Bookmark Bookmark

National Achievement Survey (NAS) Outcomes

Context:  The latest National Achievement Survey (NAS) outcomes were recently released. 

Key Points: 

  • The Ministry of Education and the National Council for Educational Research and Training (NCERT) design NAS.
  • It is a periodic exercise carried out broadly in alternate years to monitor the health of the country’s school education system.
  • The first edition of NAS was carried out in 2001.
  • Compared with 2017, the national average scores of students across subjects have dropped by up to 47 marks. 
  • Except for Punjab and Rajasthan, the performance of nearly all states has declined compared to 2017 levels.

You might be interested:

One Liners of the Day, 04 June 2022

Economy:  India's merchandise export rose 15.46% to USD 37.3 billion in May 2022 as compared to USD 32.30 billion in May 2021, recording the highest ever exports in May 2022.  Recently, Pho ...

4 months ago

New Guidelines for Central Sector Scheme “Promotion of MSMEs in North Eastern Region and Sikkim

Context: The Central Government has approved New Guidelines of the Central Sector Scheme “Promotion of MSMEs in North Eastern Region and Sikkim”.  Key Points:  The scheme will b ...

4 months ago

Integrated Landscape Management Plan for Greater Panna Landscape

Context: Shri Pankaj Kumar, Secretary, Department of Water Resources, River Development & Ganga Rejuvenation, Ministry of Jal Shakti, has released the final report of the Integrated Landscape Mana ...

4 months ago

World Summit of Information Society (WSIS) 2022

Context: Minister of State for Communications, Shri Devusinh Chauhan, participated in Ministerial Round Table Meeting on 'ICT for Well-Being, Inclusion and Resilience: WSIS Cooperation for Acceleratin ...

4 months ago

Major Step For Indigenous Development Of 5g Open Ran Under Atmanirbhar Bharat Initiative:

Context: Centre for Development of Telematics (C-DOT), VVDN Technologies Private Limited and WiSig Networks Private Limited have signed an agreement for collaboration in Open RAN based Radio Network f ...

4 months ago

Government Focus On Faster and Environ-friendly Transportation of Coal

Context: Recently, the Ministry of Coal Undertakes Thirteen Railway Projects Under PM-Gati Shakti. Key Points:  The Ministry of Coal undertook 13 Railway Projects to develop multimodal connectiv ...

4 months ago

Provide your feedback on this article: