) affected districts, Beti Badhao Beti Padhao (BBBP) districts, Educationally Backward Blocks (EBB)
    • Vulnerabilities impinging on Girls′ Education
    • Children with Disabilities

School GIS

  • Mapping of Schools
  • Web Based School GIS application by Department of School Education and Literacy, MHRD, GoI for seamless visualization of school locations across India
  • School location will be linked with U-DISE

Rashtriya Avishkar Abhiyan (RAA)

Established beyond schools – Age group 6 - 18 years

Nurture spirit of inquiry and creativity

Love for Science and Mathematics

Effective use of technology amongst children

Encourage those who show inclination and talent for these subjects to be encouraged

Dual track approach to make Science, Mathematics and Technology exciting both inside classroom and outside classroom activities.

Rashtriya Avishkar Abhiyan (RAA)

National Council for Science & Technology Communication (NCSTC) popularizes methods of science by National Children Science Congress (NCSC)

NCSTC – Organizes teacher՚s science congress, teacher՚s training programs

Initiative for Research and Innovation in Science (IRIS) : Example of Public Private Partnership which NCSTC in collaboration with INTEL India.


  • Udaan Project: by MHRD & GoI to address low enrolment of girl students in engineering institutions
  • Also address teaching gap between school education & engineering entrance examination.
  • Free offline/online resources by virtual weekend contact classes and study material on pre-loaded tablet in Class XI and Class XII for preparation of admission tests.
  • Minimum 70 % marks in Class X overall and 80 % marks in Science and Mathematics. Students enrolled in PCM are
  • With Family Income less than 6 lakh per annum

National Curriculum Framework of Teacher Education, 2005

  • Reflective practice - Ability to reflect on an action so as to engage in a process of continuous learning
  • Provide opportunity for student-teachers for self-learning, reflection, assimilation and articulation of new ideas
  • Develop capacities for self-directed learning and ability to think, be critical and to work in groups
  • Provide opportunities to student-teachers to observe and engage with children, communicate with and relate to children

Online In-Service Teacher Capacity-Building Program

  • Developed by SCERT, Delhi
  • 1st month, Software will help 50 maths & 70 mentor teachers
  • Aims to train 50,000 teachers
  • Enhance teacher-to-teacher communication
  • Enable student-centred teaching approaches
  • Provide accessibility to course material
  • Build the capacity of in-service teachers
  • 15 sittings with 8 hour in each sitting

All India Survey on Higher Education (AISHE)

  • Started in 2010 - 11
  • List of all institutions engaged in imparting of higher education.
  • Data collection on teachers, student enrolment, programs, examination results, education finance, infrastructure.
  • Inclusion of 3rd Gender Option
  • Indicators of educational development: Institution Density, Gross Enrolment Ratio, Pupil-teacher ratio, Gender Parity Index, Per Student Expenditure

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