NEP 2020: A Much Awaited CHANGE!!!! Challenges in Acceptance and Execution


NEP is a change that requires Expertise to implement it successfully so as to attain the desired objectives. Following India's independence, the Government of India unveiled the nation's third education policy on July 30, 2020, known as the "National Education Policy-2020" (NEP-2020). This eagerly awaited policy is comprehensive, addressing all levels and facets of the country's education. Part 'Two' of NEP-2020 specifically delves into higher education, outlining expectations in this domain. In a rapidly developing economy like India, where the demand for a high-quality skilled workforce is substantial, ensuring the quality of education in the higher education system becomes imperative. Assessment plays a pivotal role in enhancing education quality through constructive feedback. Typically, assessment aligns with the formulated objectives of education, and a proper assessment mechanism is integral to any teaching-learning process. The National Education Policy-2020 advocates and proposes a fundamental shift in the traditional assessment system within higher education. Satisfactory execution of this policy requires rigorous planning of academic and infrastructural resources by Institutions. Joint monitoring of Union and State Governments with Ministry of Education (GOI) is also required on various steps and on a regular basis. So we can observe that acceptance and execution of this policy requires a mindset that is eager and open to accept this rewarding change. With an aim to contribute to the said change and its proper management, this paper aims to identify the challenges in the way of Policy Acceptance and Execution. Further, it provides recommendations to implement this change successfully.

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