NEW DELHI: Human Resources Development (HRD) minister Prakash Javadekar promised more reforms in school education after a detailed analysis of the National Achievement Survey (NAS) which was conducted yesterday. According to the ministry, NAS is the largest ever assessment survey in the country and is amongst the largest in the world. The detailed analysis of the survey is expected to be done by March next year, Mr. Javadekar said on Tuesday.
“First results (of NAS) will be out by the end of November and a detailed analysis will be done by March that will help us with more reforms wherever needed,” the minister said.
According to a ministry statement, the survey was conducted for the Classes 3, 5 and 8 in government and government aided schools. The survey tools used multiple test booklets with 45 questions in Classes 3 and 5 related to language, mathematics and 60 questions in Class 8 in Mathematics, Language, Sciences and Social Sciences.
The learning levels of more than 25 lakhs students from 1,10,000 across 700 districts in all 36 States/UTs were assessed yesterday.