(HED) said that Uniform Academic Calendar shall be followed from academic year 2022-23.
Besides, the department has also said that the calendar shall be prominently displayed on the college website.
The HED had also said that in line with the vision of the NEP 2020, it has initiated a series of reforms for improving the quality of learning and teaching in all government institutions.
Student Evaluation Report
JKSCERT in a proposal regarding ‘student assessment and evaluation scheme up to 9th classes had said that it will use Artificial Intelligence (AI) based software to track the progress of student’s upto 9th standard.
In a draft regarding ‘a student assessment and evaluation scheme upto 9th class has JKSCERT said, “Aim of assessment in the culture of our schooling system will shift from one that is summative.”
“It will also primarily test rote memorization skills to one that is more regular and formative, is more competency-based, promotes learning and development for our students, and tests higher-order skills, such as analysis, critical thinking, and conceptual clarity,” it said.
SCERT said, “Multidimensional report card or progress card that reflects in great detail the progress as well as the uniqueness of each Learner (360 Degree), the use of Artificial Intelligence (AI) based software to track progress of students and to enable them to make optimal career choices. Support for Gifted Students and Students with Special Talent.”
The draft also reads that “All students will take school examinations in Grades 3, 5, and 8 which will be conducted by the appropriate authority. The Grade-III examination, in particular, would test basic literacy, numeracy, and other foundational skills.”
Earlier, the department had drafted that it would conduct the Summative Assessment (SA) of regular exams for only 40 marks for Classes up to 9th standard.
However, in the draft it has said that the rest of 60 percent of marks would be assessed on the basis of co-curricular component and non academic activities.
Contribution of medical seats for All India Quota
The Jammu and Kashmir government has decided to contribute 15 percent of medical for All India Quota from the ongoing year.
BOPEE has informed the eligible candidates that, “From current year that is 2022, the government of J&K has decided to contribute 15 percent seats for All India Quota as per the instructions.”
The Board has further said that it will notify the schedule for online or offline registration of eligible candidates separately and the eligible or the willing candidates in their own interest are advised to remain in touch with the BOPEE website for daily updates and keep all the relevant documents or certificates ready for registration as and when asked for the same.
“Moreover, the candidates who have appeared in NEET-UG-2022 from other State’s or UT’s and whose roll numbers do not figure in the list of JKBOPEE but claim to belong to the UT’s of J&K and Ladakh shall have to submit all relevant documents at BOPEE Office Jammu or Srinagar physically up to October-03-2022,” it reads
Pertinently, in 2012 all the states and union territories of India were asked to contribute 15 percent of their MBBS seats in the AIQ.
Earlier, the erstwhile state of Jammu and Kashmir was preserving all medical seats for the local students and some of the students were opting to fetch admission out of the All India quota in other states and union territories
NEET qualifiers in JK increases by nearly 10 percent
In Jammu and Kashmir, the pass percentage of UG NEET qualifiers has increased by nearly 10 percent in comparison to the previous year.
In NEET-2021, only 42.59 percent student’s from JK had qualified the exams, however in NEET-2022, more than 52 percent of students have qualified it.
The official figures revealed by the National Testing Agency reveals that a total of 38,140 students had registered from JK out of which 36,374 appeared and 20,005 qualified it.
Likewise, in 2021, a total of 34, 615 candidates had registered from JK out of which 31,479 appeared and 14,743 qualified.
UPSC-2021: ‘No candidate’ from Kashmir cracks the exam
In Kashmir valley, ‘no candidate’ of Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) Civil Services Examination 2021 has qualified it.
However, at least four candidates from the Jammu and Ladakh regions have qualified the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) Civil Services Examination, 2021