With the implementation of NEP 2020, skill development has taken a central stage in the polytechnics.
Recently the Principal Secretary discussed acknowledgement of credits earned by candidates in polytechnics in the light of NEP 2020.
He informed that the students of 1st semester have registered themselves at JKBOTE portal and have obtained an ABC ID as per NEP 2020. He further informed that once the registration process is finalized from the institute side, the BOTE will assign the registration number to the students and after obtaining a registration number from BOTE the students will have to fill up an examination form on priority.
Secretary BOTE informed that now as per NEP 2020 all the polytechnics will have to ensure that the examinations for different semesters are conducted in the month of March every year.
He sought suggestions from the concerned officers to further streamline the credit earning process so that students get benefitted after they take admission in credit mode.
He exhorted upon the concerned officers to further simplify the process of credit mode so that students do not face any inconvenience on this account.
He informed the meeting that the syllabus for the first two semesters was prepared with the help of expert committee members while the syllabus for the rest of the 4 semesters is being discussed and expected to be completed in the upcoming session. He further informed that the credit system for syllabus of diploma to degree courses is also being discussed with the expert committee.