UPSC CSE Mains Syllabus: GS-2-   Issues relating to development and management of Social Sector/Services relating to Health,
Education, Human Resources.

New Education Policy – 2020 – in a nutshell

The present Education Policy was adopted in 1986 which have been continued till date that is for last 34 years The country got the education policy after 34 years .The Union Cabinet, chaired by the PM, has approved the Draft of National Education Policy 2020.

The Cabinet has also accepted the proposal of changing name of MHRD to Education Ministry.

The vision of creating an education system that contributes directly to transforming the country, providing high-quality education to all, and making India a global knowledge superpower. Education sector to get 6% of GDP, earlier it was 1.7%

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(Source: Times Of India)

Outcomes of NEP 2020

Major Reforms Public & Private Schools:

Higher education:

Source:”Hindustan Times/ Times of India”.


Highlight the key features of the New Education Policy – 2020. How does it seek to transform the education sector of the nation?