CBSE VS NCERT?
CBSE ie Central Board of Secondary Education and NCERT ie National Council of Educational Research and Training (National Council of Educational Research and Training). Let’s Read What is the Different between ICSE and CBSE.
Central Board of Secondary Education
The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) is a national level board of education for public and private schools in India, controlled and managed by the Government of India. There are about 21,271 schools in India and 220 schools in 28 foreign countries affiliated to CBSE. From 309 schools in the year 1962, as of the year 2022, CBSE has 24000+ schools and 240 schools in 26 foreign countries. All schools affiliated to CBSE follow the NCERT syllabus.
The first board of education to be established in India was the Uttar Pradesh Board of High School and Intermediate Education in 1921, which had jurisdiction over Rajputana, Madhya Bharat and Gwalior. In 1929, the Government of India established a joint board named “Board of High School and Intermediate Education, Rajputana”. It included Ajmer, Merwara, Central India and Gwalior. Later it was limited to Ajmer, Bhopal and Vindhya Pradesh. In 1952, it became the “Central Board of Secondary Education”.
National Council of Educational Research and Training
The National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT) is an autonomous organization of the Government of India established in 1961 as a literary, scientific and charitable society under the Societies Registration Act. Its headquarter is located at Sri Aurobindo Marg, New Delhi. Prof. Dinesh Prasad Saklani is the Director, NCERT Chairperson, NCTE(Additional Charge).
The Ministry of Education, Government of India resolved to establish the National Council of Educational Research and Training on 27 July 1961, which formally started operations on 1 September 1961. The council was formed by merging seven existing national government institutions, namely the Central Institute of Education. , Central Bureau of Textbook Research, Central Bureau of Educational and Vocational Guidance, Directorate of Extension Programs for Secondary Education, National Institute of Basic Education, National Center for Basic Education and National Institute of Audio-Visual Education. It is different from the National Council for Teacher Education.
NCERT was established with an agenda to design and support a common system of education that is national in character and enables and encourages diverse culture across the country. Based on the recommendations of the Education Commission (1964–66), the first National Policy Statement on Education was issued in 1968. The policy favored the adoption of a uniform pattern of schooling throughout the country, consisting of a 10-year general education programme. From 2 years of miscellaneous schooling.
NCERT is also behind the formation of National Science Talent Search Scheme (NTSS) in the year 1963. The objective of this program was to identify, nurture and reward talented students in India with scholarships. The National Science Talent Search Scheme (NTSS) underwent a major change in the year 1976 with the introduction of the 10+2+3 pattern of education. The name of the program was changed to National Talent Search Scheme, NTSE exam is now being conducted for classes X, XI and XII. Currently, NTSE exam is conducted in India only for class 10th students.