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Chandigarh does well in National Achievement Survey

YS RANA | May 27, 2022 06:20 PM

CHANDIGARH: City has scored top ranking in all the subjects (except EVS of Class 3 and 5 where city has scored second position) in the National Achievement Survey (NAS). According to official of the education department out of 500 scaled score, Chandigarh walked away with first position in Class 3 with a score of 335 in language and 311 in Mathematics; city scored second position in EVS with a score of 313. In Class 5, city scored first position with a scaled scoree of 326 in language and 295 in mathematics and second position in EVS with a score of 293.
The National Achievement Survey is a national representative survey that provides the system level reflection on effectiveness of school education. National Achievement Survey (NAS) was conducted throughout the country on the same day i.e. November 12, 2021 for classes 3, 5, 8 and 10 by CBSE in collaboration with MoE. The main objective of the survey was to obtain information about the learning achievement of students of classes 3, 5, 8 and 10. The focus of NAS 2021 was competency based assessment and identification of learning loss post pandemic.
District Report Card has been released for all States/UTs by Ministry of Education on 25th May, 2022. In U.T., Chandigarh, NAS was conducted in 106 Govt., Govt. Aided and Private schools wherein 5726 students of class 3, 5, 8 and 10 appeared. This survey was based on learning outcomes developed by NCERT/CBSE in collaboration with MoE.
The performance of Chandigarh has improved over the previous NAS for classes 8th and 10th. Chandigarh has been ranked 1st position amongst all UTs in class 8th in all the subjects i.e. 334 in language, 285 in Maths, 285 in Science, 287 in Social Science. Similarly, in class 10th, Chandigarh has scored 290 in Modern Indian Language, 261 in Mathematics, 260 in Science, 287 in Social Science and 345 in English. Average score of Chandigarh is higher than the National average in all classes and subjects.
This achievement is attributed to the strenuous efforts made by all the officers of the Department of School Education. The teachers worked tirelessly even during the pandemic for improving the quality of Learning /Teaching by holding training sessions, online teaching, workshops, distribution of material, assessment of learning outcomes through mock tests. Special focus was given on low learning outcomes for which worksheets/question banks, remedial teaching etc. were curated by the subject teachers for different classes.

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