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Chairman Jagadesh Kumar Announces Plans for Revision of UGC NET Syllabus
According to Jagadesh Kumar, the chairman of UGC, the commission plans to assemble an expert panel to facilitate this comprehensive revision. Kumar highlighted the significance of adapting the syllabus to reflect current developments in various academic disciplines.

by Pragti Sharma / 22 Nov 2023 22:14 PM IST / 0 Comment(s) / 156

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The Chairman of the University Grants Commission (UGC), Jagadesh Kumar, recently announced the impending revision of the UGC NET syllabus. The move aims to align the syllabus with contemporary academic trends and evolving educational landscapes.



According to Jagadesh Kumar, the chairman of UGC, the commission plans to assemble an expert panel to facilitate this comprehensive revision. Kumar highlighted the significance of adapting the syllabus to reflect current developments in various academic disciplines. This revision intends to encompass the latest advancements, ensuring the syllabus remains comprehensive and relevant to the dynamically changing educational domain.



The UGC-National Eligibility Test (UGC-NET) is a critical examination for the Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) and evaluates eligibility for assistant professor appointments across various disciplines, encompassing Humanities, Social Sciences, several languages, and select science subjects.



However, the dynamics of higher education have evolved notably since the introduction of the National Education Policy (NEP) in 2020. This shift has emphasized multidisciplinary curricula and a holistic educational approach.



The proposed changes aim to enhance the quality and depth of the UGC NET examination, aligning it with the evolving requirements of academia and research. This proactive step by the UGC demonstrates a commitment to providing candidates with a syllabus that reflects the most pertinent and updated knowledge in their respective fields.



News Source: India Today


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