• search
For Quick Alerts
ALLOW NOTIFICATIONS  
For Daily Alerts

Class 5, 8 students can be failed says Union Cabinet

By Vicky
|

The Union Cabinet has approved the scrapping of the no detention policy in schools till class 8. The enabling provision will be made in the Right of Children for Free and Compulsory Education amendment.

Class 5, 8 students can be failed says Union Cabinet

This would allow states to hold back students in class 5 and 8 if they fail the year end or final examination. The students would however get a second chance to take another exam to pass. This would come into force once the bill is passed by Parliament.

Currently under the RTE students are promoted automatically to higher classes till class 8.

Meanwhile the Cabinet approved the decision to create 20 world-class institutions in the country. The University Grants Commission (UGC) had in February passed a new set of regulations to set up 20 world-class institutions -10 in the public sector and 10 others in the private sector.

OneIndia News

For Daily Alerts
Get Instant News Updates
Enable
x
Notification Settings X
Time Settings
Done
Clear Notification X
Do you want to clear all the notifications from your inbox?
Settings X
We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. This includes cookies from third party social media websites and ad networks. Such third party cookies may track your use on Oneindia sites for better rendering. Our partners use cookies to ensure we show you advertising that is relevant to you. If you continue without changing your settings, we'll assume that you are happy to receive all cookies on Oneindia website. However, you can change your cookie settings at any time. Learn more