Research Paper | Education Management | India | Volume 10 Issue 1, January 2021
Problems and Prospects of Implementing CBCS at UG Level in West-Bengal
Abstract: The University Grants Commission (UGC) initiated a lot of steps to bring equity, efficiency and academic excellence on Higher Education System in India. These are- innovation and improvement in course- curricula, introduction of paradigm shift in learning, teaching pedagogy, examination and education system (UGC, Minimum Course Curriculum for Undergraduate Course Under Choice Based Credit System, 2014). The UGC introduced a system called Choice Based Credit System (CBCS) in 2014 to bring all the higher education institutions under a single Umbrella of grading, learning and standards in India and ordered higher education institutions to follow the system from 2015 onwards. The CBCS gives the flexibility for students to choose inter-disciplinary, intra-disciplinary courses, skill-oriented courses and makes the education broad-based with global standards and others facilities which moves from the traditional teacher-centric to student-centric education. Although, there are several problems which obstacle to implementation of CBCS. More attention and discussion are required for the problems and prospects of CBCS to fulfil its objectives. Therefore, the objective of the present paper is to find out the problems and prospects of implementing CBCS at UG level in West-Bengal.
Keywords: Choice Based Credit System, CBCS, UG level, West-Bengal
Edition: Volume 10 Issue 1, January 2021,
Pages: 871 - 874
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